Gareth Southgate managed Middlesbrough between 2006 and 2009.
Gareth Southgate managed Middlesbrough between 2006 and 2009.

How rookie managers at Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Newcastle United have fared

Jonathan Woodgate faces a tense few weeks as he battles to establish himself as a rookie boss at Middlesbrough – but how have previous young managers fared in the North East?

Wednesday, 16th October 2019, 11:45 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th October 2019, 12:45 pm

Harry Crowe and Ewan West have taken a closer look at eight former newbie managers who have previously taken charge of Boro, Newcastle and Sunderland. Scroll down and flick through our picture gallery to see if they’ve been a hit or a miss in the dugout.

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