Newcastle were beaten once again in the Premier League last night, losing 3-0 to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

The Magpies were hoping to atone for their shocking defeat to Sheffield United, and their loss against the Gunners in the FA Cup.

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They were also bidding to win for the first time in all competitions having failed to do so in their previous eight.

Bruce gave starts to Miguel Almiron, Joelinton, Callum Wilson and Andy Carroll, but they were no match for Arsenal.

They still struggled to create chances and Wilson and Joelinton were very quiet.


Newcastle never threatened to take any points from the affair, and there are now serious concerns about the fate of the club this season.

On Twitter, former striker Michael Chopra spoke for a lot of supporters by calling for the manager’s resignation.

He said: “Where’s the response Bruce players dont want to play for you time to go #p45 #BruceOut.”

Players have lost faith

Bruce was defiant in the lead up to this game, talking about the gloves being off.

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But it is clear to see that the players aren’t buying into the manager’s tactics and are not inspired by him when the going gets tough, which is often.

The football is dreadful and the winning mentality, non-existent. Newcastle are now hurtling towards the relegation zone; surely things cannot get any worse under a new manager.

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