Today's football fixtures

Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa v Sunderland

Newcastle United v Stoke City

Npower Championship

Middlesbrough v Southampton

Npower League One

Tranmere Rovers v Hartlepool United

Blue Square Bet Premier

Bath City v Gateshead

Braintree v York City

Forest Green v Darlington


Tyne Tees Sport

A round-up of the Sports News making the headlines from the Tyne Tees region