Earlier kick-off for Tyne-Wear derby

Newcastle United supporters in the crowds at St James Park Credit: Steve Drew/EMPICS Sport

The time of the forthcoming Tyne-Wear derby has been moved to allow for the game to be televised.

The match has been changed from the original advertised time of 1.30pm on Saturday April 13th to the slightly earlier kick-off time of 12.45pm.

Sunderland AFC will host the match at their Stadium of Light Credit: Steve Drew/EMPICS Sport

Ticket details for the fixture will be announced in the coming weeks.