An incredible clip of Matt Ritchie, Graeme Jones and Steve Bruce has emerged from Newcastle United’s 1-1 draw with Leeds.
The Magpies picked up their second point of the season on Friday night, but they are still chasing that elusive first win.
Last night’s game could have gone either way at times, in what was a chaotic game of Premier League football. Leeds played their usual all-action style, while the Magpies had incredibly bright moments and amazingly poor moments.
In the end, a draw was probably a fair result.
But amongst all the chaos, Bruce once again received a tongue lashing from the Toon Army.
The ‘we want Brucey out’ chants started within the first five minutes, and things got even worse when Leeds took an early need.
Fortunately, an Allan Saint-Maximin equaliser just before half-time somewhat neutralise the poisonous atmosphere that was bubbling away inside St James’ Park.
A tactical change made the difference, with Isaac Hayden moving into midfield midway through the first-half. And he wasn’t the only player to receive in-game instructions.
Matt Ritchie and Graeme Jones exchange words
During the match, Ritchie went over to the touchline to receive some instructions, but the clip below suggest it wasn’t Bruce giving them.
While Bruce was there, Ritchie only appears to pay attention to Jones. As some fans have pointed out on Twitter, the 32-year-old doesn’t even look at the manager.
It’s been another interesting week off the pitch for Newcastle, with reports of a training ground bust up between Jones and Dwight Gayle. There is also reportedly frustration from some players towards Bruce.
While we don’t know what is being said between Jones and Ritchie, the clip is hardly doing Bruce’s authority any favours.
For some fans, it’s another indicator of the embarrassing state of affairs at Newcastle right now. While one supporter compared Bruce to Ricky Gervais character David Brent…