The Wheel of Sport
The Tyne-Wear Rivalry - Newcastle vs. Sunderland
In the North East of England, two cities have had a rivalry that dates back the the English Civil War. When that competitive spirit was be channeled onto the football pitch, it sparked a tribalism that would rival any in world football. The red hot atmosphere and competitive nature of these to fine English cities culminates in a contest that shows no sign of simmering.
Guest Craig Bowes (Newcastle United) and host Matt Lavery (Sunderland AFC) battle it out whilst Ian McNally (Tranmere Rovers) mediates - and manages to squeeze in a couple of great moments with both sides against the Rovers!