Posts tagged: Steve Bruce


Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has delivered a fresh injury report on three of his players, with the likes of Federico Fernandez, Ryan Fraser, and Andy Carroll being mentioned. The manager was questioned on why the three stars have all been missing from the squad recently, and he did well to hand their fitness reports out to journalists.

The three players have all been missing in action earlier in the month when they played out a 2-2 draw against Tottenham Hotspur. The Tyneside were at their footballing best as they held off a dangerous José Mourinho Tottenham side and they had to earn the draw after a remarkable performance. However, the three key players have not all returned to the squad since then, with concerns immediately directed to the fact that the season is coming to an end and they would be needing all their players to be fully fit.
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How Has It Gone All Wrong For Andy Carroll At Newcastle?

Newcastle United’s problems this season have created some more branches in the last few months, but one that has really affected them on the pitch is the inability of their attackers to find the back of the net (more often). The lack of goals from the club’s attackers is not a new thing, and it is in fact, the reason manager Steve Bruce gave the club the green light to complete the signing of veteran Premier League striker Andy Carroll.

The signing of Carroll by Newcastle already had shades of mistakes written all over it, given that the former Liverpool man appeared to have lost his scoring touch. But the little justification that surrounded the deal was that he had the experience and perhaps he still had some of those abilities left inside him.
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