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Cattermole lands FWA North-East award

Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole has been voted the North East Football Writers’ Association’s Player of the Year for 2014.

The former Middlesbrough and Wigan player beat his ex-Sunderland team-mate Jack Colback into second place, with Middlesbrough captain Grant Leadbitter third. All three have come through North East Academies.

Middlesbrough’s England Under-21 international defender Ben Gibson has been named NEFWA Young Player of the Year, narrowly beating Boro team-mate Adam Reach, Newcastle defender Paul Dummett and former Hartlepool Luke James.

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FWA Q&A: Neil Harman

NEIL HARMAN on chatting with Sir Matt...Contemplation Point...and wonderful Fox pies


Have you ever worked in a profession other than football?
If you count marking up the newspapers for delivery as a 14-year-old in Leigh-on-Sea and then doing shifts before and after school behind the counter in the same local newsagents, I suppose that's my only other profession. I left school at 16 and joining the Evening Echo, based in Basildon as a junior sports reporter and from there it has been journalism all the way.

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