Found February 20, 2013 on Newcastle United FC Blog:
PLAYERS: Alan Pardew
Davide Santon was on the plane yesterday to the Ukraine for our important second leg game against Metalist Kharkiv, and the big question is what kind of side will Alan Pardew put out tomorrow night. Davide Santon – we’re feeling better In the poll we are running on what side Alan should field – 66% [...]

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...

Miles waiting on scan results

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has resisted the temptation to throw Hatem Ben Arfa back into Europa League action against Metalist Kharkiv on Thursday night. The French midfielder, who has been sidelined since December by a hamstring injury, is back in training, but Pardew has always had Sunday's Premier League clash with Southampton, rather than the second leg of the Magpies'...

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 [...]

Pardew – Our Game Plan Is To Score Goals

Alan Pardew seems to be willing to go for it tomorrow night and play an extremely strong side against the good looking Metalist Kharkiv, in an attempt to ignite Newcastle’s season – both in Europe and in the Premier League – where we remain in 16th place – 5th bottom. Alan Pardew – confident – [...]

Alan Pardew – I Think We Can Go Far

Alan Pardew certainly seems to be upbeat these days,  and we’ve got to believe that his players – especially his new players acquired last month – are performing very well in training – and they are certainly performing very well in the games they have played for Newcastle so far. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa - showing what an excellent [...]

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 [...]

It’s All About Picking Up Remnants Of Our Season – Pardew

Alan Pardew is not far from the truth when he says everything that could have gone against Newcastle this season has – what with all out injuries and not having a big squad to start the season with – especially when we had to play games in Europe. Alan Pardew limbering up at the Metalist [...]

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 [...]

Yanga-Mbiwa Liking Life In Newcastle – But It’s Cold

Alan Pardew is using the injustice of having two good goals disallowed in the first leg against Metalist Kharkiv, to inspire the troops to go out and get a good result in the Ukraine and get through to the round of the last 16 in the Europa League. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – in action against Metalist [...]

Some Surprises In Magpies Squad For Metalist

Alan Pardew has decided to give Italian international Davide Santon a well deserved rest tomorrow night, and Davide was not in the squad the jetted off to the Ukraine for the game tomorrow night against Metalist Kharkiv, with the tie delicately balanced at 0-0. Massadio Haidara – could get a game tomorrow night But the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ben Arfa To Be Held Back For Swansea?

Ben Arfa will need to wait for the Swansea match on March 2nd in South Wales after almost three months out with a hamstring injury – and that’s according to the Newcastle manager Alan Pardew. Hatem Ben Arfa - set to return against Swansea But then Alan goes onto to say that the Frenchman has [...]

Coloccini – I am Happy To Play Now – Next Season, I Don’t Know

Fabricio Coloccini seems as committed to Newcastle as ever, after his attempts to move back to Argentina ended in failure last month, and it’s a sign of Colo’s complete professionalism, that he has played very well for Newcastle since that time, and Alan Pardew showed confidence in the Argentine by keeping him on as captain [...]
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