The best Steve McClaren sacked jokes as Newcastle swing axe

Former England boss finally dismissed from St James's Park hot seat after weeks of rumours.

Lots of Steve McClaren sacked jokes were being made when Newcastle fired their manager
SACKED: Steve (Image: Thomas Rodenbücher)

Here are the best Steve McClaren sacked jokes in response to Newcastle’s confirmation that they have terminated his turbulent nine-month reign.

After weeks of rumours, the former England manager’s fate was sealed by a 1-3 defeat at home to Bournemouth that left the Magpies languishing in the relegation zone.

Some cracked wise about news that Rafael Benítez is set to take over, while others focused on the Steve McClaren sacked jokes:

McClaren sacked by #nufc. End of an error.

— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) March 11, 2016

Everyone saying McClaren will be sacked today. Which means it must be any morning so far this week. pic.twitter.com/NbrmdvU8lo

— NUFCThreatLevel (@NUFCThreatLevel) March 11, 2016

BREAKING: Steve McClaren has left Newcastle by flying umbrella.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) March 10, 2016

Losing 9 games since December earns McClaren the sack
Losing 9 games since Decemeber earns LVG a telling off from Scholes…

— Jay (@RFFH) March 11, 2016

Steve McClaren's Newcastle record sounds like a small Welsh town:


— BreatheSport (@BreatheSport) March 11, 2016

At least Steve McClaren can now return to his Netherlands homeland.

— Sport Witness (@Sport_Witness) March 11, 2016

Let's take a quick look at one of the main reasons #NUFC have given Steve McClaren the boot. pic.twitter.com/pHkwJnEStL

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) March 10, 2016

BREAKING: The Spanish are attempting to colonise Steve McClaren's Hair Island, Kevin Keegan has just tripped in a Happy Eater off the A1.

— The Football Ramble (@FootballRamble) March 10, 2016

Far from the mainland of follicles lies Steve McClaren's Hair Island, a lonely atoll amidst an ocean of forehead. pic.twitter.com/sWQnXL2HN7

— Dave Burin (@GoldenVision90) March 11, 2016

Steve McClaren SACKED by Newcastle!?

Doesn't look happy.. pic.twitter.com/sJmFpH3Nq7

— TheODDSbible (@TheOddsBible) March 10, 2016

Will Steve McClaren have to pay the bedroom tax now he is unemployed?

— Kev Atkinson (@kevatkinson) March 11, 2016

Steve McClaren has been sacked by Newcastle.

There is no news with regards to his carer Siem de Jong https://t.co/yWQHQdMhTg

— UpTheStakes (@UpTheStakes) March 11, 2016

Steve McClaren sacking confirmed, let's throwback to the time Joey Barton couldn't believe that accent…https://t.co/di5qns7EV0

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) March 11, 2016

@paddypower Thank you Steve McClaren for being so shit pic.twitter.com/JI3DFch9aR

— Matthew Chipchase (@chippy_1995) March 11, 2016

And finally, one that may or may not be a joke:

I am hearing Steve McClaren has been sacked. I hope he gets soon another top job. He deserves it

— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) March 11, 2016