Found February 18, 2013 on Newcastle United FC Blog:
PLAYERS: Alan Pardew
We had wondered what team Alan Pardew would play in the return leg at Metalist Kharkiv on Thursday night, and we suppose with only drawing 0-0 at home last Thursday he will be tempted to play a strong side, but that could weaken our team for the league game on Sunday at home to Southampton [...]

Pardew reveals Ben Arfa return

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has confirmed that Hatem Ben Arfa is back in full training after more than two months on the sidelines. The Magpies have struggled with injuries in recent months - but now they have been boosted by the news that they have a full squad fit again. Pardew was speaking ahead of the second leg of their Europa League last-32 clash with Metalist Kharkiv in Ukraine...

Should Pardew Play His Strongest Side At Metalist Kharkiv – Poll

Alan Pardew has a tough decision to make on Thursday night,  as to which team he puts out in the second leg against Metalist Kharkiv, after we drew 0-0 in the first leg at St. James’ Park last Thursday. Alan Pardew - unhappy with officials’ decisions last Thursday And of course one problem is that [...]

Alan Pardew’s Excellent Man Management Skills Revealed

We had heard Alan Pardew had done this when the five French players arrived last month – and the news  could have come directly from the Newcastle manager himself – but Steven Taylor has explained again that the new players were asked by the Newcastle gaffer why they came to Newcastle – in front of [...]

Newcastle Interested In Top Southampton Forward

When Alan Pardew came to the club two years ago last december one of the transfer targets we had in the summer of 2011 was Jason Puncheon, who had played for Alan Pardew while he was manager of Southampton. And since that time Southampton have reached the Premier League and at the moment are one [...]

Newcastle Could Surprise Us In The Ukraine

Alan Pardew has reflected on last Thursday’s game against Metalist Kharkiv, and if the officials had turned up for the game – especially one particular linesman – Tom Harald Hagen – we should have won the game by at least 2-0 – since that Norwegian linesman chalked off two good Newcastle goals from Cisse for [...]

This Is Why The Pressure Is On Metalist On Thursday

Alan Pardew may be torn this week about what side to field against Metlalist Kharkiv on Thursday night, because he must be able to field a top side on the following Sunday at home to Southampton – and ensure the players don’t fall way in the second half,  because they are too tired from the [...]

Can Newcastle Make It Through Next Thursday Night?

A score draw next Thursday night in the Ukraine against Metalist Kharkiv will see Newcastle go through top the round of the last 16, but we’re not sure how strong a side Alan Pardew can field in the second leg, because we have a game just four days later in the Premier League against Southampton, [...]

In Honor Of Sir Bobby Robson – The Brilliant Manager

It would have been Bobby Robson’s 80th Birthday yesterday if he had still been alive, and there was a fitting Celebration of Sir Bobby Robson’s life at the Sage in Gateshead last night, and current Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was one of the main guests of the evening. Bobby Robson - would have been 80 [...]
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