Dedicate Liverpool Game To Hughton – It’s His Birthday


We know the club have yet to appoint a new manager at Newcastle United, but this article is meant to be a message to the Newcastle United squad and specifically to those players who will represent Newcastle against Liverpool on Saturday afternoon.

Please dedicate the Liverpool game to this manChris Hughton

When Chris Hughton kept his players in the dressing room after the game on Sunday, we were 95% certain that would spark a ferocious response from our players on Saturday afternoon, when they meet the ever improving Liverpool side.

It just so happen to be Chris  Hughton’s 52nd birthday on Saturday too, so what better than to dedicate their performance on Saturday to their former manager.

They should start that game like the proverbial steam train, and play their hearts out as a demonstration of thanks and support to their former manager.

Dedicate their performance to everything that Chris Hughton did for the Newcastle United club, during his very short stay of 16 months in charge – even though he has now left the building.

Sounds good to us.



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46 comments so far

  • chris6033

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:15 PM

    Comment #1

    we could dedicate it, rather than didicate it…lol ED

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  • NuFcKieran

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:16 PM

    Comment #2

    All you will here on saturday is ONLY ONE CHRIS HUGHTON !!. come on lads win it for him

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  • magpie999

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:17 PM

    Comment #3

    ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
    Dedicate their performance to Chris Hughton

    We’ve lost to Stoke, Blackburn, Blackpool, drew against Fulham and Wigan and we expect that somehow the squad is going to go out on Saturday and put in a performance?????

    If they couldn’t do it against those teams WITH Hughton as manager how disrespectful would it be to turn it on against Liverpool (now that hes been sacked 🙂 Begs belief some of the stories being flung about here now Ed.

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  • toonster88

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:18 PM

    Comment #4

    lets “didicate” it for all the managers arsely has sacked.ha2

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  • magpie999

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:20 PM

    Comment #5

    I think this is the biggest disrespect you could have.

    Turn it on now that you’re sacked because we couldn’t be @rsed while you were in charge.

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  • Geordie-Gerrard7

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:20 PM

    Comment #6

    Hughton was a good bloke, but not a great coach!! Bring Olin jol!!

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  • expatgeordie

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:22 PM

    Comment #7

    God you’d think Hughton had died if the players were that much on his side they wouldn’t have played so badly against Blackpool, Stoke, Blackburn, Fulham, Bolton or West Brom. 1 point from those games against teams we would have expected to get at least 12 has contributed to Hughton getting the sack. The players must take a big proportion of the blame.

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  • Geordie-Gerrard7

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:33 PM

    Comment #8

    Hughton was a good bloke, but not a great coach!! Bring in jol!!

    If it’s pardew or curbishley I swear to god I will stop watching us.

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  • Brettoon

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:38 PM

    Comment #9

    Expat geordie –

    Players must definitely take some of the blame but Hughton shouldn’t have been sacked in the first bloody place

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  • Whitecap

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:41 PM

    Comment #10

    Ashley still has time. He can still admit his mistake, ring up Hughton, apologise for his rash decision and ask him back on.

    Any decent man would do this. Of course, that might be asking a lot of Ashley.

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  • SirAlan

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:44 PM

    Comment #11

    ED to be quite frank and honest you along with other idiots where praising AHSLEY and Co, saying how he was backing Chris Hughton and all sorts of Crap…….hang your head’s in Shame you ASHLEY SUPPORTERS “Chris Hughton” deserved better than you back stabbers

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  • Mac

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:50 PM

    Comment #12

    If Curb or Pardew get the job,there’ll be a season ticket in the bin outside shearers.Pardew is now odds on favorite.

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  • davis_toons

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:52 PM

    Comment #13

    Geordie-Gerrard7 // Dec 7, 2010 at 5:33 PM

    Bro dnt swear too early cause in Newcastle Football Club anything is possible. haha

    Liverpool might be the last match you are going to watch then…

    Hope you watch it “Live”

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  • davis_toons

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:54 PM

    Comment #14

    Not much fans will want both the ALANS to take charge.

