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The Kevin Phillips interview: Legendary striker on Sunderland, and how Jermain Defoe’s Wearside feats compare to his

Kevin Phillips does not even have to be prompted to talk about Jermain Defoe.

Sunderland AFC
Jordan Pickford

Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford gets England boost

Jordan Pickford thinks international duty can help him get even sharper ahead of a defining run of games for Sunderland’s Premier League future.

Sunderland AFC

Elliott Dickman optimistic for future of Sunderland’s youngsters after first team support this season

Elliott Dickman has been thrilled with the support he has received from Sunderland’s first-team set-up this season.

Sunderland AFC
Newcastle Uniteds Curtis Good.

Newcastle legend Peter Beardsley believes Curtis Good is a class above second string football

Newcastle United defender Curtis Good is a class above second string football, according to Peter Beardsley.

Newcastle United
Julio Arca came to the Gazettes office, where he was quizzed online by fans about all things South Shields FC, Wembley and Sunderland AFC.

‘We want to win them all’ – South Shields and ex-Sunderland star Julio Arca on Wembley and cup finals joy

South Shields FC favourite Julio Arca shared his Wembley joy with Gazette readers yesterday.

Non League
Jarrow Roofing captain Shaun Vipond will miss Bishop Auckland game due to suspension.

Richie McLoughlin believes his Jarrow Roofing side can match any team on their day

Richie McLoughlin believes his Jarrow Roofing side can now be as good as anyone on their day, and he wants the players to do themselves justice when they go to Bishop Auckland tomorrow.


Sunderland expected to meet disabled toilet promise as Premier League clubs fail to honour pledge

Only seven Premier League clubs have so far met a pledge made in August 2015 to provide a fully accessible toilet for disabled fans at their grounds within two years, according to learning disability charity Mencap.
Darren Peacock and Alan Shearer celebrate a goal with Les Ferdinand.

Les Ferdinand; Newcastle won’t blow title like our complacent side did 21 years ago

Complacency is the reason why Newcastle United lost the Premier League title in 1995/96, according to club hero Les Ferdinand.

Newcastle United

Transfer rumours: Chelsea, Man United, Arsenal and Manchester City make today’s headlines

The transfer rumours are hotting up again – with plenty interest among the big Premier League clubs.

Newcastle United
Jordan Blinco (left) races away to celebrate his double against Shildon. Picture by Peter Talbot

Blinco, Finnigan double up as South Shields clinch third cup final date

South Shields made it a hat-trick of cup finals last night as they eased past holders Shildon in the Northern League Cup semi-final.

Non League

Sunderland will be faced with a summer of rebuilding after years of failure

Since Sunderland returned to the Premier League and Niall Quinn was in charge, the club have always had provisions in case the dreaded drop occurred.

Sunderland AFC
Adnan Januzaj.

Adnan Januzaj: Move from Man United not been easy, but I’m fitter, better and can learn from Eden Hazard

Adnan Januzaj admits his season at Sunderland has been a challenge, but believes he is improving all the time and will benefit from his experiences.

Sunderland AFC
Grant Hanley

Break has come at right time ahead of ‘massive month’, says Newcastle star

Grant Hanley believes the international break has come at a great time for Newcastle United ahead of a ‘massive month’.

Newcastle United
Mo Diame

Mo Diame leaves Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez with a conundrum to solve

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez believes that Mo Diame has posed him with a post-international break midfield conundrum.

Newcastle United
QUIZ: Hair we go! Can you put a name to the hair?

QUIZ: Hair we go! Can you put a name to the hair?

Hair styles are all the rage this season, from skinhead to Afros, plus many more questionable styles.


Newcastle United hero Les Ferdinand opens up on handing over the No 9 to Alan Shearer

Back in the summer of 1996 Alan Shearer was probably the most feared striker in all of Europe.

Newcastle United
Jason Cummings

Transfer Rumours: Sunderland striker move plus Man United, Arsenal, Man City and Everton make today's headlines

Sunderland have been linked with a £2million move for Hibernian striker Jason Cummings.

Newcastle keeper Karl Darlow

Karl Darlow reflects on a rollercoaster 12 months between the posts at Newcastle

Karl Darlow’s determined to see off a challenge from Rob Elliot – and see the season out between the posts.

Newcastle United
Daryl Murphy

Concern in Ireland over Daryl Murphy’s latest injury as Newcastle’s injuries mount up

Daryl Murphy is doubtful for Newcastle United’s game against Wigan.

Newcastle United
James McClean described Martin McGuinness as 'a great leader, a great hero and ... a great man'. Pic: PA.

Ex-Sunderland footballer James McClean salutes Martin McGuinness as 'a great hero'

Former Sunderland footballer James McClean has lauded ex-IRA commander Martin McGuinness as a 'great hero' who did 'so much for the Irish people'.

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