The Norwich crowd booed the introduction of the lightweight Ricky Van Wolfswinkel for Gary Hooper, though Hughton insisted it had been a precaution for muscular tightness.
"I understand," said Hughton, still trying to bond with the fans who are beginning to turn against him.
"He [Hooper] has scored in our last four games here. I've no problem with that [booing]."
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