Think First - NUFC Deliver Powerful Message on Challenging Derby Violence
Christmas leaves most in a plethora of excitement - the chance to celebrate, catch up with family and friends means for many, the holiday season is the most wonderful time of all. On the 21th December it was the last derby Premier League football match of the year between neighbouring cities;Newcastle and Sunderland. Sunderland had won the last three derby matches and tensions were running high. Northumbria Police and Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird launched a new campaign 'A derby to be proud of' tackling football violence and raising awareness that football can be fun and passionate without the hatred. In recognition of the campaign TyneMet invited NUFC Foundation, who are working with Northumbria Police, to deliver their initiative 'Building Bridges' to students.
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