The latest sports news from around the region
Sunderland FC play at home against Spurs in the Premier League this weekend.
Martin O'Neill hopes the Black Cats will cement their place in the top half of the table over the holiday weekend.
Former internationals Steve Harmison, Paul Collingwood and Graham Onions will all be fixtures at the Emirates ICG this summer.
Middlesbrough travel to the south coast this weekend to face Brighton & Hove Albion.