Watch: Slideshow of Sunderland Echo retro pictures from 1999

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We have taken a trip back into the last century for you with our latest slideshow of retro pictures.

Today's collection of photos first appeared in the Echo back in May 1999 and includes Sunderland fans celebrating promotion back to football's Premier League after a two-year absence.

At the double, please, back in 1999.

At the double, please, back in 1999.

Remember to buy your Echo every Saturday for a first glimpse at our Retro supplement.

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