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.

Sunday, 20th March 2016, 11:41 am
Updated Sunday, 20th March 2016, 12:05 pm
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.

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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.