Newcastle United have appointed Steve Bruce as their head coach on a three-year contract.
Former Sunderland manager Bruce, 58, resigned as Sheffield Wednesday boss on Monday following talks with the Magpies at the weekend.
Newcastle have been without a manager since Rafael Benitez left when his contract expired in June, saying the club “did not share his vision”.
Bruce was born near Newcastle and was a boyhood Magpies fan.
Steve Bruce has been in managerial employment during every calendar year since his first job with Sheffield United in 1998.