WATCH: Sunderland players get warm reception at St James's Park

Sunderland's players received a warm reception as they arrived at St James's Park for today's derby with Newcastle United.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 20th March 2016, 11:41 am
Updated Sunday, 20th March 2016, 12:05 pm
Jermain Defoe arrives at St James's Park.
Jermain Defoe arrives at St James's Park.

The players were booed by hundreds of home fans as they stepped off their coach, and subjected to a barrage of abuse.

Manager Sam Allardyce - a former Magpies boss - got the same treatment as he followed his players off the coach.

Jermain Defoe arrives at St James's Park.
Jermain Defoe arrives at St James's Park.