Every week, we bring you a collection of match previews to help you get ready for the game. Check out the previews from this week's clash with the mackems after the jump.
RKW - Make sure you check this out. I'd hate for it to get lost in the shuffle of the move.
MirrorFootball - Highlights of past derbies.
Lee Ryder, Blog on the Tyne - "They are desperate to get revenge, they are deperate to put wrongs right and desperate and for all the hard work Steve Bruce has put in at Sunderland, you get the feeling it won't mean much if he's on the end of another defeat on Sunday."
Louise Taylor, The Guardian - Projected lineups and match facts.
Martin Lipton, MirrorFootball - Continues his tradition of picking against the Magpies. Shame that the derby couldn't get more of a mention here.