Sunderland meet Newcastle – but this is not the derby everyone wants | Louise Taylor

08 January 2019 09:30
The Premier League side’s youngsters visit the Stadium of Light in the Checkatrade Trophy but Sunderland’s Jack Ross wants to face their north-east rivals in the Premier LeagueThe big news on Wearside on Monday revolved around Peter Reid’s hair transplant and the former Sunderland manager’s denial that it was motivated by vanity.Considering Reid’s old team are at home to Newcastle United on Tuesday the amount of coverage commanded by his follicular regrowth might have seemed a little out of proportion but then, as Jack Ross confirms, this derby is not the real thing. Related: Big shocks, big scores and big shirt numbers in the Checkatrade Trophy Related: Sunderland ‘Til I Die shows all that is right and wrong in English football | Barry Glendenning Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian