Newcastle United BRUTALLY troll Sunderland and Netflix over April Fools’ Day documentary release

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It really speaks volumes that despite everything that has gone on with Newcastle in recent years, it’s still Sunderland who are the laughing stock of the north-east.

Newcastle have had to put up with so many awful managerial appointments, relegation and Mike Ashley stripping a lot of joy from the team – in a way it was even more cruel that they had a taste of having a real manager in Rafa Benitez only to see him walk away.

Sunderland have had it much worse though, and it’s been coming for a while. Somehow managing to escape relegation in an impossible way every season was never going to be sustainable, but few thought they would fall this far.

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They now find themselves struggling to get out of League One, but many fans may remember a Netflix Documentary about them a few years ago which was clearly hoping to show them bounce straight back, but that didn’t happen.

The opening scenes showed fans optimistically predicting a comfortable win over Celtic in a pre-season friendly to set the tone – Celtic won that game 5-0 and the tone was very much set.

It ended with their second relegation in a row, and it seems we have a second series to watch soon, but the timing of the release is suspect:

You might think that the joke writes itsself there, but the Newcastle United account couldn’t resist having a pop either:

In fairness, the first series gave a great insight into the fans at the club and even gave Martin Bain a chance to do a convincing David Brent impression throughout, so it should be a good watch.

It might be tough viewing for the Sunderland fans however…