Sunderland duo held over damage near rival stadium
Sunderland players Nicklas Bendtner and Lee Cattermole have been
arrested by police on suspicion of damaging cars near the stadium
of Premier League rival Newcastle.
Bendtner, who is on loan from Arsenal, and Cattermole were
arrested Thursday by Northumbria Police on suspicion of criminal
damage on the evening of Dec. 6. They were released on bail.
The alleged damage took place about a half-mile from St. James’
Park in Newcastle.
With Sunderland’s Stadium of Light only 14 miles from St. James’
Park, the rivalry between the northeast England clubs is