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John Carver lists ‘all’ the reasons why Steve Bruce is perfect for Newcastle United – Unbelievable

3 years ago

John Carver has now stepped into the Steve Bruce debate.

Just when the Sheffield Wednesday boss thought things couldn’t get any worse, they just have.

The self-appointed greatest ever Premier League coach declaring ‘He has got my support’ when asked about Bruce’s suitability for the Newcastle United vacancy.

Maybe a bit of gratitude playing a part with Steve Bruce having provided the biggest ever victory for John Carver in his Premier League management/head coach career.

In his disastrous reign as NUFC Head Coach, John Carver got his first win at Hull when Steve Bruce was in charge there, a 3-0 victory.

It was one of only two wins in Carver’s first 19 games in charge, as he tried to get Newcastle United relegated from what seemed an almost impossible position.

Whilst an overwhelming number of Newcastle fans see Steve Bruce as a joke appointment and summing up Mike Ashley’s overall disastrous running of the club, John Carver thinks otherwise.

His reasons for believing this are because Steve Bruce is…

A Geordie.

From ‘just down the road in’ Corbridge.

Loves Newcastle United.

Has got a good record in the Premier League…

The first three may well be true but the fourth???

Only two people who have been managers for 250 Premier League games or more, have a win record of less than 30%, one is Bryan Robson and the other one is…Steve Bruce (source – journalist Duncan Alexander).

Whilst just have a look here at his Premier League record of points per game and goals scored/conceded compared to previous NUFC managers/head coaches:

If John Carver is any kind of friend of Steve Bruce’s, he would have kept his mouth shut!

John Carver talking to Sky Sports:

“If he (Steve Bruce) does get appointed then he has got my support

“He has got a lot of people’s support in the North East.

“He is a Geordie guy.

“He is from just down the road in Corbridge.

“Loves the football club…but not just that, he has got a good record in the Premier League.

“I think he is just short of 1,000 games as a coach and as a manager.

“So he is a stable appointment and let’s get behind him.”


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