Newcastle Coach Steve Black has bizarrely been accused of acting like he thinks he’s the ‘Guvnor’.
Using language like that you won’t be surprised to find that the person making the accusation is from that London, Alan Pardew’s big mate Tony Gale.
The former West Ham player told Sky Sports that the motivational coach was out of order for coming onto the pitch after the final whistle on Saturday.
Gale says that if Steve Black wanted to get amongst the players to encourage and/or commiserate with them after the 2-2 draw, he should have done it in the dressing room.
The TV pundit saying that he overstepped the mark and it should be Steve McClaren’s place to do that if he wanted to.
I suppose with all of these TV pundits battling for air time, they have to try and come up with some kind of a different angle to get some oxygen.
I think Tony Gale should look a bit harder next time!
Tony Gale speaking to Sky Sports:
“That is too much – he (Steve Black) should do it in the dressing room, he shouldn’t be on the pitch acting like he’s the Guvnor.
“Steve McClaren should be able to do that, would he have come onto the pitch if Ramires had got the third goal?”
“If they (the players) need that (Steve Black’s encouragement), then they shouldn’t be playing football.”
Reports are unconfirmed that Steve Black was calling out to the players ‘Who’s the daddy?’ as he walked out on the turf at St James Park…