I know it's the 'cheap option' etc, but he is actually a decent manager who has worked well with minimal budgets before.
Good luck to him.
Always comes across as a decent guy and hopefully for the fans he can get the squad working for him.
Wow, that will get the 12,000 season tickets that they are down, sold in jig time.
As above, Bruce isn’t that bad a manager, and he is now at his boyhood club, which if the fat bassa wasn’t in control may have been a different reaction, but we all know they are fúćked and little chance to compete in any big transfer moves.
They haven't signed a player, good ones like Schar are scrambling for the exit, fans want none of it and they have gone from a Champions league and multiple time La Liga winning manager to Steve Bruce.
You say that but in 17/18 Newcastle sold 38,000 ST's. If we say that the average cost was £600 (they ranged from £473 - £735) then you're talking about £22,800,000. Ashley may be a billionaire but I imagine he'd notice if a large chunk of that money disappeared.
The only thing that really gets the fans angry is bad results. Most of their fans probably know Ashley is bad for them, but whilst they maintained a reasonable league position, the majority just keep plodding along.
When they go down or are fighting relegation the atmosphere will turn poisonous, then you will see a huge backlash against Ashley.
He got away with it before, but now all the Newcastle fans understand what a scumbag they have as an owner.
Not quite sure what Bruce's motivation is here. He can't need the money. I know they are reportedly his boyhood club but he must surely see he's on a hiding to nothing here.
As for that fud Ashley - the one thing I don't understand about him is this: why doesn't he back the team properly? They have a large support and a big stadium. He is an absolute egotist. Surely if he chucked some proper money at that club they could at least be around the top six or seven and playing in Europe, maybe with a chance of winning the odd domestic trophy. Therefore that would feed his ego a bit more. Surely if his plan is to just keep bleeding them dry he would make even more money out of them if they were higher profile and successful, rather than the fucking laughing stock he's made them during his tenure.
Sooner he is no longer involved with football in any shape or form the better.
So do fans keep rolling up spending their hard earned and supporting this fucking slimeball? He is destroying that club and by buying season tickets, strips, beer etc at the stadium you’re funding the downfall of your own club. Of course they have to boycott it’s not even a question for god sake