Gary Lineker pokes fun at Newcastle boss Steve McClaren on Twitter

Steve McClaren

Poor Steve, it never rains but always pours.

Some players and managers never have that much luck when it comes to football - whether it's getting injured all the time or seeming to lose to a certain team again and again.

But there is one bloke in the Premier League who seems to have really, really bad luck... especially when it rains. Yep, Newcastle United manager Steve McClaren has some pretty bad memories of rain and seeing his side lose - remember THAT game against Croatia back in 2007?

With England failing to qualify for the European Championships back in 2008, everyone dubbed McClaren the 'wally with the brolly' after his insistence on using his umbrella instead of getting a little bit wet.

And it looks like McClaren's luck when it rains really hasn't gotten any better, with his Newcastle side on the receiving end of a right good thumping from Chelsea in the opening 20 minutes of the clash at Stamford Bridge.

It's so bad, that even former Spurs and Leicester forward, Gary Lineker, had a cheeky pop at him on Twitter after he tweeted this: 

Ouch! We're not sure Steve will be wanting it to rain much more when Newcastle play this season, but the Magpies faced with another uphill battle when it comes to staying up in the Premier League.

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