Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

The Last Thing We Want Is a Puppet

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

The Last Thing We Want Is a Puppet

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REMI GARDE didn't do much with Lyon and now he's out of a job. So I am unsure as to why there is a great clamour to make him the next manager, sorry head coach, of Newcastle United.

Was he such a success in his previous post that he would be the man to take the club forward? Lyon used to win all the time, but they didn't do much under him and unless I've missed something, he's hardly got a queue of suitors.

In saying that, there is no perfect candidate out there. No matter who is appointed, there will be a lot of unticked boxed in the eyes of us fans.

Glenn Hoddle has been mentioned a lot and that's something I find interesting. I would like to see his style of football, but Glenn comes with some baggage and it's also been some time since he's been a manager.

The name I keep going back to is Steve Bruce. …

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