Don Hutchison

Don Hutchison

Don Hutchison is a former professional footballer who has played with a host of Premier League teams and is now a sports TV pundit and Journal columnist

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Colin Cooper

Don Hutchison: Colin Cooper bringing Premier League attitude to Hartlepool United

I think Hartlepool United will make a move for promotion this year with savvy Colin Cooper in the dugout

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew

Don Hutchison: Why the first ten games are crucial for NUFC boss Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew will be delighted to get an influx of new signings to motivate his listless Newcastle United squad

Tim Krul

Don Hutchison: Alan Shearer owes me £50 for missing penalty in the Tyne-Wear derby

I sledged Alan Shearer when I was playing for Sunderland against Newcastle, so I can't criticise Tim Krul for his mind games

Uruguay's Luis Suarez holds his teeth after his run in with Italy's Giorgio Chiellini

Don Hutchison: Biting may not be the nastiest thing on a pitch, but I can't get my head round it

In light of the latest alleged biting controversy for Luis Suarez, Don Hutchison looks at what happens on the pitch and what punishment could result

Alan Pardew during a game against Manchester City

Don Hutchison: Good starts can help make Newcastle and Sunderland Premier League fixtures

Journal columnist Don Hutchison says United and Cats opening-day fixtures are nothing to be feared, but both need good summers

Gateshead Manager Gary Mills and Assistant Manager Darren Caskey

Don Hutchison: Oster and Tynesiders prove ageism is wrong

Gateshead FC are at Wembley on Sunday. Don Hutchison is proud his former team-mate John Oster will be there

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew - Untouchable!

Don Hutchison: Alan Pardew is untouchable as long as Mike Ashley stays

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew has the toughest job in the Premier League next season reckons Don Hutchison

Gus Poyet, manager of Sunderland

Don Hutchison: Congratulations on a great job Gus - now learn the lessons

Don Hutchison says Gus Poyet's miracle at Sunderland is nearly complete, but he can't make the same mistakes again

Alan Pardew

Don Hutchison: If Magpies are going to rebuild, they have to buy British

Newcastle United have been a comedy club this season but no-one is laughing. Don Hutchison gives his view on how he would change it

Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet

Don Hutchison: Sunderland look safe now - and one more win might do it

Gus Poyet has stumbled on a formation which works, which is great news for Sunderland, who are potentially only one more win from safety


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