The things you need to understand if you're dating a Sunderland fan

This is what you need to know if you're dating a Sunderland fan

Dating a Sunderland fan? Well, lucky you! Your life will be surrounded by red and white and the Stadium of Light will feel like a second home.

But in order to make your relationship a success, there are a few more things you need to understand. We're here to help. Just scroll down and pick up several pointers on what to expect from your Mackem mate.

Made plans in advance? Expect them to be changed at the drop of a hat if the match is rearranged.

5. Change of plans

Made plans in advance? Expect them to be changed at the drop of a hat if the match is rearranged.
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Need I say more? Think Newcastle and half-a-dozen magic moments, then you'll know.

6. 6 in a row

Need I say more? Think Newcastle and half-a-dozen magic moments, then you'll know.
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SAFC fans have had a pretty dark time over the last two seasons. Now, they're winning, let them enjoy it!

7. Let them get carried away

SAFC fans have had a pretty dark time over the last two seasons. Now, they're winning, let them enjoy it!
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Don't say it. It's life or death. Saying it will only end in long explanations about cold nights at Roker Park and why their dog is called Defoe.

8. It isn't 'just a game'

Don't say it. It's life or death. Saying it will only end in long explanations about cold nights at Roker Park and why their dog is called Defoe.
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