It’s almost certain if Newcastle keep on their present course with Steve McClaren in charge, we will be relegated and how many chances does the former England manager get as we lost the 11th away game in 14 – and have only scored 7 goals away from home all season.
That was our 15th defeat in 27 games and we have only 24 points – the worst we have ever done in the Premier League after 27 games played.
It looks like Steve McClaren has not been up to the job at Newcastle all season long and he would have been fired by now at any other Premier League club.
Steve McClaren tonight – he’s simply not good enough – fire him
Unfortunately with Newcastle keeping him in charge for this long it probably means we are likely to be relegated even if the powers that be decide so late in the season that he’s not the man for the job.
Why did it take Lee Charnley and company so long to come to that conclusion – always assuming that’s the conclusion they reach.
Because he appointed him in the first place – that’s why – and there has been too much coziness with the Board – backing each other up as we have remained in the bottom four all season.
Mick Quinn doesn’t think much of McClaren – that’s for sure.
McLaren Clueless ! https://t.co/tUBr7ffUHp
— mick quinn (@mickquinn1089) March 2, 2016
Here is Steve’s record – which in plain words – is atrocious given the squad he has had all season and we will not mention the £81M we have spent on new players – to do so would be further embarrassment.
And we are in a three club struggle as to which two go down this season between Sunderland, Newcastle and Bournemouth.
Hey – let’s look on the positive side we may be lucky like we were last season.
But maybe not.
Make no mistake – if Newcastle are relegated this season it’s because of the complete incompetence of the Newcastle Board – they are simply too inexperienced and not good enough to be in charge of Newcastle United.
They were the ones who hired Steve McClaren in the first place after he had just been fired by Derby County.
It’s sad but it does look like we will be going down this season.
Even if Newcastle come to their senses and fire McClaren it’s now a big ask for a new manager to save us.
It will be interesting to hear what Steve says about our seventh successive away defeat in all competitions – more reasons (also known as excuses) probably.
Here’s where we stand tonight.