JOSE MOURINHO launched an astonishing attack on Graeme Souness
after branding him a "frustrated" TV pundit.
Those dozen words are Olivier Bernard's scathing summing up of the destruction he believes Souness
(below) caused at Newcastle after the sacking of Bobby Robson.
lowered his own high standards by becoming the player-manager of Rangers - but he raised them everywhere else in the Scottish game.
With that, the new boy gritted his teeth and launched himself at Souness
, throwing a punch before Ray Kennedy and the coaching staff stepped in.
The same could not be said of his career in management, however, where his unswerving single-mindedness saw Souness
come into conflict with many of his own players.
insists his takeover offer for Wolves will remain on the table for the "foreseeable future" and has expressed his disappointment that it has been rejected.
His side might have lost for the first time yesterday but Glenn Roeder remains an attractive alternative to Graeme Souness
is going to war over a possible payoff battle with Newcastle and has already engaged a top law firm to fight his case.
is facing the axe after a mass demonstration by angry Newcastle United fans outside St James' Park last night.
Craig bellamy has been handed a massive vote of confidence in his bust-up with Graeme Souness
- by being named Newcastle supporters player of the year.
Newcastle boss Graeme Souness
said he would love to bring Michael Owen to St James' Park in the summer.
was yesterday named as the surprise choice to become the next Newcastle manager, and it certainly shocked a Betfair punter who had laid the former Blackburn coach at 999-1 to replace Sir Bobby Robson at St James's Park, writes Mark Langdon.