Joe Kinnear took the opportunity of sitting face-to-face with journalists at his first official press conference yesterday as the boss of Newcastle to deliver a foul-mouthed tirade against all the criticism which he feels he has had to contend with since his appointment, singling out the Daily Mirror for particular abuse in one of the most colourful outbursts of all time.
Happily, we are able to bring you the audio from the press conference here.
A full transcript of Kinnear’s rant can be read here.
Several journalists (Rob Smyth and Steve Anglesey) have seized upon Kinnear’s rant to take a trip down memory lane, referencing other incidents where the manager blew their top in public. Following their lead, here are some of the other unforgettable moments where the man in charge lost the plot.