Match of the Day 2

About this programme

Colin Murray introduces highlights of today's three Premier League fixtures, featuring Newcastle United v Sunderland at St James' Park, Aston Villa v Birmingham City at Villa Park and Bolton Wanderers v Liverpool at the Reebok Stadium. Sunderland were seeking their first away victory against their local rivals since 2000. Villa were looking for a seventh successive win against the the Blues and Bolton were aiming to end a run of seven straight defeats to the Reds.