The best Dick Advocaat jokes as Sunderland appointment confirmed

Veteran manager confirms to the media that he'll take over at Sunderland while people make fun of his name.

The rumoured new Sunderland manager looking puzzled by the Dick Advocaat jokes following his appointment
WHEN YOU SEE STUPID JOKES ABOUT YOUR NAME: Advocaat (Image: Новикова Юлия/soccer.ru)

Here are all the best Dick Advocaat jokes as the odds shorten on the veteran manager taking over from the recently departed Gus Poyet at troubled Premier League side Sunderland.

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Rumoured to have selected Željko Petrovic as his assistant, the former Holland coach has reportedly confirmed to the Dutch media that he is coming to England, stating that this is “what I always wanted to do”.

Check out this selection of the best Dick Advocaat jokes as his appointment as ‘Interim Manager’ of Sunderland looks increasingly likely:

If Sunderland add Advocaat to their staff, their season could snowball from here.

— Richard Mason (@MasonEcho) March 16, 2015

I do wish Sunderland's paper would use the headline: Warnings: Advocaat.

— Steven Kelly (@goat_boy_1959) March 16, 2015

If Advocaat gets the job and no newspaper runs with the headline 'Dick Head Coach' I'll be disappointed.

— Sam Jones (@_SJonesy) March 16, 2015

Sunderland: "We need a manager who makes sensible decisions in the transfer market, that's why we want Advocaat". pic.twitter.com/u6TA9hqhRi

— Oldfirmfacts (@Oldfirmfacts1) March 16, 2015

All these youngsters asking "who is Dick Advocaat?" ??

— Lydia Jane (@LydiaJane13) March 16, 2015

Get Dick Advocaat in, with Zenden as assistant. We can have a Dutch Day like the Mags did. Sell high-strength weed & Heineken at the SoL.

— Neil (@thewhitecafu) March 16, 2015

Dick Advocaat is an anagram of Acid Cat Vodka and, for that reason alone, I'm in.

— Horse Latitudes (@LorseHatitudes) March 16, 2015

Imagine Dick Advocaat as head coach, Kevin Ball his assistant. Dick and Ball

— A Love Supreme (@ALS_Fanzine) March 16, 2015

It seems Advocaat is hot favourite for the Sunderland job. Could be the first Dick to manage a Premier League club since Rafa Benitez.

— Dream Team (@dreamteamfc) March 16, 2015

Dick Advocaat's managerial career suggests rather a lot of "missing the day-to-day buzz of club football": pic.twitter.com/bnI6FR1Mj4

— Football Clichés (@FootballCliches) March 16, 2015

Advocaat has had NINE jobs in TEN years. He's never managed in the PL. He's 67. Three things Alan Curbishley has just told his wife #safc

— Rockcliffe Files (@RockcliffeFiles) March 16, 2015

I don't think Advocaat is the smiling type. pic.twitter.com/WWNIAIWPXx

— Michael Graham (@Capt_Fishpaste) March 16, 2015

Feel sorry for Dick Advocaat me, the coffin dodger will have a heart attack when he says them spackas training for the first time.

— Christopher Stout (@Stout_SAFC) March 16, 2015

Dick Advocaat and Dick Malone to form a new strike partnership nicknamed Double Penetration. Did I take it too far?

— A Love Supreme (@ALS_Fanzine) March 16, 2015