Steve Bruce plans to contact Phil Parkinson at Sunderland

Steve Bruce plans to wish Phil Parkinson good luck at Sunderland.

Saturday, 19th October 2019, 9:00 am
Updated Saturday, 19th October 2019, 9:05 am
Phil Parkinson.

Parkinson was this week appointed as successor to Jack Ross at the Stadium of Light.

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And Newcastle United manager Bruce – who spent two years at Sunderland earlier in his managerial career – plans to contact Parkinson.

Asked if he had wished Parkinson good luck at the League One club, Bruce said: “Not just yet.

“But I will do the next couple of weeks. I don’t really know him.”