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Pardew – I Love Newcastle And I Love Working Here

9:26 am, Monday, February 10th, 2014 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 239 Comments

Alan Pardew was interviewed after the defeat at Chelsea after Jose Mourinho had talked about Pardew – who seems to be a big pal of the Newcastle manager – and Jose had said it’s better working at a crazy big club than a small one – and we suppose that was a back-handed compliment to Newcastle United.

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Alan Pardew – at a crazy big club

This is some of what Alan Pardew had to say after the second 3-0 defeat in a row, this time at Stamford Bridge on Saturday:

“I love Newcastle, and I love working here.” “It’s always rocky, but the good days are fantastic. “No one can take the good days I’ve had at this football club away. “

“With the fans and everything, it’s such a great high. I’m looking forward to a high on Wednesday.”

And even with Newcastle taking only 4 points out of our last seven league games since we hammered Sroke 5-1 at home,  we are still only 4 points behind Manchester United in 7th place.

The Red Devils slipped up again yesterday at home to Fulham, and were 1-0 down from a good goal from Steve Sidwell, and didn’t equalise until the 78th minute when Robin van Persie scored, after United had around 75% of the possession.

Geordie lad Michael Carrick then put the home side ahead with a good goal two minutes later, and it looked like United had won the game.

But that weak defense of theirs let in another poor goal four minutes into stoppage time, from Darren Bent, and Fulham got a point.

That broke the London side’s four game losing streak in the league, and the home fans were obviously not happy.

And we have to fancy our chances against Manchester United at home on Saturday, April 5th, and that would be a double over the Red Devils for the first time in many many decades.

Hey, that’s something to look forward too, and it would be another Newcastle high. 😀

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239 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Ben3arfa // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:28 AM

    we love you too Alan – well , sometimes we do ..

  • 2 ilovetoon8788 // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:28 AM

    But your not good enough Alan.

  • 3 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:28 AM

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01qct87

    if anyone wants a laugh listen to that, skip to 9/10 mins in and listen to the mackem on the line…..so funny

  • 4 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:33 AM

    jail

    a few points

    we have the same as every other team, a 25 man squad, why pardew choses not to use it only he can answer,

    player value, are you really worried how much the player is worth that we are buying, should we only judge them on how much we pay for them,

    I am more interested in player development or lack of it, and to many of our players worse now than when they joined, pardew does not keep his player fresh by rotating them, by playing some like shola instead of young AA , we know shola is gone in the summer, we know we get very little out of him, lets see what the kid is made of,

    player value, why should we pay more, when you can pay less, for various reasons like contracts running out, or just not required by the manager, you can pick up good players,

  • 5 Party Tyne // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:33 AM

    I have to say I am happy with Alan Pardew, he gets a lot of criticism when we do badly, like at the minute, but i think it’s too much. Maybe this is because he’s been a while and fans almost feel its in our nature to change it, i don’t know.

    Love him or hate him, he has been with us for 3 years+ now and some fans say he doesn’t care enough, which i really think is nonsense. he can be smarmy at times but i really believe he is a good manager who knows his authority when it comes to signing players, and so rarely challenges the board for signings, except a couple of hints he drops in interviews with the press to cover his own back.

    Mourinho’s comments about him were impressive, I take Jose’s opinion over every newcastle fan when it comes to judging managerial ability. With a few very goood signings and a export of our unwanted players I think we can have a good run at getting europa/UCL in the next 3/4 yeaars.

    Keep going Alan, you’re going a good job.

  • 6 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:34 AM

    catchy

    out of that 25 man squad only 13/14 should be getting on the pitch….the back ups are not just unexperienced but very very poor.

  • 7 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:35 AM

    jose was taking the mick

  • 8 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:35 AM

    whats that alan

    your looking forward to a hi drubbing from spurs, or your looking forward to getting high after the game,,

    sorry im not following you

  • 9 Coach // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:38 AM

    I’m not a big fan of Pardew but we would probably be lucky to get a better coach/manager while Ashley insists on keeping the purse strings so tight.

  • 10 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:42 AM

    coach

    I’m of the same view, I know we could get a better manager as a lot in europe work under tight conditions, but would ashley hire them going off his past record? probably not.

    for me pardew isn’t a good manager, but far from awful…he can get us playing well, he’s just a bit negative for my liking.

  • 11 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:42 AM

    the manager at blyth spartans does a better job

  • 12 dantoon85 // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:43 AM

    That’s true John Tudor make no bones about it

  • 13 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:44 AM

    Transfer Sage

    I 1000 % disagree with you, unless we are talking about obertan and shola,
    every other player has something to offer

    now if you were to field your whole second string, then maybe, but if your rest one or 2 and give players a run out when we are playing well, things look different,

    for me pardew only ever gives others a chance when he is forced, and that’s normally due to injuries, then he will recall players he has banished ,

    please tell me why players should give a dam to try and help him out when he clearly does not like some of our players,

    do you think HBA sits and thinks , hmm yes, I am glad AP made me a winger
    do you think marv is sitting praying , this is my chance, he knows he will get 10 mins, then get forgot about for months
    it must be soul destroying watching shola get more playing time when he offers jack shit , he wont run, you have to launch it to his head to make him look good,

  • 14 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:45 AM

    party tyne

    what would you expect mourinho to say about the opposition manager before a match? I believe it’s called mind games.

  • 15 Santon03 // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:46 AM

    If pardew managed to get us playing attacking in 2x 45 minutes against 11 players, I will be very impressed and apologize for criticising him.

    That’s all I ask from pardew.

    against Chelsea, we were attacking in the 1st half, but ZERO attack in 2nd, same as other games except against 9 men stoke.

  • 16 Santon03 // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:48 AM

    catchy

    your disagree until 1000% hahahah

  • 17 Thump // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:48 AM

    @TS: That’s made my morning. Nothing like a delusional Mackem to warm the cockles.

  • 18 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:49 AM

    catchy

    ben arfa has spent a lot of his career on the wing, i’d like him as a 10 but he doesn’t do much in the middle….the lads approach stinks, he doesn’t work hard for the team and plays for himself when i’ve seen him.

    marv does nothing, i championed the lad a lot but his work rate is no where near good enough

    we have very very few options

  • 19 dantoon85 // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:50 AM

    ———————-Krul
    ————-colo–mbiwa–willo
    Debs———————————–santon
    —————–Sissoko–tiote
    ——–remy———————-goofy
    ——————–de Jong

  • 20 70TWO // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:51 AM

    Heres a little song for everybody out there:

    http://youtu.be/A6gaS9wrtM4

    These are crazy, crazy, crazy, crazy Toon.

  • 21 mindshaft // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:53 AM

    “we have the same as every other team, a 25 man squad, why pardew choses not to use it only he can answer”

    Krul – Elliot

    Collo (inj), Santon, Willo, STaylor, RTaylor(inj) Mbiwa, Haidara, Debuchy (inj), Dummet

    Barfa, Guti (loan), Bigi, Sissoko, Tiote(inj), Anita, Gosling, Obertan, Marv, Vuckic(loan)

    Cisse (inj), Gouff(inj) Remy (sus), DeJong, Shola, SAmeobi

    Other than Bigi and the loaners Pards has pretty much used the whole squad – fact is they just arent good enough
    Think he prob picked the strongest team he could on Sat and it’s not looking good for Weds!!

  • 22 spitfire_ // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:55 AM

    Of course he love to work in Newcastle. He can’t manage bigger club than Newcastle, he can’t have a team with better player than ours. He can’t be sack. The owner like “yes man’s”, Pardew love to be a “yes man”.

  • 23 Santon03 // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:56 AM

    we were 2-0 by half time, I don’t know what’s pardew’s plan.
    I’d rather watch we get beaten 6-2 or 5-2 than watching boring 3-0 defeat. Defeat is defeat, doesn’t matter if it’s 1-0 or 5-0, only goal difference but the most important point is points on board.
    Even if we have +50 goals and 60 points, we are still behind a team with -50 goals with 61points.

    At least try to do something about it rather than preventing to concede when we were 2-0 or 3-0 behind.

  • 24 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 9:59 AM

    even better tune
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwdg9uJPiVI

  • 25 lesh // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:01 AM

    Catchy @13

    So what if pardew only ever gives others a chance when he is forced, and that’s normally due to injuries, then he will recall players he has banned.

    Of course he does. Was Ferguson or is Mourinho, Pelligrini or Wenger any different? You’re surely not suggesting that Pardew take chances on the young and inexperienced when points are important?

    Get a grip man and try to control your prejudice before commenting. The guy just can’t win as far as you’re concerned!

  • 26 Coach // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:03 AM

    Transfer
    There are certainly plenty of coaches out there who are used to running a tight ship but they have no experience of the EPL. If we brought one in it would be a risk.

    I live in the hope that Ashley expects to spend this summer then next year works out that Pardew needs to be upgraded.

    I’m surprised I can still have such hopes, definitely delusional.

  • 27 toonarmydownsouth // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:05 AM

    Catchy
    Pardew made Ben Arfa a winger???

    No mate no he didn’t

  • 28 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:05 AM

    dantoon 85

    You’re psychic!!

    I would love to see 343 and Colo is born to be a sweeper
    2 wing backs getting up and down, 2 hard working midfielders in the middle and probably our most potent attack we could put out.

    Hey it words for Brazil!

  • 29 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:07 AM

    coach

    I just don’t really care anymore, at the end of the day we still get to play prem league football, had some great wins this year, some horrid defeats…but overall been decent enough, just not as good as it could have been with proper investment.

    I understand why people don’t like pardew, i’m not a huge fan myself, but when people say he is the worst manager etc, it’s just not true, he does an average job.

