Wear-Tyne football derby

Sunderland host Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light in the Wear-Tyne derby this weekend.

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Pardew: Newcastle win would put Sunderland in "difficult position"

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew says a victory for his side over Sunderland this weekend would leave the Black Cats in a "difficult position".

Sunderland are bottom of the Premier League table with just one point heading into Sunday's Wear-Tyne derby at the Stadium of Light.

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