Sunderland striker Frazier Campbell has started his full international playing career for England. He made his debut from the bench against Holland at Wembley.
The call-up by caretaker manager Stuart Pearce is Campbell's reward for a tremendous spell since his comeback for Sunderland, after 17 months out with injuries. Unfortunately it wasn't a winning debut. England lost 3-2.
Newcastle United face Arsenal at the Emirates in the Barclays Premier League tonight
One of the regions top swimmers has secured a place in Team GB at this summer's Olympics. Jemma Lowe was born in Hartlepool.
Middlesbrough moved up to fourth in the Championship table after last night's win over Barnsley