  • 30 Assam Toon // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:07 AM

    It gets more and more difficult to criticise Pardew if top managers like Mourinho praises him. A few years ago Fergie spoke well of Pards, although that might be his way of thanking him for buying Obertan. Even the match day pundits rarely bash Pardew compared to a few others.
    I have to admit that it might be unfair to criticise Pardew unless we test him in a situation that is akin to a club of our stature. A good owner who keeps the tails up with good signings and steps in the right direction, a happy fan base who are assured that the club is being steered properly and a bunch of players who believe that they are in the right club, they belong to the club and the club will lead them to glory and vice versa….it is under such a situation that if he fails that it would truly be fair to bash Pardew.

  • 31 Santon03 // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:08 AM

    Coach

    What is so special about EPL compared to other leagues? Teams from EPL are not always win when they play against other leagues.

    Pocentino, pelegrini, laudrup, etc maanage to do well
    while redknapp, daglish, big sam, souness, etc. didn’t, and they have more EPL experience.

  • 32 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:09 AM

    tads

    I know…i don’t get some of the made up criticism either.

    At the end of the day we had 2 very good chances in the game, sissoko and marvoux both should have scored, then if mbiwa doesn’t decide to audition for the WWE we could have been 2-2 with us being clinical.

    Likewise they could have had another couple but we were in the game at least.

  • 33 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:11 AM

    Coach

    I get really confused with pardew. For the first 45 mins v West ham and Norwich (with no Cabaye) we played great to watch attacking and creative football, albeit against 2 rank teams. Next game we are hammering it aimlessly long to Shola for 90 mins. Go figure!

    If we put Pardew in charge of transfers would we get Cabella, Grenier etc or more Obertans or Bent, Tomkins standard players?

  • 34 dantoon85 // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:12 AM

    @rotonda

    That formation would suit our players better IMO. Got a good attacking threat aswell as good cover at the back. Get Sissoko doing some lung busting runs

    Would love to see pards play this formation

  • 35 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:12 AM

    santon

    redknapp did very well and spurs, didn’t do much wrong at QPR, just started in a hole.

    look at mulenstein, pepe mel, di cannio

    for every good manager from abroad there are twice as many bad ones…same with english managers.

    the point is experience always helps, until you have the experience in something you don’t know how well you do it…it’s a different league, different levels of opposition, different style of football, different players etc etc

    It’s not to say they can’t succeed but you don’t know how they can adapt.

  • 36 jayphoto // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:18 AM

    Think pardew is an ok manager! A 10-15th place manager. I rate our squad as the 7th strongest in the premier league and we are 8th so hes doing alright!
    Think we need a transfer window where 1) we actually buy players and 2) we let pardew buy who he actually wants! In HBA, Marveaux, MYM he obviously doesn’t rate them or trust them! We either need to buy players that suit the manager we have or get a manager that will suit the players Carr buys! If that means in the summer we swap Tomkins for MYM then I won’t complain, TBH i was a big Yanga-Mbiwa fan in france and im hopeful hel come good but hes had some shockers! Tomkins been a much better centre half this year!
    We missed a trick not taking Ince and Long in january!

  • 37 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:19 AM

    Assam

    As I say when put on the spot Mourinho is not going to say anything controversial about a fellow manager just before a game and as you say pardew got suckered by SAF for Obertan.

    I think pardew’s main problem is being tactically aware enough to know when to rotate and change or rather vary players and systems to tailor to the match situation.
    At home v Sunderland being a case in point.

  • 38 jazzyp // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:20 AM

    Catchy
    Marvs has something to offer does he. Did you see him lose the ball saturday and just stand there and watch chelsea attack us. Personally mate how long can you give a player to make an impact at a club, best sell the lad in the summer and put it to some use

  • 39 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:22 AM

    Jayphoto

    I have no idea why Pardew initially dropped MYM from his partnership with Willo when he was playing extremely well
    and just allowed saylor to waltz back in. To me that sent an awful message that no matter how well you’re playing , Pardew’s favourites always come straight back in.

  • 40 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:25 AM

    Hucknall looks more stranger by the day

  • 41 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:25 AM

    JazzyP

    I have long defended Marv but I found that gut wrenching when he just stood there. Whatever his beef may be you can’t do that..

  • 42 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:26 AM

    Toon Tang

    You’re not wrong . DONT DO DRUGS!!!

  • 43 jayphoto // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:26 AM

    There is no way Marveaux came back from injury the player he was in Rennes! Before he was so so much quicker ! For me he isn’t suited to the premier league, his fitness is shocking too struggles to last a half! Hes a neat passer and a good technician but thats not enough! Goes missing far too often! It shocks me fans call for him to play, whenever ive been to toon games and hes played hes been a liability

  • 44 jayphoto // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:27 AM

    Just watching the Eternal City derby…. When the Hell did Gervinho become a flying absolutely class left winger???!! Hes having a cracking season

  • 45 Coach // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:31 AM

    Santon@31
    I can’t really respond, the points you make don’t follow logically from what I said. You seem to think I was claiming that all foreign coaches fail in England and all British coaches succeed. I didn’t say that. You also seem to have missed that fact that Laudrup has been sacked.

    Rotanda@33
    Couldn’t agree more, he confuses me too, that’s the thing I hate most about him. I can’t decide whether the good bits are just lucky, if they are skill, he should be able to repeat them much more consistently.

    I think you know the answer to your question on transfers, I think it would be a mistake to give him control.

  • 46 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:33 AM

    Rotonda, will try not to mate, although supporting the toon does push one over the edge haha

  • 47 jayphoto // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:34 AM

    @rotonda – thats what i mean, pardew obviously doesn’t want MYM or rate him! Theres no point us having these players if the manager has no faith in them! We could sign leo messi and it would be worthless if all he got was 3 games out of position then benched….
    Think we need a manager that is on a similar wavelength to Carr! No slight to Pardew hes done ok and in his time hes got players like willo and perch playing above their ability but theres no point Carr buying small technical and skillful players that pardew doesn’t want! Hust glad Beardsley and Gascoigne came before pardew else they’d have never had careers at nufc

  • 48 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:39 AM

    Catchy
    “your looking forward to a hi drubbing from spurs, or your looking forward to getting high after the game,,”

    There you go again with your positive posts,you truly are a credit to our support.

  • 49 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:47 AM

    Toon tang

    Despite the ”bloated”’ look amazingly the guy has allegedly slept with 1000 women!!

  • 50 Slank // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:50 AM

    Jazzyp @ 38

    Totally agree. Marveaux’s time is up. There is no place for a player who cannot be bothered. He should be sold. He should look at how Sammy and Dummitt put in full shifts. Also, Debuchy who is always committed and never gives up.

  • 51 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:01 AM

    lesh

    no im not, but in most other teams in the prem, they blood youngsters, or give players a break, pardew does not,
    we mainly play with our backs against the walls in our own half,

    if by chance the guy ever grasps football, he would see that a game lasts 90 mins, it has more than 2 thirds, you don’t have to just defend when you take the lead, if by some fluke he gets this simple thing he can afford to rest players instead of running players into the ground

    Mojo, if it ment pardew would walk or get fired, I would quiet happily sit and watch us lose every game from now until the end of the season,, the 3 years have been torture under him,

    the team we fielded v Chelsea was still a stronger team than the one sunderland beat us with, now im not suggesting we could go and down there, but in the first half they had 65% possession, nearly the whole half was played in our half,

  • 52 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:02 AM

    About Jose’s comments on Pardew being a good manager,a lot of people like Jose on here and normally trust his opinions on football,as soon as he say’s that the reaction is “he has to say that”,or “he’s Pardew’s buddy”.Can i point out that when West Ham played them Jose slaughtered Big Sam in his post match press conference,called it19th century football,and the only other he could have done was bring a Black&Decker to take down the wall.

  • 53 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:04 AM

    Catchy
    Here’s your theme tune,remember?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apFlYNlEb3c

  • 54 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:04 AM

    MrMojoRisin76

    Jose played pardew, and pardew fell for it

    Jose also said he Chelsea are not title contenders

  • 55 Sazzer // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:07 AM

    jayphoto
    Gervinho plays well under Rudi Garcia and it doesn’t hurt to play with Hazard/Cabaye and Totti/Pjanic/Strootman…

  • 56 stuart no9 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:08 AM

    Alan Pardew ‘ i love newcastle- I Love working here- I’m looking forward to wednesday- No one can take away the good days ‘IVE had at this club. sounds a bit selfish i think with his I’s and his I’vs . I am glad you are having such a good time . I understand people must enjoy their work and that it must be really fun for you going into work every day managing a great club like newcastle. The good days as you rightly say are fantastic , however , few and far between, but as long as you enjoy them i suppose it makes up for the other 90% of the time you have your little set backs and dont go according to plan, however all willbe forgotten ‘WHEN’ that next win comes around. You see, the problem ive got alan is, as much as you love your work, and we both love our club. the thing that , maybe niggles me somewhat , is the fact that you get paid hansomely to love our club ,where as i and another 500000 others have to PAY to love our club. i know i am being petty here,but, as WE are the paying customers we feel the fantastic days dont come around as often as we would like. yes you could class me as being slightly greedy, but for my £50 a seat ( £1000) season ticket , i feel i am losing out on some of the joys that a football club , espescially NUFC have to offer. I hope you understand my concerns. I hope you carry on enjoying yourself, and hope that managing a great club gives you the wealth you deserve, and that things will work out fine.I hope that the fantastic days become more regular for all involved with the club. If that is somehow going to be a problem , then — F”K OFF. and let some one in who can solve it . Thank you very much. 50.000 fans.

  • 57 Sazzer // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:08 AM

    hurt his game to play

  • 58 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:08 AM

    MrMojoRisin76

    it just goes to shoe you are a sheep

    you would rather listen to a guy talking about a friend than open your own eyes

    I worked with a guy in wellstream, really nice guy, would do anything for you, and NO one had a bad word to say about him,
    turns out he had been raping his daughter and she even had a kid to him,
    turns out we didn’t really know him,

  • 59 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:11 AM

    Catchy
    Here’s a question for you.2-0 to us Wednesday and Pardew keeping his job or 2-0 defeat and Pardew get’s the sack?

