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If David Moyes Is Fired Will Newcastle Move In?

6:53 pm, Monday, April 21st, 2014 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 206 Comments

Before he signed on at Manchester United last summer, we always thought that David Moyes would be the perfect Newcastle manager – because he had a great record with Everton, and Everton didn’t have the money that Newcastle had to spend on players.

alan pardew david moyes

David Moyes this season

However, it’s been a bad year for David Moyes, and today Sky Sports news is reporting they understand that Moyes will be fired within a day – and usually when they go out with this rather delicate information – they get it right.

And the Manchester club has refused to comment on the rumors going around that Moyes will be fired – and after the defeat at Moyes’ former club Everton – United might now even qualify for the Europa League for next season – they are 6 points behind 6th placed Tottenham with a game in hand.

It was always going to be difficult for anybody to replace Sir Alex Ferguson – and let’s be clear – Manchester United are never going to be as successful as they were under Alex Ferguson – that’s almost an impossibility.

And now the question is – if Moyes is fired will Mike Ashley make a move to bring David Moyes to Newcastle?

Of course his stature has dropped this season – but Newcastle United is an easier club to manage than Manchester United – especially in the first season after Alex Ferguson retired.

Moyes’ record at Goodison was that he had 9 top 10 finishes and 5 top 6 finishes,from 11 full seasons with the Blues, and European qualification was achieved four times in five seasons between 2004 and 2009.

And David will have something to prove now – big time – so here’s an experienced manager who has proved he can manage a side with limited resources into the top six fairly regularly in the Premier League.

And if Pardew goes, there’s just no way the Newcastle owner is going to give the job to somebody who has no record in the Premier League – that could be very risky.

What do you think?

Comments welcome.



Tags: Coaching · European Competition · Newcastle News · Premier League



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206 responses so far ↓

  • 1 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 6:54 PM

    No

  • 2 scout // Apr 21, 2014 at 6:54 PM

    If jose is fired would we move in???
    Bit unfair to even talk about it Ed atm

  • 3 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 6:56 PM

    Why would Ashley Sack Pardew???

    He’s hitting all his targets, not spending any money other than loan fee’s and is towing the party line like a good little yes man should.

    You’ve got more chance of seeing him being given a renewed contract on better terms than being sacked and replaced

  • 4 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 6:56 PM

    But if Phil Brown gets the sack we’ll move like sh1t of a shovel

  • 5 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 6:57 PM

    Pardew has his feet so far under the table he can count the change in cashley’s pocket with his toes

  • 6 MacToon // Apr 21, 2014 at 6:58 PM

    If-Pardew-Is-Fired-Will-Manchester-Move-In

  • 7 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Apr 21, 2014 at 6:59 PM

    And here I thought Man Utd might go in for Parsnip ;) lol

  • 8 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 6:59 PM

    Mactoon
    Neville and co might snap him up for Salfords FC

  • 9 toonking // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:02 PM

    well
    he was a manager of a team who themselves didn’t spend much money and moyse has got one thing pardew hasn’t got, moyse has been known to manage a big club.

  • 10 Geremi's Prosthetic Leg Fund // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:04 PM

    Wouldn’t want Moyes, cut from the same cloth as Pardew. Traditional, British and backward. All the focus on workrate and mileage. We need to start matching the industry leaders in terms of set up.

  • 11 Geremi's Prosthetic Leg Fund // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:05 PM

    Everton played some of the most dour football in the Premier League under Moyes. How long would it be until we got fed up with it? Wouldn’t be the right appointment.

  • 12 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:07 PM

    Personally think it’s hard to judge Moyes on the Manure job
    Fergie knew the squad needed an overhaul and got out on a high

    He has a fantastic record at Everton but not sure he can deliver the “brand” of football we seem to be constantly promised

  • 13 Himanshu Dhingra // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:07 PM

    Stability in Excuses

  • 14 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:09 PM

    108toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 6:10 PM

    BandB
    I 100% believe Pardew and the club in there eyes were handed the excuse of dropping out the top 10 gift wrapped with sale of Cabaye

    JFK’s apparent “failing” in getting the wanted sum and a replacement combined with an injury to our only goalscorer will be wheeled out and paraded by Pardew with the insistence that Charnley will see the right type of players in and a huge push to break the top 10 next season

    The club have never and imo will never explain or layout there true intentions
    It was only a couple of seasons ago that we were being told that Ashley wanted NUFC to be a global brand and the only way to do that was to threaten the European places each and every season, ruffle some feathers with the PL heavy weights and break the top 6
    One season later and the realisation of how much would need to be spent and the mission statement changed completely
    I doubt they’d think twice about changing it yet again

  • 15 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:12 PM

    MacToon,
    There’d be some nose scratching if he landed that job.

  • 16 toonking // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:13 PM

    geremi
    it’s like i said in the previous post, just forget about managers for now then and instead focus on this fat greedy b@stard.
    spain and germany have got great international teams but england are anything but great the reason you see teams doing so well here is they get the foreign players and that means spending money.
    so either get the protest aimed at ashley for not spending money and the money he has spent being on the wrong foreign players (france are ranked worse than england) or get protest going on the FA for such a poor league structure

  • 17 Charlie in the Gallowgate // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:15 PM

    David Moyes
    No bloody thanks

  • 18 Rotonda heights // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:16 PM

    Ed

    The ” royal we” again I see.

    Moyes is hardly the ”wow” factor we desperately need and his shortcomings at a club with with money to burn have been well and truly exposed.

    Why is getting a foreign manager any more risky? Mourinho, Wenger, Mancini, Pellegrini, Benitez, Houllier, Martinez etc have all done ok with no previous PL experience. If you’re good, you’re good.

    Martinez has no money at Everton but plays bright attacking football. Moyes never did, just hoof ball to Fellaini.

    Moyes couldn’t handle a team where the fans expected good passing football. Why would he be any different here? WHEN WILL WE EVER LEARN !!!

  • 19 Himanshu Dhingra // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:16 PM

    To be Honest

    any1 is better than Pardew.

  • 20 GeordieTwo // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:17 PM

    Moyes? And here was me thinking it was Mr. Bean we were looking at. Well hmmm. Moyes or Mr. Bean? I don’t know. I suppose they bring different things to the table don’t they? Mr. Bean is definitely funnier but Moyes is Scottish so he could then move on to Rangers when Mike is ready. I see a very cunning plan here.

  • 21 Rotonda heights // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:20 PM

    Podolski, Mertesacker, Ozil, Schurle etc

    the Germans are coming

  • 22 GeordieTwo // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:22 PM

    Wise words @14 tads mate.

  • 23 TurkishFan101 // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:24 PM

    Rotonda heights

    Regarding the list of managers on a blog post link earlier, they are the range of managers which can take us forward and are within the working structures of Mike Ashley and the philosophy our regime works in.

