LIVE: Newcastle boss Steve McClaren speaks to the press ahead of the Wear-Tyne derby

Newcastle United manager Steve McClaren
Newcastle United manager Steve McClaren

Newcastle United boss Steve McClaren is speaking to the press this afternoon ahead of the Wear-Tyne derby.

McClaren, buoyed by his side’s 6-2 demolition of Norwich City at the weekend, is looking for his side to end Sunderland’s five-match winning streak in the fixture.

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Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce speaks to the press at 2pm on Friday afternoon.