Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Football: Experience Will Be Key to Survival - Brown

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Football: Experience Will Be Key to Survival - Brown

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HULL BOSS Phil Brown admitted that he will draw on his experience of Premier League survival with Bolton after guiding the Tigers to the top flight for the first time in their history.

Brown was assistant to Sam Allardyce when the Trotters went up through the play-offs and saw the club establish themselves among the country's elite football sides.

And after Dean Windass' stunning goal late in the first half at Wembley cliched a 1-0 victory over Bristol City, ending a 104-year wait for top flight football, Brown believes his Reebok experience will help keep Hull up.

He said: "I believe survival is achievable. I have a ready-made plan from my time at Bolton Wanderers.

"That is the model that we will copy.

"Bolton went up in 2001 with Blackburn and Fulham and all three are still there. Sam Allardyce is coming to our party and I will speak to him an awful lot next season."

Brown confirmed that former Boro striker Windass will be given a crack at the top flight despite turning 39 last month and also admitted that his strike partner Fraizer Campbell remains "top of his shopping list". …

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