Alan Pardew had one of his best ever wins as a Newcastle manager this afternoon, when against all odds Newcastle came out in the second half and attacked Chelsea after holding on resolutely in the first half as Chelsea hit the cross-bar twice.
Yoan Gouffran after scoring brilliant first goal
And it’s hardly surprising that Alan Pardew has said this win is for the fans – and that includes owner Mike Ashley too – because he’s a fan too.
This is what Pardew told BT Sport:
“We’ve got a great spirit in the group and I think we’ve played well,” “We are together and this win is for Mike Ashley and all Newcastle fans, because believe it or not, he is a fan.”
“I’m pleased for the fans. This was a message today that we are alive and kicking.”
The goals came from Yoan Gouffran and Loic Remy, two of our French players, and both were well taken goals.
And of course this win comes after a lot of turmoil caused by the owner after he banned the local journalists from the Newcastle media facilities.
But hey we’ll enjoy this win – the lads did us proud this afternoon – very proud!