Rafa Benitez has called for the fans and players of Newcastle United to "stick together" ahead of their match against Birmingham CityRead the full story ›
David Moyes feels Swansea manager Bob Bradley should be given more time steer their club away from the relegation zone.Read the full story ›
Cloudy with outbreaks of mostly light rain and drizzle extending east, persisting through the day, although there will be some drier interludes.
Extensive low cloud on hills.
Mild and breezy. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees regionRead the full story ›
A Newcastle United fan page is supporting terminally ill Bradley Lowery who is a Sunderland fan.
The page organiser, Samantha Rees, says 'rivalry does not come into' it and she'd like to see fans clap in the 5th minute of the upcoming game to support Bradley.
"When I saw the news about Bradley yesterday I was moved to tears. Such a young and beautiful boy. This page has been campaigning for 5th minute applause and singing his name. I'm a parent myself and hope that Bradley's family will take some comfort that we are all thinking of them. Football rivalry doesn't even come into it."
Sunderland AFC legend Kevin Ball is backing the club's new campaign to support homeless young people who are in need.Read the full story ›
A band of occasionally heavy rain is forecast during the morning with mist and hill fog, then becoming mostly dry for the afternoon with brief sunny intervals.
Mainly light winds. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.
The British Red Cross is launching new services to tackle a loneliness epidemic its study has found in the North East.Read the full story ›