Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Newcastle United's best and worst managers over the last 30 years - ranked by win percentage

Being manager or, as in more recent times, head coach of Newcastle United is no easy task. Some, in fact, have even labelled it a poisoned chalice.

Sunday, 19th September 2021, 11:32 am

Many managers have tried – and failed – to bring silverware back to St James’s Park as they bidded to become the first to do since Joe Harvey in 1969.

But not all success as Magpies boss is defined by trophies, well, at least not under Mike Ashley’s regime anyway.

Here, we’ve worked out the club’s best and worst managers over the last 30 years – ranking them in order of win percentage.

Included are permanent managers only, with the exception of Alan Shearer and John Carver’s interim spells.

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