Newcastle fan takes an almighty tumble whilst proudly displaying Benitez banner (Vine)

What with the disastrous reign of Steve McClaren coming to an inevitable car crash end, there were many a stunned Geordie when former European Cup winner Rafa Benitez rocked up at Newcastle United.


Whilst the portly Spanish coach couldn’t quite earn his side a valuable three points against fierce rivals Sunderland this weekend, there’s still a more hopeful atmosphere around the club following their new acquisition.

For one member of the Toon Army however, things took a swift turn for the worst.

Holding aloft her “Rafa – Welcome To The Toon Army’ homemade banner at St. James’ Park on Sunday, watch as one poor women takes a rather violent tumble over her creation and down some stairs.



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