Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Hughes Linked With Newcastle Job

Hughes Linked With Newcastle Job

Blackburn Rovers manager Mark Hughes is once again being linked with the now vacant position at Newcastle United.

Hughes has been a target for Newcastle for sometime now, and even when Sam Allardyce was in charge at St James' Park he was being linked with the club as their owner Mike Ashley is understood to be an admirer of Hughes'.

Now with Allardyce having left Newcastle "by mutual consent" the position is available and a lot of people are beginning to feel that Sparky is the man that they want, despite Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp being the current favourite. The suggestion is that Sparky might feel that he has taken Rovers as far as he can, something I would COMPLETELY disagree with.

A senior Rovers source told the Lancashire Telegraph: "We've heard nothing from Newcastle United and that's how we hope it stays."


NOT REGISTERED TO VITAL BLACKBURN? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Register by clicking here.

Writer:Walker
Date:Thursday January 10 2008
Time: 11:14PM

Comments

0
Sparky would be CRAZY to go to Newcastle, he will stay with us until the Manure job becomes available, then he will go, NOT before!!!
Hughes Da Man
10/01/2008 23:17:00
0
not sure if the new NUFC owners are Geordies, probably so, if they are Welsh then maybe Hughes will go, otherwise its too far out of his safety zone, mind you Savage as well as Bellamy how now been sold. Could be Peace in the Darwen valleys, yet. boyo.
laughing norm
10/01/2008 23:41:00
0
i just don't see why any sane manager would really want the newcastle job?! Their fans expect way too much, they are definitely the spurs of the north... it's not even like they're risiculously rich compared to the clubs around them any more.. west ham, villa, pompey, city all seem to have a *****load of cash even if we don't.. hell even sunderland and fulham'll spend more than newcastle this year.. I just don't see the attraction.
Bents4eng
11/01/2008 01:50:00
0
Lok out fellas their about to offer the job to our Harry.. and I'm sure he'll say no... Then it'll be Hughsie the'll want... Keep 'old of him he's great for your club... You wouldn't wat Hodgeson back now would ya ?
Chix
11/01/2008 07:30:00
0
I quite liked Hodgson... I'd prefer Hughes though! Pompey want to worry though, apparantly Harry is tempted and Newcastle will fly him to and from work everyday in a private jet so he doesn't have to move from him beloved south coast.
FreidelNo.1
11/01/2008 09:53:00
0
ah ***** off newcastle! i hate newcastle the club and the team spurs of the north they are except they havent won anything in fifty years! if sparky goes he is stupid! he has the full backing of the fans and of the board! at newcastle he will never have any of that!
durks de rover
11/01/2008 11:30:00
0
It's a compliment (well I think) but he'll not go.
Hughes Da Man
11/01/2008 11:45:00
0
No chance on him leaving. Trying to get you into the champions league!!
will it ever happen
15/01/2008 15:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Video - Championship Goals, 21st-22nd April 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Stats: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Blackburn

All the stats from Wolverhampton Wanderers (0) vs (0) Blackburn, Molineux, 22/04/17 Att: 20,249

Team Sheets - Wolves v Blackburn

Blackburn go to Molineux as the visitors to Wolves for the latest Championship game.

Follow Live On Twitter - Wolves v Blackburn

Blackburn go to Molineux as the visitors to Wolves today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By:
Raya50%
Nyambe0%
Lenihan0%
Ward0%
Mulgrew0%
Williams0%
Bennett0%
Lowe0%
Guthrie0%
Conway0%
Gallagher0%
Sub-Graham0%
Sub-Lucas Joao0%
Sub-Emnes50%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
2 Newcastle 43 26 7 10 85 37
3 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
4 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
5 Huddersfield 43 24 6 13 78 2
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 43 16 13 14 61 5
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 43 15 10 18 55 -2
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.roveritejon1
Write for Vital Football