As the derby game between Newcastle and Sunderland approaches, former players and fans have been taking part in a derby of their own... on the golf course.
Both sides were at Ramside Hall in Durham, to raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and the Foundation of Light.
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Mild but rather cloudy, with a rain for a time to end the week. Friday should improve to brighter, cooler conditions. A windy weekend.