The Chronicle changes front page after Newcastle United fan pressure

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The power of Twitter was ably demonstrated by Newcastle United fans last night, following the club’s relegation from the Premier League.

As the club’s fate was sealed, Darren Thwaites, the editor-in-chief of Trinity North East, tweeted The Chronicle's front page: “Charnley, You’ve Got One Job… Keep Rafa… Or Go.”

Lee Charnley is the managing director of Newcastle United and the newspaper has placed the blame almost entirely on his shoulders, saying it is he, who must “carry the can” for the problems at the club.

However, following a barrage of responses from readers, Thwaites stated that the “power of public opinion changes our front page to this:

“Charnley, You’ve Got Two Jobs… Keep Rafa… Then Go.”