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Glenn Tilbrook, Blackheath Halls, London

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Newcastle boss Alan Pardew and his scouting team have started to identify potential targets for a summer recruitment drive.

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Ashley believed Hughton lacked authority to take Newcastle to next level

Club cites 'lack of experience' for dismissal of manager but disagreement over backroom staff fuelled rift with board

Chris Hughton: 'Fans always take to you if they like what they see on the pitch'

The Newcastle manager Chris Hughton faces a Premier League baptism of fire as his team take on Manchester United

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Mark Steel: It takes a goal (and a few Amstels) for Dutch courage to kick in

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Rio has feet on ground and hope held high

Given Rio Ferdinand's first tournament experience ended with England being feted at Luton airport despite being knocked out in the last 16 at France 98, it was perhaps refreshing to hear the England captain set the bar high yesterday.

Hughton: No more crazy spending

The Newcastle United manager Chris Hughton has warned the club will have to take a realistic approach as they prepare for life back in the Barclays Premier League.

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