    Fans that missed it earlier,

    http://keithrnufc.wix.com/internetpresentation/apps/blog/who-could-we-get-gimme-a-name

    We can easily appoint any of these managers, and surely Graham Carr will be in the know and is very close friend of Mike Ashley
    Once again, David Moyes IS NOT THE ANSWER

  • 24 Rotonda heights // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:26 PM

    Turkish

    amazing how many good available managers there are out there who sadly won’t come here!

  • 25 dubzy // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:26 PM

    Heres one for you all …man utd has never had a foreign manager…Intresting

  • 26 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:28 PM

    Although the football was dire I really enjoyed that season we finished fifth but in hindsight it was probably the worst thing that could have happened to us for a number of reasons, it never helped us push on quite the contrary actually and worse still it vindicated Ashley for firing Hoots where as if Pardew had of finished in what’s looking like his normal mid to low spot questions would have been asked about Mashleys judgement, it also papered over the outrageous decision to leave us without a recognized LB and not only a CB short but one made of glass and actually had people crooning about how the Ashley model was the way forward, a couple of disasters later and the Mashley model has been exposed as an ill thought out plan that is being made up and reinvented with every passing transfer window.

  • 27 TurkishFan101 // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:29 PM

    Also, read this!

    http://keithrnufc.wix.com/internetpresentation/apps/blog/nobody-would-take-the-job

  • 28 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:29 PM

    dubzy,
    They’ve had loads ?

  • 29 ToonMatt // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:31 PM

    “Everton didn’t have the money that Newcastle had to spend on players” Is this a joke?

  • 30 stuart no9 // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:34 PM

    And now the question is – if Moyes is fired will Mike Ashley make a move to bring David Moyes to Newcastle——- no . ashley dosnt want another manager.
    If it is true about the debt owed to ashley , he will be here fore a long time,

    newcastle have lost 10 home games this season . is that another unwanted record on pardews CV ??/

  • 31 Ancientcoptic // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:35 PM

    Moyes earned 4 million a year at Everton, and now earns 5 million per year at Man Utd.

    Moyes would want to go back to his Everton salary at least. First of all, Ashley cannot afford anywhere close to that, secondly, I would feel sick to my stomach if we paid Moyes a similar wages to what managers like Klopp earn.

    Forget this idea.

  • 32 Ancientcoptic // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:38 PM

    Actually, with a bit of digging, I found out that Pardew currently earns around the same as Klopp.

    Klopp currently earns 1.8 million Euros per year. LOL, how pathetic.

  • 33 MrToon // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:38 PM

    I would welcome him with open arms. A BIG improvement on any manager we have had since SBR

  • 34 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:40 PM

    G2
    Ta very much keeper of the honey badger

    I’d love to be a bit more optimistic but imo Mike Ashley has sucked the life and soul out of the club and left it a hollow shell
    Can’t see him doing nout positive to change that

  • 35 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:41 PM

    The only people who think Moyes would actually come here are the ones who think Ashley will actually sack Pardew

  • 36 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:41 PM

    Ancient
    Where did you find out Pardews salary?
    Lots of places reported it at £450k before bonuses

  • 37 Big Pappa Cissé // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:42 PM

    No more of these British dinosaur mangers FFS . There are a select few that are decent like Fergie & Rodgers, but the rest are journeymen that still think its the 80′s .

    You only have to look at the recent Champions League winning managers to see the game has changed.

    For me teams like Liverpool & Everton have the best style of football at the minute as it isn’t complete tika-taka like Barcelona but they counter attack with pace utilising their fullbacks and scoring for fun .

    We could use Debuchy and Santon as wing-backs and have the pace to counter attack with Remy,Sissoko,Gouffran & HBA but our manager hasn’t got a clue .

  • 38 GeordieTwo // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:45 PM

    I found 500K a year for Pards when I looked a few months ago. He’s not worth that. I don’t understand this idea that NoNuts wouldn’t spend on a decent manager because it would cost him a decent wage. I think the real problem is that Mike is afraid of any manager who has a good track record and confidence in his own judgment. Little man Mike couldn’t tolerate that. He need to be able to bully whatever manager he brings in.

  • 39 Himanshu Dhingra // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:47 PM

    Moyes has an eye for talent.

    He signed

    Lescott
    Jagielka
    Stones

    All from the Championship.

  • 40 toonking // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:48 PM

    RH
    the biggest problem newcastle have got in their attempts at getting foreign managers is the north east of england itself.
    leading up to the world cup of 2010 darren bent who was on great form at the time should have been chosen for the world cup but capello who was the england manager at the time declined to pick him and not once did he visit the north east.
    really newcastle is no different, if foreign managers were to come to the north east then it’s no use having an owner like ashley who sells the best players doesn’t often spend money and most importantly of all sets targets of 10th place.

    their is bad academies in england

    the north east of england is not a popular spot as their is no big cities the nearest is probably manchester but most are in the south of england.

    the whole reason for that short period of decent football and CL was because the great players and managers were from the north east so would be easy bring to newcastle.
    but ask yourself this apart from kevin keegan and sir bobby robson what other manager of our club has been great?

  • 41 stuart no9 // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:48 PM

    Ancient————-Moyes would want to go back to his Everton salary at least. First of all, Ashley cannot afford anywhere close to that ———– he can afford better than that – he chooses not too though.

  • 42 Ancientcoptic // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:49 PM

    toonarmydownsouth – from what I have read, Pardew was on about 500k, but that went up with his 8 year contract.

    It is all speculation, but believed to be around 1.5 million, give or take.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/article-2320978/Mike-Ashley-pay-Alan-Pardew-10m-sacks-Newcastle-manager-year-deal-Charles-Sale.html (Daily Mail isn’t a great source I know)

  • 43 Rotonda heights // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:49 PM

    BPC

    That’s the tragedy. it would never even occur to Pardew the dullard. 343 a la Brazil with full backs bombing on works!

  • 44 Ancientcoptic // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:51 PM

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/newcastle-united/10671657/Newcastle-manager-Alan-Pardew-faces-stadium-ban-as-FA-consider-response-to-butt-on-David-Meyler.html

    This link also reports Pardew is on £1.5 million per year.

  • 45 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:54 PM

    Pardew on £1.5 million a year???

    Even Dick Turpin had the common decency to wear a mask

  • 46 GeordieTwo // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:54 PM

    Can anyone on here really see Pardew standing up to Mike in person. Dream on mates. It would never happen. And that is Pardew’s real value to Mike. He’ll do what Mike tells him to. He make up excuses for Mike and the performance of the club. He’ll suck up because he desperately wants to keep his job. And Mike knows that. That’s the real reason Keegan was forced out but won in court. He was the first to really expose Mike for what he was and what he still is. Lowlife scum suckling on the club for all he’s worth.

