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Hughton gets all Churchillian: “we needed fighters and men.”

November 3rd, 2009 | 15 Comments |

Two points clear
Two points clear
Newcastle United’s 1-0 win last night wasn’t pretty but it did the job. Newcastle go back to the top of the table, clear by 2 points.

Hughton had this to say about last night’s game:

It was an ugly win. Sheffield play a style which makes it difficult. You have to be strong and resilient.

For the majority of the game I thought we handled everything they threw at us. We’ve just got to make sure we keep up the performances and stay where we are.”

I suppose he’s right. We did handle everything they threw at us inasmuch as we didn’t concede a goal, although Sheffield United only really looked dangerous in that respect at the end of the game when Harper produced some good saves. (more…)