Sunderland fans react to ex-Bolton boss’ appointment – ‘Disappointing if he was the best candidate to apply for the job. Shows how far Sunderland have fallen’

The news broke today that Sunderland has appointed former Bolton Wanderers boss Phil Parkinson, following the dismissal of Jack Ross last week.

Parkinson arrives with Sunderland in 9th in League One and one win in the last four league matches.

Parkinson has a rich history of lower league promotions with Bolton, Colchester and Bradford City. Surely the Black Cats will be hoping things go the same way and they refind themselves in the Championship next season.

In true Twitter style, there as been plenty of reaction today and not surprisingly plenty of backing for the new man in charge…