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Hughton: Campbell is rock Sol-id

14 October 2010 03:30
Newcastle boss Chris Hughton will have no qualms about pitching veteran defender Sol Campbell back into the Barclays Premier League if he feels the need. The 36-year-old former England international has been used sparingly during his time on Tyneside so far after a late start to pre-season training. However, he showed in his senior debut in a Carling Cup victory at Chelsea and then as a substitute in the 2-1 defeat at Manchester City last time out that he is ready to play his part if required. Hughton said: "Sol has shown in the games he has played, Chelsea away and coming on at Manchester City, that he is a very solid character and a very solid player. "There are not too many frills about Sol, he just does the job efficiently and in the manner in which he is used to doing it, so I have never had any fears about him."

Source: PA