Sunderland held in Wear-Tyne youth derby

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Sunderland were rocked by Newcastle’s comeback from two goals down as the Magpies rescued a 2-2 FA Premier Academy League draw at the Academy of Light today.

Anthony Callaghan and Jordan Laidler had Kevin Ball’s lads two up in the first half, but Dennis Knight pulled one back before Newcastle, five minutes after having Knight sent off for a straight red card, levelled with a luckless own goal from Lewis Gibbons.

* Full report and pictures in tonight’s Football Echo