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Hughes flattered by Toon (AUDIO)

Hughes flattered by Toon (AUDIO)


Following Harry Redknapp's surprising rejection for the Newcastle job, Mark Hughes has emerged as front runner for the bookies to succeed Sam Allardyce at St James' Park.

Speaking after Blackburn's last minute 2-1 win over Bolton at the Reebok Stadium, Hughes says he's flattered by the interest shown in him and says it reflects positively on his current club's progress after more than three years at Ewood Park.

However the Rovers boss stops short of saying he is interested, as his name seems to crop up every time a so called 'top job' becomes available.

Hughes signed a new contract back in October amid speculation Tottenham were after him following Martin Jol's sacking.

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Writer:Lee
Date:Monday January 14 2008
Time: 12:21AM

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i cant open the link, has any1 heard it? does he deny anything or has he kept his options open?
sasman
14/01/2008 02:22:00
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Guardian website seems to suggest that he doesn't rule himself out: "Asked to end speculation by announcing he would be staying at Blackburn, Hughes, who said he had not had any contact with Newcastle and did not believe his chairman, John Williams, had been approached, replied: "That's a hypothetical question and I don't answer hypothetical questions. It's not in my hands; it's in the chairman's hands. I'm proud to be Blackburn Rovers' manager [but] in football you can never say never." " http://football.guardian.co.uk/News_Story/0,,2240343,00.html?gusrc=rss&feed=5 all sounds a bit concerning
Bents4eng
14/01/2008 10:18:00
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oo ok, interesting, dont seem to confident lads, hope im wrong
sasman
14/01/2008 10:33:00
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I'm getting this on the record very early..... in Sparky does leave (please don't!!!!!)... NO WAY is Souness coming back!!!
Bents4eng
14/01/2008 12:35:00
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Souness has not even been linked with us, he wants to return to Newcastle, Sparky wont leave, if he does though, would be really interesting, who would we snap up? Sam Allardyce? Maybe even Jose Mourinho lollll, Sparky aint leaving....
sasman
14/01/2008 13:57:00
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Souness BACK to Newcastle!!! It's NEVER going to happen dude, nor would a return here if Sparky left (which he wont't) SURELY!
Hughes Da Man
14/01/2008 20:03:00
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I know... (I pray) but I had to get it in early :D Also... please god not fat Sam
Bents4eng
14/01/2008 23:39:00
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How bout a cheeky go for Mourinho lol
sasman
15/01/2008 03:29:00
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Dont think he will leave. Why leave a club doing well to the worst job going at the moment?
will it ever happen
15/01/2008 15:23:00
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I am more and more confident that he will say no to the geordie job. Keep the faith guys, Hughes is our man.
MikeyGamst
15/01/2008 22:36:00
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