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SAFC fans can watch derby at Stadium of Light

Stadium of Light Credit: ITV

Sunderland AFC supporters can watch the weekend Tyne-Wear derby on home turf – even though their team is playing away.

The Stadium of Light doors will open to fans on December 21 for fans who are unable to make the trip to see the Black Cats battle the Magpies at Newcastle’s St James’ Park - but who still what a stadium atmosphere.

“The Black Cats’ clash with NUFC is always one of the most anticipated games of the season"

– Gary Hutchinson, Commercial Director at SAFC

Newcastle to take on Tottenham in League Cup clash

Alan Pardew's men will face Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham side in the League Cup tonight. Credit: PA

Newcastle are in the quarter-finals of the League Cup this evening in their first of two big fixtures this week.

They travel to London to face Tottenham at White Hart Lane. A win would give them a place in the semi-final and a boost before the Tyne-Wear derby this weekend.

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Mike Ashley in the spotlight over football finances

Mike Ashley Credit: PA

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has been accused of breaching several Scottish Football Association rules relating to his dual interest in Rangers and the Magpies, the Scottish FA has announced.

Late this afternoon the SFA issued notices of complaint against both Mike Ashley and Rangers Football club, suggesting SFA rules have been breached because of the Billionaire's dual interest in Rangers and Newcastle United.

There's a hearing scheduled for the end of January.

Alan Pardew named Manager of the Month

Alan Pardew Credit: PA

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has been named the Premier League manager of the month for November after guiding his team to victories against Liverpool, West Brom and QPR.

Pardew beat out Manuel Pellegrini, Sean Dyche and Jose Mourinho to claim the Barclays Manger of the Month award.

Read more on ITV Football: A dramatic turnaround in fortunes for the Magpies.

Newcastle end Chelsea's unbeaten run

Newcastle United's Papiss Demba Cisse (right) celebrates with his team-mates after scoring his side's second goal during of the Barclays Premier League match at St James' Park, Newcastle Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Newcastle United have clinched a 2-1 victory over Chelsea at St James' Park.

All three goals came in the second half. Both Magpies' goals came from Papiss Cisse. Didier Drogba scored for Chelsea.

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Former NUFC chairman hopes to bring brewery to Tyneside

Newcastle United's former chairman Freddy Shepherd Credit: PA

The former Newcastle United Chairman, Freddy Shepherd, has revealed he hopes to bring a brewery back to Tyneside as his refurbishment of one of the city's best loved landmarks continues.

He unveiled plans earlier this year to rebrand the decaying Palace of Arts in Exhibition Park and has transformed the venue by replacing windows, restoring the original flooring and carrying out maintenance.

Newcastle's Sissoko to make charity donation after sending off

Moussa Sissoko was sent off against West Ham Credit: PA

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has revealed Moussa Sissoko has been asked to make a donation to charity for his sending off against West Ham.

The France international received two yellow cards in quick succession in the 1-0 defeat, first for kicking the ball away and then for a heavy challenge on former Magpie Andy Carroll.

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