    And don’t post any nonsense that has nothing to do with the question,just answer it.

  • 60 Sav // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:12 AM

    Watching ManU’s season go t**ts-up is what’s keeping me going this year.

  • 61 ErnestHemingway // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:16 AM

    Haha flipping heck catchy, that is the single most ridiculously mental quote on here. Well, it’s the single most ridiculously mental quote from you since about a week ago…

    What on earth has some bloke you know raping his daughter have anything to do with what’s going on at nufc.

    Is catchy a character? Like a parody account on Twitter? You do make me laugh. I hope that’s your intention.

  • 62 stuart no9 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:19 AM

    mr mojo @ 59 0-2 defeat and pards get the sack – anytime.

  • 63 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:24 AM

    Stuart
    Why don’t you want us to win?,are fans supposed to want their team to get beat?,do you know what fan means?

  • 64 Mister Tuff // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:26 AM

    MrMjo – @59 – you only give 2 options to your question there is surely another -no change.
    I’ll go for no change -so regardless of the result against Spurs Percy will still be in post on Thursday morning.

  • 65 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:27 AM

    what bout 2-0 win and he gets the boot
    i would love it

  • 66 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:28 AM

    Stuart
    You are now in the “Space Cadet Club” with Catchy and Rotonda.Wanting the team to get beat because you think the manager you don’t like will get the sack.Your also a f@cking disgrace,is no-one else on here disgusted with that?

  • 67 wolfshead@toon // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:28 AM

    @53

    lol

  • 68 Graeme // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:29 AM

    Mr Mojo @ 59 – I dont think it matters to be honest what happens.

    The target has been set, so far pardew is within his given objective of a “Top 10″ finish and will likely achieve it by the end of the season.
    If he finishes 11th, would he be sacked? Well, he would save the club a few million ££’s not having to pay out on the bonus scheme, so maybe that would cover the drop of one place and MA will be content as there was no financial implication.

    As we all know – the “Financials” are far more important than team performance or Customer Satisfaction.

  • 69 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:29 AM

    mojo

    could also be argued fans should want “whats best for their team”

    so those who think pardew is terrible may sacrifice 1 game to win more in he future

    as you want him to stay does that make you a bad fan as it means we could lose more than we win under a new manager? or a good fan as we might lose more under the new manager?

    just being arsey haha

  • 70 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:30 AM

    mojo

    for me i want us to win every game, if it means pardew stays then great as we win every game

    pardew won’t get the sack, if he didn’t for 16th and almost relegation why would he for 8/9/10th…i don’t see why people don’t get that about ashley

  • 71 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:31 AM

    disgusted at ur language my niece is reading this
    whats wrong uncle cant he spell

  • 72 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:32 AM

    Mister-Tuff
    It was a question designed to find out exactly what true fans we have,if you choose to get beat it means you are not really supporting the team,your supporting your own agenda,you want the team to get beat because you don’t like the manager.If you choose to win it means your supporting the team even though you dislike Pardew.These people have NOTHING good to say about Newcastle,all of their posts are negative.

  • 73 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:32 AM

    or has he sausage fingers

  • 74 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:41 AM

    mojo

    just to put a similar question to you

    would you rather beat spurs and have long term injuries to de jong, hba, willo, krul, tiote, anita, sissoko or lose 1-0 with no injuries?

    if you say lose we would possibly not win another game without those, but with those still fit we could win the next few

  • 75 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:43 AM

    and people who slate opposing views is having good things to say

  • 76 ErnestHemingway // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:47 AM

    Think we’ll do spurs. We have great record at st.James vs them. They have a soft under belly when they come up north.

    No bother.

  • 77 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:49 AM

    T sage

    to be fair, that is a VERY different scenario. Injuring the core of the team would obviously have a devastating effect, there can be no argument of that. However, keeping/firing pardew may or may not make any difference, so wanting to lose just because you want him sacked is kind of pointless, as it is still a debated point whether he is good or bad for the club. Thats my 2pence worth anyway lol

  • 78 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:50 AM

    ernest

    it’s certainly not a right off game…with cisse possibly fit maybe 30 mins of him linking with de jong will be good to see

  • 79 Coach // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:50 AM

    Mojo/Transfer
    I’m not interested in Pardew being sacked any more than I’m interested in all the Ashley out posts.

    If I knew who would come in, I might get excited. So Guus Hiddink replacing Pardew would get me excited. Pardew getting sacked and Big Sam coming back would have an entirely different effect on me.

  • 80 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:50 AM

    Sage
    Why are you asking me this question?I asked a specific question designed to find out where the real motives of some of our fans lie.Your asking me a random question about injuries.Where is the positive side to your question?,it’s a lose-lose situation.i want what is best for this team,if we win we have all those injuries,or we get beat.

  • 81 Mister Tuff // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:52 AM

    MrMojo -it just seemed to me that your choice of answer was like “heads I win tails you lose” – so not giving an obvious further choice results in a question that cannot be truly answered. Bit like multiple choice questions -you have to give the full range of potential answers otherwise the question becomes worthless.

  • 82 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:52 AM

    Mark
    That is exactly my point.

  • 83 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:53 AM

    markaccus

    I agree my scenario is much more idiotic, just trying to suggest that those who say i’d lose to spurs IF it got pardew out, then i think they are doing it with the best interest of the team at heart (whether we all agree on pardew or not)…in my view he wont go as doing the job he is asked to do.

    My other reply to mojo was better worded i think…by saying win and keep pardew that could result in less total wins than lose this one and sacking him to get a better manager and win more in total (but in theory could get a worse manager in after).

  • 84 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:54 AM

    mojo

    we could lose 15 nil on Wednesday if ment pardew was fired, I would be very very happy,

    this is slow torture under pardew, watching him kill our club with the foobball he peddles , its not football

  • 85 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:56 AM

    mojo

    right now, im up for any new manager,

    remember , we were over hyped v sunderland, that’s why we could not pass the ball

    amazing , and you fall for it

    clown

  • 86 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:56 AM

    mojo

    well if we won we get 3 points, that’s the positive…..so surely on your logic it would mean that winning would be a must even with the injuries?

    just trying to say that it’s not all bad when people say they’d have the game lost for pardew out….not something i’d wish for, but doesn’t stop people being fans.

  • 87 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:57 AM

    Mister-Tuff
    The point is,if you chose to win,that means your supporting the team,despite the dislike of the manager you still want your team to do well,it didn’t need any other options.I asked the question because i’m sick of “fans” coming on here and not posting anything positive at all and i wanted to find out exactly where some of the “fans” true motives are.

  • 88 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:58 AM

    mojo

    “The point is,if you chose to win,that means your supporting the team”

    so surely you’d chose to win even with all injuries incurring?

  • 89 Iain Dowie // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM

    OUT
    Ben Arfa- 8m
    Mbiwa-6m
    Cisse-8m
    Remy
    Steven Taylor -5m
    Obertan
    Marveux
    Shola
    Gosling
    amalfitano

    We need a players who are going to turn up week in week out. Players like Ben Arfa can be class on there day, but tbh he has probably only had about a dozen good games for us. Ben Arfa,Mbiwa and steven taylor are all a liability. The rest are just not good enough and are costing the club a fortune on wages when it could be spent else where.

    I would Buy Kaboul from spurs, always thought he was a solid player, strong and has a bit of pace.
    Need 3-4 strikers
    2 wingers
    1-2 midfielders
    couple of center backs

    Going to need some serious reinvestment in the summer, hopefully get between 15-20 million back from shit player sales, and hope mike Ashley will reinvest the Cabaye money.

    This is wishfull thinking and i doubt it will happen. However if we don’t get between 6-8 players in we could be in serious trouble next season

  • 90 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM

    Catchy
    “You only sing when were losing,sing when were losing”

  • 91 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:05 PM

    Mojo

    You’re hilarious. You get shown up time after time for your ignorance and lack of knowledge and facts and yet you still come back giving it.

    You are the one with an agenda, ie looking to pick fights and say anything negative all the time with people who don’t 100% agree with you.

    You just show yourself to be totally incapable of rationed and reasoned conversation should anyone dare have a different point of view.

    The word forum is totally lost on you. You just come over as a jumped up little goon who doesn’t bother doing any research and is not big enough to apologise when you get things wrong.

    The school playground insults using words like ejaculation and space cadet make me think you’re about 12-14 maybe. Come back when you’ve watched them for 43 years. I think I’ve earned the right to have my 2 cents worth.

  • 92 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:07 PM

    Sage
    I honestly don’t know what you are getting at bud.

  • 93 stuart no9 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:08 PM

    mr mojo– right lets start by saying – don be so pathetic you little prick. right , now that the niceties are over . what do you know you little jumped up sack of sh’t. why should i want newcastle to win because YOU decide we are not fans other wise . playground stuff , are you still at school? listen- people have reasons for wanting nufc to change their ways . keep going on in the same fashion , wont change the way the club is being run, so for 1 bad result ,which by the way means nothing now coz our season is f”’ked , you understand yes? i would greatly accept if it meant our great club gettingrid of this pathetic excuse for a manager and getting our team on the UP again . that maybe too complicated for your peanut of abrain , however ask some one with a tadge of intellegence and they will point you in he right direction. so yes i would want us to lose . If you are happy with what you see every week , you are an idiot .iwouldnt even call you a fan , but someone who jsts want to go to a game for your own satisfaction . We care what happens to our club and we want change. got it??

  • 94 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:12 PM

    Rotonda
    Your the same a Catchy,you have nothing good to say about us.You would rather see our team lose just so you can get rid of the manager you don’t like.All of that last post was a slur,i have posted plenty things this morning,care to discuss some of those with me?.And could you post that squawka link again that “proves” we hit 194 long balls v Sunderland so everyone else can laugh at it?

