Graham Potter: Fuming Chelsea Fans Want Manager Sacked After Embarrassing Defeat to Newcastle

Graham Potter: Fuming Chelsea Fans Want Manager Sacked After Embarrassing Defeat to Newcastle

Fred Kennedy
  • Graham Potter has come under fire from Chelsea fans following their latest defeat at Newcastle United
  • The Englishman was handed the Stamford Bridge role back in September, replacing Thomas Potter, who had been sacked at the time
  • The Blues were humbled 1-0 by a clinical Newcastle side at St. James Park, with Joe Willock's goal enough to down the visitors
  • Chelsea's defeat saw them drop to eighth on the charts with 21 points, eight points off a Champions League spot

A section of Chelsea fans has called on the club to sack Graham Potter as the manager following their latest defeat against Newcastle.

Despite their earlier bright start under Potter, the Blues have hit a rough patch in recent weeks, with the side losing four of their last five fixtures.

Graham Potter, Chelsea, Premier League, Newcastle United, St. James Park, Joe Willock.
A dejected Graham Potter walks off at full time during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea FC at St. James Park. Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt.
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Having been bundled out of the Carabao Cup mid-week by Manchester City, the west Londoners were expected to return to winning ways during their Premier League trip to St. James Park.

However, Potter's charges went on to stage a dismal performance as they were humbled 1-0 by the Magpies.

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Joe Willock's second-half goal was the only difference in the tie as Chelsea suffered a major top-four blow.

Fans want Graham Potter sacked

The result saw Potter come under fire from Chelsea fans, with a section of fans calling for his sacking.

One tweeted:

"Sack potter. Watching Chelsea is boring. Graham potter must go."

Another noted:

"Graham Potter - He seems out of his depth completely, doesn’t know his best players and can’t get the best out of what he has."

A third posted:

"We literally downgraded from Thomas Tuchel to Graham Potter. Let's do the needful before it's too late. #PotterOut."

A fourth concluded:

"Graham Potter doesn’t understand what it means to coach a big club and that’s showing in the mentality of his team."