  • 47 cornishman // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:55 PM

    Why would we want Moyes. Everton won zilch under him, it we be a slightly better version of Pardum.
    A modern thinker of the Rogers mould is the way forward….but who and would they come to this mess. Roberto Di-Mateo could have the “way”, its really not easy on several counts.

  • 48 Himanshu Dhingra // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:56 PM

    1.5 million for a con job.

  • 49 GeordieTwo // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:56 PM

    That’s incredible ancient. 1.5M a year??? That is truly madness. But that’s what Mike will pay to have his bum licked I suppose. Inflation and all that. Harrumph.

  • 50 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 7:59 PM

    Lads, the sad reality is that we will have Pardew at the helm going into next season and Ashley will only act if he’s left with no other option.

    Any dreams of seeing this guy or that guy coming in are simply going to torture you as it’s not gonna happen. Ashley has found the perfect medium to spending the least amount possible, surviving and not being questioned.

  • 51 welshgeordie9 // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM

    Quiet on here this evening nobody’s arguing

    Pity

  • 52 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:01 PM

    Ancient
    Fair enough mate, wasn’t a dig, have often had the exact same debate about Klopp being on such low wages that surely other managers in Europe (certainly let’s say the German Belgium and Dutch leagues ) must also be on similar low wages?
    For me the issue is the fact Ashley knows f**k all about the football industry, has no contacts and no clue about scouting talent
    This is where all my hopes were pinned to one simple yet important role….
    An actual proper experienced MD and DoF
    A person or duo who knew what philosophy they wanted installed at the club, how to spot a manager/s and coaches, at all levels from the youth team right through to the senior team to take the club forward, work together and have an on pitch identity running through all levels of the club (even the U21′s are doing sh1te this season)
    But alas, we got the skivy promoted who runs the wages, an inside appointment, another yes man to tow the party line

    Happy days!

  • 53 GeordieTwo // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:02 PM

    Remain strong in the face of this horrible new mates. Pardew on 1.5M a year? Ashley sitting on the board? Ashley not sacking Pardew? Aaarrrgghhhhh! How much more are we expected to take? :evil:

  • 54 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:03 PM

    Has Pardew been coaching the West Brom defence???

  • 55 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:06 PM

    Well seeing’s as City are fighting for the title, there are a lot of empty seats for tonights game

  • 56 GeordieTwo // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:07 PM

    You’ve cut me deep with that Pardew wage quote ancient mate! I’m badly wounded. It’s taken the wind out of me sails. Someone pour me a refreshing beverage.

  • 57 GeordieTwo // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:11 PM

    Man City. Amazing at home but gutless away. Strange team that. I would love to have some of their players for us though. I know, dream on Blog Hobbit. Sigh.

  • 58 GeordieTwo // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:15 PM

    Game already over with City 2-0 ahead. The money has kicked the crap out of the game and means very few English lads will ever play Prem football. I suppose we see some great foreign talents though. I mean look at Cisse with us. Beautiful.

  • 59 Ancientcoptic // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:16 PM

    This Man City game is turning out to be a cracker.

    http://sportz-hd.eu/

    Good link for anybody that needs/wants one.

  • 60 GeordieTwo // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:16 PM

    I spoke too soon. Brilliant goal by West Brom.

  • 61 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:16 PM

    Twitter rumours that Pardew will be gone at end of season with Rémi Garde coming in…………………….wouldn’t go holding your breath on that one

  • 62 70TWO // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:17 PM

    Just heard a Burnley Defender on 5live saying how Sean Dyche is all about stats, high energy running and ensuring the basics are done well. Sounds very familiar except that he has the whole squad pulling together even though he has stuck pretty much to the same starting line up. Another British manager producing the same tactical game plan, but it makes all the difference when it produces wins.

  • 63 jimmysmith // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:19 PM

    Managing Newcastle is pretty much a thankless task and never more so than now, and this league is remorseless. As much as Pards appears out of time and options, I’m almost equally as terrified by how bad things might get under a new manager as things stand. I think Pardews demise has coincided perfectly with the failure of Ashley’s approach, which in many ways is unfortunate because sustainable football a fine idea in principle, but if the owner doesn’t start shelling out now to overcome past failures we will inevitably go down sooner or later.

  • 64 stuart no9 // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:20 PM

    JB—Lads, the sad reality is that we will have Pardew at the helm going into next season and Ashley will only act if he’s left with no other option, —— true and that is why i still believe the only option is to boycott the ground. Ofcourse a few thousand may not make any difference , i think if 20000 fans decided not to renew, that would be enough for ashley to review his tactics, also , i here that around 14000 fand have held off renewing tickets for next season – that only leaves 6000 to go.

  • 65 theartfuldodger // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:20 PM

    Good goal from dorrans…great control and strike

  • 66 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:20 PM

    jimmy

    Pardews time here is simply mirroring what he has done at every other club he’s managed at. It was only a matter of time before it struck here and now it looks as though he’s lost the players and the fans

  • 67 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:23 PM

    stuart no9

    I’ve read the 14,000 figure a lot and seeings as money is the only thing that Ashley understands and cares about, it may be the straw to break the fat basterds back and pull the plug on Pardews time here.

  • 68 stuart no9 // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:24 PM

    jack butler ——- the sad thing is though , he hasnt lost the owner.

  • 69 theartfuldodger // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:25 PM

    This is also a great opportunity for Ashley…
    Get in a good manager..and players will also want to sign..negativity will vanish..5 good signings then..

    It will shut everyone on this blog up…forever..everyone gobsmacked..

    Haha…

  • 70 Rotonda heights // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:27 PM

    70TWO

    it’s funny I heard sean dyche was a total believer and follower of barcelona a la Rodgers

  • 71 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:27 PM

    stuart

    True mate and thats why we could be championship bound after next year

  • 72 70TWO // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:30 PM

    TurkishFan101 @23 @27

    recommend those articles

  • 73 70TWO // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:31 PM

    @70

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/26834809

    No mention of Barcelona, just Oxford Rowing Team!

  • 74 theartfuldodger // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:32 PM

    Wasnt the swansea game a typical Pardew performance except for 2 things..
    1. Swansea scored at the end.
    2. We had no individual effort goal cause well we have no such player and remy is off the pace.

    It was just as any other Pardew game …without individual brilliance though

  • 75 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:36 PM

    You know your defence is sh1 t when that donkey scores!

  • 76 70TWO // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:36 PM

    CD scores from a set piece, when will NUFC see one of those?

  • 77 BDin9 // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:42 PM

    And probably one of the worst CD in the league

  • 78 jimmysmith // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:43 PM

    Well that’s the problem. Is Ashley capable of identifying a decent manager and then backing him, and remember this is Newcastle Utd, heavy shirt, added to the intense demands of the Premier League.

