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Newcastle United are set to confirm the signing of Jack Colback from local rivals Sunderland.
The 24-year-old midfielder will arrive at St James Park on a free transfer after signing a long term deal with United.
Colback was born on Tyneside and grew up as a Newcastle supporter.
Sunderland AFC will travel to Carlisle United for a pre-season friendly on Tuesday 22nd July, kick off 7:30pm.
The fixture is almost a repeat of January's FA Cup third round tie at the Stadium of Light.
"We have a great relationship with Gus Poyet and Sunderland and we are pleased that we will see them at Brunton Park during pre-season," manager Graham Kavanagh said.
"They'll give us a real test and it's one we can all look forward to."
Robbie Williams has been speaking to ITV News about the Soccer Aid event he started in 2006 with his friend Jonathan Wilkes. So far, the event has raised more than £12m for UNICEF UK.
He told Caroline Whitmore it was only ever meant to be a one-off.
Sunderland AFC have agreed a three-year deal for 29-year-old Jordi Gomez. The midfielder was born in Barcelona and rose up through the ranks before helping Wigan win the FA Cup in 2013. He will become a Sunderland player on July 1st.
The manager of Gateshead FC, Gary Mills, said he desperately wanted a win at Wembley. His team lost 2-1 to Cambridge in the Conference Play-Off final, ending their hopes of a return to the top level of football, after 54 years as a non-league club.
Gateshead FC player Jamie Chandler described the 'sickening feeling' he felt when the team lost at Wembley. They lost 2-1 to Cambridge in the Conference Play-Off final.
Gateshead FC fans will return home to the North East from Wembley empty-handed to face at least another season of non-league football. The Heed lost 2-1 to Cambridge United in the Conference play-off final.
The club said on Twitter: "Gallant effort, but just pulled up short."