The embattled English manager who took over his 1000th game in charge of his career against Tottenham Hotspur has finally left his job role as the head Manager of Newcastle United.
There have been umpteen of Managers linked to the head coach job immediately after the Saudi Arabians took over.
Steve who literally knows he may not further continue to drive the Newcastle United took the decision today.
Following his last statement Steve Bruce said: “I am grateful to everyone connected with Newcastle United for the opportunity to manage this unique football club.
“THIS IS A CLUB WITH INCREDIBLE SUPPORT, AND I HOPE THE NEW OWNERS CAN TAKE IT FORWARD TO WHERE WE ALL WANT IT TO BE. I WISH EVERYONE THE VERY BEST OF LUCK FOR THE REST OF THIS SEASON AND BEYOND.”
“I would like to thank my coaching team, the players and the support staff in particular for all their hard work. There have been highs and lows, but they have given everything even in difficult moments and should be proud of their efforts.
“This is a club with incredible support, and I hope the new owners can take it forward to where we all want it to be. I wish everyone the very best of luck for the rest of this season and beyond.”
Graeme Jones will lead the team on an interim basis, starting with Saturday’s trip to Crystal Palace, and will be supported by the coaching team of Steve Agnew, Stephen Clemence, Ben Dawson and Simon Smith.
The process of recruiting a new head coach is under way and an appointment will be announced in due course.
The club will not be making further comment at this time.