Don Hutchison points out a major difference between Newcastle and Sunderland

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Newcastle United and Sunderland both had a disappointing 2014-15 Premier League season.

Don Hutchison has highlighted the difference in mood between the Sunderland and the Newcastle United fans at the moment on social networking site Twitter.

Former Sunderland midfielder Hutchison makes a very good observation, and indeed the Sunderland fans are looking forward to next season.

The main reason for the optimism about the Black Cats supporters is the return of Dick Advocaat as the team’s head coach.

Advocaat was appointed the Sunderland boss in mid-March following the dismissal of Gus Poyet.

The task of the former Rangers and Netherlands boss was to keep the Black Cats in the Premier League - and he did just that.

Although Sunderland offered him the chance to remain as their head coach, Advocaat declined due to family reasons.

The 67-year-old has now gone back on his original decision and has signed a one-year contract with the Premier League outfit.

Meanwhile, Newcastle are still searching for a new head coach following a hugely disappointing season.

The Magpies narrowly avoided relegation from the Premier League and need to build a team which can compete next season.

According to The Sun, former Derby County and Nottingham Forest manager Steve McClaren will be the club's new head coach.

Hopefully for the Newcastle fans, that announcement will be made soon so that the Englishman can start building his own team and signing players.

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