Newcastle United - Hughton: Players showing 'intensity' in training
UK time is: 03:45:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Hughton: Players showing 'intensity' in training

Chris Hughton has reassured fans that with players coming back from injury, and competition from places heating up, the Magpies are showing more grit, and resilience, and that there is an added level of intensity in training.

Speaking to the club's official web site, Hughton said: 'After the disappointment of the result at Hull it was an opportunity to freshen things up.

'But that's what we have at the moment - competition for places.

'It was good to see players come back into the team and show what they can do and that was encouraging.

'We hope that competition remains for the rest of the season because what you see is an increase in the intensity of training sessions.

'And that then translates onto the pitch which is where it matters.'

Geordies everywhere will hope that that in fact is the case, with tough fixtures, including a visit by Chelsea, and a journey to Liverpool on the cards in the coming months.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

Free 15 bet when you spend 5 on The New Football Pools

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 25 2009

Time: 11:07AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Grit, resilience and intensity in training. All well and good, but it's the performances on the pitch that count Mr Hughton, so training is a bit irrelevant, and as rallying cries go that's pretty poor.
fifthcolumnblue
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 11:45:00

Grit, resilience and intensity in training. All well and good, but it's the performances on the pitch that count Mr Hughton, so training is a bit irrelevant, and as rallying cries go that's pretty poor.
fifthcolumnblue
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 11:45:00

I don't think Hughton's said anything interesting or insightful yet this season.
greg23
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 13:09:00

I don't think Hughton's said anything interesting or insightful yet this season.
greg23
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 13:09:00

He'll be interesting when we are in League One... not a moment sooner!
Mehzeb
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 14:29:00

He'll be interesting when we are in League One... not a moment sooner!
Mehzeb
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 14:29:00

Hughton is such a****. Why are we persisting with people who have never had a history with NUFC, do not care about NUFC and would happily jump ship without a care in the world if a better offer came along? That goes for most of the players too...
BaldEagle
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 18:14:00

Hughton is such a****. Why are we persisting with people who have never had a history with NUFC, do not care about NUFC and would happily jump ship without a care in the world if a better offer came along? That goes for most of the players too...
BaldEagle
Report Abuse
25/03/2009 18:14:00

He hasnt got a clue what he is doing! And Mike Ashley still trusts him which shows how much of a clue MA has!
nu-switz-fc
Report Abuse
26/03/2009 10:45:00

He hasnt got a clue what he is doing! And Mike Ashley still trusts him which shows how much of a clue MA has!
nu-switz-fc
Report Abuse
26/03/2009 10:45:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Pardew - January Was Key (Friday May 22 2015)

McClaren-Gate Rumbles On (Thursday May 21 2015)

Dummett Agrees With The Fans (Thursday May 21 2015)

Torn Over NUFC (Thursday May 21 2015)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. billybobcat 158
2. Toon_NoMatterWot 104
3. OldLeazes 96
4. officemonkey 87
5. BLACKBOB 82
6. vin1892 58
7. Odin 54
8. The Owl 49
9. Finn_the_Dog 45
10. ukrocks0007 43

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Leicester City 37 10 8 19 -13 38
15. Sunderland 37 7 17 13 -20 38
16. Aston Villa 37 10 8 19 -25 38
17. Newcastle 37 9 9 19 -25 36
18. Hull City 37 8 10 19 -18 34
19. Burnley 37 6 12 19 -26 30
20. Q.P.R. 37 8 6 23 -27 30

Breaking League News

Pearson - We Want To Say Thank You
Leicester City : 22/05/2015 21:34:01
Vardy Still Getting His Head Around England Call
Leicester City : 22/05/2015 21:29:00
Dyche & Heaton Talk Villa
Burnley : 22/05/2015 21:17:00
Stoke target free transfer Konoplyanka
Stoke : 22/05/2015 21:17:00
Berahino Can Move - Pulis
WBA : 22/05/2015 21:03:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

QPR MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 10%
Janmaat 3%
Coloccini 0%
Dummett 0%
Gutierrez 11%
Taylor 3%
Colback 3%
Perez 53%
Sissoko 0%
Cabella 0%
Riviere 11%
Sub - Cisse 0%
Sub - Aarons 3%
Sub - Ameobi 3%