6/7/2012 8:44:30 AM
The 53-year-old Hughton left Championship side Birmingham City to join Norwich
as he returns to the Premiership on a three-year contract. The former Ireland
international managed Newcastle in 2009-10, and was an assistant for Tottenham
"This is something that I've been very excited about," Hughton said. "It has
been done very speedily, which I've been delighted with, and I'm looking
forward to the challenge in front of me."
Hughton replaces Paul Lambert, who left Norwich to join Aston Villa. Norwich
finished 12th in the league last season.
"It's about making progress and with every new manager and player comes a new
challenge," Hughton said.