  • 79 jimiley // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:44 PM

    Rumours coming out of Manchester are that manure are keen to sign Pardew. Keep your hands off you thieving Mancs. Pards is ours for another SEVEN years. He is getting a bonus in May for reaching all Big Mike’s targets.

  • 80 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:44 PM

    Doesn’t that Amalfitano lad at WBA have a brother who’s a supposedly a footballer?

  • 81 theartfuldodger // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:45 PM

    The only person who can solve the mystery of Ashley is Graham Carr..
    Hope someone interviews him…

  • 82 BDin9 // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:47 PM

    I think that dejong one has as well

  • 83 lesh // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:47 PM

    Jack….. Rémi Garde coming in?

    More likely a fire-guard!

  • 84 jimiley // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:48 PM

    Suarez is a 100 million player. Would Mashers have sold him or doubled his wages to 200K a week and bought good players to support him?
    Thats why we will never win nowt and Liverpool take a risk to win something and are a big club. We are a wee club in the north east. Bigger than the Scum but nobody else is interested.
    Keep the faith in Pards and Mike to deliver the glory days!!!!

  • 85 Rotonda heights // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:48 PM

    Toonking

    Fair enough but we have a superb stadium and players get to play in front of 52000 fans, plus the city has undergone major regeneration culturally and has good airport links to London, the South and Europe.

  • 86 Rotonda heights // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:50 PM

    jimiley

    interesting when you put it that way

  • 87 Rotonda heights // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:53 PM

    JB

    Please tell me more. It was a no brainer to get a french coach in the first place.

  • 88 jimiley // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:55 PM

    And what are big Mike’s targets?

    1. Stay in premier league for as little outlay as possible.
    2. To personally cream off as much of the profits as possible whilst staying in the Premier league.
    3. Not to qualify for Europe.
    4. Not to win a Cup.
    5. To destroy the ethos of the club and turn the supporters into brain dead zombies incapable of showing any dissent.
    6. To employ a puppet manager who is complicit in the above.

    It is all going swimmingly well for Big Mike. Have a bonus Pards!!!

  • 89 TurkishFan101 // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:57 PM

    JackButler

    That rumour sounds its piling up about Rémi Garde. Mike Ashley said he wants a foreign manager that can work under financial guidelines and its what I said earlier about a good manager working under Mike Ashley is not impossible.

    Its also said that players prefer him.

    Also lads, Rémi Garde’s contract is up on the summer so lads I think this is a real possibility.

  • 90 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 8:58 PM

    Let’s not forget that big Mike has also wedged himself at the head of the board table now as to command a wage and further suck the money from the club

  • 91 valle // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:02 PM

    The great news is that it sounds like we are looking for a new manager. The worrying news is that none of the managers we are linked with sounds like the names that could take us forward… Which was to be expected if im honest.

  • 92 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:02 PM

    Where is it said that Mike Ashley wants a foreign manager and the players want Garde!

  • 93 Rotonda heights // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:04 PM

    Turkish

    garde would be awesome. A french SBR if you will.

  • 94 BDin9 // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:08 PM

    Must be bored of the head then

  • 95 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:09 PM

    tads,
    I think Turkish has a tendency to start a rumour himself then start to believe it true and is doing the rounds after Rotonda jumps on to it.

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  • 97 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:10 PM

    JFA
    Lol does seem like that!

  • 98 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:12 PM

    …if anyone is looking for a Persian companion do let me know ;) lol

  • 99 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:12 PM

    In Mikeys various public statements when was it he said he wants a foreign manager who wears purple trousers.

  • 100 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:13 PM

    Rémi Garde rumour is simply that, a rumour, no substance, no evidence just people putting two and two together and coming up whatever figure means Pardew is gone. All stemming from the story that Ashley is meeting with Pardew today/tonight and that he will be sacked (more unconfirmed BS no doubt)

    Personally I’d like to see him come here as he would work well with the lads we have, but for that to happen Ashley will have to change strategy, pull the plug on Pardew and actually make an appointment that makes sense which we all know is never gonna happen

  • 101 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:16 PM

    JFA
    Just trawled through twitter, the earliest mention of Remi Garde comes from
    Dum dum duuuuummmmmm
    Cwarr!!!!

    @cwarr07: 100% certain that Pardew will lose his job, Carr has Ashleys ear, next appointment will be someone who’ll integrate Carrs signings #NUFC
    @cwarr07: @beno_simmo500 Remi Garde

    Put it on the scrap heap lads…

  • 102 TurkishFan101 // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:17 PM

    Jail for Ashley & TADS

    You two stick to staying negative and jump fans that just know some good relative information.

    Also, I wouldn’t have said such information if I was not prepared get grief from the common patriots of the blog like yourselves.

    So please carry on, I would love to hear what you think about me next. :)

  • 103 Graeme // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:18 PM

    Jesper – as long as its female, about 5′ 10″ send her here, no problems lol

  • 104 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:18 PM

    tads

    I think @cwarr07 has again stole a line from someone else, still would believe it though

  • 105 bobby mango // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:19 PM

    I would take Moyes. Right the Man U job was too big for him, he needs to rebuild his reputation. We would be the perfect club.

    That said he hasn’t endeared me at all in his interviews. But Pardew never had either.

  • 106 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:19 PM

    *wouldn’t believe it*

  • 107 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:20 PM

    tads,
    Was the fat Spanish waiter not nailed on to join after Pardews last set of disgraceful results.

  • 108 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:22 PM

    Turkish,
    Please show me a link to where public orator Mike Ashley said he wants to sign a foreign manager with curly hair.

  • 109 BDin9 // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:22 PM

    JB.Not even a rumour. Wishful thinking

  • 110 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:25 PM

    BDin9

    It seems that wishful thinking is all we have left :(

  • 111 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:26 PM

    Turkish
    Good info?
    You said about Moyes 20 minutes after SSN and didn’t mention Garde until after JB
    Didn’t mention you are or sauces (Hp and Heinz?) but asked where Mike Ashley has ever stated he wants a foreign manager, and ended up appointing JFK followed by Pardew who has stated the clubs new policy of young BRITISH players?

    JFA
    “Hi I’m Mike Ashley and i don’t speak very often about my wishes for the club
    But here, now, in front of my most trusted friends Cwarr and Turkish it only seems right
    Sooooooooo, I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want,
    So tell me what you want, what you really really want,
    I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want,
    So tell me what you want, what you really really want,
    I wanna, I wanna, I wanna, I wanna, I wanna really really really wanna foreign managaaaaaaa”

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/newcastle-united-owner-mike-ashleys-1700383

  • 112 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:28 PM

    Jack
    Yup spotted on Tyneside signing the contract, but then it changed, he had something in his eyes, yes it’s clear now, it wasn’t Benitez it was Poyet at SJP having a tour…

  • 113 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:29 PM

    JB,
    I don’t even have that, I was at the game and witnessed 45K fans just taking it for how it is, I can’t see an end, relegation would destroy us and he’s not going anywhere unless we are.

