Tees–Wear derby

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The Tees–Wear derby is a football local derby contested between Middlesbrough and Sunderland, in the North East of England. The Tees–Wear derby is not quite as intense or as famous as the Tyne-Wear derby, however it remains a massive game to both sets of fans. The rivalry is beginning to pick up momentum, over the past two seasons there have been clashes between both sets of fans; it can often act as a substitute to the most important derby. This often happened in the late 1990s when the two teams spent a lot of their time at the top of Division 1.

In the 2008–09 Premier league season, the results were:

  • Sunderland 2–0 Middlesbrough
  • Middlesbrough 1–1 Sunderland

In 2011–12 the teams played in the FA Cup:

  • Sunderland 1–1 Middlesbrough 28 January 2012
  • Replay – Middlesbrough 1–2 Sunderland (AET) 8 February 2012.

In 2012–13 the teams played in the Football League Cup

  • Sunderland 0–1 Middlesbrough 30 October 2012[1]

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  1. ^ "Sunderland 0 – 1 Middlesbrough". BBC Sport (BBC). 30 October 2012. Retrieved 15 November 2012.