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Hughton “delighted” with Toon battering ram, Sousa bemoans first half fear factor.

November 29th, 2009 | 23 Comments |

Hughton: Delighted with "high tempo start."
Hughton: Delighted with "high tempo start."
In the aftermath of Newcastle United’s 3-0 home victory over Swansea City, Chris Hughton and Swans manager, Paulo Sousa, have been giving their reactions to the game.

Hughton had said before the game that Newcastle United would have to “force the issue” with a team which had the second meanest defence in the Championship apart for ourselves, and they did, battering three headed goals past the hapless Swans within the first half hour.

“I asked for a high tempo start and after half an hour I was delighted. I couldn’t have asked for anything more” the Cockney Colossus crowed, adding:

“To get three goals in that period was tremendous and it has won us the game”

On the huge scoreline that was widely expected after the first half hour period, Hughton continued: (more…)