Found July 27, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
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Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew is adamant he will not allow director of football Joe Kinnear to 'interfere' with team affairs. Kinnear made a surprising return to the club earlier in the summer after being asked back by owner Mike Ashley and he angered fans with claims about his previous achievements while also mispronouncing player names. It has been suggested the former Newcastle boss could undermine Pardew, who came under pressure last season after narrowly avoiding relegation having only signed an eight-year contract in September 2012. But Pardew insists he will be responsible for managing the team and Kinnear's duties will be focused on transfers, such as the ongoing pursuits of Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis and Queens Park Rangers' Loic Remy. "I think initially people thought Joe was definitely babysitting for me here, for things not to go well and Joe to become manager," said Pardew in The Times. "I think that's what people's f...

Alan Pardew Pleased To Get The Win

Alan Pardew said he was quite happy at both the performance and the result this afternoon at Bloomfield Raod, when Newcastle beat Blackpool 1-0. Alan Pardew – pleased with the win And it was another sparkling goal from Shola Ameobi after just five minutes that gave Newcastle their seocnd pre-season win in four games, and [...]

Kinnear, Pardew Meet Today on Transfers – But This Man Is Key

Alan Pardew ill be back at the Brenton Training Headquarters today, where both Alan and Joe Kinnear have their offices, and Alan will be updated on the situation with Bafetimbi Gomis by his boss Joe Kinnear. Bafetimbi Gomis – anxious to join Newcastle The current situation is that Lyon rejected an improved offer of around [...]

Cisse Looking Great In Training – Big Player For Newcastle

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has indicated that Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has been back in training over the last couple of days, and Pardew has been surprised at how sharp Cisse has looked. Papiss Cisse - will play at last 45 minutes on Tuesday On Thursday Cisse finally reached an agreement with Newcastle and [...]

Pardew Explains Absence Of Two Of Newcastle’s Star Youngsters

We wondered initially why Massadio Haidara was missing from the initial group of 23 that Alan Pardew took on the week-long training camp, but it looks like he was nursing a knock,. and needed more fitness training. Massadio beating up on a Newcastle coach And Gael Bigirimana had only just returned to Newcastle, after representing [...]

Top Newcastle Youngsters Start To Go Out On Loan

It looks like Alan Pardew will be sending a number of Newcastle’s young players out on loan this season, and Northern Ireland International Shane Ferguson has already joined Birmingham on loan for the full season, so we’ll be following his progress this season in the Championship. James Tavernier – playing against Amitros last season in [...]

Newcastle To Expand Scouting Network

Before embarking on the one week training camp at SC Braga’s facilities in Portugal ten days ago, Alan Pardew had said how he admired Portuguese players, because they were very good technically and good professionals. Alan Pardew – we should check out players in Portugal And at that time Newcastle were even linked with Rolando, [...]

All Newcastle Wins Matter – In Pre-Season Too

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has said today that he’s not worried about the fitness of Papiss Cisse, and the Senegal captain is in good shape, and will make the first league game of the season at Manchester City on Monday night, 19th August. Cisse and Pardew – I told you to hit the ball into [...]

Senegal International Papiss Cisse Set To Feature IN Newcastle’s St. Mirren Friendly

Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse Senegalese striker Papiss Cisse is set to feature for Newcastle United in its friendly tomorrow night. The Daily Mail says Alan Pardew will give Cisse his first pre-season appearance at St Mirren on Tuesday. Pardew said: “He has looked in really good fettle, and he will have half a game, at least, at St Mirren. “I am pleased it has all been...

Cisse Not Even On Bench Against Blackpool – Team News

There’s no sign of Papiss Cisse today, even on the bench, in the team that Alan Pardew has announced will play at Blackpool this afternoon, in a 3:00 pm kick off. But the team is quite a strong one, and Mike Williamson will partner Steven Taylor, in Fab Coloccini’s absence, and Shola Ameobi and Yoan [...]

Newcastle Reported Now Confident Of Signing Gomis

The Daily Telegraph are reporting this Sunday that Newcastle are in prime position for Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis, but that’s been reported before, and we haven’t got the 10 times capped French International through the door yet. Bafetimbi Gomis- close to a Newcastle deal Newcastle fans and Alan Pardew have been frustrated this summer, very [...]
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