Saturday 1 October 2016

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

Published 11/03/2016 | 13:08

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.

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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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