Found November 18, 2012 on Newcastle United FC Blog:
PLAYERS: Alan Pardew
Alan Pardew is under some pressure at the moment after seeing Newcastle lose two home game sin a row at home against what we would consider mediocre sides in West Ham and Swansea, and no disrespect to those two clubs but it’s not like we were beaten by Chelsea and Manchester City for instance. Alan [...]

Hughton credits team effort

Alan Pardew has challenged his Newcastle players to end a run of successive home defeats by winning Thursday's Europa League game against Maritimo. Victory against the Portuguese side would guarantee the Magpies' qualification for the knockout phase of the competition and help to cushion the blow of Saturday's 2-1 loss to Swansea. The shock defeat followed last weekend...

There’s Been An Over-Reaction To Poor Results – Pardew

Alan Pardew hasn’t had too many crises to deal with during his time at Newcastle, and he’s done an excellent job for the club , but with the Magpies only in the middle of the table, and going through a poor run in the league, the game today at home to Swansea City is an [...]

Alan Pardew Reveals Distress In Newcastle Dressing Room

When Newcastle received the news at 1:45 pm on Saturday that Papiss Cisse was being prevented from playing for Newcastle because the Senegal Football federation had initiated the five day rule, and Newcastle immediately issued their statement on the matter we thought if anything our players would have been even more determined to do well [...]

Top Youngster – Pardew Is Important For Newcastle Future

We see that some fans are starting to question some of Alan Pardew’s selections, and the formation he has the lads play in, and that had to come after a mediocre start to the season, and then the very disappointing loss against West Ham on Sunday. Criticism like that is par for the course for [...]

Things Went Against Us All Week – Alan Pardew

Newcastle have now lost two games in a row, and two games at home in successive games is hardly good and as Graeme Souness used to say – if Newcastle lose two games in a row it’s a crisis . Alan Pardew – under pressure at Newcastle Well it may not quite be a crisis [...]

Sammy Ameobi And Anita Start Against Swansea

Alan Pardew has made three changes to the Newcastle United line-up for Saturday’s Premier League fixture against Swansea City at St. James’ Park. In come Vurnon Anita, Sammy Ameobi and Cheick Tiote – with the Ivorian having just completed his three match ban for being sent off at Sunderland. Newcastle will still start in a [...]

Cisse And Gutierrez To Return – But Obertan Injured

Alan Pardew has said that Jonas Gutierrez and Papiss Cisse will be in the squad for the game against Maritimo on Thursday night, but Gabby Obertan, who was missing yesterday and didn’t play, has another toe injury, and he will miss the Maritimo game. Papiss Cisse – in the squad for Maritimo game And Alan [...]

Can This Midfielder Step Up To The Plate For Newcastle?

With all the doom and gloom being reported this week, Alan Pardew has pointed to several positive things that came out of the 2-1 defeat against Swansea City on Sunday afternoon at St. James’ Park, although not much has been said about anything positive this week,  after our third defeat in the last four Premier [...]

Squad Stretched In Important Week For Newcastle

For really the first time in Alan Pardew’s reign on Tyneside, Newcastle are in a bit of a slump and in 12th place in the league table, which is really not where we want to be, after finishing 5th in the Premier League last season, and qualifying for the Europa League. Alan Pardew on Saturday [...]

Michu sets up Swansea victory

Michu set Swansea on the road to a 2-1 victory at Newcastle as the misfiring Magpies slipped to a second home defeat in seven days. On a day when the home side were prevented from fielding their own big-money frontman Papiss Cisse because of a wrangle with the Senegal Football Federation, the depth of Alan Pardew's squad was exposed once again. A team shorn of Cisse, the suspended...

The Europa League Is Newcastle’s “Problem” This Season

There’s not much wrong with the players Newcastle have in their squad, and as Alan Pardew often said last season, when we have out best team out we can beat any side in the Premier League, and we dare say that if we didn’t have the extra games in the Europa League this season, we [...]

Things May Get Worse Before They Get Better At Newcastle

Alan Pardew has had even more bad luck following our two home defeats in a row, and Yohan Cabaye seems to be ruled out for a couple of months at least with his groin injury, and the decision about whether he should have surgery has still to be made. Yohan Cabaye – could be out [...]

Swansea Are A Different Challenge To West Ham

It’s a really important Premier League game against Swansea this afternoon, and if we don’t win the game, it will add to the frustrations of the Newcastle fans, who want to see Newcastle start climbing that league table,  and that’s hard to do with home draws and home defeats. Alan Pardew – different challenge today [...]

Some Bad News On Yohan Cabaye

After two successive home defeats in just 7 days there was more bad news handed out by Alan Pardew after the game yesterday, which saw the lads lose 2-1 to a good looking Swansea. Yohan Cabaye - may need operation on groin The groin injury to Yohan Cabaye may be worse than we thought, and [...]
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