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Hughton: The big love in for Loven, Colo and ‘the Flying Pan’.

November 30th, 2009 | 11 Comments |

Sideshow Bob: "A real class defender" says Hughton.
Sideshow Bob: "A real class defender" says Hughton.
Newcastle United manager, Chris Hughton, has been giving ’nuff respect to more players on nufcTV. This time, Hughton’s effusive praise has been heaped upon the two Fabs, Colloccini and Pancrate, and a back in the goals Peter Lovenkrands.

Lovenkrands hailed.

First to be showered with praise was recently troubled Dane, Lovenkrands, who has struggled with family illness and a lack of full match fitness in the last few months. On the Great Dane, Hughton gushed:

“He gives us that pace up the middle and is a great outlet,”

On his goalscoring performance in the Swansea game, he effused:

“I thought he coped with the 90 minutes tremendously well given the fact it was his first game for a while.

“He was full of running towards the end and that’s testament to his hard work.

“He got a good goal and it was a great assist for Marlon.

“That performance will lift him and I thought overall he was excellent.” (more…)