Plenty of Aston Villa fans have looked back on Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce’s time in charge of the club.
The Midlands based club are currently sat 19th in the Premier League table with the threat of relegation very much on the minds of manager Dean Smith and the players.
Having gained promotion back to England’s top-flight last season via the Championship play-off final, Villa will be hoping to find some consistent form when the 2019/2020 season resumes.
Looking back on the club’s time in the Championship, Villa fans have looked at Bruce’s period in charge at the club.
During his time at the club, the 59-year-old tactician narrowly missed out on gaining promotion to the Premier League, losing to Fulham in the play-off final of the 2017/2018 season.
Having left Villa, Bruce spent time with the Owls before moving to Newcastle, where he has had some success, guiding them to 13th in the league table as things stand.
Reacting to Twitter account @VillaTil1Die, most fans thanked Bruce for his spell at the club with one labelling him a “genuine man”:
💭 If you could say 1⃣ thing to Steve Bruce, what would it be? #AVFC
— VillaTilliDie (@VillaTil1Die) May 18, 2020
Thank you for your time with us even though it was cut a little short you gave us all you could even threw all the struggles you was facing wish you all the best except for when you play against us and see you soon utv
— Damien (@damien_99) May 18, 2020
Thanks for coming in and stabilizing us when we needed and for working when you lost both your parents in a month. Couldn’t have been easy. Thanks for signing @jmcginn7. Good luck to you mate.
— Liam Steventon (@LiamSteventon) May 18, 2020
Thank you for giving your all to this club.. even after going through the pain of losing both your parents you still was on the touchline doing everything for our club so thank you
— That Guy Singh (@AstonVilla_82) May 18, 2020
Thanks for trying your best, especially after the loss of your parents and also thank you for finding John Mcginn
— Andy Morris (@PrettyGreen73) May 18, 2020
Considering your family loss… Thanks for ensuring we had a club as it could have been a lot worse!! Genuine man 👍
— Dale Stewart (@beetleguise74) May 19, 2020
Reconnected club with the fans
— lifes_to_sport (@eddiej1981) May 18, 2020
Thank you for saving our club.
— Jason (@JaseTheVillain) May 18, 2020
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