Sunderland AFC U23 player ratings: Who impressed Phil Parkinson in the defeat to Newcastle?
Sunderland AFC under-23s lost out to Newcastle Untied in the mini Wear-Tyne derby – but which youngsters took their chance to impress the watching Phil Parkinson?
The newly-appointed boss was in the stands at Eppleton CW as goals from Luke Charman and Victor Fernandez sentenced the Black Cats to defeat. But how did the individuals in Elliot Dickman’s squad perform? We’ve dished out our player ratings from the Premier League 2 clash – scroll down and click through the pages to see who shone and struggled for Sunderland’s second string: