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Hughton sacked as Newcastle manager.

December 6th, 2010 | 142 Comments |

Hughton suited, now booted.
Hughton suited, now booted.
The breaking news is that Newcastle have today parted company with Chris Hughton.

Chris Hughton has been the manager of Newcastle United for the past 18 months and masterminded promotion from The Championship at the first attempt. Goalkeeping coach Paul Barron also leaves his role.

The betting had been suspended earlier in the morning, which has happened before, but it appears that this time around they were right. The team has been in a bad run of form of late, but this decision has shocked me to the core as I was fully behind Hughton and feel that he just needed time to turn things around. It’s still early days and there will need to be some time to digest this news before the speculation starts regarding Hughton’s successor.

A statement on the club website said; (more…)