  • 95 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:13 PM

    T sage amd mojo.

    i can see where you are both coming from.it is a tricky situation. Winning at all costs is different from wanting to win but not wanting it to cost injuries. Plus you never know what injuries will happen before a game.

    I think wanting to lose just to get pardew sacked is not necesarily disgusting, but is very misguided, as like i say, there is no certainty that a) he would get sacked, b) he would be replaced by better, and c) that we would play any better regardless of who came in.

  • 96 cjtoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:14 PM

    MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 11:32 AM

    Mister-Tuff
    It was a question designed to find out exactly what true fans we have,if you choose to get beat it means you are not really supporting the team,your supporting your own agenda,you want the team to get beat because you don’t like the manager.If you choose to win it means your supporting the team even though you dislike Pardew.These people have NOTHING good to say about Newcastle,all of their posts are negative.

    mojo:

    It’s really hard to start putting boundaries on what makes a “true fan”. For example i would be willing to see us lose a higher percentage of games to actaully be entertained by what im watching for 90 minutes each game. We all support the team and nothing we say on a blog will affect what happens on the pitch sadly. I do understand people who would see us lose to get rid of Pardew and i certainly wouldn’t protest if he did go.

    As others have pointed out; although we all have incredibly strong bonds/love for the club at the end of the day we are paying customers in an “entertainment” environment where the aim of the game is to “win” two things I rarely associate with newcastle at present. Sad but true. The fact of the matter is if we arent doing those two things (entertaining , winning) haven’t we got a right to be negative. Surely there has to be a breaking point?

    For example I used to get so excited for games and get that nervous anticipation feeling. Now i rarely look forward to watching us (even though i watch every game in person or online via streams) and when I am watching im very rarely truely entertained. We seldom play well for 45+ minutes and score good team goals. I would say the overall experience of supporting Newcastle under Pardews stewardship has been a thoroughly negative one, its hardly suprising then that people have a lot of negative feelings towards pardew, the board and even the players. Im not one of these people that think we have some divine right to be x , y & z. I think we are a top 8 team on paper with a great stadium and fanbase. The problem I have is the lack of entertainment, the lack of passion (which has now impacted the crowd), the lack of commitment, the constant excuses and frankly some of the most humiliating performances from a NUFC team i have witnessed in my time as a fan. For me that is not acceptable

  • 97 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:15 PM

    Stuart
    99.4% of that was retarded,the other 0.6% was gibberish.your a “Space Cadet” who wants us to get beat,why would i listen to you,bottom feeder.

  • 98 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:15 PM

    mojo

    You asked the question win and keep pardew or lose and get rid of him? Then said anyone who says lose isn’t a real fan as a fan wants the team to win.

    my point is winning isn’t everything…like my questions says, chose to win this one game and have 7 long term injuries, or lose it and have no injuries.

    The point is comparing injuries to pardew. Now everyone would chose to lose the game if winning meant 7 long term injuries, so you sacrifice the one game for more chance long term.

    People who said they want pardew gone are doing the same, losing 1 game in the short term for what they think will benefit the team in the long term.

  • 99 Ciaran // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:15 PM

    Pardew is not a great manager, probably not even a good manager, he is an average manager doing an average job with the limited tools at his disposal.

    Against the title contenders we had Santon in midfield, Saylor at centre half and Gosling came off the bench.

    We were only ever going to get a trimming. Now, had we kept/replaced Cabaye and made the few other signings we needed to make in January then it may have been a different story.

    Signings aren’t Pardew’s remit – they’re Ashley’s.

  • 100 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:19 PM

    markaccus

    i was merely using at as an example to prove that winning in the short term isn’t everything.

    I just hate the whole, “you’re not a real fan” debate. Everyone here is a fan of the club, they all have passion…whether we agree with each other or not we are fans.

  • 101 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:20 PM

    I want us to win every game because i am positive.I want Jabba to go,i realise that means Pardew will go if we get new owners,i have no problem with that.That is the difference,most of us want the team to do well no matter what.How is wanting your team to get beat supporting your team?i offered the win and Pardew keeping his job.

  • 102 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:21 PM

    ciaran (and all)

    On the football phone in after the game a fan made a good point..he said we could have prepared to replace cabaye in advance if we knew he was going.

    The pundit, john anderson, then said you can’t really prepare for injuries/suspensions and the guy said you actually can…it’s called building a good squad with good players.

    John Anderson agreed, was a well made point….no good blaming injuries on form every year, you know they happen so ashley should be adding more talent to the squad.

  • 103 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:21 PM

    Mojo

    I never said i wanted to see the team lose. Never. Another fact you’ve got wrong. Way to win friends and influence people. NOT .

    16th wasn’t bad enough so no way is Pardew going and if you ever took the trouble to read anything you’d see I have always given praise and criticism in equal measure.

    We played well at west ham and Norwich but reverted to type against Sunderland.

    Are we just meant to be passive and only ever give praise? Sorry that wasn’t such a stretch under KK and SBR as it is with our current run of 6 defeats in 8 (5 with cabaye) and only 4 goals scored.

  • 104 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:23 PM

    mojo

    the point is you’re looking short term…fans like catchy are looking long term and saying it might better to lose a few games now so we can get a new (hopefully better) manager in to take us forward and then win 60% instead of 40% of games next year.

    Neither of you are right or wrong, it’s just a different way of looking at things.

  • 105 Ciaran // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:23 PM

    Mojo

    Sometimes short term demise for long term security is more beneficial for the health of the club in the long run.

    I am a supporter of this club, an avid one like all our fans. However, would I take a relegation if it meant that Ashley was certain to leave the club? Absolutely. 100%

    That doesn’t mean I love our club any less than you, it just means I have a different opinion.

  • 106 Ciaran // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:26 PM

    Sage

    Ando is a nice man, but he does tend to defend the club – think it’s a BBC thing, probably don’t want to get themselves banned from SJP

    And the point that that fan made is spot on. The better clubs deal with injuries and suspensions by being able to rotate. Obviously I’m not calling for Ashley to purchase an entire second 11 – like Man City – but 3/4 more players of first team quality would drag up the quality of our squad immeasurably.

    However, with the possible outgoings in the summer, we could well need much more than 4 new players.

  • 107 beefman13 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:27 PM

    Yea we have a decent run of games coming up after Spurs, should be getting our better players back and i do,expect us after yet another kick up the butt to improve, but it is absoloutly no excuse for not strengthening again in that last window, it always gives AP a way to bemoan the teams performances when we are understrength, we as fans are not cared about imo just the spreadsheets and the business side is being looked at, its sad its passionless, its negative not positive certainly regarding the fans.

  • 108 cjtoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:27 PM

    ciaran:

    what have you done…mojo thinks you are not a true fan if you’d want a defeat nevermind a relegation….you may be about to recieve a red a and white scarf in the post! :-p

  • 109 Rotonda heights // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:29 PM

    Mojo

    Re the 194 long balls A lot of people read it, myself included and said it couldn’t be right, but you actually insisted it had not appeared anywhere and as you can see it had.

    Still no apologies for the slur re – pardew getting a cut off player sales.

    it’s becoming pretty obvious you’re just a troll desperate for attention and you can’t resist responding despite your hissy fit saying you wouldn’t.

    To be honest you’re just plain boring now and a bit of a sad act really.

  • 110 Ciaran // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:30 PM

    Cjtoon

    Can I just say that this is my own personal opinion and does not reflect the opinions of any group that I may be affiliated to haha

    But seriously, I would like to think that the vast majority of us would support our team regardless of what division we are in. What is more important to our long term survival as a football club – our PL status or having an owner who actually cares about this club and the impact it has on the people/community?

    I just want our club back. Regardless of what league we are in.

  • 111 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:30 PM

    Ciaran

    I think Ando has been a bit more vocal in recent weeks about the club being disconnected from the fans and not backing the manager the way they should.

  • 112 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:33 PM

    Sage
    I didn’t blindly throw out the “Not a proper fan” line,i have shown proof over the last few day’s that “fans” like Catchy and Rotonda go missing from the blog when we win,how is that supporting our team?,you can’t even praise us when we win because you might be praising Pardew?,when we get beat they are all over the place commenting.After the West Ham game they were nowhere to be seen,before the game Rotonda is sliming about posting to anyone who will listen.I gave the choice of win and keep Pardew or Lose and get him sacked.There is no grey area,if you want him to win your supporting the team regardless of your personal feelings towards Pardew,if you want us to get beat in the hope the manager you don’t like you are not a proper fan.Remember,i gave the chance for a win.

  • 113 Ciaran // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:36 PM

    Sage

    Which is appreciated. I don’t regularly listen, but the times I have, Ando has, in his affable way, tried to temper emotions. If he is calling Ashley out to connect with the fans again then fair play – although he is pissing in the wind with that one.

  • 114 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:37 PM

    mojo

    i also gave the chance for a win in my analogy and you didn’t answer.

    Also rotonda and catchy are good fans, they might not agree with you but still offer some good stuff, don’t agree with it all but each to their own.

    The point still stands, if the scenario was exactly as you said, lose the next game to get pardew out (and hopefully a better manager in) then how is that not being a true fan if your opinion of the club is that the manager is holding the team back (whether that view is right or wrong).

  • 115 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:40 PM

    ciaran

    yeh he seems a bit defeated…like he’s said “he owns the club, it’s not ideal but until somebody offers him his price we are stuck”

    Ando does seem to want the club to do a lot more, but the bloke hosting last week didn’t get the argument, jsut kept saying “we are 8th, what more do you want” when it’s not league position or players, it’s more the connection to the community and trust in the club.

    not i know that’s not what time for change are saying but it is true….we can work with T4C to try and get him to sell quicker but really unless somebody else wants to buy us we are stuck with the Ashley.

