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Hughton still in a quandary over assistant choice.

October 25th, 2010 | 64 Comments |

Hughton: Still pondering.
Hughton: Still pondering.
Despite much specious gossip that Steve Clarke is nailed on to be the replacement for Colin Calderwood as Chris Hughton’s deputy at Newcastle United, Chris Hughton has revealed that he is still undecided about a replacement for the important position.

He revealed:

“It’s something I have wanted to take some time over,

“I don’t expect to take too long over it, but I haven’t named one yet.

“I have a few in mind, but certainly no decisions have been made yet.”

When asked about the gossip surrounding Clarke, who was previously both an assistant and caretaker manager at Newcastle in 1998-99, Hughton speculated:

“Probably the reason it has been mentioned is because he is a very, very good coach who is available and he has a history at this club.” (more…)