Cheeky Sunderland fans leave giant 'six-in-a-row - doon you go' banner on Newcastle's Tyne Bridge

Daring Sunderland fans have left a giant banner mocking NUFC supporters hanging from the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle.

Saturday, 21st May 2016, 9:47 am
Updated Saturday, 21st May 2016, 11:11 am

The banner, which reads "6 in a row doon you go FTM" (sic) appeared overnight on the landmark bridge into the city centre.

The move makes it a hat trick of pranks by Sunderland fans: last weekend saw SAFC supporters flying a plane over St James's Park carrying a banner mocking Newcastle as NUFC took on Spurs in their last game of the season, winning 5-1.

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It comes after Sunderland survived the drop at the expense of Newcastle, with the latter now due to spend next season in the Championship.

Sunderland fans have also enjoyed a string of wins over Newcastle in Tyne-Wear derbies in recent years, clocking up six wins in a row - thought the last match between the two teams ended in a draw.