Tag Archives: Chris Hughton

Match Preview: Norwich City vs. Newcastle United

Newcastle United are hoping that a win against Norwich City on Tuesday could move them back into contention for a Europa League position for next season.

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Newcastle ‘United’: Football Providing Cultural Shift

They say ‘change is the only constant’ – and there has been much of this down the years with Newcastle United. In fact the only thing that hasn’t changed is the famous Black and White stripes. However Newcastle United now have a very different look about them from when they did 25 years ago.

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James Perch – from expendable to indispensable

The magpies were first linked with James Perch in January 2010 while still in the championship. The then Nottingham Forest manager described Newcastle’s offer derisory and it was promptly rejected. To some extent, that was expected as forest had more than a decent chance of promotion and no one would like to lose one of their […]

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Pardew and Co. Rewarded With New Eight Year Contract Extension

There is no doubt that Alan Pardew has been instrumental in balancing the unsettled ship of Newcatsle United over the past couple of years, and news today is that the Newcastle manager has signed a new eight year deal at the Tyneside club.  

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Top 5: Pre-Season Friendlies

The pre-season period is vital for every team, whether for confidence building, or to build up player fitness after the holidays, every team strives for a good set of pre-season friendlies. Here we will take a look at the top 5 pre-season friendlies that Newcastle United have taken part in.

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How Does Alan Pardew Compare to His Predecessors?

Undoubtedly, Alan pardew has had a fantastic year with Newcastle United in his first full season in charge, leading the club to the unfamiliar but embraced heights of fifth position, qualifying for the UEFA cup and, consequentially, winning the PFA manager of the season award. Therefore, we have endeavoured to analyse his statistics in comparison to past Newcastle managers.  

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Former Magpie Lee Clark to Manage Birmingham City

Former Newcastle United midfielder Lee Clark is set to become the second ex-Geordie to manage Birmingham City,  following the announcement that he is to take over the Midlands club.

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Chris Hughton: Sacking was ‘unjust’

In a rare interview with the Telegraph newspaper, former Newcastle manager Chris Hughton has said his sacking was ‘unjust’ and that he ‘should still be Newcastle United manager’. Toon owner Mike Ashley caused seismic tremors through the North East on 6th December 2010 when he sacked the now Birmingham boss with Newcastle sitting comfortably in […]

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Mike Ashley: A Hero in Disguise?

Fans and pundits alike were heaping even more praise on Newcastle United and their manager Alan Pardew this weekend after a 2-0 win away at Swansea which kept the club in the hunt for Champions League football. One man that was the happiest of all however was owner Mike Ashley who, after a turbulent five […]

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