Bramble out as Allardyce swings the axe

FORMER Ipswich Town star Titus Bramble's Newcastle United career finally came to an abrupt end today as new manager Sam Allardyce wasted little time in swinging the axe.

FORMER Ipswich Town star Titus Bramble's Newcastle United career finally came to an abrupt end today as new manager Sam Allardyce wasted little time in swinging the axe.

The 25-year-old defender, who cost the St James' Park club £5m, was one of five players released by the club a day after Allardyce was unveiled as Glenn Roeder's successor.