Premier League, Saudi Arabia, non-league - Where Newcastle United's last XI to play Sunderland are now

Newcastle United will face Sunderland for the first time since March 2016. Here we take a look at where that Magpies starting XI is now and how their careers fared.

Newcastle United and Sunderland will contest their 157th Tyne-Wear derby in one of the standout fixtures of this weekend's FA Cup action.

It has been over seven years since the two teams last faced each other in the league during the 2015/16 season. The last meeting between the two teams was a closely fought 1-1 draw between Rafael Benitez's Newcastle and Sam Allardyce's Sunderland. Serbian forward Alexsandar Mitrovic was the hero for the Magpies and his late goal was enough to earn the team a point after a first half strike from former Sunderland's talismanic forward at the time Jermaine Defoe.

Since that game, which took place 2848 days ago, a lot has changed for both sets of supporters who have witnessed the extreme highs and lows of relegation, promotion and new ownership in what has been a rollercoaster journey of emotions. Here we take a look back at the Newcastle United starting line-up and substitutes which last played against Sunderland whilst also taking a look at where they are now.

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