  • 116 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:41 PM

    Rotonda
    “Re the 194 long balls A lot of people read it, myself included and said it couldn’t be right, but you actually insisted it had not appeared anywhere and as you can see it had.”

    You banded the 194 long balls stat about,i posted the opta stats from sky to show you were talking sh1t again,then you came back with the squawka stat,and everybody laughed at it.

    “Still no apologies for the slur re – pardew getting a cut off player sales.”

    He does not get a cut of transfer deals,wrong again.

    “t’s becoming pretty obvious you’re just a troll desperate for attention and you can’t resist responding despite your hissy fit saying you wouldn’t.”

    Do you know what a troll is?,do trolls go into detail about their opinions and why they feel this way and try and back up info with fact?
    You call people a troll when you can’t prove them wrong,i’ll ask you again,care to go over any of the points i have made this morning?

  • 117 stuart no9 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:45 PM

    mojo—- i hope you are taking in what other people are saying to you . if not , keep listening, learn and one day the penny will drop. i promise. As for me not being a fan ? if that makes you happy . good . i’m pleased for you ,but at this minute in time . my head is throbbing after saturday night , still, so a couple of paracetamols and a mug of coffee and i will be happy to explain my thoughts . not now.

  • 118 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:45 PM

    Sage
    Your analogy was pointless,and if you think a good fan is someone who has nothing positive to say about the team,everything they post is negative,doesn’t comment when we win but all over the place when we lose,and wants us to get beat your not the man i thought you were.

  • 119 cjtoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:47 PM

    Ciaran,

    I would rather keep MA and not get relegated like but fair enough I see your POV.

    I loved and hated the championship season in equal measure. It was probably my favourite season in terms of going to games theres a bit more banter and atmosphere in the FL and i love that. I was at uni in Hull at the time and went to some brilliant games that season. I loved the Away game at Glandford Park where we lost to Scunthorpe, some of the best banter Iv ever had at a match. We were singing “my garden shed is bigger than this, my garden shed is bigger than this, its got a door and a window, my garden shed is bigger than this, TOON , TOON” it was a dump like! never seen a pub so full as the one near the ground either, was a brilliant away day regardless of the shite performance!

    On the other side it felt like it wasnt anything that special when we won the league with the team we had. A good journey but one id rather not relive.

  • 120 martoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:48 PM

    Ciaran & Transfer – I like John Anderson but he says himself that he does not use social media sites etc. So he has no idea about groundswell of opinion, transfer rumours etc. He only speaks to people in the club,ex pros and the odd fan so doesn’t really know the majority of people’s opinions.

  • 121 BandB // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:49 PM

    Ciaran,

    I see you blogged on your own site this morning. I thought apathy must be getting to you.
    An interesting (to me) side effect of current climate has been the decline of the blogosphere.
    Have a quick scroll through Ed’s affiliated blogs, and it like a ghost town.
    Workyticket is shutting up shop. Coals has briefly rallied himself for a week (since last August). Toon Bano the same. Black and White producing good stuff to little response. Even Ed thinking out loud about whether it is all worth the candle.

  • 122 Macas // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:51 PM

    Personally I think we’ve had a good season so far. If you look at the recent fixtures, the only major disappointments are Sunderland and Cardiff. We were unlucky to only get a draw at Norwich, and it was only a daft sending off that cost us a point at West Brom. Not really sure what anyone expected us to do against Arsenal, Man City and Chelsea, the three best teams in the league so far. Having said that we were unlucky to lose the Arsenal game and had the ‘offside’ goal against Man City been given then who know what would happened in that game. Not really sure another manager would have got us any more points, and some of the results earlier in the season were excellent. As to style of play, generally it’s been an improvement this season, and we are playing far better as a team than when we finished 5th. It’s just that so many other teams have improved this season to make progress that much harder with the resources we have.

  • 123 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:52 PM

    he is trying to bend your will keep the faith

  • 124 cjtoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:52 PM

    Hi lads are my comments coming up on your screen? I have posted two thinking they didnt send the first time but i copied the second one in case it didnt send again and it didnt appear so i reposted but it said it had already been posted but I cant see either? aahhhhhh help me…….

  • 125 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:53 PM

    Sage
    I have no problem with you,that question was for the people i referred to in my last post,the negative ones.Why you felt the need to present me with a question i have no idea,my motives are not being questioned here.My stance is widely known.I have no ulterior motives and i want what is best for this team,when i see fans do everything i have mentioned previous it boils my p1ss.

  • 126 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:54 PM

    naughty words perhaps

  • 127 Malta Mag // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:55 PM

    I’ve stated many times on this blog that I think Pardew is a far better manager than he is given credit for. He’s an ambassador for the club and I’d bet my last wage packet Sir Bobby would have admired his sincerity and honorable approach.
    Tactics? Well I think he got it spot on considering his options v Chelsea but was unlucky that Hazard was on fire and the fact that when we did get in a position like Sissoko it didn’t happen. Some on here say he’s too defensive but he can only play with what he’s got fit to play and I think he picks it right generally. When I talk with the majority of fans who actually go to games rather than support the team from a blog, they sympathize with him and generally wish him well.
    When this man says he loves being in charge he means it and for that alone he deserves respect not the crap I see spouted on here.

  • 128 cjtoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:55 PM

    Ciaran,

    I would rather keep MA and not get relegated like but fair enough I see your POV.

    I loved and hated the championship season in equal measure. It was probably my favourite season in terms of going to games theres a bit more banter and atmosphere in the FL and i love that. I was at uni in Hull at the time and went to some brilliant games that season. I loved the Away game at Glandford Park where we lost to S*unthorpe, some of the best banter Iv ever had at a match. We were singing “my garden shed is bigger than this, my garden shed is bigger than this, its got a door and a window, my garden shed is bigger than this, TOON , TOON” it was a dump like! never seen a pub so full as the one near the ground either, was a brilliant away day regardless of the s*ite performance!

    On the other side it felt like it wasnt anything that special when we won the league with the team we had. A good journey but one id rather not relive.

  • 129 stuart no9 // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:56 PM

    cjtoon . i would help, but i;m sh/te with computers. hope thats helped a bit !

  • 130 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:57 PM

    mojo

    how was it pointless? it was an analogy to prove that 1 win doesn’t mean everything, don’t see why you won’t answer the question.

    It’s certainly no more pointless than your question.

    Rotonda does offer praise to Pardew when he get s it right, he is fair.

    catchy never gives praise which i disagree with but doesn’t mean he is negative…..he could equally say he is asking for the manager to go, which he thinks would improve us, therefore that’s a positive move.

  • 131 cjtoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:57 PM

    i think it was the c*nt in Sc*nthorpe! :-p

  • 132 ErnestHemingway // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:58 PM

    The long ball thing…..I haven’t looked at any stats but I know that if it’s saying none were completed, then it’s incorrect. I can remember a few long balls reaching their target and sticking. Definitely.

    Transfer

    With all the discontent, you could be excused for forgetting there is an eminently winnable game on Wednesday. We usually do the business vs. Spurs at home and I think we will this week. I dont know if you’ve watched a lot of spurs under Sherwood, but they haven’t played well, they are getting by on luck really and that will run out soon (as we have found out).

    Sherwood has also made questionable team selections. He had dembele playing offf adebayor yesterday with paulinho as an anchor man in midfield. Clearly not their best positions. And he plays that young lad in midfield over a lot of better players.

    I know a lot of spurs fans – even though they are winning – aren’t impressed with him.

    I really think we’ll win.

  • 133 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:59 PM

    mjoo

    i’m not trying to have a go, just suggesting that wanting the team to win the next game at all costs isn’t the only way.

    like i say, people who don’t like Pardew think he does as much damage as those injuries i mentioned in my question…and as such they think along the approach of “short term pain for long term gain”.

  • 134 toonincheek // Feb 10, 2014 at 12:59 PM

    Mojo –

    Your question” is designed to cause argument, and not objective comments.

    We are all fans of NUFC (depending on exactly how you define a “fan” – there is no authoritative definition),
    So –
    If a fan wants us to lose on Wednesday, in the belief that it would lead to Pardew being sacked and a better manager being brought in, and better propspects of a longer-term improvement,, I would NOT dispute him being a fan.

    An optimist, for sure, if he thinks Ashley would be able to attract someone better, with the tight purse strings and the requirement for the manager to be Ashley’s mouthpiece and justify pretty well everything Ashley does.

  • 135 stuart no9 // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:01 PM

    malta mag @ 126=====================I’ve stated many times on this blog that I think Pardew is a far better manager than he is given credit for. He’s an ambassador for the club and I’d bet my last wage packet Sir Bobby would have admired his sincerity and honorable approach.====did you see the game against man city.??? verbal abuse??

  • 136 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:05 PM

    he would have to do a damn site more than he has in the last 3 years to gain my respect

  • 137 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:06 PM

    Sage
    “Rotonda does offer praise to Pardew when he get s it right, he is fair.”

    Pardew got it right v West Ham,where was he then?,go back and find something positive they have said and post it up with a date.

    “catchy never gives praise which i disagree with but doesn’t mean he is negative”

    In which way,shape,form does that make any sense?

    “…..he could equally say he is asking for the manager to go, which he thinks would improve us, therefore that’s a positive move.

    He could equally say he wants the team to win regardless of his personal feeling but he doesn’t,this whole thing started this morning,i wake up to find Catchy saying we will get beat Wednesday.Great bloke

    And my question wasn’t pointless because Markaccus grasped it straight away.

  • 138 Ciaran // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:07 PM

    BandB

    Arguably, apathy was one factor, a busy week of meetings, as well as doing my own work for Uni meant that I had taken a back-burner attitude last week. I also didn’t want to be accused of grandstanding following the derby defeat, so all of that combined meant that I let things sit until now before I posted something.