    But MA always try to do something different sometimes

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  • Milzzy Rascal

    Dec 7, 2010 at 5:56 PM

    Comment #15

    I’m resigned to the fact that it’s going to be Alan Pardew now he’s cheap he’s cockney he’s a puppet on a string who’s liable to piss the fans off.

    Perfect for Ashley. All I want for Christmas is a takeover (and Jessica Alba)

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  • davis_toons

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:00 PM

    Comment #16

    New manager is surpose to bring us forward not backwards.

    Arent we going for the Arsenal Style of management?

    Ok, get someone who would play football like them then.

    Both the Alans are NOT of this style of coaching.

    Pls do not be even be interested in them, get somboday eles i will even accept Frank Rijkaard.

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  • Whitecap

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:11 PM

    Comment #17
  • Wigaz

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:15 PM

    Comment #18

    As a long time newcastle fan i am absolutely disgusted by ashleys recent actions. Just when i thought he may have learned his lesson he pulls this shite! I don’t care if we get jol oneil or even mourinio coz i tell you one thing, i will never again set foot in sjp whilst that fat paracite owns our club, he has made a mug out of us for too long now & enoughs enough! If we want this disease out of our club we have to do one simple thing… Don’t go to the games! An empty stadium would force his hand & make him sell. But unfortunately our greatest strength is also our greates weakness, we’re to dam loyal! You could play 11 pissheads from the bigg market & the toon army would still turn out in force to watch em! If we were owned by satan himself we’d still go! But for once we need to do the unthinkable & boycott our beloved club, drastic tines call for drastic measures & we need to get mike ashley out of our club. As long as we keep lining his pocket he’ll stick around dragging nufc through the mud & laughing at every single one of us whilst he does it.

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  • magpie999

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:27 PM

    Comment #19

    Well I’m disgusted with this article.

    Go out on Saturday and dedicate the game to Hughton.

    If the players had played well enough for Hughton and got max points against Wigan, Blackpool, Blackburn, Fulham he would still be in a job.

    Dedicate the game, thats got to be the biggest reverse compliment you could ever give.

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  • Edd Case

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:29 PM

    Comment #20

    Well I really am warming to the idea of having Jol in charge but Hoddles odds are tumbling by the minute…

    10/1 – worth a few quid I tell ya.

    Not saying I want him but there’s connections there and as some people have already said, Ashley loved him when he was a little fat boy, bet he still loves him now he’s a big fat boy.

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  • CT

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:32 PM

    Comment #21

    Feeling sick. BBC sport reports that Pardew/Arsh/Llambastad are all mates and had nights at the London casino together. Seems they all met up again 10 days ago to discuss Pardews appointment, if this is true and it happens we got to make it so uncomfortable for Pardew that he quits, the players led by Nolan and Sol should go on strike.
    THIS IS AN INSULT TO OUR INTELLIGENCE!!

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  • CT

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:36 PM

    Comment #22

    Told you not to disregard Hoddle on previous threads, Arsh would be orgasmical if the son of god came. Can only say better than Pardew/Curbishly tho`!

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  • Shot Bru

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:36 PM

    Comment #23

    I suppose Hoddle fits the bill for Ashley…Hoddle has an academy in Spain giving players a second chance….it’s a win win situation for Ashley and Hoddle. Ashley gets cheap players from Hoddle’s academy and it’s good PR for Hoddle’s academy.

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  • GeordieGerman

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:40 PM

    Comment #24

    Strikes, boycotts… ? Plonkers

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  • fergie

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:44 PM

    Comment #25

    Hughton’s work will not be forgotten, but we must move on. The new manager needs to be backed to the hilt if we are to survive this season. However, if it is Pardew, then I’ll need some motivation in getting behind him.

    http://toonbarmy.wordpress.com/2010/12/07/north-eastenders-returns/

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  • CT

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:45 PM

    Comment #26

    GG, no other way to get our message across to Ashley, TIT

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  • GeordieGerman

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:50 PM

    Comment #28

    empty stadium. Great moral booster for the team and you think relegation will get rid of Ashley? staying up and giving Ashley something to sell will get rid of him.

