SUNDERLAND –Steve Bruce became the first coach in the Premier League stage that must be stepped down from his position this season. Bruce sacked from Sunderland after failed to realize the club expectations.
Club management was forced to terminate cooperation with Bruce that has been on going since 2009 and after a team nicknamed the Black Cats beat by Wigan Athletics 1-2 on home turf, the Stadium of Lights, at the weekend. Overall, a former retainer of Manchester United is assessed fails to carry out their duties properly.
Yes, this season Bruce failed to bring Sunderland appear competitive. Of the 13 matches that have been acted, Bruce is only able to donate two victories. As a result, the current Sunderland just two points adrift of the red zone. The Black Cats scattered in 16th place, which stood at 11 points.
Actually, Steve Bruce has sufficient contributions in helping Sunderland stay in the Premier League. In the inaugural season to coach this club, Bruce brought The Black Cats finished in 13th at the end of the season and rise to the top 10 in the next season.
Post ejecting Bruce, Sunderland hasn’t determined a new coach and temporarily appoint an assistant coach Eric Black to gush Nicklas Bendtner et al. However, a number of candidates has been prepared. They are the former of Aston Villas coach, Martin O’Neal and former architect of Fulham, Mark Hughes. (-jw-)