Newcastle Set To Name Pardew Manager

Alan Pardew faces a daunting battle for hearts and minds on Tyneside if, as appears virtually certain, he is unveiled as Newcastle United’s latest manager tomorrow. With the club’s players still deeply disappointed by the sacking of Chris Hughton and fans underwhelmed, to put it mildly, at the prospect of Pardew’s arrival the challenge ahead looks sizeable. Fewer than 2% of those polled by the Newcastle Evening Chronicle today wanted…

December 9, 2010
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Ashley – Just Another Disgrace To Football

So Mike Ashley has now seen off five managers in just under three years as the owner of Newcastle United. Perhaps he is in a race with Milan Mandaric, who went through six managers in his three-and-a-half years at Leicester City. These people are a disgrace to football. To suggest that trust and continuity once bound a club and its community together is to sound like a hopeless romantic, drunk…

December 8, 2010
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Pardew Attracts Only 2% Of Votes In Poll Of Newcastle Fans

Newcastle United look set to appoint Alan Pardew as their new manager this week. The former Reading, West Ham United and Charlton manager was sacked by Southampton in August this year, but has emerged as the bookmakers’ favourite to replace Chris Hughton. Despite the rumours about Pardew’s imminent appointment, he does not appear to have the backing of the Newcastle fans, who made their opinion clear in a poll for…

December 8, 2010
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