Steve McClaren sacked by Newcastle - Twitter reaction
Steve McClaren's ill-fated reign as Newcastle head coach finally came to an end on Friday.
Here's how Twitter responded to the confirmation.
"Newcastle have finally put Steve McClaren out of his misery. The running of that great football club is beyond shambolic." - Match of the Day host and former England captain Gary Lineker.
"Rafa in the driving seat to replace McClaren. Whoever takes over, I still expect Newcastle to stay up." - Former Newcastle and England striker Michael Owen.
"Eventually Newcastle have sacked Steve McClaren. Talk about dragging it out!" - Sky Sports pundit and former midfielder Chris Kamara.