    I have noticed a number of other blogs quietening down recently. Ideally all I want to comment about is the football side of things, but effectively our season is over. So stories of suspensions, injuries, form have no appeal to me because they have been rendered null and void by Ashley’s lack of ambition.

  • 139 wolfshead@toon // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:07 PM

    i love it when a fight breaks out :-) p.s catchy/rotonda when was the last time you made a post that was relevant to the current thread? lol

  • 140 wolfshead@toon // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:11 PM

    toonincheek

    how would a new manager improve things longer term given we have just sold our best player and have no prospects of new ones being brought in

  • 141 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:11 PM

    Wolfs

    Hardly ANYONE comments on the article at hand, they just continue whatever it is that was being discussed on the previous one 😀

  • 142 BandB // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:11 PM

    Ciaran,

    Perhaps the lack of anything meaningful to talk about explains why this blog has descended into a bun fight over who is a true fan and who isn’t?
    On thread, Pardew’s point appears to be that he is working for a crazy club.

  • 143 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:12 PM

    Toonicheek
    Your missing the point,i gave the choice of us winning also.They could have chose to win and Pardew stays but no,wouldn’t that be what is best for the club?,for us to win?so if you choose to lose because the manager you don’t like might get sacked,how is that supporting the club?,the key point is i gave the choice of a win.

  • 144 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:13 PM

    BandB

    He isn’t wrong, then is he. Crazy is an understatement

  • 145 BandB // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:16 PM

    Markaccus,

    On your point on comments. If I see a post I want to respond to these days, I usually post on the relevant thread and run the risk it won’t be seen, even by the person I’m responding to.
    It is better than trying to have a chat in the middle of a bar room brawl.

  • 146 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:16 PM

    my nans better than your nan she wears black/white grannie knickers so there

  • 147 Ciaran // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:17 PM

    BandB

    Petty squabbles tended to happen even when there was positives and negatives to discuss re the football. Mainly because I was party to the vast majority of said disputes haha

    Regarding who is a ‘true fan’ – It’s a moot point. We are all true fans are we not? Some people from foreign lands have chosen this crazy club, while others have the good fortune to have it instilled in them from birth. Regardless of our backgrounds, or whether we wish to see a new owner, new manager, new coaches or none of the above, we’re all true fans because we care enough to think about it and discuss it on a daily basis.

  • 148 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:17 PM

    Mojo

    The only time i would say wanting us to lose was in any way acceptable is if Pardew would DEFINITELY be sacked AND his replacement would DEFINITELY improve us. Neither of these things are ever going to be definite, so therefore i think wanting us to lose is wrong.

  • 149 wolfshead@toon // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:19 PM

    band b

    jose said nufc are a crazy club i think sir bobby told him that a long time ago before he had even heard of us

  • 150 John Tudor // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:20 PM

    i chose win and he still goes does that make me a bad supporter or stupid coz you didnt give me that choice

  • 151 BandB // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:23 PM

    wolfs/ciaran

    It has always been a crazy club. And you have to be crazy to support it. So maybe we are all a bit crackers.

    Ciaran. Did you see the link Lesh posted in the early hours? Interesting bit of research and opinion, though a couple of years old.

    Coffee break over lads. Back on my head.

  • 152 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:25 PM

    Markaccus
    That is my point,i could understand the fans saying they chose to get beat 2-0 if they defo knew he would get the sack but i gave the choice of a win and he keeps his job but they chose the loss.

  • 153 Laurent Robert 32 // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:25 PM

    Amusing read today.

    Pardew’s PR spin olds no bounds and is intended to soften up supporters to give him an easier ride. He knows what he’s doing and some fans still lap up his words like it’s audible gold.

    He’s digging his heels in over this job because management struggle is what he is used to and he knows he’s won the lottery equivalent by being sacked from a League 1 side and employed in a Premier League side.

    I read the other day a stat which had Souness with a 4% higher win rate than Pardew (if it was indeed up-to-date).

    That in itself is a jab in the arm for those who are still sleeping.

    Pardew should consider himself very lucky that Mr. Carr is laying these quality players on a plate for him to patch over his highly limited ability. As should obese Mike.

  • 154 bzak12 // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:29 PM

    H/way lads get behind record breaker Percy as he attempts to rack up another. Lowest home crowd of the season? 5 home defeats on the bounce. NUFC manager with the most records? Come on Percy!!!

  • 155 bzak12 // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:31 PM

    Forgot 1 he already holds, the biggest liar in history of NUFC.

  • 156 Ciaran // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:34 PM

    BandB

    No I didn’t manage to catch that, I must do some trawling, but I have to get back to work myself.

  • 157 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:35 PM

    Mojo

    What a load of bull.

    You gave the option of a loss ment Pardew got the sack and Mark said he would take the loss if it ment Pardew sacked for a better manager.

    Don’t you think that is exactly what Catchy,Rotonda and many other also want.

    So if Mark would take a loss to sack Pardew wouldn’t that make him a space caudate also.

  • 158 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:36 PM

    mojo

    I said you question was as pointless as mine, as in it’s a scenario that wouldn’t happen…..both are pointless as neither are realistically going to happen.

    You fail to see I also gave the option to win….and also that your lose option resulted in a different manager.

    Pointless going around in circles when you just cut up the argument to suite your point and not look at as a whole as others have done.

  • 159 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:38 PM

    John

    wanting us to win can never be truely wrong. 3 points are always important after all. Whether you want pardew to stay or go, it matters not 😀

  • 160 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:38 PM

    markaccus

    i’d agree with you, lose to definitely get a replacement, under mojo’s logic though that means your not a fan and a space cadet.

    That’s the same as what he insulted catch and others for, losing to get a different manager.

  • 161 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:40 PM

    Daztoon
    Go back and read post 59.

  • 162 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:40 PM

    Daztoon

    ONLY if that manager would DEFINITELY improve us 😀 otherwise i have no real problem with Pardew. I think he can certainly be over critisised for things beyond his control, bet he could certainly do some things better.

  • 163 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:41 PM

    Sage
    Your still not getting it are you?,i gave the choice of a win,do you still not see my point?

  • 164 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:42 PM

    T sage.

    Also refer to post 160. Just need to be clear i am not out and out against pardew 😀

  • 165 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:42 PM

    mojo

    im not sure if your totally blind to the fact I have been saying our players are good enough, In my book that is a positive,
    I never stop praising the team, I might even go a little over board on how good I think they are,

    for the good of our team, squad of 25 plus the kids and fringe players, this guy has to go,

    I did not CH as the manager when we went down, I was not vocal about it, i gave him a chance, and he won me over, he took a squad that had lost most of its big players, and set about making a new team out of what was left, he played to the squads strengths, acted like a pure gent in process , working under the same owner, setting the right type of records to get us out of the championship at the first attempt,

    the squad is a better squad, and is under performing, the owner has nothing to do with the day to day training, and this is where are problems are,

    i have no doubt in my head you have never played anything other than bags at school or the odd kick about with friends in a park, as you have no idea how the game should be played,

    you talk about fans, i find it strange why someone would defend a guy who has lost against our bitter rivals 4 times , the last 3 times sunderland have been bottom or very close to it,
    nocked out of the cups early doors
    setting all kinds of new unwanted records,

    i just don’t get it, at some point you connect all those excuses and say, hey, maybe its you, maybe your just not good enough, there is no shame in admitting something is to big or hard for you to do,

    instead, he drags a whole city down

    you never back any of your arguments up with any facts,

    i have to wonder if you love pardew or the club ???

  • 166 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:44 PM

    mojo

    i get it, you just can’t read my question….i also gave you the choice of a win? why can’t you see that?

  • 167 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:45 PM

    markaccus

    but i’m sure that’s what catchy meant….he meant replace pardew with a better man, i’m sure nobody is calling for parew to go and a worse man to come in.

    it’s the same point just mojo is being pedantic

  • 168 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:46 PM

    Mojo

    Forget it you,your either a WUM or not very bright.

    But I’ll try to simplify it for you

    If one loss ment Pardew got sacked but the team won all of our remaining games.

    Or we Won and Pardew kept his job but we only won 40% of our games.

    Which would you choose

  • 169 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:51 PM

    Mark

    But Mojo never gave the option of a better manager coming in.

    Just the win or lose option for one game.

  • 170 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:52 PM

    daz

    I wouldn’t bother….i’ve asked a few questions which have been dodged.

    I answered his….and then compared my analogy of winning but getting 7 injuires to winning and keeping pardew (as in those who don’t rate pardew see his influence the same as having a few players missing) but he won’t answer it.

    just claims i don’t get it….tosh.

  • 171 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:56 PM

    Transfer

    Yeah I got yer options and don’t know how difficult it was to answer.

    What ever benefits the team and club in the long term is surly worth one loss.

  • 172 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:59 PM

    Daztoon
    This initial question wasn’t for everyone,it was for Catchy and Rotonda and i asked the question because they never have anything good to say about the club,they go missing from the blog when we win but are all over the place commenting when we lose,Catchy has openly stated he wouldn’t mind us getting beat,how is that supporting the team,so i asked the question.If you could choose between winning 2-0 and Pardew keeping his job or 2-0 loss and Pardew goes what would you choose?,why the f@ck would you choose us to lose if your supposed to want what is best for this club?,why not choose to win despite your personal opinion?

  • 173 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 1:59 PM

    daz

    that’s the point….his question was would you lose one game to see long term change. Now if you think that change is good for the club and will make us better long term then i don’t see how it’s negative to say you would sacrifice one game for the long term future.

    I don’t mind people backing pardew but it’s not the point…the point he is making is basically to only look one game ahead, don’t worry about long term future.

  • 174 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:02 PM

    mojo

    your quote

    why the f@ck would you choose us to lose if your supposed to want what is best for this club?,why not choose to win despite your personal opinion?

    The answer is because they believe pardew is a bad manager, and if losing 1 game meant he would go then in the ling run (not just 1 game) then it is BETTER for the club.