  • 114 Rotonda heights // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:29 PM

    jail

    I know all these rumours are probably 99% pure fantasy but what the hey, you’ve got to have something to cling to in these dark times.

  • 115 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:32 PM

    tads

    The rumours will pile high over the coming weeks mate :(

    Jail

    We are dieing a slow death under Ashley and he doesn’t give a damn as long as there’s a few quid in it in the end for him………………..but nothing is gonna change unless some mystery man comes along with £300 million to offer the fat one to feck off

  • 116 JackButler // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:32 PM

    tads

    The rumours will pile high over the coming weeks mate :(

    Jail

    We are dieing a slow death under Ashley and he doesn’t give a damn as long as there’s a few quid in it in the end for him………………..but nothing is gonna change unless some mystery man comes along with £300 million to offer the fat one to fcuk off

  • 117 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:35 PM

    Rotonda,
    You’re right, we can only hope, but surely there are no more windows left where people can say this is the last chance for Mikey to show ambition, it is so obvious what the plan is !

  • 118 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:38 PM

    JB,
    I don’t think he would sell, he thinks he’s got it all sussed out, if Pardew keeps him in the PL for the next six years he stands to make a lot more than that.

  • 119 TurkishFan101 // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:41 PM

    TADS

    You need common sense and logic.

    I replied to Jack Butler’s post with simply saying that the RUMOUR is piling up and did some digging myself.

    Turns out Remix Garde contract is up this summer essentially and has refused to renegotiate.

    He works under strict financial guidelines and Graham Carr is Mike Ashley’s closest friend, it was all over media and everyone locally at North East should know this if you have spoken to Graham Carr when he gets time off scouting.

    We all have logic for a reason and we all have wishful thinking.

    Now stop being a negative child and do stuff which is not relates to NUFC if it gets your blood pressure this high.

  • 120 lesh // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:45 PM

    But Jail for Ashley, it’s easier to sell something that’s a proven money spinner than something that’s been kept ticking over with no success to demonstrate potential.

  • 121 BDin9 // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:46 PM

    Jail.Has he just beaten us into submission?

  • 122 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:48 PM

    Turkish,
    Are you sure that GC is Mashleys closest friend, I’m sure tads doesn’t get to speak to Graham that often, nor do I as a matter of fact and again where did you hear that Mikey wanted a foreign manager with a trilby who smokes cigars ?

  • 123 TurkishFan101 // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:48 PM

    Remix? Lol stupid autocorrect (on my phone) Remi**

  • 124 JamesToon // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:49 PM

    Top 3 managers who are available to manage newcastle:
    1. Michael Laudrup
    2. Roberto Di Matteo
    3. Uwe Rosler

    But laudrup is my top choice because then we’d be seeing newcastle trying to outplay the opposition no matter who they are. He brought swansea success and thats something we’d give anything for. in the 12/13 season swansea played the best football in the league, i know laudrup already had a foundation of attractive football built from rodgers, martinez and sousa, but he made them play possession football with a purpose and brought more of an attacking threat about them. I also think his passion for football will go well with geordies.

  • 125 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:50 PM

    Lesh,
    Sorry, I don’t get your question .

  • 126 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:54 PM

    Turkish
    Where’s the logic or common sense there?

    A manager is out of contract, (a manager also linked with arsenal if Wenger rejects a new deal, wait if wingers out if contract does that mean where going for him?) so how does that equate to Mike Ashley stating he wants a foreign manager
    That’s not applying sense or logic that’s reading what you want to read into a rumour started by a now infamous twitter troll

    And what’s GC and MA being buddies got to do with anything?

    And please don’t call me negative, i watched the match in that stream you posted and watched the frankly embarrassing sh1t you plastering up about NUFC from manager to players

  • 127 Transfer Sage // Apr 21, 2014 at 9:59 PM

    Appointing a foreign manager is much less risk than buying a foreign player…..with a player you need the technical skills to play a certain way in each country, these are difficult to learn and not all have the ability.

    With managers it’s all about thinking, most people can see problems and identify ways to put them right if they are good at their job, managers just need to use their mind and learn new methods, always possible if they try to unlike physical attributes which are much harder to get.

  • 128 toon kk // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:00 PM

    We’re all living in hope for better times at Newcastle, but I’m afraid MA has ripped the heart and soul out of our club. Who knows what the future holds?

  • 129 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:01 PM

    Sage
    Don’t think anyone is disputing that
    Just disputing that Ashley has come out and demanded a foreign manager!

  • 130 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:01 PM

    Graeme…Dooly noted ;) lol

  • 131 Transfer Sage // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:02 PM

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/10740317/Sports-Direct-forced-to-shelve-70m-bonus-for-Mike-Ashley.html

    maybe this is why the penny pinching is even worse this season

  • 132 TOON TOON COME ON ARMY // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:05 PM

    TOON TOON

  • 133 Transfer Sage // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:05 PM

    tads

    that was a post in agreement with somebody earlier saying that a foreign manager was no more risk than a british one.

    As for a change, I really can’t see it but you never know with Ashley. I never thought houghton would get the boot when he did. There is every chance that Ashley could have seen the recent form and panicked.

    Ashley could think that he could change to a better manager, spend 10 mil and be safe next year or keep Pardew and spend 30mil to get safety……just making up figures but you get the gist.

  • 134 theartfuldodger // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:05 PM

    Remi Garde is one of the few ways we can get Grenier Gomis and Cabella..

    Come on Carr speak up and tell us what Ashley is all about and what his intentions are..

  • 135 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:07 PM

    Graeme…where do you stand on Asian women? ;)

    …I seem to have all sorts of ads here! lol

  • 136 TurkishFan101 // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:11 PM

    TADS

    I’ll reply to you after I’ve finished cooking.

    And quiet frankly, me ranting on the stream chat has got nothing to do with you at all. I’m friends with the owner of that website and fans can rant in anyway possible and have a laugh with each other.

    Also I would like to add, check out his wages, his work ethic and financial restrictions with Lyon.

    The fact that his contract comes to a end in summer makes perfect sense.

    Jail For Ashley

    Mike Ashley is very close friends, trust me when I say this but you wouldn’t anyway.

    Graham Carr is the man in the background that does the important business with transfer deals. In many occasions we saw and witnessed he does not have a great relationship with Pardew or with past fellow Llambias.

    Do you not rember last season when there was a bust up between staff members the reason why Llambias “resigned”. It was wither Llambias or Graham Carr or both.

