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Newcastle Youngsters Out On Loan – New Players In

9:28 am, Friday, December 7th, 2012 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 20 Comments

Alan Pardew was plain and straight talking after the game last night, and said he was disappointed with the displays of a number of Newcastle’s youngsters, and although the manager wanted to see a fight-back in the second half in an attempt to win the game, the team simply wasn’t good enough to be able to do that.

Alan Pardew – will ship some players out on loan

It was obvious Newcastle wanted to rest our top players for the important game at Craven Cottage on Monday night, but this second eleven was only a pale reflection of the first team – at least last night they were.

This is what Alan Pardew said after the game:

“I had one eye on Monday by selecting the youngsters, and I was disappointed we didn’t give it a better go.” “The truth is the younger players know they didn’t quite do it tonight. They need to learn more about the level we want. I will look to loan some of them out.”

“They didn’t do enough to retrieve the situation and they may not get these kind of opportunities again.” “We wanted to qualify and we did that with a game to spare. I just hope when we come out of the other side of the window we have a stronger squad.”

“The good news is the fans can look forward to the draw and they have been brilliant.” “We are in a better position now.” “They didn’t do enough to retrieve the situation and they may not get these kind of opportunities again.”

“We wanted to qualify and we did that with a game to spare. I just hope when we come out of the other side of the window we have a stronger squad,” he said.

We expect players like Mehdi Abeid, Sammy Ameobi, Nile Ranger and Romain Amalfitano to be sent out on loan, and maybe James Tavernier too, who spent all of last season away from St. James’ Park.

And with Derek LLambias in attendance last night, to see how frail Alan Pardew’s squad is right now, we expect the Newcastle Board to give Alan some significant backing in the January transfer window to bring new players in.

We hope to see the Newcastle Board give Alan Pardew significant backing in the January transfer window  to bring new players in. 😀

What do you think?

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20 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Carryingcoals // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:32 AM


    I know I agree.

    It seemed daft to field all those players last night, there was no visible connection in the team and it was such a difficult, disjointed performance to view.

    We made them look good last night.

  • 2 Dannyo // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:35 AM

    Abeid was not bad, he was just too quiet, but so was our entire midfield due to long balls from the back….again…

  • 3 rainrix // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:36 AM

    “I just hope when we come out of the other side of the window we have a stronger squad,”

    Wow now I’m confident 🙂

  • 4 yorkshire_magpie // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:36 AM

    Why is pardew blaming the youngsters? Surely they weren’t expected to play well, the whole team hardly had any experience what so ever bar a few players! He can’t throw all of them into a game like that and then expect them to perform!!

  • 5 Transfer Sage // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:36 AM


    It’s difficult enough for a youngster to step up to first team football as it is without using them all at once.

    When selecting youngsters you need to give them the best chance possible.

    1. they have to be in form
    2. they need a couple of experience players around them to give them options, correct their position, etc

  • 6 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:37 AM

    Like I said on an earlier thread we need to loan them all out. They won’t get many opportunities in the EL from now on and I cannot see them making an impact in the PL tle remaining season.

    We will probably bring in 2 or 3 players depending on how serious the board is about salvage what’s left of this season.

  • 7 Carryingcoals // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:37 AM

    O and on Sammy, sometimes I watch him and think my god… he’s absolutely class, other times I get frustrated and think of him as a poor man’s Ben Arfa and then there are times like last night where I just think, yup just like his brother.

  • 8 Dannyo // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:37 AM

    Well, he’s set things in stone before, how did that turn out?
    Can’t blame him mate.

  • 9 Transfer Sage // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:39 AM

    I dont understand pardew at times.

    we had our best game for a while against wigan…we had a 5 man midfield in the first half of that and did well….we wetn back to 442 secodn half and were poor.

    last night we went 442 and again were poor….too static and no options but to go long

  • 10 Rotonda heights // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:39 AM


    From last thread. After the Wigan game I am prepared to see if Pardew really can change his spots, but I’m not holding my breath.

    We may just have looked good against 10 men although it did seem first half at least, as if we were passing and moving much better in a 433 and against Fulham we should have a tested and almost back to full strength team out again, even though Pardew won’t allow himself to play more than one flair player, ie Benny and Marv!

  • 11 WWYCD // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:39 AM

    Board backing…in January….you joker Ed

  • 12 Rotonda heights // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:40 AM

    rested not tested!

  • 13 Transfer Sage // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:41 AM

    smmy looked quite good last season before his injury…not great but a lot better than he currently is.

    He is way too off the pace for first team football so should be loaned out….providing we have cover.

  • 14 Transfer Sage // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:44 AM

    Fulham are bottom of the form table….so it’s not like we are playing a team on a high like we did against swansea.

    We need to take advantage of their poor form and impose ourselves on the game.

    If we just sit back like normal and let them play themselves into form I will be very annoyed.

    hoepfully we will start like we did against wigan and cause them problems from the off

  • 15 Rotonda heights // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:45 AM


    This is just for the life of me I can’t fathom either.

    Last year 6/7 wins on the spin with 433. This season desperate 44 hoof ball apart from the Wigan match which was more 433, maybe for one day only!

    It’s like the guy has the blueprint, sees what can work well but can’t live with it…bizarre!

  • 16 Transfer Sage // Dec 7, 2012 at 9:48 AM


    I dont want to come across anti-pardew but he just baffles me at times.

    It’s like the two extremes…its either avery fluid 433 or a rigid, hoofball 442…..not sure why he cant blend styles a bit more if he wants two sentral strikers.

  • 17 ash1001 // Dec 7, 2012 at 10:48 AM

    Its about time Pardew realised that the majority of the squad players are just not good enough technically nor do they have the commitment, least that is the way it seems.
    Also remember that Bordeaux last night only fielded 2 first team players, so it was a case of like for like.
    Abeid, Tavernier, Bigi, Sammi & Shola should all be loaned out.
    Ferguson will never ever make a fullback, Marveux needs to get himself involved, he showed on Monday give him the ball at his feet facing goal and he can beat men, but back to the goal he just lays it off – easy option. Would have Nile Ranger on the bench and way ahead of Shola any day, gave everything last night for his first 90 minutes for ages.

  • 18 Sav // Dec 7, 2012 at 11:38 AM

    How can you talk of benching Shola the Mackemslayer in favour of Ranger who can’t be arsed turn up for work on time?
    We aren’t going to build an academy overnight. Other teams have had set-ups in place while we snoozed on the job. Even now, after long overdue investment, our facilities aren’t up to Sunderland’s or the Boro’s. Too much hype about Carr and a new camp at Benton has people expecting stars to be coming out or the other end like sausages. We are off the pace in an area that takes years to build up. At least we have made some progress but Mashley and his stooge needs to know that these kids are no substitute for an adequate squad facing into a new season with Euro commitments.

  • 19 davis_toons // Dec 7, 2012 at 6:16 PM

    But when you think back ..aren’t this young group of players being played together for some a few years already?

    They need to go out on loan. Just like how Arsenal do it.

  • 20 Brutooon // Dec 7, 2012 at 11:48 PM

    Our long ball tactics (which is not working) is because of our CHAMPIONSHIP quality defenders – Simpson and Williamson

    When both got the ball, both just bang it up. 9.5 out of 10 attempt will be given back to the opponents

    Championship players = Relegation position

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