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Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Woodleyclaret » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:12 am

A massive blunder in appointing serial relegation man Steve Bruce

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Jeffbfc » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:17 am

Hopefully ;)

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Longsider » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:27 am

Fingers crossed.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by GodIsADeeJay81 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:32 am

Shocking appointment for a massive club blah blah blah
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Funkydrummer » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:44 am

They would have been better appointing Jack Bruce !!

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Shore claret » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:47 am

This could lead to one of the biggest meltdowns from a set of fans ever, should be great fun to watch.
Ever get the impression Mike Ashley is laughing his head off behind the scenes.
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by South West Claret. » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:52 am

What happened to the much trumpeted takeover then?

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Rick_Muller » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:57 am

1 less team for us to worry about then...

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Hendrickxz » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:43 am

Funkydrummer wrote:They would have been better appointing Jack Bruce !!
Sadly that's no longer possible as you are probably well-aware judging by your user name. They certainly won't be getting the cream of the crop when it comes to managers. Can't wait to see his glum chops when they get "robbed" every week.... :)

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by NottsClaret » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:49 am

His record isn’t that bad is it? Uninspiring but hardly a guaranteed failure.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Steve1956 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:49 am

How does he keep getting good jobs,him being a serial failure and all that?

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Rileybobs » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:02 am

I like Steve Bruce.
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Hendrickxz » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:04 am

Steve1956 wrote:How does he keep getting good jobs,him being a serial failure and all that?
He was once captain of MANCHESTER UNITED y'know! :o

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Down_Rover » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:09 am

Rileybobs wrote:I like Steve Bruce.
Me too. he can manage any PL team he wants...except us.

familiar foes and all that

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Steve1956 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:10 am

Hendrickxz wrote:He was once captain of MANCHESTER UNITED y'know! :o
Was he as fat then as he is now?
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by No Ney Never » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:19 am

He looks like Bill Sykes dog :D
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by conyoviejo » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:24 am

No Ney Never wrote:He looks like Bill Sykes dog :D
Poor dog.. :D

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by CleggHall » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:26 am

Bill Sykes or Bob Sykes?! :D

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by jedi_master » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:31 am

With the whole 'Ex-Sunderland' angle, and the hatred of Ashley up there, you can just see a similar meltdown to the Wise/Kinnear/Keegan/Shearer era here.

Think they might go.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Fretters » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:33 am

Isn't he a Geordie? Least he has that in his favour. I heard there'd been no official approach as of yesterday, though.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by moaninclaret » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:41 am

A mass exodus of their best players will begin if Bruce gets the job, im off to Ladbrookes to see what odds i can get for Newcastle to be relegated.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by LeadBelly » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:41 am

They would have been better appointing Jack Bruce !!
He was a Toon fan I think- I hear his rooms were all white with black curtains.
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Tricky Trevor » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:45 am

Funkydrummer wrote:They would have been better appointing Jack Bruce !!
What are you bassing that on, Sunshine?
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Funkydrummer » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:09 am

Reference sunshine

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gtNqubrdulA" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by northernpowerhouse » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:27 am

Does a decent job wherever he goes, initially at least. Not a bad appointment for them given their situation. Still relegation fodder though.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by ClaretTony » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:40 am

jedi_master wrote:With the whole 'Ex-Sunderland' angle, and the hatred of Ashley up there, you can just see a similar meltdown to the Wise/Kinnear/Keegan/Shearer era here.

Think they might go.
Sunderland fans hated him because he's a Newcastle fan

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Claretpants » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:46 am

fair appointment given their situation.Once/If new owners come in they can then bring their own manager in.What I don't like about Bruce is his zero loyalty wherever he has been.Sheff W allowed him to delay taking over so he could watch cricket in West Indies and deal with a family loss and then does one asap a bigger job arrives

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by randomclaret2 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:48 am

Sounds like Newcastle are at a bit of a Crossroads
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Spijed » Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:14 am

randomclaret2 wrote:Sounds like Newcastle are at a bit of a Crossroads
Why? Have they just appointed Noele Gordon?
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by GodIsADeeJay81 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:18 am

Alex Bruce will be getting ready for a transfer...

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Steve1956 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:27 pm

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by HunterST_BFC » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:31 pm

Be better off with Fiona Bruce

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by SalisburyClaret » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:34 pm

Boyhood Newcastle fan and a capable manager. I was hoping they’d do the decent thing and go for some fancy foreigner we’ve never heard of.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by ClaretTony » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:43 pm

SalisburyClaret wrote:Boyhood Newcastle fan and a capable manager. I was hoping they’d do the decent thing and go for some fancy foreigner we’ve never heard of.
They did but Jose Mourinho (I think that was his name) didn't want the job :D
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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Quickenthetempo » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:51 pm

Bruce was a ball boy at Newcastle.


I can't see Ashley paying any compo for a new manager.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by gsyclaret » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:59 pm

Better off with Fiona Richmond

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by bfcmik » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:45 pm

gsyclaret wrote:Better off with Fiona Richmond
Weren't we all!

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by tiger76 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:33 pm

BFS wasn't interested in going back anyhow.https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48947463

Bruce is going to be announced soon,once they've agreed a compo package with Sheff Wed(£5m).

Suggests Ashley is trying to run them on the cheap again,they won't be anywhere near the top 6 next season.

So long as we don't gift them 6 points as we did last season,with 2 awful displays.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by JTClaret » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:46 pm

ClaretTony wrote:They did but Jose Mourinho (I think that was his name) didn't want the job :D
There was part of me thought Mourinho would consider it... but that was purely based on a Bobby Robson link

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Hibsclaret » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:49 pm

That’s pretty hilarious going from Rafa to Bruce.

Think they will be bottom 6 with Bruce.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by elwaclaret » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:07 pm

Did you know Steve Bruce writes (very bad) murder mysteries based around a football club

Did you know he once had trials for Burnley before signing for Gillingham.

Did you know it is a wonderful appointment for the rest of the premier league.

I quite like him he’s funny. He might do alright

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by tiger76 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:38 pm

Hibsclaret wrote:That’s pretty hilarious going from Rafa to Bruce.

Think they will be bottom 6 with Bruce.
Do you think he'll last till Xmas,he's a decent Championship manager,but his PL record isn't so hot.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Reecey1987 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:40 pm

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Funkydrummer » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:48 pm

I shouldn't think that he'll make much above his basic pay. :lol:

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by bfcjg » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:48 pm

Was Brian Laws the last Sheffield Wednesday manager to manage in the Premier League ? Hope it's an identical ending.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by rob63 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:53 pm

Funkydrummer wrote:Reference sunshine

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gtNqubrdulA" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Ringo proving he's no Ginger Baker!

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by rob63 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:58 pm

Woodleyclaret wrote:A massive blunder in appointing serial relegation man Steve Bruce
Brucie Bonus for the rest of the bottom 14, do you think?

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by ElectroClaret » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:59 pm

Might just last longer than OGS.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by tiger76 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:00 pm

Ashley skimping again,and some people have a go at our board,it's no wonder Rafa got out of that snakepit,i can see them struggling to attract big names,hence their desire to get Graham Carr on board,didn't know he was Alan's dad,let's hope for the Geordies sake the price is right.

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Re: Newcastle about to confirm

Post by Tall Paul » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:07 pm

bfcjg wrote:Was Brian Laws the last Sheffield Wednesday manager to manage in the Premier League ? Hope it's an identical ending.
Carlos Carvalhal

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