Apr 5, 2015 at 4pm UK at ​Stadium of Light

1-0

Defoe (45')
Vergini (39'), Gomez (61'), van Aanholt (66'), Wickham (77'), Larsson (81')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Taylor (41'), Colback (62')
Result: Defoe stunner downs Newcastle
Result: Defoe stunner downs Newcastle
Sunderland triumph in the Wear-Tyne derby as Jermain Defoe's first-half volley gives the Black Cats a 1-0 victory over Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light.
Reaction
A general view of the stadium during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on February 21, 2015
Sunderland fan banned for inciting Newcastle United fans with horse mask
Sunderland supporter Jackson Adams is handed a three-year ban from attending matches after trying to incite Newcastle fans during a pitch invasion.
Jul 15, 16:09
Connor Wickham for Sunderland on December 21, 2014
Connor Wickham eager for Sunderland momentum following derby win
Connor Wickham reveals that he is eager for Sunderland to build on their derby win over Newcastle.
Apr 8, 16:34
Billy Jones for Sunderland on January 1, 2015
Billy Jones: 'We have to kick on from Newcastle United win'
Sunderland defender Billy Jones is adamant that his side have to kick on from their victory over Newcastle United to retain their Premier League status for next season.
Apr 7, 19:57
Mike Williamson in action for Newcastle on November 22, 2014
Mike Williamson: 'Players care about Sunderland defeat'
Mike Williamson insists that the Newcastle United players do care about losing to Sunderland in Sunday's Wear-Tyne derby.
Apr 7, 11:53
John Carver, Assistant Manager of Newcastle United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Newcastle United at Craven Cottage on March 15, 2014
John Carver: 'Defeat to Sunderland will define my spell in charge'
Newcastle United manager John Carver believes that his side's 1-0 derby defeat to Sunderland will define his reign at the helm of the Magpies.
Apr 6, 15:34
Daryl Janmaat in action for Newcastle on December 28, 2014
Daryl Janmaat: 'Newcastle United were too negative'
Newcastle United defender Daryl Janmaat admits that the team were "too negative" in their Tyne-Wear derby defeat to Sunderland.
Apr 6, 15:16
Tim Krul in action for Newcastle on November 22, 2014
John Carver defends Tim Krul over Jermain Defoe incident
John Carver says that Tim Krul's passion for Newcastle cannot be questioned, after he was pictured congratulating Sunderland's Jermain Defoe on his Tyne-Wear derby goal.
Apr 6, 10:51
Sunderland's Dutch manager Dick Advocaat reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Sunderland at the Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, East London on March 21, 2015
Dick Advocaat praises Sunderland fans
Dick Advocaat hails the atmosphere at the Stadium of Light on Sunday as Sunderland beat Newcastle United.
Apr 6, 09:09
John O'Shea for Sunderland on October 4, 2014
John O'Shea elated with "historic" Wear-Tyne derby victory
Sunderland defender John O'Shea believes that his side's win over Newcastle United is a huge moment in the club's history as well as their battle against relegation.
Apr 6, 02:17
Sunderland's Irish defender John O'Shea vies with Newcastle United's French midfielder Moussa Sissoko during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north east England on Apr
John Carver: 'Newcastle United could get relegated'
John Carver warns Newcastle that relegation is certainly a possibility unless they start picking up much-needed victories.
Apr 5, 21:19
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Jamie Carragher slams Tim Krul over Jermain Defoe banter
Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher berates Tim Krul for congratulating Jermain Defoe for his wondergoal that helped Sunderland clinch the bragging rights over Newcastle.
Apr 5, 20:31
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Sunderland legend backs Dick Advocaat long-term appointment
Former Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn hopes that Dick Advocaat will earn a long-term contract on Wearside after beating local rivals Newcastle United.
Apr 5, 20:14
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Tim Krul plays down Jermain Defoe incident
Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul defends himself after congratulating Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe for the goal that settled the Wear-Tyne derby.
Apr 5, 19:38
Newcastle United assistant manager John Carver during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace on March 22, 2014
John Carver blasts "abysmal" Newcastle United after Wear-Tyne derby defeat
Newcastle United manager John Carver launches into scathing criticism of his players following their 1-0 defeat away at bitter rivals Sunderland on Easter Sunday.
Apr 5, 19:00
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Dick Advocaat: 'Jermain Defoe volley should have counted for two goals'
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat jokingly claims that Jermain Defoe's match-winning strike in Easter Sunday's Wear-Tyne derby should have counted for two goals.
Apr 5, 18:49
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Newcastle United at Stadium of Light on April 5, 2015
Jermain Defoe: 'Wear-Tyne derby winner one of my best goals'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe describes his goal in Easter Sunday's 1-0 derby win against Newcastle United as 'one of the best' goals that he has ever scored.
Apr 5, 18:40
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole rates the performances of those involved in Sunderland's 1-0 win at home to local rivals Newcastle United.
Analysis
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Sunderland's vital 1-0 win at home to local rivals Newcastle.
Match Report
Sunderland triumph in the Wear-Tyne derby as Jermain Defoe's first-half volley gives the Black Cats a 1-0 victory over Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light.
Live Commentary
Take a look back at Sunderland's 1-0 win at home to Newcastle in the Premier League with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report.
HT Report
Sunderland lead Newcastle United 1-0 at the break of the Wear-Tyne derby at the Stadium of Light, thanks to Jermain Defoe's goal on the stroke of half time.
Team News
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat makes three changes to his side ahead of the Wear-Tyne derby at the Stadium of Light as Wes Brown is ruled out through injury.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the Tyne-Wear derby between Sunderland and Newcastle United at the Stadium of Light.
Head to Head
Dec 21, 2014 1.30pm
Newcastle
0-1
Sunderland

