Newcastle United Sack Manager Chris Hughton

Newcastle United have sacked their manager Chris Hughton. Newcastle are currently in 12th position in the Premier League, and the news comes after their 3-1 defeat at West Bromwich Albion. The club have announced that reserve team coach and ex-Newcastle player, Peter Beardsley, will be in charge of the first team until a permanent appointment is made.

Following two periods of acting as caretaker manager of the club, Hughton was made permanent manger during the 2009-10 season while Newcastle were in the Football Championship, having been relegated from the Premier league the previous season.

Newcastle made their best ever start to a season last year and went onto win the Championship and secure promotion back to the Premier league, after just one season ทางเข้าufabet away, losing only 4 of their 46 league matches that season.

Many fans had seen Hughton as a having a stabilising effect on the team after a period of instability for the club and relegation form the Premier League the previous season. No one could argue with his impressive style and winning the Championship at his first attempt.

Following an opening day defeat at the hands of Manchester United back in the top flight, Newcastle recorded a 6-0 home win against Aston Villa. Results have included away wins at Everton, West Ham and a memorable 1-0 victory at Arsenal. A local derby 5-1 demolition of North East rivals Sunderland, seemed to have cemented Hughton’s position this season. Newcastle had also recorded an away win at Chelsea in the Carling Cup and they had drawn 1-1 with the champions in a league match last weekend.

The news of the sacking will be a shock to many fans, but a 5-1 away defeat to Bolton and the defeat at West Brom have sealed his fate, as Hughton becomes the first managerial sacking in the Premier league this season.

Newcastle now look to appoint a permanent manger, and it is believed an announcement will be made