OUR Chief Sports Writer Scott Wilson is never short of a thing or too to say and here he is talking with Social Media Editor Matt Westcott about the weekend's football matches.

Newcastle travel to Jose Mourinho's Manchester United, Middlesbrough welcome Aitor Karanka back to the Riverside, Sunderland travel to Bradford and Hartlepool entertain Borehamwood.

See what Scott has to say about the games and see if his predictions come true.

Let us know your own thoughts, we'd love to hear your opinion about the region's football teams.