    It’s not a difficult concept.

    Pardew will lose some games, no manager wins them all, so even if he won the next he’d lose another, so they want rid of him now for a better manager who they feel would win more than 39% of his games.

    They are looking at the long term future of the team.

  • 175 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:03 PM

    Mojo

    Everybody wants to win,but if one loss means the club benefits in the long run then who wouldn’t want that.

    If your putting the question up to just have a go at Rotonda who has praised Pardew after wins and Catchy then that makes you a WUM.

  • 176 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:05 PM

    Mojo

    Answer my question that I put to you.

    In fact everybody answer it then maybe Mojo will get the point being made

  • 177 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:06 PM

    Sage
    Are you too dull to realise i answered your question?.I said i want what is best for the team,so how is a win with almost the full team injured or a 1-0 defeat a good choice?,i gave a positive and a negative,how is a 1-0 win positive if you have most of your players injured?.It’s nonsense.I’m not dismissing it,i just don’t understand it.

  • 178 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:06 PM

    Heres a quick question for yous, sage, mojo and daz ; would you take a new owner who was willing to splash the cash a bit try to win things if he wanted to change the name of the stadium and name of the club or not?

    Its a tough one because as much as we would love winning the prem etc. it would mean selling our souls for the pleasure.

  • 179 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:07 PM

    For the record I probably would for the stadium name change but would defo draw the line at club name change.

    One step too far if the pursuit of success eh

  • 180 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:07 PM

    T sage and Daz.

    I do say where you are both coming from. I also do see to some extent why Mojo thinks Catchy has a negative attitude. Rotonda is different. Rotonda would take a better manager and backs up his oppinion (even if i have the odd cross word with him) i can accept and respect that he has his own ideas.

    Catchys negativity is not neceserily all aimed at the team, but he is EXTREMELY negative against ANY other blogger who does not share his opinion and instantly becomes offensive toward them. You can trace back months and even years of “you dont know anything about football”. I believe this is where Mojo derives his feelings towards catchy, even if he is using the “not a real fan” thing a bit unjustly.

  • 181 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:08 PM

    question to mark as well.

  • 182 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:09 PM

    TS

    him and others like manx only come out with the same answer, your not a fan if you don’t support the manager

    these guys are the type that would get on a coach with a monkey driving it , not thinking anything of it and wonder why it crashed,

    i don’t buy the excuse who would work under Ashley,

    I don’t buy there isn’t anyone better than him out there

    and I am very prepared to gamble on a new manager under Ashley , and here is why,

    he has listened to carr on players , most that have came in from his recomendations have been good enough, so it shows the guy listens at times
    I would hope that he would ask him for some advice I managers to manage the players he has spent good money on, after all he never bought these players to win anything only make money on them, and from that point alone , it makes sense to get a guy in that gets the best out the squad , increasing there value

  • 183 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:10 PM

    and catchy…

  • 184 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:10 PM

    mojo

    People who don’t rate pardew, like catchy, think he does harm to the team. Injuries do harm to the team also.

    My point is the same as yours. Winning means the injuries hold the team back where in your example winning means pardew stays and holds the team back.

    I don’t know your view on pardew, but my point is that those who don’t rate pardew would rather lose 1 game to replace him with somebody they believe would get more from the teams and ultimately win more in the long run.

    They are not negative or poor fans, they are saying these things as they think the team will improve with a different manager.

  • 185 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:11 PM

    Sage
    So why not put aside the personal differences and choose the team to win?,isn’t that what is best for the club.Isn’t that not what any fan wants.Hoping for us to get beat so they can get rid of the manager they don’t like,your putting your own personal feelings before what is best for the club

  • 186 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:13 PM

    Toon Tang

    I could put up with changing the name of the stadium if it was put out that big money would be invested in trying to win trophies.

    Like you though changing the club name would be a step to far and would lose our identity.

  • 187 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:15 PM

    Mark
    I wasn’t saying he’s not a proper fan,i asked him how he is supporting the team when he disappears when we win,all over the place when we lose and quite often say’s he hopes we get beat.This all started this morning,the 1st post i see is Catchy saying we’ll get beat Wednesday.

  • 188 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:15 PM

    catchy

    I agree we could get a better manager working under Ashley but with his record of hiring managers I have no faith in him to hire the right man.

    toontang

    Not for me, the stadium name is different I think as a lot of clubs now move to a new stadium and it is always sponsor by somebody, the emirate, the etihad etc….stadium doesn’t worry me, the team and the community link is what is important. But if we were to stay at St Jame’s Park I wouldn’t want it changing…new stadium is ok, not changing the existing one…if there is any sense in saying that.

    I wouldn’t want the team name changed at all though, would not accept that.

    My main issue with Ashley has never been his spending, just the way he has disconnected the football club from the city and fans with all the lies and the fact we seem to want to just tick along in mid table instead of wanting to progress the club/team.

  • 189 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:16 PM

    Transfer

    Give up mate he will never get it.

    The sole purpose of the question was to try to belittle said posters and nothing more.

  • 190 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:17 PM

    mojo

    you are missing the point. The people opting for a loss are not doing it because they don’t like pardew but because they think that pardew is what’s best for the team. They are thinking about the team as that 1 defeat will be the start of better things with a new manager (as you’d hope a club would hire a better man).

  • 191 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:19 PM

    daz

    I just don’t understand why he doesn’t think that people want pardew gone for the good of the team instead of saying it’s just to do with their own agenda (whatever that would be)

  • 192 Mister Tuff // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:19 PM

    This question/answer theme is getting a bit of a turn off.
    Would be more enlightening discussing Tudor’s grannies black and white knickers.

  • 193 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:20 PM

    Yeah, thats cool sage, and daz i reckon most fans would probably say the same as you, it would be interesting to see if anyone would fully give themselves to the darkside in persuit of a cup though.

  • 194 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:20 PM

    Catchy
    Go back over the past few days and look at the amount of times i have posted something,then you question it,i answer it and you never respond.It’s happened at least 6 times since Saturday.

  • 195 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:20 PM

    correction to 188

    they think pardew is what’s wrong with the team and therefore the 1 loss would hopefully mean more wins in the long term.

  • 196 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:21 PM

    Tuff, lets discuss them baby’s mate

  • 197 mag // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:21 PM

    Sack Pardew the loser!

  • 198 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:23 PM

    Mark

    It’s a blog and Catchy is entitled to his opinion as is Mojo,but to post a question to just have a go at said posters is just petty.

    Catchy might be extreme sometimes but we do have the option to ignore and move on to the next post .

  • 199 Laurent Robert 32 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:23 PM

    Mojo, Catchy and Rotonda and more bloggers like myself want to see a capable manager getting our international players to play football of a certain attack minded style and philosophy, which Pardew does not know how to play, due to his dour CV and approach to the game.

    Negative comments against the puppet come with positive intentions behind them, and that is to enjoy the the game of football with our club, Newcastle United, not watch containing football most of the time as well as buckets full of lies the he spills carefree.

    People can have their own opinions, I have no problem with that, but demanding more than sustained, drab mediocrity should actually be valued, not labelled any less of a fan. It is actually good that the demand is there.

  • 200 Mister Tuff // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:24 PM

    Toon tang – ok here we go.
    Tudor —- could you please tell us if your granny prefers a lace trim on the legs of her knickers or whether she prefers the elasticated legs.

  • 201 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:27 PM

    do we reckon tudor’s got ‘the shining’ then, he’ll be on in a sec saying his ears were burning

  • 202 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:28 PM

    Transfer

    For sure mate. People have nothing against the bloke on a personnel level.

    They like myself think someone else could do I better job with the players we have at his disposal.

  • 203 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:29 PM

    Sage
    How come Markaccus knows what i’m saying and did as soon as i posted it then if i’m missing my own point of my own question?.

    “you are missing the point. The people opting for a loss are not doing it because they don’t like pardew but because they think that pardew is what’s best for the team

    People wanted us to lose because they don’t like Pardew not because they think that it’s what’s best for the team.I’ll say it again”Your missing the point”

  • 204 welshgeordie9 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:29 PM

    Does anybody know about this Adam Armstrong kid that’s been in the squad apparently he’s supposed to be the next Wayne Rooney.

  • 205 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:30 PM

    Mojo

    You still haven’t answered the question I put to you.

  • 206 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:31 PM

    Toon tang

    No to the Team name change.
    Actually not TOO bothered about a stadium name change, but i would not want something too tacky. (SDA for example)

  • 207 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:31 PM

    mojo

    il try and make it as clear as possible for you, as you seem hell bent on hating me for not like pardew

    god forbid, someone very close to you gets cancer, ( remember I said god forbid, and I am not wishing this on you or any loved ones)
    you have 2 options

    you let it get worse and they die

    or

    you have an operation or other therapies and they have an 75% chance of living a normal live

    now bare in mind, that if you chose to go down the route of the 75% , they will feel a lot worse before they get better

  • 208 mag // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:32 PM

    Sack Pardew as we’ve only scored 4 goals since the 29th of December and none in our last three, shocking!

  • 209 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:32 PM

    mojo

    i corrected that statement a few posts ahead

    no i am not, markaccus didn’t agree with you exactly either, read his posts.

    The point is people think pardew is BAD for the team and therefore will LOSE ONE game in order to get him out of the club and get somebody else in to do a better job.

    It’s a simple concept, you are clearly on the wind up, no further discussion from me on the issue, this post is very simple to understand if you want to understand it…if you don’t your just winding people up.

  • 210 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:34 PM

    Daztoon
    It wasn’t meant to belittle anybody if you can be arsed to look through the posts i was asking them how are they supporting the team being negative all the time and wanting us to get beat.Maybe you should start reading what is posted instead of coming straight to the bottom of the thread and posting the 1st tad of sh1te that comes into your head.

