Archive for tag: Chris Hughton to manage in Premier League.

Ginola backs Hughton, because he’s worth it.

May 27th, 2010 | 32 Comments |

Ginola: A fantastic player in his time with us.
Ginola: A fantastic player in his time with us.
Amidst all the speculation and statements, former Newcastle star David Ginola has today heaped praise on current Newcastle boss, Chris Hughton.

Ginola is back in the area promoting something or other, and will be at PC World in Team Valley on Friday if anyone fancies popping down to get an autograph. Ahead of that though, he gave his thoughts on Chris Hughton.

We know ourselves that Chris worked a minor miracle last season as he took a team that was devoid of any confidence and was surrounded by turmoil to the Championship title, and by some margin to boot. David worked with Hughton at Tottenham so knows our current boss better than most, and he believes that there will be no need to call for a big name manager whist Hughton is in the hot seat. (more…)

Mike Ashley to issue statement of intention.

May 4th, 2010 | 109 Comments |

An indication of what awaits?
An indication of what awaits?
They are words that will send shivers down the spine of Newcastle United fans worldwide: Mike Ashley is preparing to release a statement!

You can forgive the feeling of worry when words like that are announced, especially when you take into account that previous statements have been followed by massive disruption and uncertainty through all levels of the club. I think this time will be different though as Mike Ashley has looked like he is again enjoying his tenure as owner, albeit from the executive seats and not the stands, and most will be looking for a positive outlook this time around rather than yet another episode involving the ‘for sale’ signs. The official club statement should be in the public domain some time this week, according to The Journal, the contents of which are sure to be the subject of much deliberation until it’s release. (more…)