Hughton eyeing Premier League return

29 October 2009 09:51
Chris Hughton insists promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking remains his priority after being confirmed as permanent manager at Newcastle.[LNB]Hughton has been given a contract until the end of the 2010/11 season having helped the Magpies to the top of the Championship during his caretaker role.[LNB]He told the club`s official website: "It`s a very, very proud day for me. It is very much an honour and a privilege to be manager of this great football club.[LNB]"It has a tremendous tradition and I am delighted to follow in a great line of managers.[LNB]"On a personal level, I am thrilled to have this opportunity because I have grown to love this football club since I arrived nearly two years ago.[LNB]"But it is not about personal ambitions, the number one aim for everyone is to get this football club back into the Premier League this season."

Source: Eurosport