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Some good, some bad, but some did make an impact on Wearside.
Other names to have links with both clubs are: Russell Anderson, Rory Delap, Danny Dichio, Alan Durban, Alan Stubbs, Colin Todd, Danny Graham, Mick Harford, Danny Higginbotham, Johnny Hannigan, Rob Hindmarch, Tommy Smith, David Swindlehurst, Stern John, Chris Makin, Ryan Noble, Lewin Nyatanga, John O’Hare, Jon Stead, Paul Thirlwell and Emerson Thome, to name but a few.
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