Despite rumours of improving attitudes after clear-the-air talks, Saturday's 5-1 loss tells an all-too-familiar story on Tyneside.
Adama Traore and Libor Kozak start for Aston Villa's Under-21's against Blackburn.
Shaka Hislop asks how Celtic and Rangers would fare in the Barclays Premier League.
Sunderland are struggling for survival in the Premier League at the moment.
Wolverhampton Wanderers drew 0-0 with Milton Keynes Dons at the weekend.
Aston Villa's Alan Hutton scored an own goal at the weekend.
West Bromwich Albion played out a 1-1 draw with West Ham United in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.
This Haka really is almost as massive as Lomu himself.
Everton take on Middlesbrough in the Capital One Cup tomorrow evening.
Charlie Taylor stood out on his return for Leeds United.
Paul McGinley believes Rory McIlroy will need to improve his patience levels if the world No1 is to secure a first Masters title this spring and go on to dominate the golfing majors for years to come.
Nothing in tennis matters more to Andy Murray than beating Novak Djokovic, although seeing off Tomas Berdych comes close. So a 10th defeat by the world No1 in 11 matches on the court a short drive from his second home, in Miami, surely leaves a scar that will take some healing.
Midfielder Robert Tesche is unsure about his Nottingham Forest future.