Animosity endures despite diverging fortunes of Sunderland and Newcastle | Louise Taylor

05 January 2024 18:31
Anticipation is intense as derby rivals meet for the first time since 2016 in mouthwatering FA Cup third-round showdownThe San Siro-bound Milanese metro carriage was uncomfortably overcrowded and the handful of locals on board looked distinctly uneasy as visiting Newcastle fans chanted three words at full volume.“We hate Sunderland,” they chorused with some emphasising the point by thumping empty beer bottles against the train’s ceiling. “Why?” a thoroughly bemused Italian eventually inquired. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian