Steve Bruce hits back after widespread criticism of Newcastle tactics

By | 23rd August 2019

• Bruce ‘insulted’ after negative analysis of warm-up at Norwich
• ‘We have to be better at Spurs – and we will be,’ manager says

Steve Bruce feels “insulted” by a seemingly widespread perception that he lacks tactical intelligence and he suspects “no one in the country” is under similarly intense, and hostile, scrutiny.

Newcastle United are a traditionally volatile club but, even by their turbulent standards supporter reaction to two defeats – 1-0 at home against Arsenal and 3-1 at Norwich – in the season’s opening Premier League games has felt a little hysterical.

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This post written by Louise Taylor originally appeared on Football | The Guardian. Read the full post here.

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