Tributes have been paid to the former Newcastle United Chief Executive Freddie Fletcher who has died from cancer.
Mr Fletcher, who was 71, helped transform the Magpies during the early 1990's.
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White Rose flags and crowds half a dozen deep met the riders as they swept through the towns and villages of North Yorkshire.
The Black Cats boss has spoken to the media following his side's one nil defeat to Bournemouth which relegated them from the Premier League.
The Black Cats will play next season in the Championship after being relegated from the Premier League.