Alan Pardew – Tottenham Job Doesn’t Interest Me


Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was part of the BBC panel for yesterday’s Euro 2012 coverage, and during the program pundit Gary Linkar asked Alan whether he would be interested in the Tottenham Hotspur job,  after Harry Redknapp  had been surprisingly fired yesterday.

Alan Pardew – I’m going nowhere

Alan Pardew has done as well as anybody could have, in his first eighteen months on Tyneside, and he seems very happy at Newcastle, and of course still has four years left on the long term deal he signed for Mike Ashley in December of 2010.

It’s not surprising that the Londoner has been linked with the now vacant Tottenham job, but Alan quickly shot down that he would even be interested in moving back to London:

“No the job would not interest me.” “Newcastle has gone terrifically well, we’ve got such a good young side and I’m just hoping we keep it all together for next year,  and have another go at it because we’ll have a good go.”

“If you’re the manager of the football club, you can’t do much more. Harry has done a magnificent job.” “If you’re the owner and you want to take the club in a different direction and change the manager, no-one’s party to that reason.”

Alan was one of the front-runners for the Spurs job, although Everton’s David Moyes was quickly made  the top favorite to take over the north London club, once the Redknapp announcement had been made.

Alan Pardew seems to get on very well with owner Mike Ashley and the other people running Newcastle, and he seems to be very happy on Tyneside, in what is the biggest job he has ever had in his management career.

But he’s done just great, and we just hope that Ashley is paying this man enough money, for the way he has brought the excitement and  attacking play back  to the club, last seen when the great Bobby Robson was the manager.

Somehow, we didn’t expect Alan would be interested in the Spurs job.

What do you think?

Comments welcome.



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12 comments so far

  • Troleibusiukas_LTU

    Jun 15, 2012 at 9:44 AM

    Comment #1

    He is interested in Newcastle only, and i am very happy with that. Thank you, Silver Fox! (Foxy :D)

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  • iamnufc

    Jun 15, 2012 at 9:46 AM

    Comment #2

    Anyone here?? Speak to me!! Speak to me!!

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  • Beattie25

    Jun 15, 2012 at 9:50 AM

    Comment #3

    Just hope Mike gives him the backing he deserves

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  • iamnufc

    Jun 15, 2012 at 9:52 AM

    Comment #4

    Beattie25? Indian?? where is everybody???

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  • Troleibusiukas_LTU

    Jun 15, 2012 at 9:53 AM

    Comment #5

    P.s I am so happy about the future of Newcastle United, because the future is really bright! We have a great manager, excelent staff, Mike Ashly runs the club very well now, we have very good first eleven, a few good quallity squad utillity players and much more promising youngsters, we also scouting a lot and always bilding for the future, the worl recognition is growing, more and more fans abroad supports Newcastle united! Long may it continue? Trust me it’s only going to be better! I am realistic and i don’t think next season we will get into CL throu EPL, (but every thing is plausible in Euro Cup) but with reasonalbe good squad additions this year (as you know team is as good as it’s weakest link..) i also think that this year we will make it to the final of Capital cup or Fa cup and hopefully win it. Good day everyone!

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  • Beattie25

    Jun 15, 2012 at 9:56 AM

    Comment #6

    What’s up iamnufc??

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  • headtheball

    Jun 15, 2012 at 10:00 AM

    Comment #7

    Sorry off topic,but why is Joe Kinnear obsessed with Steven Taylors Huge Endorsement?

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  • iamnufc

    Jun 15, 2012 at 10:02 AM

    Comment #8

    Am trying to get over the face that there is still over 2 months before the bpl starts arghh… Anyways the new fixture list is out this coming monday.. What do you reckon is the best and worst opening fixture??

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  • iamnufc

    Jun 15, 2012 at 10:04 AM

    Comment #9

    Most ideal would be Wigan at home cause they will start the season slow..
    Worst scenario: mancity awaw
    Agreed?

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  • lewytoon

    Jun 15, 2012 at 10:07 AM

    Comment #10

    worst game would be arsenal away

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  • iamnufc

    Jun 15, 2012 at 10:10 AM

    Comment #11

    Lewy mate @Nah we were quite close to getting a point at the emirates last season and arse nal need a few games to warm up for their tikka-tikka football… Would def worry abt away to mancity more

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  • Lee Dodd

    Jun 15, 2012 at 12:45 PM

    Comment #12

    The Press and Media are Just Shit Stirring Sods- If we beleive what we hear then we will have a Championship side . They need to shut the Hell Up. We are Moving Forward Next season is Going to be massive . 4 More Players Like cabaye H.B.A and Tiote and Cisse then we are top 4 and Silverware on the table. For all of us that have been fans for nearly 50 years if a cup turned up then we would be ill !!!!!!! heart failure !!!! ha ha .. Remember the old days sack the board – The westwood stand etc Todays squad is Just Magic !!!!!!!!

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