Collect News Data

Steve Bruce insists he will not walk away from Newcastle challenge

:Headline: Steve Bruce insists he will not walk away from Newcastle challenge:
The 60-year-old enjoyed success as a player at Manchester United.
Sports Mole

Steve Bruce has insisted he will not give up on a job he regards as the pinnacle of his managerial career.

Newcastle's head coach enjoyed a successful time as a player, particularly during his period at Manchester United, but has had to work long and hard to establish himself on the other side of the fence.

The 60-year-old Geordie currently finds himself in the eye of a storm with the Magpies' season threatening to unravel after a run of eight games in all competitions without a victory, but he is not about to throw in the towel on his dream job.

Bruce said: "I've waited my whole life for an opportunity like this. Certainly being from here, I regard it, in management anyway, as the pinnacle.

"I might not have another one (manager's job) and I will try my utmost under difficult circumstances."

Anger at Bruce's stewardship has been mounting among sections of the club's support in recent weeks, but came to a head on Tuesday night when his team turned in a submissive display against bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United and became the first this season to lose to them in the Premier League.

Bruce, who takes Newcastle to improving Arsenal on Monday evening, said: "The other day, if I was a supporter or anyone else associated with Newcastle, I can't accept what I saw.

"I chose this profession and how lucky have I been? I've been involved as a player for 20 years and a manager for 20 years. I've done nearly 1000 games (as a manager) 500 of them in the Premier League, and results are the key to it.

"I can take it. You have to take it and not get too low when things are tough. I've got to keep myself positive. If I am lower than a snake's belly, how can I expect a positive reaction from the players too?

"So, I will never, ever give up. I made a career out of being bang average as a player, I worked hard and got the best out of myself.

"The same is true in management, I might not be blessed with this, that and the other, but I will always roll my sleeves up and get on it with. I will never walk away from a challenge, especially when you come under pressure."

body check tags ::

amp_article__430911 : Collect and Make Data not in DataBase  : 
last updated article - 2021-01-16 22:49:13:
html db last update - 2021-02-28 00:28:56 :

ex - 7200 : read : write cache and make html

Click here for more stories about Steve Bruce

Click here for more stories about Manchester United

Share this article now:

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Read more about Steve Bruce Football
Recommended Next on SM
Liverpool 'make Upamecano contact but also want Konate'
Lionel Messi 'increasingly open to staying at Barcelona'
Neville: 'Man United in a better place to win title under Solskjaer'
Premier League Table
1Manchester CityMan City26195252163662
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd26148453322150
3Leicester CityLeicester26154745301549
4West Ham UnitedWest Ham2613674031945
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs25116841271439
9Aston Villa24123938261239
11Leeds UnitedLeeds26112134344-135
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2697102733-634
13Crystal Palace2696112943-1433
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton26511102633-726
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2675142744-1726
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2638152055-3517
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd2632211543-2811
Scroll for more - Tap for full version

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Championship Table
1Norwich CityNorwich33217547252270
4Swansea CitySwansea31178639221759
8Cardiff CityCardiff331481149351450
10Stoke CityStoke331112103837145
11Bristol City33143163544-945
13Preston North EndPreston33134163742-543
14Luton TownLuton32118132737-1041
15Blackburn RoversBlackburn32117144638840
16Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest331010132832-440
17Queens Park RangersQPR311010113136-540
18Derby CountyDerby32108142533-838
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield33106173850-1236
20Coventry CityCoventry33811143044-1435
21Birmingham CityBirmingham33810152541-1634
22Rotherham UnitedRotherham3185183342-929
23Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds3297162338-1528
24Wycombe WanderersWycombe3258192353-3023
Scroll for more - Tap for full version
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

We value your privacy

A part of our GDPR compliance we need to ask for your consent. We and our partners use technology such as cookies on Sports Mole to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse our traffic. Click below to consent to the use of this technology on Sports Mole.