Newcastle fans react on Twitter to Sam Allardyce’s Sunderland appointment

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Former Newcastle United manager Sam Allardyce is the new boss of Premier League rivals Sunderland.

Newcastle United fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to have their say on the appointment of Sam Allardyce as the Sunderland manager.

The former West Ham United boss has been made the new Sunderland manager on a two-year contract.

Allardyce was without a managerial job, having left Premier League outfit West Ham at the end of the 2014-15 campaign.

The 60-year-old becomes the first manager to take charge of both Newcastle and Sunderland.

Allardyce was the Magpies’ boss from May 2007 to January 2008 and left them by mutual consent.

The Englishman was in charge of Newcastle for 24 games, but fans did not like the way his side played football.

Allardyce’s first home game in charge of Sunderland will be against Newcastle in the Premier League later this month.

Following the announcement of Allardyce’s appointment as the Black Cats’ boss on Friday, Newcastle fans took to Twitter to have their say.

Below are some of the best comments:

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