Hartlepool's Great Escape plans in League Two took a knock today.
They suffered a 3-0 thrashing at the hands of Luton. However, that does not change their standing in the table as the two teams below them, Cheltenham and Tranmere, also lost their games today.
Meanwhile York were beaten 1-0 by Shrewsbury. The Minstermen are already safe from relegation.
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Plans by Newcastle fans to boycott a Spurs game on Sunday have been confirmed by organisers.
The 'Ashley Out' campaign have released a statement urging fans to join a protest before the game.
They are protesting over the recent poor performance and a lack of investment in the club.
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Newcastle United Head Coach John Carver has spoken about his team's defeat at the weekend. He said that his team were "2nd best in every department" and that "by hook or by crook we have to turn this thing around."
Newcastle lost their fifth Wear/Tyne derby in a row.
Sunderland A.F.C head coach, Dick Advocaat, has said that his team "worked their socks off to get a good result" and added that they played much better than last week.
Sunderland won their fifth Wear/Tyne derby in a row, the win moves Advocaat's side up to 15th on 29 points.
Police have praised the majority of North East football fans after what they say was 'a passionate and peaceful derby' on Easter Sunday.
There were only 25 arrests out of the near 50,000 people who watched the game at the Stadium of Light.
Chief Supt Steve Neill said: "The vast majority of fans were great today; they represented themselves and their clubs impeccably and enjoyed the Wear Tyne derby for the great occasion that it is."
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The majority of Newcastle United fans have now arrived at the Stadium of Light for the North East football derby against Sunderland.
The game has a later kick-off of 4pm to fit in with television schedules.