Mark Hughes storms out of press conference after Stoke lose to Newcastle

01 January 2018 07:07
• Manager says fans’ chants and banners calling for dismissal are expected• Hughes angrily defends changes in 5-0 defeat at Chelsea after 1-0 lossMark Hughes maintained he is the “best person” for the job at Stoke City despite renewed calls from supporters for him to be sacked in the wake of a fifth defeat in seven matches. The Stoke manager brought himself under added pressure by fielding a weakened team for the 5-0 defeat at Chelsea on Saturday and that gamble failed to pay off as his side lost 1-0 at home against Newcastle.Although Hughes insisted he had no regrets about his team selection at Chelsea and claimed he “would still make the same decision given the same circumstances again”, the Welshman lost his cool when pressed on that subject after Newcastle’s win and stormed out of his post-match press conference. Related: Mark Hughes on brink as Newcastle’s Ayoze Pérez sinks struggling Stoke Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian


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