Former Middlesbrough player, Bernie Slaven, is going to run the New York half marathon for Diabetes. He may end up doing it in a Newcastle or Sunderland shirt. He has said he will run in the shirt belonging to the club whose fans donate the most.
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It happened around 10.25am on Sunday morning 18 February.
This double signing announcement comes after the news that French centre Maxime Mermoz will join the Falcons next season
The England all-rounder will earn £1.7million playing in the Indian Premier League after being signed by the Rising Pune Supergiants