    Mike Ashley had to convince Graham Carr to stay.

    Also the 8 yearyear contracts weren’t given out by Ashley but Llambias which was why Mike Ashley was very angry.

    The fact being, he trusts Graham Carr with the money and players that are brought in as well.

    I

  • 137 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:13 PM

    Jesper,
    Whatever you do don’t stand on their toes, they don’t like it and it gives them shingles.

  • 138 Graeme // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:13 PM

    Jesper, I lived and worked in Hong Kong for almost 11 years – why would I want to stand? lol
    Sounds like you need adblocker mate!!

  • 139 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:13 PM

    Sage
    Like i said I’m not disputing there’s any difference in risk as too where a manager comes from
    If there a good manager there a good manager regardless of nationality

    What im disputing mate is that Ashley has come and said he wants a foreign manager
    Haven’t seen a single thing to suggest he’ll get shot of Pardew

  • 140 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:15 PM

    Turkish,
    Show me a link where Mashers has said he wants a foreign manager who drives a three wheeled van.

  • 141 Transfer Sage // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:16 PM

    turkish

    Just curious…how do you know this. I have plenty friends in the area and none of them have said it, even a friend who used to work for the club doesn’t know they are close (but he doesn’t know either personally so can’t be sure).

    As far as I was aware Ashley would sign off officially any contracts for managers, not just let llambias make the deal entirely on his own.

    I also thought llambias’ issue was with kinnear not carr from all the reports i had read.

  • 142 Transfer Sage // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:18 PM

    tads

    I’m not disagreeing with you there, I’ve not seen a single thing, not even rumours in papers from ‘inside sources’ or anything like that.

    Hope Turkish has some genuine info on the matter as it would be good to hear. (not that i am bothered if a manager is english, british or foreign…as long as they play a good brand of football)

  • 143 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:19 PM

    Graeme,
    I just had a couple of weeks in Singapore, I didn’t realise how nice the place was.

  • 144 Graeme // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:21 PM

    Turkish fan – You’re getting your facts mixed up mate.

    When Smokin’ Jokin Ear announced he was comming on board as Director of Football, mispronounced players and MD’s name – that is when Lambs Arde resigned – due to Kinnear, purely and simply.

    Likewise, Joe told all and sundry that HE was now in charge of all transfers etc which thoroughly pissed off our Chief Scout, Mr Carr and he told MA he was resigning. MA talked him out of it and he agreed to stay – it was nothing to do with Pardew.

  • 145 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:22 PM

    Turkish,
    Do I remember you saying you study in Turkey, how do you know about Mikeys friendship with elderly scout.

  • 146 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:24 PM

    So basically Ashley never said anything of the sort, his and GC being mates has no relevance on anything being said in regards to Garde (also GC almost walking out was in all the local rags and twitter it’s not really the inside scoop) and were playing add 2+2 and come up with 5

    Hey Wengers out of contracts, worked well with spending little money, must be a dead cert to be the next manager!
    Or equally it must be either Laudrup Di Matteo or Alex Macliesh because there already out of work!
    So your saying you can be negative because you know the lad who rubs a website, but others can’t
    Top logic

  • 147 Graeme // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:26 PM

    Jail, Singapore is a lovely place, but Malasia is even better. If you’re out there, go and stay in Sabbah, Kota Kinabalu – the Tanjong Aru Hotel is an awesome place to chill out lol – owned by the Shangri La group. Can highly recommend it.

  • 148 TurkishFan101 // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:26 PM

    JailForAshley

    Many times I have said here that I was born and bred in London South East. Right now I’m studying AtNorth West at Lancaster.

  • 149 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:27 PM

    Sage
    He doesn’t lad, he didn’t even mention Garde until someone else, then claimed a source
    The earliest place i can see it mentioned is good old Cwarr

  • 150 Graeme // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:29 PM

    Turkish – welcome to sunny Lancashire mate – you’re just up the road from me lol

  • 151 santonthenewmaldini // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:33 PM

    Garde would be a dream to be honest

    Plays good football , works in tight budgets, can bring youngsters through, speaks French , will have respect with French players that are already here and with players in the league that we like to plunder

    He will already be familiar with Carr as well and he will also be out of contract in the summer!! Whats not to like about that ??

    Get Gerard Houllier or Hoddle as DOF and we would be good to go !!!

    We may as well keep going with signing French based players as we know the market well with a better manager I bet the players who look a little lost would come good

  • 152 TurkishFan101 // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:36 PM

    Graeme

    Thanks mate, I enjoy it up here more as its peaceful and has a different feeling to south.

    Although it was rainy at the start, now the sun is nice and out and the university is next to a farm as well.

    Although I will say the night life is pretty good as well.

  • 153 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:36 PM

    Turkish,
    Please show me a statement from good ‘ol Mashers that says he wants a foreign manager that has a turquoise umbrella and a Bedlington terrier.

  • 154 Transfer Sage // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:38 PM

    turkish

    got to go now….hope you’re right on this pal.

  • 155 Geremi's Prosthetic Leg Fund // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:42 PM

    I’d really like Lescott and Lampard for a year, give us a spine and leadership.

  • 156 1949BH PROUDTOBEAGEORDIE // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:43 PM

    theartfulldodger at 133 gomis is a free agent and is the one player we should get. grenier is overated and their is a reason he has only 3 caps .cant see why garde would help with signing cabella as he plays for montpelier .most clubs in france are hard up but lyon and montpelier are two of the worst clubs to deal with as we have found out .i watch a lot of french football and there are some good quality players who would probably delighted to come to ncle probably more so if not under pardew

  • 157 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:43 PM

    Thanks guys ;)

    …sadly there don’t seem to be a proper adblocker for Win 8 phones?

  • 158 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:46 PM

    Lads n lasses,
    The most logical thing to do would be to sack Pardew and get somebody in who would struggle to get anywhere near the records his predecessor has broken, but we (well not all) speculated on the last logical replacement, it is all speculation, we are hoping in our heart of hearts that a replacement is being discussed, I honestly don’t think it is, Mashers knows he’s f****d up by going a year and a half without a signing, he’ll make it right by spending 15/20M in the summer, I’m not saying net spend, maybe ‘Pards’ can do the 40 points thing again, if not a new manager will have to come in and another 15/25M will have to be released which is what should have been spentin the first place, I’m not even allowed to complain anymore as I went to the game on Saturday.

  • 159 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:47 PM

    Testing

  • 160 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:50 PM

    Just typed a really long post only for one of the fusking annoying java attacks to stop my post, no other site I use has the simultaneous attacks from malware as this one, I’m baffled as to why computer genius Ed can’t sort this out.

