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The aftermath – Hughton counts cost of Deepdale encounter.

November 24th, 2009 | 41 Comments |

Ryan Taylor: Calf.
Ryan Taylor: Calf.
Newcastle United manager, Chris Hughton, was left counting the cost of Toon’s emphatic 1-0 trouncing of Preston at Deepdale yesterday evening, where a 74th minute strike by Kevin Nolan helped to keep the lads at the top of the table.

Talking to NUFC TV, he assessed the bodycount:

“The first problem was that Ryan Taylor felt his calf in the warm up and we had to pull him out” the Cockney Colossus moaned.

Moving on to casualty number two, striker, Andy Carroll, Hughton went on:

“Andy had been feeling unwell all day and probably had no right to play.

“But this lad is a tough individual and when asked the question he wanted to play.

“We probably got alot longer than we thought out of him and he gave everything he had.” (more…)