Found April 12, 2013 on Newcastle United FC Blog:
PLAYERS: Alan Pardew
But Pardew held his news conference on Friday for the derby game against Sunderland on Sunday. Alan Pardew expects Di Canio to be successful And Alan was very magnanimous about Sunderland’s new manager Paolo Di Canio, and expects the Italian to be a success as the Sunderland manager, and he is also hoping that Sunderland [...]

Pardew blames loss on fatigue

Alan Pardew admits tired bodies and minds cost Newcastle United as they suffered a 3-0 derby defeat to Sunderland. There was plenty riding on Sunday's clash between two North East rivals, with both clubs sweating on their Premier League status. In the end, it was the Black Cats who collected the spoils and offered their survival bid a welcome shot in the arm. For Pardew and...

Alan Pardew Full Of Praise For Di Canio

We’re a little surprised that Alan Pardew is praising Paolo Di Canio so much before the Sunderland game today – but maybe it’s part of the match plan. Alan Pardew – at the end of last week’s game against Sunderland This is what Alan had to say in the local press this morning: “If you [...]

Pardew – I’m Proud To Be Manager Of This Football Club

Alan Pardew came up with the perfect match plan lat night to try to get a 2-0 win against Benfica,  and progress to the semi-finals of the Europa League – and his Newcastle side almost executed the plan perfectly – almost. Alan Pardew – on the sidelines last night But we couldn’t get that second [...]

Why The Sunderland Owner Doesn’t Like Alan Pardew

There’s a piece in the Daily Express today, describing a confrontation between Sunderland’s American owner Ellis Short,  and Newcastle manager Alan Pardew before the derby game at the Stadium of Light last October. Ellis Short – Sunderland’s American owner Just before kick off in that game – which ended in a 1-1 draw after Cheick [...]

Pardew Banking On Geordie Crowd – They’ve Been Brilliant

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has talked about the passion that is St. James’ Park, and he is hoping that the crowd will be a big factor in allowing Newcastle to somehow get through this quarter final against Benfica, after being 3-1 down from the first game in Lisbon last Thursday. Cisse and Pardew after sensational [...]

Alan Pardew Feeling Sorry For Himself

Alan Pardew said it was an ugly day for Newcastle today in our defeat to Sunderland -and that’s putting it mildly – it was simply a devastating day for Newcastle fans around the world. Paolo Di Canio – low key celebration at St. James’ Park This is what Alan said after the game today: “It’s [...]

Pardew Starts The Mind Games With Sunderland

It’s kind of hard thinking about the game after next – even through it is against local rivals Sunderland – because first things first, and Newcastle have a vital home match tonight against Benfica that we have to first somehow navigate through. Alan Pardew – Sunderland are slight favorites Alan was asked about the Sunderland [...]

Pardew – We Were Tired – I Aplogize To Our Fans

Alan Pardew said after the game that Newcastle’s players were tired – but that’s simply an excuse and we had five new players start this afternoon, that didn’t play against Benfica on Thursday night. It was all smiles between the two managers – before the kickoff Nobody expected Sunderland to win – except maybe the [...]

Pardew – We Had Two Or Three Big Chances At 1-0 – I’m So Proud

The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was very rightly proud of his players after the game tonight – after his Newcastle United side put in a courageous and gutsy performance,  and we got very close to winning it 2-0.  Newcastle were 1-0 ahead after 71 minutes and  had the chances to go 2-0 up – but [...]

Bottom Line – So Close But It Wasn’t Meant To Be

Alan Pardew had Newcastle in the position he had talked about before the game – 20 minutes to go and it was 0-0 – and then Papiss Cisse scored in the 71st minute and it looked like Newcastle could do it for the fourth successive game at St. James’ Park – by getting a stoppage [...]

Spurs, Magpies leave with heads high

It was another night of disappointment for Premier League clubs in a season that has been full of then. Of the three in action in the quarterfinals, only Chelsea went through, as Newcastle United battled bravely but futilely against Benfica and Tottenham Hotspur - yet again - lost a penalty shootout to go out to FC Basel. Newcastle manager Alan Pardew said he would fancy his side...

Newcastle In Relegation Dogfight

One thing the shocking 3-0 defeat against Sunderland does for Newcastle, is to put us right back in the relegation dogfight. Alan Pardew on the sidelines today – players were not ready And it’s not going to help that we have three games on the road in the last five games of the season – [...]

An Opportunity For Newcastle Through End Of Season

Of the bottom ten sides in the Premier League who played on Saturday, not one of them won a game, and all the results seemed to go Newcastle’s way. Alan Pardew – big opportunity to build momentum Of the four teams below Newcastle who played today, QPR and Norwich lost to Everton and Arsenal respectively [...]

Ben Arfa – No Ill Effects After Benfica – He’s An X-Factor Player

Some really good news today from Alan Pardew, that Ben Arfa has had no ill effects from his hamstring after making a substitute appearance last night,  and setting up Newcastle’s goal when he dispossessed a Benfica player in the penalty box. Ben Arfa in action last night – he will not start tomorrow Ben Arfa [...]

Debuchy, Steven Taylor And Tiote All Start Against Sunderland

Ax expected Mathieu Debuchy, Steven Taylor and Cheick Tiote return to the starting line-up this afternoon, but 20 year-old Massadio Haidara is on the bench and Jonas Gutierrez starts at left back, as Alan Pardew goes for experience. So six of the starting eleven – Krul, Yanga-Mbiwa, Gutierrez, Cabaye, Sissoko and Cisse – also started [...]
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