Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Hughton throws his hat into the ring

Hughton throws his hat into the ring

Ahead of Monday`s game Chris Hughton has given his biggest indication he is keen to develop his managerial career at SJP, by revealing he has knocked back offers to go elsewhere. The current caretaker gaffer, now coming up to 18 months at SJP, said:

"Over a period of time, I have had offers to go elsewhere. Certainly, there have been enquiries, there`s no doubt. But I haven`t been tempted one little bit. There`s always been a focus here . . . not at any stage have I thought about walking away. It`s always about 'what is the next stage?`

In the time I`ve been here, either as temporary manager or coach, there have been difficult times. For me to walk away from all that would have just added to the problems. For me, the most important thing is to try to get the problems solved.

It`s been a very challenging time, not just for me but for everybody at the club. But I would be happy to be in control of this group of lads for as long a period as the club wanted me to be."



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Sunday August 30 2009
Time: 11:37AM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Instant Reactions - Bournemouth v Newcastle (24/2/18)

Following today's clash between Bournemouth and Newcastle United, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Bournemouth v Newcastle United

All the stats from Bournemouth (2) vs (2) Newcastle United, Dean Court, 24/2/18 Att: 10,808

One Transfer Deadline Was Never Enough Was It

You've got to love the football authorities, if transfer deadline days weren't ridiculous enough already - they've now begun to breed.

Rafa Praises Shelvey

Rafa Benitez spoke highly of Jonjo Shelvey today in his pre Bournemouth press conference.

Newcastle United Archived Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Dubravka40%
Yedlin0%
Lascelles20%
Lejeune0%
Dummett20%
Ritchie0%
Shelvey0%
Diame0%
Kenedy0%
Perez0%
Gayle20%
Sub - Atsu0%
Sub - Hayden0%
Sub - Manquillo0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot68
2.crooktownmags57
3.Mcnamee6735
4.keggy_keagal33
5.Rexn29
6.Harry's Boy26
7.PieMag24
8.markylad7420
9.Bruce6819
10.The Owl17
Write for Vital Football