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Garry Cook Backs Hughes To The Hilt

Garry Cook Backs Hughes To The Hilt

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Manchester City chief executive Garry Cook has gone on record to say that he is backing Blues manager, Mark Hughes to the hilt.

The Eastlands club is going through what can only be described as a major overhaul, with all aspects of the club being closely scrutinised and possible changes afoot, except the position of our current manager.

Following on from the weekends FA Cup exit, Mr Cook emphasised the importance of stability...

"Mark is part of building the club, from the playing side right through to making this a great place for employees. What we don't do is sit around worrying about what happens if it goes wrong."

"Mark's plans and the way he is running the team are going to build and change and the confidence will start to build."

"We will bring people here who want to see the club move forward and the fans will ideally take to them because they're committed to the club."


Vote of confidence

Cook continued...

"Mark has played and managed at the highest level and knows what success looks like. He and I talk about that success all the time and we are not standing there thinking about 'what if'. We are thinking about when we become successful and how that'll look."



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Writer:Tudor
Date:Monday January 5 2009
Time: 9:43AM

Comments

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so thats the end of Hughsey then chaps!
merlin
05/01/2009 09:59:00
0
naaaaa......he still has the time to turn it around.....with the right signings over the next 4 weeks......
lincolnblue
05/01/2009 10:08:00
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The mirror report that Hughes will be sacke before february, they wish..
Buzz Lightyear
05/01/2009 11:25:00
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...i hope he gets sacked sooner.
enzo city
05/01/2009 11:32:00
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Who would we get then, the vote on the forum suggested the fans wanto Jose, but he is still involved in competitions. David O'leary or Joe Royle? I think not. Lets een what we have later, this month.
Buzz Lightyear
05/01/2009 11:39:00
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Garry knows what he is doing backing Hughes. He used to sell football boots didn't he?
Sindbad
05/01/2009 19:15:00
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I can now confirm that this story about "backing" is bollox. A bizarrely ordered Sun rehash of an interview last month. I'd used quotes from it in mid December's Vital City Zen and thought I'd gone mad. Dan Taylor confirmed it in the Grauniad today: "quotes attributed to Cook yesterday, insisting there is no danger of Hughes being sacked, came from a month-old interview – before the run of games that saw City briefly drop into the Premier League's relegation zone as well as being humiliated in the FA Cup on Saturday by a Nottingham Forest side currently fourth from bottom of the Championship."
Johnny Baguette
06/01/2009 14:31:00
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