Pic Special: From Here To Wear
United's players were all smiles on the training pitch on Friday morning, ahead of the weekend's Tyne-Wear derby at Sunderland.
Manager Alan Pardew takes his troops to the Stadium of Light on Sunday (1.30pm kick-off) for the Barclays Premier League fixture, in which local pride is as important as the three points which would accompany a victory.
Despite it being a cold, wet morning in Benton, Newcastle's stars were clearly enjoying being put through their paces, as they undertook plenty of ballwork and finishing drills.
Club Photographer Serena Taylor braved the autumnal conditions to bring nufc.co.uk this exclusive gallery of images.