Sam Allardyce's former Bolton Wanderers assistant manager Phil Brown says Newcastle fans need a 'reality check'.
Hull boss Brown, who worked under Allardyce at Bolton, told BBC Radio Five Live: "The sooner all parties - including supporters, including the media - take a reality check (the better).
"Newcastle have only won one trophy in the last 50 years.
"All of a sudden, a new man comes to the helm and everyone expects immediate success. It's ridiculous to expect it.