  • 161 toonarmydownsouth // Apr 21, 2014 at 10:58 PM

    JFA
    The sites always been a nightmare for stuff like that
    Went back to using the mobile site for a while but that had so many bugs, wouldn’t let you sign in, wouldn’t always update comments and sometimes wouldn’t even register new articles

  • 162 toon kk // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:03 PM

    We’ve been told that the club is not in a financial position to compete so many times that so many people have accepted that is the future of Newcastle, well that’s not good enough we should demand more or we’ll be supporting a championship club before long.

  • 163 nzedtoonman // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:16 PM

    Moyes could not be any worse, but I do believe we should be looking on our own doorstep at the academy and local coaches, not just another thrown away discard. Pardew as Jack Butler says, has NOT done anything wrong in Ashley’s eyes ! Kept to budget, taken on loans, and s a big Yes man. Cashley will not be getting rid of pardoo because of a few bad results , he runs Nufc strictly as a money making business . WHY would he bring in a new manager who wants to spend lots of his money. At the moment he has someone to blame , other than himself for mismanagement ! The stench of rotten flesh is clear to all but cashley will keep pards on his stoopid 8 year contract !

  • 164 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:17 PM

    Just been amusing myself by trawling through some Alan Partridge classics. I particularly liked this quote in May last year.

    “The big fall down has been the centre-backs scoring goals from set plays. We need to have more dominance in that area,”

    “It’s all well and good saying that the set play problem is down to tactics, delivery, whatever. Ultimately you need (players of) six-foot four (inches) to go and head it in, or at least make first contact.

    “We haven’t had that all year and it means all our wins have been one-goal wins, apart from Wigan and Southampton.

    “We’re not the strongest attacking-wise (from set pieces) and that is an area that we need to look at.”

    Woooo Hooooo! Partridge you’re an incompetent buffoon.

    Or what about this one from the end of last season?

    “I’d like to think through all of the adversity last year I tried to carry the club with a bit of respect,”

    “I didn’t lose my control or lose my temper with the players or the Press.

    “Those qualities will serve me better this year.”

    From the man currently blaming the press from his position in the stands! Wooo Hoooo!

  • 165 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:26 PM

    nz,
    Moyes would not, definitely not be any worse but he would have to be given at least a three and a half year contract which means we’d at least have to put up with the dour cnut for that tine.

  • 166 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:29 PM

    ckley,
    Do you still have unwavering support for Mikey ?

  • 167 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:29 PM

    Bla ?

  • 168 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:30 PM

    Been reading words from Rodgers on coaching and philosophies:

    “This season, however it finishes, will be a great victory for the model that we’ve chosen to work here, which is about player development.

    “We look at each individual player, looking at the players within our system, within our structure at the Academy and the club; looking at the senior players, how we can find ways to extend their careers to make them better players.

    “And, while the individual is improving, making sure that the collective team is the most important aspect of it all. Liverpool as a club is very much a development club – development for players and for people.”

    Breath of fresh air, whilst we get lies and excuses.

    Key point… collective team is the most important aspect of it all.

    That is our biggest problem under the slimey one. Cluelessness. We play on a pass by pass basis. They don’t know what they’re doing until they get the ball.

    Coaching, planning, preparation, communication and repitition are all needed.

    We float the same ball to Williamson… enough said.

  • 169 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:30 PM

    What about these Alan Partridge comedy gold quotes after we got dumped out of the FA Cup again:

    “He put the whistle to his lips and momentarily that makes you stop.

    “And it was that indecision by him that made us back off a bit and gave him a chance to shoot.

    “But it’s one of them, I don’t want to go on about the referee.”

    WOOOOO HOOOOO. The ref’s fault for putting his whistle to his mouth and confusing his players!

    “We don’t seem to be able to get through this tie (third round day)

    “For the last three years I don’t know, it’s science against me.

    HAHAHAHAHAHA. He blames SCIENCE! Can’t get past the third round every year and he blames SCIENCE FFS!

  • 170 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:35 PM

    After the Man Utd 4 nil walloping and on the back of a string of wallops, Partridge says

    “We’re making a couple of mistakes defensively which is unusual for us.”

    Wooooo Hooooo.

  • 171 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:41 PM

    Laurent Robert

    What does Rodgers know? Hasn’t he heard? According to Alan Partridge after the Southamption debacle, it’s all about the process:

    “It was our commitment to win the game that worried me a little bit, it was a game where we looked like we had no process to win the game.
    “We need to know clearly what our process is and that is what we are going to work on this week.”

    See we just need to know the process. It might take another three years but we just need know clearly what it is. THE PROCESS!

  • 172 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:44 PM

    Blackley, the guy is unreal. If he was pinnochio, wood would be a sustainable energy source.

  • 173 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:46 PM

    Jail man

    Lets nail this one for good. I’ve never had unwavering support for Mikey. Never.

    Mikey made one of the biggest blunders of his life by appointing Partridge. He’s made another by not sacking him over a year ago after he had been given a reasonable chance. It’s a living nightmare. Three years of my NUFC supporting life I will never get back. Is there no end? My only hope is that Partridge will pluck defeat out of the jaws of victory by finishing outside the top ten.

  • 174 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:47 PM

    Blackley, I seriously considered rounding up his pathetic quotes on a word document just to show how much of a liar and con artist he is.

    You are doing a variation of that by putting them up now.

    He’s a leeching parasite.

  • 175 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:51 PM

    Alan Partridge

    “It’s all well and good saying that the set play problem is down to tactics, delivery, whatever. Ultimately you need (players of) six-foot four (inches) to go and head it in, or at least make first contact.

    Is Wilfired Bony 6 foot 4? Is that how he can score from a set piece on his first visit to SJP?

  • 176 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:53 PM

    Don’t forget the “we wuz too hyped one”

    Or “the grass wuz too long” against rangers pre season. Drew level with ANOTHER last minute goal.

    Nothing wrong with the grass. I was standing in row A at Ibrox. We commented how we’d love to play on that.

  • 177 manxpie // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:54 PM

    is no one remembering the very very stringent rule that it’s promote from within!!

    i.e a manager that gets wat he’s giving!

    i.e no more massive pay outs ala fat sam!!

    so narrow ya margins people there ain’t gonna be a french,german,spanish or italian manager coming in or any manager that want’s his own coaching staff!!

    so please remember that!

  • 178 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:54 PM

    LR32

    It’s so easy to forget the crap he comes out with. Anyone who supports the buffoon should go back and remind themselves of his comments and look at how ridiculous they appear. It’s scary. The man is delusional.

  • 179 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:55 PM

    Disney had the Lion King, Newcastle have the Liar King, Alan ‘Pinnochio’ Pardew.

  • 180 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:56 PM

    LR32

    The grass wuz too long! I’d forgotten that one. Comedy Gold.

