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Chris Coleman reveals Paddy McNair needs to be mentally right while defender suffers setback

Chris Coleman says he will continue to adopt a cautious approach with Paddy Mcnair – and says the player needs to be ready physically and psychologically before he returns to Sunderland’s first team.

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Sunderland keeper Lee Camp. Picture by Frank Reid

Sunderland keeper Lee Camp relishing battle with big mate Jason Steele to be No 1

Lee Camp and Jason Steele are close pals off the pitch and competing to be Sunderland’s No.1 on it.

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Mattia Destro made his international debut against England.

Italian international linked with Newcastle after bust-up with coach

Newcastle United have been linked with a move for Italian international striker Mattia Destro.

Newcastle United

Roberts at the double to steer Newcastle Under-23s into Northumberland Senior Cup final

Callum Roberts scored twice as Newcastle United Under-23s progressed into the Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup Final with a 3-0 win against Newcastle Benfield.

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Chris Coleman at Ashton Gate last weekend.

Don’t use formation as an excuse, Chris Coleman warns Sunderland stars

Chris Coleman is likely to move away from playing five defenders against Brentford but insists the system has not been the primary cause of poor recent results.

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Aiden McGeady.

Aiden McGeady told to produce more – and roll up sleeves if things start getting tough

Chris Coleman wants Aiden McGeady to produce his matchwinning form when Sunderland take on Brentford.

Sunderland AFC
Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles.

Ex-Newcastle skipper says he thought Jamaal Lascelles struggled with captaincy – but is now showing his class

Former Newcastle United defender Pat Howard believes that Magpies captain Jamaal Lascelles is finally at ease with being a leader.

Newcastle United
VOTE: 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Brentford

VOTE: 10 players who have played for both Sunderland and Brentford

Of the 10 players who we’ve selected - who have played for or represented both Sunderland and Brentford over the years - who is your favourite?

Sunderland AFC
South Shields joint manager Lee Picton.

Picton wary of the importance of South Shields’ next two crucial games

South Shields kick-off a vital double-header tomorrow when they travel to one of Evo-Stik North’s most in-form sides.

Lee Cattermole

Lee Cattermole on Sunderland’s big selection dilemmas and competition for places

Lee Cattermole sympathises with Chris Coleman as he searches for his best Sunderland XI, but believes the added competition will be a major advantage for the Black Cats as they battle the drop.

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Newcastle United's Joselu (right) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with team mate Paul Dummett.

Rafa Benitez explains why he is so pleased Newcastle defender has signed new long-term contract

Paul Dummett has signed a new contract at Newcastle United - and Rafa Benitez is delighted he has committed his long-term future to the club.

Newcastle United
SAFC players Adam Matthews, John O'Shea and Lee Cattermole take part in the Coral Sunderland AFC Golf Challenge yesterday. Picture by Stu Norton

Defender John O’Shea says Sunderland must make opponents work harder for goals in Championship run-in

John O’Shea says Sunderland must make the opposition work harder after the Black Cats shipped another three goals against Bristol City.

Sunderland AFC
Adam Armstrong

Newcastle’s Adam Armstrong reacts after getting his Blackburn career up and running

Adam Armstrong’s up and running at Blackburn Rovers – after ending a three-month goal drought.

Newcastle United
Newcastle Uniteds Ayoze Perez, right, and Paul Dummett, left, close in on Manchester Uniteds Anthony  Martial.

Ayoze Perez reveals what can save Newcastle this season after the club’s stirring win over Man United

Ayoze Perez says Newcastle United have put down a marker at St James’s Park.

Newcastle United
Defender gives Sunderland injury boost as he opens up on Chris Coleman and team’s frailties

Defender gives Sunderland injury boost as he opens up on Chris Coleman and team’s frailties

Adam Matthews is set to hand Chris Coleman an injury boost as he closes in on a first team return.

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James Tavernier

Former Newcastle defender set for new deal at Rangers

Former Newcastle United defender James Tavernier’s set for a new deal at Rangers.

Newcastle United

Newcastle United briefing: Adam Armstrong wows for Blackburn, Mohamed Diame's 'bad feeling'

Adam Armstrong's up and running at Blackburn Rovers.
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Bobby Robson

Read Sir Bobby Robson's brilliant response to a Craig Bellamy rant at Newcastle

Kieron Dyer has revealed how the late, great Sir Bobby Robson silenced Craig Bellamy with a brilliant put down.

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There have been delays on the A194M. Picture by Google Maps.

Delays on key road after problems with ice

Drivers have faced delays this morning on a key North East road after work to remove ice from the carriageway.

Roofing scorer Davey Palmer

Five-star Jarrow Roofing step up survival surge

Jarrow Roofing blasted Washington away to win 5-1 to claim all three Northern League Division One points last night.

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