Newcastle fans react on Twitter to Jack Colback's performance v Everton

The 26-year-old midfielder disappointed plenty of Newcastle fans following their 1-0 Boxing Day loss to Everton.

Newcastle United fans were left understandably disappointed on Boxing Day after Everton's 1-0 win at St James' Park.

Many felt the Magpies were unlucky, while some Everton supporters thought they should have won by more. Either way, though, the fact the Toffees delivered such a late blow to the hosts made sure their win came in the most heartbreaking of circumstances.

Newcastle's three-game unbeaten run is now at an end and it seems Steve McClaren just can't motivate his players when they aren't massive underdogs.

And something else some fans aren't happy with when it comes to McClaren is his choice of central midfielders. Indeed, the Jack Colback and Vurnon Anita partnership just isn't good enough in the eyes of many on Tyneside.

Going forward, Colback and Anita don't seem to commit - but they don't press hard enough in defence either. That's why plenty of Newcastle supporters have expressed their frustration with the partnership on Twitter. And, of the two, it's Colback fans want dropped.

Indeed, here's how Magpies supporters reacted on social media to the 26-year-old's performance against Everton...

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