'He overachieved at Sunderland!': Hibernian fans react to Jack Ross appointment - and Dylan McGeouch move

Former Sunderland boss Jack Ross has been unveiled as the new manager of Hibernian – and fans of both clubs have been quick to react.

Friday, 15th November 2019, 4:00 pm

Ross agreed a three-and-a-half year deal at Easter Road today, and here’s what supporters were saying on social media about the appointment:

@BuntingFootball said: “Jack Ross has been confirmed as the new manager of @HibernianFC this afternoon. A very hands on manager, works tirelessly hard and I really hope it works out for the man.”

@whanie49 added: “As a big Jack Ross fan I hope he absolutely smashes the job at @HibernianFC”

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@The_Tman10 commented: “Jack Ross IMO a superb appointment for Hibs. He was certainly my No1 choice for the job since Heckingbottom departed. Sure the fans will now really get behind him & the team”@adam_theaker jested: “Announce 1-1”

Hibernian fan @123Ewing tweeted: “Limbs”

@rossbatchelor9 added: “Jealous. Hope he does wonders for Hibs.”

@IWeatherspoon posted: “Best of luck Jack. The job you did at Sunderland was a good one despite how it ended.”

@robertbrucerix said: “Tell him to bring Dylan with him please thank you”

@PaulMackay1875 tweeted: “Welcome to Hibs jack and the craziest rollercoaster you have ever been on”

@Simonsafc1879 added: “Good luck Jack! p.s. Dylan McGeoch will be available in January to you can take him back!”

@01dunnn commented: “Great appointment, I hope he does a great job. He seems like a great person who overachieved with Sunderland getting them into two finals”

But @kevincook77 argued: “Imagine being excited for a manager who couldn’t get Sunderland out of league one”

@HibeesMC said: “Happy with the appointment of Jack Ross. Let’s all get pulling in the same direction. It’s been a miserable few months following Hibs, the negativity(including myself) has been draining”

@sm_mercer tweeted: “I said in a tweet a couple of weeks ago that i didnt get the hype about Jack Ross in saying that I am happy he's here, a scottish manager who knows the game will make a difference. Fully supportive of the appointment”

@pieandbov posted: “A tremendous appointment. Hibs fans will absolutely love Jack Ross. Will completely unite the club and he will do it playing a good attacking style of football.”