Newcastle’s comeback against Bournemouth has seen the Magpies jump up to 13th, having taken seven points from the last nine available. Steve Bruce wasn’t exactly welcomed by the St James’ Park faithful after the departure of Rafa Benitez left a sour taste in the mouth, but recent results are working towards building a more positive relationship between the manager and the fans.
Despite complaints of defensive football, they’ve still scored more goals this season than Crystal Palace, 11 to 10, and Palace are sometimes spoken of as this exciting side with a very exciting wide man in the form of Wilfried Zaha.
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Newcastle’s official Twitter account posted a tweet which read “big three points! Thank you for your support today & enjoy the rest of your weekend!”, and fans took the opportunity to express how pleased they were that Steve Bruce was getting some wins under his belt. It really seems like they’re warming to him, even if it is in a sarcastic way at times.
Big three points! 👌
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) November 9, 2019
You can see some of their reactions to the tweet below:
Don’t normally comment on fixtures but sooo pleased for Steve Bruce, a lovely, genuine, passionate GEORDIE….. over the moon for him more than anyone else ⚽️⚫️⚪️
— Steve Beharall (@stevebeharall) November 9, 2019
Got to admit I’m chuffed for Bruce, he deserves that today
— Chris Cossey (@Cosseycj) November 9, 2019
Steve Bruce ain’t as bad as hes made out to be
— Nick (@cuckooblofeld) November 9, 2019
Great what a manager who tries to win games rather than make a point to the owners does for you
— michael laverton (@toonmadmike) November 9, 2019
— J A M E S 💎 (@JamesDeanNUFC1) November 9, 2019
Well done Steve. Happy for you. Keep on keeping on.
— Nicholas (@NickSpudEdwards) November 10, 2019
Bruce is proving me wrong so far!
— Jack Smith (@jaksmith01) November 10, 2019
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