Thursday 19 October 2017

'Newcastle finally put Steve McClaren out of his misery' - Gary Lineker leads reaction to sacking

Steve McClaren was sacked by Newcastle on Friday
Steve McClaren was sacked by Newcastle on Friday

Steve McClaren's ill-fated reign as Newcastle head coach finally came to an end today.

Here's how Twitter responded to the confirmation.

"Newcastle have finally put Steve McClaren out of his misery. The running of that great football club is beyond shambolic." - Match of the Day host and former England captain Gary Lineker.

"Rafa in the driving seat to replace McClaren. Whoever takes over, I still expect Newcastle to stay up." - Former Newcastle and England striker Michael Owen.

"Eventually Newcastle have sacked Steve McClaren. Talk about dragging it out!" - Sky Sports pundit and former midfielder Chris Kamara.

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