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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England manager Roy Hodgson

Don Hutchison: I fear for the future of North East football

Former Sunderland star Don Hutchison says kids aren't playing enough football any more and we lavish too much money on Academy stars

Steven Gerrard

Don Hutchison: Three things I have learned this week

Black Cats legend Don Hutchison on three things he has learned this week

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley

Don Hutchison: It is time for Mike Ashley to sell up and leave

Forget sacking Alan Pardew, if he had been serious about making Newcastle a force Mike Ashley would never have appointed him in the first place

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew

Don Hutchison: No point rushing a decision on Alan Pardew now

I can't see Alan Pardew being manager of Newcastle United next season, but they would be well advised not to sack him yet

Gus Poyet

Don Hutchison: Sorry Gus, but Sunderland's only problem is that you can't motivate them

Gustavo Poyet copied Alan Pardew's tactics at the weekend and trying his best to deflect the blame, but should have got more out of his squad

Alan Pardew, manager of Newcastle United

Don Hutchison: Alan Pardew is a dead man walking at Newcastle United

Newcastle need to complete re-assess their strategy - but has anyone got the bravery to stand up to their owner?

Newcastle's Fabricio Coloccini (R) and Luuk de Jong look dejected after Newcastle United's loss to Southampton at St Mary's Stadium

Don Hutchison: How many players really want to be stay at Newcastle United?

The message from the top of the club has filtered into the dressing room, and Newcastle United are in disarray

Chris Hughton the Norwich manager and Gustavo Poyet the Sunderland manager

Don Hutchison: Relegation will haunt you forever - Sunderland don't want that

I'm really worried about Sunderland, Gus Poyet is making mistakes and they're at serious risk of being relegated from the Premier League

Sunderland's Steven Fletcher

Don Hutchison: What does confidence mean to a footballer? Everything - and here's why

Papiss Cisse and Steven Fletcher are low on confidence right now but don't right the pair of them off yet

Alan Pardew speaks with the linesman during the match between Newcastle and Manchester City

Don Hutchison: Maybe it is time for Alan Pardew to consider anger management

Incidents appear to be getting worse when it comes to Toon manager Alan Pardew, so something needs to change

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