Coloccini (9'), Tiote (24'), Colback (25')
Johnson (90')
Coates (2'), Wickham (39'), Cattermole (56'), O'Shea (69')
Feb 1, 2014 12.45pm
Newcastle
0-3
Sunderland

Santon (31'), Dummett (87')
Borini (19' pen.), Johnson (22'), Colback (80')
O'Shea (12'), Borini (20')
Oct 27, 2013 1.30pm
Apr 14, 2013 12pm
Newcastle
0-3
Sunderland

Gouffran (23'), Demba Cisse (43'), Taylor (45')
Johnson (74'), Sessegnon (27'), Vaughan (82')
Rose (37'), Johnson (74')
Oct 21, 2012 1.30pm
Sunderland
1-1
Newcastle
Ba (85' og.)
Cabaye (3')
Ameobi (25'), Coloccini (68'), Williamson (84'), Cabaye (86')
Cheik Tioté (25')
Build-up
Sunderland's Dutch manager Dick Advocaat reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Sunderland at the Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, East London on March 21, 2015
Dick Advocaat: 'Tyne-Wear derby like a cup final'
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat describes their Tyne-Wear derby against Newcastle United as a 'cup final'.
Apr 4, 14:53
Lee Cattermole for Sunderland on October 4, 2014
Dick Advocaat: 'Lee Cattermole will start against Newcastle United'
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat confirms that Lee Cattermole will start for his side against Newcastle United after missing the last two matches through suspension.
Apr 4, 05:32
Newcastle United assistant manager John Carver during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace on March 22, 2014
John Carver eyeing derby revenge against Sunderland
Newcastle United boss John Carver is determined to avenge his side's recent derby defeats to Sunderland after being infuriated by Paolo Di Canio's celebration in 2013.
Apr 4, 04:53
John Carver, manager of Newcastle United celebrates his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Newcastle United at KC Stadium on January 31, 2015
Newcastle United's John Carver vows not to get "outworked" by Sunderland
Newcastle United boss John Carver is determined to make sure that his team are not "outworked" by Sunderland on Sunday.
Apr 3, 11:06
Jermain Defoe for Sunderland on January 31, 2015
Sunderland's Jermain Defoe: 'Pressure is on Newcastle United to win'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe believes that the pressure is on Newcastle United to win Sunday's Wear-Tyne derby due to their recent poor record.
Apr 3, 09:24
Jonas Gutierrez of Newcastle United on the ball during the Barclays Premier League match against Manchester United on March 4, 2015
Jonas Gutierrez: 'We must not underestimate Sunderland'
Jonas Gutierrez believes that Newcastle United will be punished if they underestimate Sunderland in Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby.
Apr 3, 05:18
Ayoze Perez in action for Newcastle on December 28, 2014
Ayoze Perez: Tyne-Wear derby will be a "special game"
Newcastle United striker Ayoze Perez admits that it will be a "special game" for the team when they face Sunderland in the Premier League.
Apr 1, 15:12
Wes Brown for Sunderland on December 21, 2014
Sunderland's Wes Brown 'out of Wear-Tyne derby with knee injury'
Sunderland defender Wes Brown will reportedly miss this Sunday's Wear-Tyne derby as he has been unable to train since suffering a knee injury against West Ham.
Apr 1, 10:29
Moussa Sissoko in action for Newcastle on December 28, 2014
Moussa Sissoko: 'We must end losing run against Sunderland'
Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko insists that his side have to end their four-match losing run against Sunderland in the Wear-Tyne derby.
Mar 31, 20:20
Duncan Watmore for Sunderland on January 4, 2015
Duncan Watmore eager to make Premier League debut in Wear-Tyne derby
Sunderland winger Duncan Watmore admits that it would be "unbelievable" for him to make his Premier League debut against Newcastle United in the Wear-Tyne derby.
Mar 31, 19:44
Mike Williamson in action for Newcastle on November 22, 2014
Mike Williamson plays down Tyne-Wear derby form
Mike Williamson insists that recent results in the Tyne-Wear derby will not have an impact on Newcastle United ahead of Sunday's meeting with Sunderland.
Mar 31, 19:39
Mike Williamson in action for Newcastle on November 22, 2014
Mike Williamson: 'Form will count for nothing in Wear-Tyne derby clash'
Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson insists that form will count for very little in his side's Wear-Tyne derby clash against Sunderland.
Mar 28, 02:16
Jack Rodwell for Sunderland on January 1, 2015
Jack Rodwell: Victory over Newcastle United "would be massive"
Jack Rodwell insists that every player in the Sunderland camp "is buzzing" ahead of the upcoming derby clash against Newcastle United.
Mar 27, 07:37
Jack Rodwell for Sunderland on January 1, 2015
Jack Rodwell eagerly anticipating Wear-Tyne derby clash
Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell feels that he and his teammates can use the atmosphere in the Wear-Tyne derby to guide their side to a first win in eight matches.
Mar 27, 02:15
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland looks on during the warm up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Jermain Defoe excited for derby clash with Newcastle United next week
Jermain Defoe tells Sunderland fans to get behind the team in the Tyne-Wear derby next week.
Mar 26, 05:34



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