We knew Alan Pardew likes it at Newcastle and news today that the Newcastle manager has signed a new eight year deal at the Tyneside club, as the powers that be try to build some stability for the long term success of the club.
Alan Pardew – handed new improved eight year deal
Alan has done just great since signing on in December of 2010, and he also sees eye to eye with the owner Mike Ashley and the Managing Director Derek Llambias, and has fully supported Newcastle’s long term strategy to get us back as a major club in both England and Europe.
And of course Alan Pardew won both the LMA and Premier League Manager of the Year awards last season – a wonderful achievement for both Alan Pardew and Newcastle.
And the really good news is that his backroom staff of John Carver, Steve Stone and Andy Woodman have also been handed new deals.
Newcastle United’s Managing Director Derek Llambias said:
“If you look at clubs like Manchester United and Arsenal, Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger have shown that stability gives you the best platform to achieve success and that is the model we wish to emulate here.”
“We’re looking to build on the success we had last season and these new contracts are aimed at keeping the Club progressing on and off the pitch, as we have done since returning to the Premier League in 2010.”
“Alan has done a fantastic job over the last couple of years and has proved what a great Premier League manager he is. I have total respect for him in all football matters and have an excellent relationship with him which I think benefits the club enormously.”
“Alan also has one of the best backroom teams in the country and I would like to thank John Carver, Steve Stone, and Andy Woodman for all their combined efforts.”“We hope this announcement will be great news for the fans, whose support and commitment to this club over the years has been fantastic.”
This is tremendous news and shows that Newcastle are getting back to the stability we had (well at least for five years) when Bobby Robson managed the club so brilliantly, and owner Mike Ashley wants the stability on which to build for the future.
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Chief Scout Graham Carr was also handed a new eight year deal recently – and we all know Graham is a vital clog in the Newcastle United wheel.
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