Found February 28, 2013 on Newcastle United FC Blog:
PLAYERS: Alan Pardew
Alan Pardew held his press conference this afternoon got the game at Swansea on Saturday, and the manager finally gave an official position on Tim Krul’s ankle injury, and it doesn’t seem too bad – other than the ankle is still a bit swollen and he will be out four to five weeks maximum. Tim [...]

Pardew Driving Newcastle Towards A Winning Focus

After the five new French players arrived in January Alan Pardew told them before the away game at Aston Villa that through the end of the season we need to be a top four side – that is – the points we get over the last 15 games of our season should put us in [...]

Pardew – I’m Not Being Critical Of Ben Arfa – Definitely Not

One of the widely publicized comments of Alan Pardew’s news conference yesterday for the game at Swansea tomorrow, is that he has been disappointed with Hatem Ben Arfa’s fitness levels, since he returned to training a week last Monday. Ben Arfa – not as fit as he should be And now it seems an alternative [...]

Is Swansea Chairman Having A Dig At Alan Pardew?

Swansea City Chairman Huw Jenkins does tend to be a little outspoken at times, and with his small club now in the Europa League for next season, he has hit out at those who have criticized the Europa League and the schedule of the games. Huw Jenkins – Swansea City Chairman This is what the [...]

Yanga-Mbiwa To Replace Coloccini At Swansea

We had guessed that Alan Pardew would not play Colo at Swansea on Saturday unless he was 100% fit, and in the manager’s press conference this afternoon, Alan hinted there was no reason to play Coloccini on Saturday , since we now have French International Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa available to play at center-back. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa very [...]

Swansea vs Newcastle – Match Preview

Today’s game at the Liberty Stadium will be a very good test for this new Newcastle United side, and while it will be tough for the lads to get anything out of the game – we know that Alan Pardew will have a plan that concentrates on how to win the game this afternoon. Of [...]

Imbula cools Newcastle talk

Reported Newcastle target Giannelli Imbula of Ligue 2 side En Avant de Guingamp has played down speculation he could be the latest French addition at St James' Park. Reports in France say Newcastle's chief scout travelled to watch the 20-year-old midfielder in action for Guingamp last week. Magpies boss Alan Pardew has already shown his inclination for talent from across...

Newcastle rocked by double injury blow

Newcastle rocked by double injury blow - originally posted on Soccerlens.comNewcastle United suffered double injury blow as skipper Fabricio Coloccini is set to miss most of the action in March due to back injury while goal keeper Tim Krul will be side-lined for five weeks after hurting his ankle badly. Newcastle: Back-to-back injuries to Coloccini and Krul worries manager The Argentina...

Our French Players Talented, Work Hard And Have Team Ethic

You cannot accuse Newcastle or their fans of not embracing the French players who have come to Newcastle, and before the game against Southampton – which was France Day – the club played the French national anthem – La Marseillaise – to make the lads feel more at home. Alan Pardew and John Carver in [...]

Newcastle Going All Out For Europa League Success

With the threat of relegation rapidly receding at Newcastle, and the squad showing it’s now good enough to take on two games in four days and win both of them – as we have just accomplished against Metalist Kharkiv and Southampton with essentially different starting line-ups – Alan Pardew can now go all out for [...]
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