Newcastle may promote from within to replace Thompson

Newcastle United boss Chris Hughton admits he may promote from within to replace Alan Thompson. The coach has left Newcastle - with Celtic a likely destination.

Newcastle United boss Chris Hughton admits he may promote from within to replace Alan Thompson.

The coach has left Newcastle - with Celtic a likely destination.

Hughton told the Evening Chronicle: “We will have no shortage of applicants for the position.

“But we will also look at promoting from within.

“No decision has been made just yet.”