There is some bad news tonight because on Skybet Alan Pardew has shortened to 8/15 on, and Martin Jol is now 3-1.
Alan Pardew – this would be a surprising choice by Newcastle
We just cannot believe that Newcastle would appoint Alan Pardew as Newcastle manager, after sacking Chris Hughton.
Can somebody explain to us what Alan Pardew has done in football management that even remotely qualifies him for the Newcastle job?
We’re sorry, but this would be on pathetic appointment by Newcastle United – we are hoping this is just not true.
He wasn’t good enough for Southampton or Charlton Athletic – never mind Newcastle
But maybe there was talk with Pardew before Hughton was actually given the boot, to ensure that somebody was available to take over within the week.
If it is Pardew, it will hardly be a popular appointment with Newcastle fans – that’s for sure.
Alan has a meager 4 votes out of 237 cast so far in our poll between the three managers supposedly being interviewed by Newcastle, and Jol has 189 – so far.
We’d give Alan Pardew 12 months at Newcastle at most if he’s appointed – but hope Mike Ashley doesn’t make a second terrible mistake this week.
Mike’s already made far too many mistakes in his tenure on Tyneside – will he never learn?