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Hughes Comes Out Fighting And Points To His CV

Hughes Comes Out Fighting And Points To His CV



Twelve days away from a sold out Ewood Park season opener, City gaffer Mark Hughes has gone on the offensive over repeated slaggings from City obsessed rival managers...

As Hughesy and his management team continue to work hard at bringing a considerably strengthened City squad together, it's clear that the boss is now keen on fostering a siege mentality on the back of the first summer of stability at SportCity in many Blue Moons.

Of course, we all know who the usual begrudging and previously cash swamped suspects are, but Sir Taggart's recent swipe at liddle ciddy's 'small club mentality' alongside moans and groans from Arsehole Whinger, David Moyes and Rafa Benitez since Sheikh Mansour came to town have led to Sparky dishing out a riposte with interest via the Daily Express:

'I have never had to court publicity myself because I played for top clubs. I was reticent to say too much at all when I was playing.

'The truth is I never had to, because my performances generated headlines anyway. I was good at what I did and that was enough.

'That has been my way for 45 years so I don't think I will suddenly become one for mind games. But other managers feel that their profile has been raised and they have to do that.'

And in a stinging rebuke at certain 'Big Four' former spendthrifts in particular he levelled:

'Maybe it is because they have not played at a certain level.

'I'm aware managers are saying things about us at the moment but I see that as trying to ease pressure on themselves - that is predictable.'

Clearly Mark Hughes is ready for battle.


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Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Monday August 3 2009
Time: 2:48PM

Comments

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did you hear that smack? man Taggarts cheek must sting...
severedgein
03/08/2009 15:01:00
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Yeah Sparky, keep up the good work eh? SHEEP!!!
Zbam
03/08/2009 15:01:00
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I would have been upset if Hughes had not come out and said something, but that remark must hurt people like Taggart and I hope we make him eat his words from a little club like ours.Reading some of the comments from these people, it make syou think that nobody but them should be allowed to have the cream of football players whilst the others can have mr average.
Buzz Lightyear
03/08/2009 16:54:00
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Yeah Buzz, I'd say Fergie is inconsolable at the moment with that stinging comment?! Lol
Zbam
03/08/2009 17:06:00
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Some of these critics could well soon be pointing to their P45s. Come on City! The way to shut them up is on the pitch.
Sindbad
03/08/2009 20:02:00
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I have a question about SAF: Why is he referred to as Taggart? Forgive me, I'm from the States and don't know any City fans to ask. Thanks.
Ahoyskin
04/08/2009 12:43:00
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Google a TV Detective series called Taggart, Ahoy. It's the job Mr. Ferguson had before he started chewing gum with his mouth open for a living.
Johnny Baguette
04/08/2009 14:08:00
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Thanks Baguette. I Google imaged the name. That's pretty humorous. Scottish TV. No wonder I didn't get it.
Ahoyskin
04/08/2009 14:33:00
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