Sunderland owner Stewart Donald hits back at a Newcastle United fan

General view inside the stadium prior to kick off during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Crystal Palace at the Stadium of Light on September 24, 2016 in Sunderland, England.

Newcastle United and Sunderland are bitter rivals.

A general view of the stadium as players warm up ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Derby County at Stadium of Light on August 4, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

Sunderland owner Stewart Donald has hit back at a Newcastle United fan on social networking site Twitter in style.

With Newcastle in the Premier League and Sunderland in League One, the St. James’ Park faithful must be jubilant about the contrasting fortunes of the two bitter rivals.

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The Black Cats have suffered ‘double relegation’ in the past two seasons, and they could struggle to get back to the Premier League in the coming years.

General view inside the stadium  during the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on October 1, 2016 in Sunderland, England.

As for Newcastle, with Rafael Benitez in charge of the team, the Magpies should feel confident of staying in the top flight of English football for years to come.

One Newcastle fan has tried to troll Sunderland owner Donald on Twitter, but it has backfired quite spectacularly.

While replying to the following tweet from the Newcastle supporter, Sunderland owner Donald wrote: “I don't know you best check with Mike Ashley - not sure what the plans are at your club. Have a good day.”

A general view outside the ground prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on October 1, 2016 in Sunderland, England.

Sunderland will be confident of winning automatic promotion from League One to the Championship.

The Black Cats will be the biggest club in the division, and with Jack Ross in charge of the first team, the Stadium of Light faithful should be confident about a successful season ahead.

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