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Sunderland midfielder Cattermole named North East Player of Year

Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole has been named the North East Football Writers' Association's player of the year for 2014.

He beat former Sunderland team-mate Jack Colback, now at Newcastle, and Middlesbrough skipper Grant Leadbitter to the award.

Middlesbrough's England Under 21 defender Ben Gibson was named young player of the year, beating team-mate Adam Reach, Newcastle defender Paul Dummett and former Hartlepool Luke James.

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