Tonight’s Football Echo delves into the archives to reflect on a Good Friday derby – as Jimmy Montgomery’s outstanding performance and a Dennis Tueart goal secured a 1-1 Sunderland draw at home to Newcastle United.
Away from the pitch, a marauding group of around 300 Newcastle fans threw bricks, smashing windows of houses and shops on the way to Roker Park, where further vandalism saw 30 windows at the ground broken, while a car was overturned at Fulwell bus depot in a senseless, terrifying scene.
Police confiscated a bag of weapons thrown over the wall by a group of skinheads at the Fulwell End. The weapons included chisels, blades, scissors, chains and sharpened coins.
* Full story in tonight’s Football Echo