  • 181 Jail for Ashley // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:57 PM

    Blackley,
    I don’t think I’ve misread your previous posts wrong but you’ve been in complete support of Mashley and his aims, everything from the ‘interest’ free loans to the vision he has for our future !

  • 182 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:57 PM

    Blackley, I haven’t forgotten all his crap. Picked up on it very early on. It can be picked apart as he speaks. Subliminal brainwashing to those who haven’t seen the game first hand. Still brainwashes people who have, although a lot less now.

  • 183 manxpie // Apr 21, 2014 at 11:57 PM

    laurent have a look at every business spokes person from any company in the world and you’d be just as inspired infact sports direct you’d still be impressed if ya believed that crap!

  • 184 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:02 AM

    LR32

    Lets be fair to Partridge, he does rate player development. Remember this recent classic when talking about Southampton?

    “They have a huge catchment area and it’s a different type of catchment area,”

    “There is a big working-class community down there but there are also a lot of middle-class kids who have good educations.

    “The players who come out of Southampton are quite intelligent and there might be something in that. We have to put more intelligence into our players here. That’s another side of the academy. It’s very important to not just look after the football side of it but to also bring the right personalities through. We want them to be level-headed.

    Got to keep your head level when you’re nutting the opposition’s players, ain’t that right Alan?

  • 185 manxpie // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:02 AM

    laurent they’ve spent 100′s of millions more than us but you believe that?

  • 186 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:03 AM

    This is the actual quote althouh there will be variations depending which journo he tried to lie to.

    “We wasn’t at our best tonight it is fair to say, the pitch didn’t really help as it was a bit long the grass, it slowed the ball down.”

    Liar.

    It was an awful game with out goal coming from a daft error from their centre half in the last minute against a league 2 Rangers side I think it was.

  • 187 Jail for Ashley // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:06 AM

    manx,
    You are the descendant of the major of Sodom, escaped before it’s destruction !

  • 188 Jail for Ashley // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:06 AM

    Mayor !

  • 189 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:08 AM

    Blackley, maybe we should get a manager from a better catchment area too.

    One that can say threat, not fret.

    Manx, I do believe in coaching, yes. Their proof is in the pudding. A lot of the money they spent was way over the odds on Carroll and Henderson. Henderson has improved through the coaching and Carroll isn’t even there. They still use some of the same players that previous managers had.

    Money buys individual players, managers develop the team.

  • 190 Jail for Ashley // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:08 AM

    Blackley,
    I’m very surprised the local press never hounded him with that one mind, how does he get off so lightly ?

  • 191 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:11 AM

    Manx, I’ve seen it on the pitch and how they interlink, he’s speaking truths. They perform in a similar way to what he says.

    Team collective is the most important.

    Pardew talks crap that doesn’t even happen.

    “Subs made an impact in the second half” yet we have one shot. Nonsense, Alan.

  • 192 manxpie // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:11 AM

    jail please explain that post because i’ve only posted what is true!

    look at the comments laurent posted!

    and wat i reply’d to!

    or i could just say all your views are bollicks coz you still go to games but i ain’t that petty am i!!?

    please tell me how spending 100′s of millions on plays that failed is classed as developing players!?

  • 193 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:12 AM

    LR32

    I’ve been saying it for years. Only in the last year or so are people waking up to the man’s delusional excuses.

    He’s even saving us goals in his dreams:

    “We had the numbers back to deal with it, we just didn’t concentrate and I think that is one of those situations that, if I had been on the touchline, I could have influenced that situation.” “When the manager is not on the sideline you can’t influence as I would have done.”

    WOOOO HOOOO! We had the numbers back but we needed you back Alan.

  • 194 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:15 AM

    Haha. He’s unreal, man. A walking mirage of facts and observations.

  • 195 manxpie // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:16 AM

    infact henderson is the only player they have baught recently that has developed and sterling who has came through!

    but that statement he made forgets the 55 mill they spent on just carroll n downing!!!

    as i say business speak!
    i thought with your stance on ashley you’d enjoy that but obviously not because ya seem confused fella!

  • 196 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:19 AM

    LR32

    When talking about re-inforcements following injuries, he didn’t say “We’re considering it” or “We’re discussing it”. In Partridge speak, no word of a lie, he said,

    “It’s increased the discussion mode on that.”

    And he talks about middle class education and says, “We have to put more intelligence into our players here.”

  • 197 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:19 AM

    Manx, thev gone from 7th i think it was, to 1st and played wonderful football at the same time. He has most definitely coached a style into those players and it can be seen by watching them.

    Same goes for Martinez without the millions.

    The opposite way, Moyes takes a team of over performing champions and makes them a lot worse.

    Manager and coaching.

  • 198 manxpie // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:20 AM

    laurent but the facts are they really really havent mate

    he can say that because they are where they are very easily but they have spent wat 200 mil in the last few years??

    so as i say its business speak

    we’ve made a 45 mill profit before the cabeye sale and god knows after this season overall!

  • 199 jimmysmith // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:22 AM

    Ashley’s Mum ought to take him aside and have a word. “Son, you’re worth more than 3 billion and the way you run Newcastle just makes you look cheap. C’mon invest in yourself, put a few bob in.”

  • 200 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:24 AM

    “We had the numbers back to deal with it, we just didn’t concentrate and I think that is one of those situations that, if I had been on the touchline, I could have influenced that situation.”

    How’s that then Alan? A good head butt on Emnes?

  • 201 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:26 AM

    Dalglish spent that money though and Rodgers doesn’t use them, apart from Henderson, so it doesn’t really matter about millions as he’s hardly benefitting from them as they aren’t even in the squad.

    If you can’t see Rodgers has developed those players, Manx, I think you’ve got to watch patterns of play more.

    James McCarthy’s favourite player by the way, Henderson.

  • 202 Blackley and Brownlie // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:28 AM

    manx

    Liverpool spent a fortune and were heading down the pan.

  • 203 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:29 AM

    “Maybe we was too hyped up for it but everybody was giving the ball away, we struggled to be honest.”

    Unbelievable comments.

    We wuz too hyped.

  • 204 Laurent Robert 32 // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:31 AM

    The “too hyped” golden gong was showcased after the Sunderland loss.

  • 205 jimmysmith // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:37 AM

    Ashley may spend though, hopefully on coaches and infrastrure and a few decent players and from there the start of a new culture to take root and develop. He surely can’t be happy to settle for this as time pases. But with what has gone on that seems real pie in the sky stuff, but I think that’s what we definitely need. The difference for example between the club cultures of say Liverpool and Newcastle is quite embarrassing.

  • 206 manxpie // Apr 22, 2014 at 12:37 AM

    laurent i’m not saying he’s not done a fantastic job but lets face it he’s got the hottest strike force in europe

    wat i am saying is that statement is totally wrong and very easy to say in his position! and you will only hear that statement from anyone when they are doing well!




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