SAFC vs Newcastle United: (2) the Mag who loves Mackems

As Jake put it, 'like two cheeks of the same a***'
As Jake put it, ‘like two cheeks of the same a***’

It is fair to say this was and remains one of the finest ‘Who are You?’ interviews Salut! Sunderland has produced in its eight-and-a-bit years of existence. There have been many contenders for that honour but Nick Donaldson‘s answers seemed right on every level. He romped to victory in last season’s HAWAY awards for the best Q+A of 2014-2015.

So as part of our buildup to SAFC vs NUFC, the Wear-Tyne derby, here it is again. Much of what Nick had to say is relevant now, but he was invited to update his thoughts after the 6-2 win over Norwich and that is how we start …

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Salut! Sunderland’s HAWAY awards: Newcastle’s trophy means Mike Ashley can sell

Jake: 'with thanks to all opposing fans who participate'
Jake: ‘with thanks to all opposing fans who participate’
Slightly earlier than expected, Salut! Sunderland can announce the final verdicts of our judges in the annual Haways – awarded to the supporters of other clubs deemed to have given the best Who are you? interviews of the season just ended.

And amid much gnashing of teeth and general anguish, the judges – Sunderland fans one and all – have resoundingly plumped for an entry from Newcastle United, OK an entry from a NUFC supporter.

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