Newcastle have taken just one Barclays Premier League point from a possible nine over the Christmas period, but amid fevered speculation that his employers could be looking for a new saviour - former Tottenham manager Martin Jol and Geordie hero Alan Shearer occupied many column inches over the weekend - Mort dismissed the rumours.
He said: "All this makes me laugh and I find all this speculation tedious. There is a different name every week and there is just no truth in it."
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