  • 211 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:35 PM

    catchy

    i’ve given up now….it’s clear you are not saying lets lose every game from not til the end of time.

    you said you’d take 1 defeat on wednesday in order to get a different manager in he could win more games long term than pardew and ultimately MAKE THE TEAM BETTER.

  • 212 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:37 PM

    Mark, yeah my sentiments as well mate, Im waiting for someone to pop up and say “id change the club name”…

    haha doubt many would though

  • 213 Mister Tuff // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:39 PM

    Toon Tang – I anticipate Tudor will appear shortly as he usually keeps an eye out as to what is happening.
    Not that I’m an expert in these matters but I understand that that granny knickers are becoming more fashionable.
    I’ve just had a thought maybe Mr Tubbs could get NUFC granny knickers made in one of his sweatshops – with NUFC and Wonga logos. Might be a good seller.
    As a PR exercise they could give a couple of sets to the disabled granny they’ve just banned from SJP for misuse of her ticket.
    I think that NUFC granny knickers could be a good seller in Mr Tubbs tat shops.
    Ed, can you organise a poll vote as to whether fellow bloggers would buy a set of NUFC granny knickers for their grans.

  • 214 mag // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:40 PM

    Change the managers name to Laudrup!

  • 215 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:41 PM

    MrMojoRisin76

    Maybe you can answer my question then i put to you.

    You seem to be ignoring it,wonder why that is!.

  • 216 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:42 PM

    Sage
    Last time,i’m f@cking boring myself.
    “The point is people think pardew is BAD for the team and therefore will LOSE ONE game in order to get him out of the club and get somebody else in to do a better job.

    I gave the choice of a win,why didn’t they take it?,why want us to get beat just so you can get the manager you don’t like sacked?,don’t we all want our team to win?,we are in a decent position in the league and if we had kept Cabaye and added a few others who knows where we would have ended up,this season has proved that Pardew’s 1st season was no fluke,we’ll never know how the season would have went because Jabba shat on it.And people still want him gone.I hope that little bit more info has cleared it up for you.

  • 217 ErnestHemingway // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:44 PM

    Newcastle win, pardew and Ashley to leave. Dream situation.

  • 218 Transfer Sage // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:45 PM

    mojo

    you gave them an option of ONE win or ONE loss…not sustained winning or losing.

    Therefore people have looked long term and said yes we can afford to lose one game to make sure we get a manager change to make us WIN MORE in the future games.

    I know exactly what you are saying but you just don’t get it, best of luck to you.

    Daz

    Mojo doesn’t answer questions as he has dug himself into a hole and made himself look a total fool.

  • 219 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:45 PM

    Ok. As i am trying to play devils avocado i will say what i always do

    Everyone is entitled to an opinion, positive or negative. However, negativity should NOT be aimed at other posters who have a different opinion. That is the only time i get p1ssed off with things.

  • 220 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:45 PM

    Transfer Sage

    He is clearly on the wind up.

    Mark gave the answer to take the loss and sack Pards but added for an upgrade,but that is acceptable.

    He doesn`t get that`s exactly what Rotonda,Catchy,Stuart etc would also want.

  • 221 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:46 PM

    Markaccus

    Very well put.

  • 222 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:47 PM

    toon tang

    as a football fan, I want what is best for my team Newcastle untied,
    long gone are the days where your club was made up of mainly local people, where there rich history counted for something,
    now its all about money, you can bet your last pound on if some guy from Russia came to our club, bought it, and said right, im sponsoring the stadium for 50 million a year for the next 10 years, you would not hear a peep out of 90% of fans,
    im sick of people going on about how much we are not getting compared to this or that club,
    our club is French right now,

    what I want is a owner / manager to love the club as much as me, they can make as much money as they like out of the club, as long as they go out and try and win things, all you can do is try your best, and I would be 100% happy

    you never ever hear me bang on about who we should sign,
    what I want is the manager to look at what he has got, and work a plan around that, a player being sold and a player getting injured its the same same for me,

    Ashley does not care about my club, he cares about his 300million invested
    and pardew does not care about my club, if he did, he would understand that losing 4 out of 6 against sunderland is simply not acceptable,
    it boils my piss to think he came out after the game and said may be lost because we where to hyped for the game, in my world , hyped means you run around like a headless chicken kicking everything that moves,

    pardew wont leave because he knows he will never get a bigger club,

    simple as

    not because he thinks he is good enough

  • 223 mag // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:48 PM

    4 goals since 29th of December and none in the last three games Sack Pardew!

  • 224 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:48 PM

    Catchy

    mojo

    il try and make it as clear as possible for you, as you seem hell bent on hating me for not like pardew

    god forbid, someone very close to you gets cancer, ( remember I said god forbid, and I am not wishing this on you or any loved ones)
    you have 2 options

    you let it get worse and they die

    or

    you have an operation or other therapies and they have an 75% chance of living a normal live

    now bare in mind, that if you chose to go down the route of the 75% , they will feel a lot worse before they get better

    I haven’t got a problem with people hating Pardew,it’s the people like you who’s posts are mostly all negative,you openly say you hope we get beat.Why don’t you come on much when we win yet your all over the place when we lose?

    Why don’t you run that rape analogy you used earlier on by me instead?,that’s to complicated.

  • 225 Markaccus // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:49 PM

    Daz

    Rotonda, stuart etc would want an upgrade. The problem wih catchy is, he would accept a small pineapple found in an old jamaican shack 😀

  • 226 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:50 PM

    Transfer Sage

    I think Mojo is that deep we may have to call international rescue to get him out.

  • 227 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:51 PM

    the Russian by the way would call the club ruples way

  • 228 MrMojoRisin76 // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:51 PM

    Daztoon
    If you are not going to read my initial question how the f@ck can you have an opinion?
    This place is full of f@cking clowns,no wonder the sensible people left.

  • 229 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:51 PM

    Markaccus

    Is one available with a side order of Rum,i`d take that over Pards

  • 230 daztoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:54 PM

    MrMojoRisin76

    I`ve read it and answered now for the FOURTH time of asking ANSWER my QUESTION.

    Your the only one looking like a CLOWN.

    ANSWER THE QUESTION PUT TO YOU FFS.

  • 231 catchy in norway // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:54 PM

    mojo

    id use sign language if I thought id get through to you

    I have asked you many times , tell me the good things I should be supporting

    tell me what is good about our team right now

  • 232 mag // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:54 PM

    Who’ll score the goals on Wednesday? Shola avoids goals like Pardew avoids cup games. Cisse has been hung out to dry by Pardew for the wonga fiasco, Remys banned De Jong is worse than Shola, sack Pardew!

  • 233 Toon Tang // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:55 PM

    catchy, concise as ever, just a few nice signings in the window would keep us shtum eh, were not asking for miracles. i was just wondering how far most would go for a good owner to come in and spend a few quid. Wouldn’t have to be a bank breaker, just a little ambition.

    ps ‘Newcastle Untied’ is probably a very good way of describing us at the moment eh hahaa

  • 234 ErnestHemingway // Feb 10, 2014 at 2:58 PM

    De jong is worse than Shola?

    Harsh.

  • 235 welshgeordie9 // Feb 10, 2014 at 4:05 PM

    Who’s the muppet that said De Jong is worse than Shola

  • 236 stuart no9 // Feb 10, 2014 at 4:09 PM

    MR MOJO are you still on here trying to get it into EVERYONES Head the question you asked earlier. Cant you see NO ONE gets it , because it was a stupid question AND A question that YOU dont even know the answer to. I answewed your question @ 62 and because of my answer you abused me and said i wasnt a proper fan . Then your comment’ @150 –Markaccus
    That is my point,i could understand the fans saying they chose to get beat 2-0 if they defo knew he would get the sack but i gave the choice of a win and he keeps his job but they chose the loss’ – you are saying now ‘ YOU UNDERSTAND’ the fans saying theyd rather get beat if pards got the sack which is exactly what i said in the first place. hahaha . your head is on the wrong way mate . if your nose is running and your feet smell , your probably upside down as well mate – get a grip bonny lad .

  • 237 marcotoon // Feb 10, 2014 at 4:58 PM

    While I often disagree with his tactics and team selection, I’ve always said that Pardew cares, which I love to see in the manager. To improve as manager he needs more money to spend, although I do feel that hopefully when Ashley does go, the new owners will want to get rid of him, which could be a good or a bad thing.
    KTF

  • 238 mindshaft // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:45 PM

    To be honest everyone who constantly posts on here is probably a true fan – just because we have different agendas or opinions doesn’t mean we don’t love the toon less – some more blinkered than others, definitely
    I must have read santon is shit as a defender and should be moved to left mid a thousand times – pard’s puts him there and gets slated yet again. Personally I don’t think its his position but he actually did okay there
    I’m no pardew apologist but some people on here go well beyond the reality of where we are as a club
    Would I like us to be the all attacking team we were under kk – yeah probably, but the premiership has long moved on and we’d get tonked most weeks
    The majority of our team are average at best in the premiership, we may have a tainted view that pard’s should be able to polish a few turds but really, Marv and hba are actually worse than useless in a Newcastle squad but could probably do okay in a team that has had 100 -200 million investment
    That’s not gonna happen under the fat controller so we need yo ship em out

  • 239 mindshaft // Feb 10, 2014 at 10:54 PM

    Was interesting listening to Gary Neville at the weekend where he said Noyes had set up the team correctly and they just weren’t doing their jobs – think we are over estimating our actual players, bigi … Realky , he’s quite weak and runs out of steam after 40 mins, as a holding midfielder he needs to learn the game more – if we played him supporters would be the first to slag pard’s off – don’t think our overall team is good enough to blood more than one youngster at a time
    Pard’s has given opportunities to fergie, vuckic, sameobi, bigi, Campbell, etc – none of them have really made much of an impact – look at sterling, Rooney etc they have actually changed games at a young age whereas our lot haven’t – sadkt they aren’t good enough




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