Sunderland and Newcastle fans put rivalries aside for charity

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RIVAL football fans will put their differences aside to help raise cash for a cancer charity.

Sunderland and Newcastle fans will play a charity match tomorrow, at Rutherford Park, Gateshead, for North of England’s Children’s Cancer Research Fund – founded by parents to raise money for research into childhood cancer.

There will also be a bouncy castle, face-painting, barbecue and disco. The event kicks off at 12.30pm and the match at 2.30pm. Entry is free.