Derby day: Exclusive pictures and reaction

Sunderland fans turn the Stadium of Light red and white.
Sunderland fans turn the Stadium of Light red and white.
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IT WAS another tempestuous derby at the Stadium of Light yesterday as Sunderland grabbed a late point against Newcastle United.

The relief of Sunderland fans was obvious, but the inquests have begin into an attack on Magpies goalkeeper Steve Harper after the Black Cats’ late equlaiser, and post-match trouble in the ground.

Get today’s Sunderland Echo to see 11 pages packed with photos and reports from the North East’s big day.