It could be an historic weekend for North East boxing, if Stuart Hall becomes only the second world champion from this region. He fights Vusi Malinga for the IBF bantamweight title in Leeds this weekend.
Our Sports Correspondent Simon O'Rourke spoke to the first North East world champion, Glenn McCrory, about Hall's chances.
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Steve McClaren says he's "very disappointed" by Derby County's decision to terminate his contract.
Derby County fans have been tweeting their reaction to the news that Steve McClaren has been sacked from his position as head coach.
Derby County have terminated the contract of Head Coach Steve McClaren with immediate effect.