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Harper on “ideal manager” Hughton.

November 5th, 2010 | 84 Comments |

Harper: The one with the s**te sculpture (again).
Harper: The one with the s**te sculpture (again).
Anyone who doubts Newcastle United’s players total loyalty must take a look at comments made since the derby victory.

Shola Ameobi, Kevin Nolan and Joey Barton have now been joined by long serving, and long suffering goalkeeper, Steve Harper, in endorsing Hughton’s hopes for a new contract.

Harper, who has worked with 10 managers since joining the club in 1993 should be more knowledgeable then as to what United need from their boss.

And Speaking to the Telegraphy. Harper has now outlined the characteristics which make Hughton “perfect” for United:

“He has been the ideal manager for us. He doesn’t work the crowd; he just gets his head down and gets on with the job. He doesn’t milk it; he gets on with things irrespective of things going on around him.”

“He is incredible. He is always the same, he doesn’t get carried away when things are going well and he doesn’t get too down when they are not. He is very level-headed, which is what this club needs. He is the perfect man for the job.” (more…)