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  • Newcastle United vs Sunderland match review

    We didn't really get going in the first half and were generally 2nd best, particularly in midfield. Despite this, I can only recall Krul having to make one save, pushing Bendtner's curling shot comfortably around the post.

    Alan Pardew celebrates Newcastle’s goal

    On our part, our passing was dire, delivery from out wide and from dead balls was poor, and far too often we resorted to knocking long balls up to Ba & Cisse. I thought we should have had …

  • Ryan Taylor become the latest member of Newcastle United hall of fame

    Although it may not an official one, as I don't think the official club site is any bother to make any decent appreciation to what the lads been doing on the field. But, scoring against mackem, is the highest achievement that every Toon players can get.

    Ryan Taylor (R) celebrate the winning match against Sunderland [Magpies Zone/Reuters/DayLife]

    That may sound funny but it's more than just a local derby in North East, it's about all your pride, and scoring against them will make you an instant …

  • Sunderland is Not and Never be any better than Newcastle United

    It's written in the stars many-many years ago, and will always be that way for many years to come that Newcastle United destined to be the better team in North East ahead of their so called arch-rivals Sunderland or the adopted derby rival, Middlesbrough.

    Ryan Taylor celebrates the goal with his teammates [Magpies Zone/AP Photo/DayLife]

    They can claim as having the “more settled” team for the last two years with their recent multi-millions signings. But, two defeats and a draw in 12 months is the reality …

  • The Day When Newcastle United is The Best Team in North East

    Frankly, I'm really nervous before and at the start of kick-off, and if Steve Bruce ever said couple days ago that he was shaking to face one of the most fierce football derby in the world, the Tyne and Wear derby, I am also have the same feeling.

    Shola Ameobi - Home ground proud Geordie boy who scores for Newcastle United against Sunderland

    It was the game that every Toon Army in every corner of the universe would not take it as the losing side, where the pride of Black-and-White …

  • We take it on the chin with our heads held high

    Not feeling gutted but a bit disappointed to have this game out of our reach today. After managing two draws on winable chance of our previous last two games, we have the first defeat on their dirty land.

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    It's funny though to see how they reacting after the final whistle. It looks like they have won the World Cup or something, but I can understand that perfectly as they must be seen us as the