In pictures: Sunderland pays tribute to Durham Miners' Association as banners fill Stadium of Light with colour
Football fans celebrated the North East's mining heritage by showing their support for a parade at the Stadium of Light.
Saturday's clash between Sunderland AFC and Portsmouth was dedicated to the Durham Miners' Association, as they and the club marked their shared histories. Banners from across the region were paraded around the stadium ahead of kick-off. Here are our colourful pictures showing how the event went.