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  • DarloGeordie

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:52 PM

    Comment #29

    CT – so your saying boycotting and strikes are the way to lead Newcastle United into the future is the way forward, check yourself… If you run a business your gonna make decisions that make a lot of people unhappy i really don’t agree with the fat lads decisions but bankrupting the club is not the way to go to call our German counterpart a TIT is a little harsh

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  • DarloGeordie

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:53 PM

    Comment #30

    We r all black n white army after all

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  • edb23

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:55 PM

    Comment #31

    I’ve heard Ketsbaia mentioned a few times, wouldn’t be very happy with him coming in. He’s managing Georgia, I normally wouldn’t believe it but heard it a few times and if Fat Mike can employ JFK than this seems normal!

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  • CT

    Dec 7, 2010 at 6:59 PM

    Comment #32

    Trust me, a Platinum ticket for L`pool game is £60 and rest of stadium pro rata, there will be no need for strikes b`cos the shit that will be served up by Pardew/ Curbs/O`neil will empty the stadium. Be lucky to get 20,000.
    At least with Jol we might have a chance, last season with Ajax he had a plus goal difference of 84, next best was half that.

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  • DarloGeordie

    Dec 7, 2010 at 7:07 PM

    Comment #33

    Goal difference of 84 sounds very nice could take that lol

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  • CT

    Dec 7, 2010 at 7:09 PM

    Comment #34

    Darlo, he`s making All his customers(US) unhappy, he`s in danger of bankrupting the club himself if we don`t continue to spend.
    3x months ago we were starting to once again be everyones 2nd team, now wer`e a joke! AGAIN
    By the way i am a successful business man with companies around the world, and it wasn`t by pissin all my customers off.
    Arsh is in danger of self fullfilling prophecy and I want to stop him completely ruining what Hoots achieved against all odds!!

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  • DarloGeordie

    Dec 7, 2010 at 7:14 PM

    Comment #35

    Didn’t mean you need to pis5 all ya customers off and i didn’t want to cause offence mate. I am sure that boycotting the club because of the owner will only cause negative effects surely we have learnt that lesson.

    Im glad someone is doing well in this economic climate because i have just graduated and i was struggling to find employment everyone after experience rather than qualifications nowadays so if you have any jobs going in your multi-national company then i would be happpy to send you my CV lol…

    You tell me what you think we can do to get rid of Cashley and i will quite happily hop on board.

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  • CT

    Dec 7, 2010 at 7:34 PM

    Comment #36

    Cashflow is king–stop or reduce it ASH is screwed, he either tops it up himself or forced to sell at huge loss but with new austerity measures coming in any top up will have to be written off as it can`t appear as a directors loan on the balance sheet under the new rules.
    Sorry just taken on 2 new grads, no more room at the inn.

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  • DarloGeordie

    Dec 7, 2010 at 7:47 PM

    Comment #37

    Yet again another knock back haha feel sorry for future graduates. Will take it on the chin and continue on with my dead end job. Even with a 1st its hard…

    I noticed you mentioned (US) in a previous post u based over there? U also mentioned cashflow and believe me i am not spending a penny at the club or sportsdirect until its proven to be a correct decison

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  • CT

    Dec 7, 2010 at 8:06 PM

    Comment #38

    No US as in WE!! Based in N.East where my HO is, 2 businesses in Malaysia.

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  • The Eternal Optimist

    Dec 7, 2010 at 8:40 PM

    Comment #39

    get a grip lads. 2 points out of 13. The leagues there for the taking this year and we’re missing big chances.

    Ashley doesnt trust Chris to spend his money. Hoots was a nice guy and did ok. We’ll spend in January no doubt, where that moneys coming from we can only hope its not carrol but beyond that we are getting rid before we get into trouble rather than after.

    We will get a better tactician in even if it is one of the alans. hoots had no plan b. he bought well for the championship but we’re back in the big leagues now. If Jol comes in its a massive upgrade, anyone else, a minor upgrade.

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  • The Eternal Optimist

    Dec 7, 2010 at 8:41 PM

    Comment #40

    by “the leagues there for the taking” i do not mean we’ll win it btw, i simply think aiming to just survive isnt enough, particularly if fat ash wants to spend.

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