Post Tagged with: "Steve Bruce"

  • Have Steve Bruce’s Newcastle United Finally Lost The Rafa Discipline?

    Have Steve Bruce’s Newcastle United Finally Lost The Rafa Discipline?

    Our previous article on “Bruce v Rafa” by feature writer John Joseph can be viewed HERE Anyone who compares Bruce to Rafa Benitez knows nothing about Newcastle United, I’d argue nothing about football. Win, lose or draw under Benitez, we had a game plan, and once he got a few players in of his own, and had chance to coach the players, we were a team who could compete with anyone on their day. Craig Hope summed it up perfectly the other week on the […]

     
  • Bruce v Rafa Discussions At Newcastle United Are Irrelevant

    Bruce v Rafa Discussions At Newcastle United Are Irrelevant

    I’ve noticed that there has been a marked increase in the last month or so in arguments breaking out amongst Newcastle United fans about the relative merits of Steve Bruce and Rafa Benitez. It originally started with the media constantly reminding us that Bruce has “more points than Benitez had at this stage last season” and doing it week after week ad nauseum. At the time, I put that one down to a media who largely appear to side with the current regime at the […]

     
  • Prediction: Newcastle United Crowds Will Fall Even Further

    Prediction: Newcastle United Crowds Will Fall Even Further

    Following on from John Joseph’s article yesterday I’d like to add some views on the falling crowd situation at St James’ Park. Its the usual cycle: * Ashley stays for the money * A section of our fans believe staying away will help force a sale * A section of our fans don’t believe staying away will change anything The only consistent factors here are Ashley still owning the club and the same fans turning up to watch the same rubbish every week. The appointment […]

     
  • Time For Steve Bruce To Shut Up

    Time For Steve Bruce To Shut Up

    I didn’t see the match today. I didn’t look out for the comments and pearls of wisdom from our ex-mackem “Head Coach” after he and his team lost 3-1 to newly-promoted Norwich City. Newly-promoted, y’know, a team that were in the Championship last season and should be trying to find their feet in “the big league” as the English Premier League is – at least in England anyway. However, I understand from feedback and reports on social media that we didn’t play well. Apparently, apart […]