Carl Lawson was on the substitutes' bench as Sunderland's development side picked up a 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao.
Leeds United are reportedly keen on appointing David Moyes, should Steve Parkin's takeover bid go through.
Aston Villa drew 0-0 with Manchester City in Remi Garde's first match in charge.
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The Sunderland midfielder is now wanted by his hometown club Reading.
Siem de Jong has admitted that leaving Newcastle could be a possibility.
Peter Reid feels that both Aston Villa's Scott Sinclair and Sunderland's Jack Rodwell moved too early in their careers.
Sheffield Wednesday have signed Gary Hooper on loan from Norwich City.
Jan Vertonghen has played a key part, as Tottenham Hotspur have kept a very strong defensive record over the early part of the campaign.
Clarke has confirmed that Leeds Fans United will continue their interest in buying Leeds.