Putting paid to the notion that Steve Bruce ?Exceeded expectations” - football

Putting paid to the notion that Steve Bruce ?Exceeded expectations”



In the interests of full disclosure, I?ll be upfront about my reaction to Steve Bruce being appointed.
I was against it.
Not just against it, I was livid, furious, disgusted, any number of angry emotions.

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One thing I wasn?t though is surprised.
I knew it was coming, or similar, my money had been on Pardew being given the job again, I could see the headline quotes from our incredible (and only) director ?it just made sense. Alan knows the club and was available, Alan produced the best finish in blah blah blah, good working relationship with myself and Mike blah, blah, blah.?
The fact that it was an almost identical manager to Pardew in Steve Bruce, confirmed (again) that Mike Ashley does not have any intention of running NUFC with any football ambition. Going from Rafa Benitez, a proven winner with an incredible CV and mantle piece stacked with medals, coupled with the knowledge that MA was taking the proverbial out of me and my club made me angry.
Understand, I do not want the club to fail. I didn?t / don?t want Bruce to fail. I want to see that my club and the team is progressing, developing and learning, that?s all really.
With Rafa, you could see the intention, you could see the professionalism, there was clear direction, articulated in simple terms from someone who had already done it. ?Do things the right way? was often said. Identify targets early and get them in early so they hit the ground running. Fac...
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