Toon old boys return

QPR's Joey Barton received a warm reception from Newcastle fans. Credit: PA
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio played the Pantomime villain role. Credit: PA
Alan Shearer couldn't inspire Newcastle to victory. Credit: PA

Alan Shearer and Joey Barton featured for a Newcastle XI in Steve Harper's charity testimonial ast night, but it was Paolo Di Canio who stole the show for opponents AC Milan Glorie, putting in a man-of-the-match performance and entertaining the crowd with his antics.

Newcastle lost the match on Penalties.