Who is Graeme Jones? Everything you need to know about Steve Bruce's interim replacement at Newcastle United

Who is Graeme Jones?
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Poor old Steve Bruce has finally been ousted (Er, has "left by mutual consent" – Ed.) from his role as Newcastle manager, following two weeks of fevered speculation about his future.

The man who will be trusted to pick the team against Crystal Palace this weekend is Graeme Jones, who has been announced as the club's new caretaker boss. Media reports suggest Jones may even have the chance to prove why he deserves the role full time. But who is Graeme Jones and why is he the right man for the Newcastle job? 

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.