Newcastle chairman Mort: Keegan made Hughton appointment

Newcastle United chairman Chris Mort insists the appointment of Chris Hughton to the coaching staff was made with Kevin Keegan's approval.

Mort told BBC Radio Five Live's Sportsweek programme: "Kevin made the first call to see if he was interested.

"I got involved after Kevin and Chris had talked and Chris expressed a great desire to come and work at Newcastle United."

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