Create an Atmosphere to be Proud Of

Newcastle United Supporters Trust echo this sentiment ahead of the Tyne & Wear derby this weekend.

The 2010 'One Game, One Community' week of action organised by football's equality and inclusion campaign Kick It Out has come to an end and was once again supported by the players and staff at Newcastle United displaying Kick It Out t-shirts and badges.  Part of its campaign was the slogan 'Create an atmosphere to be proud of' and Newcastle United Supporters Trust (NUST) echoes this sentiment for the eagerly awaited forthcoming fixture with the derby rivals Sunderland at St James' Park this weekend, in the first Tyne & Wear derby since Newcastle's return to the Premier League.

In an era of a cosmopolitan and multi-racial team in Black and White - many of whom are patrons of Show Racism the Red Card, who will be holding an event at St James' Park next week - overt racism has long since disappeared from St James' Park and racist behaviour will not be tolerated by fellow fans.  Nonetheless, the week of action's slogan is particularly appropriate for this fixture.  A local derby, featured live on TV, the game gives Newcastle United fans an opportunity to demonstrate once again that they are the best supporters in the countyr by getting