OK, let’s look at it calmly away from the heat of the Bournemouth game……dum dee dum de dum de dum de dum….OK, we are still garbage.

Now if you are looking for extenuating circumstances of others failing to bring in the right players in the right positions – you know, the ones the mere fans were ranting at you to sign,  you have to consider this.   If Steve McClaren is not to blame, the Newcastle board is, and should be removed by Mike Ashley.

As McClaren is part of the Newcastle board, isn’t that shooting four birds with one bullet?

So as turkeys don’t vote for crimbo, I think you will instead sack the useless cupid stunt.

Personally, I think you should all fall on your swords but cowards all, you won’t do that. If Steve McClaren had a shred of decency and common sense he would resign and save you all now.

Push, shove, fall, I don’t care – get him out now or we are doomed.

I think that like the players the fans are resigned to relegation and it showed at Stoke, then again at home to Bournemouth. When the third goal went in, you would think by the look on the players’ faces that they had already suffered the drop.

During that game, Shelvey and Jamnaat tried to light a fire under their asses – but nothing. They looked to the bench for help and you can see where the players are getting their spinelessness from.

When you pick  Riviere and play him as a target man…well!

You look for a goal and yet leave a striker on the bench and instead bring on a winger, just two examples of many strange choices – his decisions are baffling.

Yes the squad is light but Steve McClaren is responsible for this, in both windows he said he was happy with what happened.  The truth is that there is no excuse and Ashley should have no mercy on the lot of them.  Sack the lot.

Typical of this club under Mike Ashley. No clue what to do. Any other prem club wouldn’t have employed him in the first place but at least would have sacked him at Christmas.

The reason for him being here still is obvious, they don’t know who they can get.   Under the restrictions of the hierarchy, Moyes, Rafa and Rodgers wouldn’t come, at least not without Charnley and Carr giving up a lot of power.

Are the club willing to scrap the failed head coach model, like every other failed thing they’ve saddled us with ? Who knows – but if they don’t, the club is doomed. The head coach role only works if the club is well run and has a solid foundation and infrastructure, everything we don’t have.

Given the sliding scale of managers, its hard to see a top end boss coming here under the management limitations set by the club.

Where that leaves the fans is obvious – supporting a big club with small-minded men who won’t give up their power running it.

That’s why the man with all the power at the club, should step in right now and do what should have been done all along. Put football people in charge of a football club, starting with a top manager who knows what it’s all about.

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