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Alan Pardew – Tracksuit Manager?

December 9, 2010 by

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So, it was announced today that Alan Pardew would take the reins at Newcastle United. He is the man Mike Ashley has targeted as having more Premier League experience than Chris Hughton? Hmmm, just. Its not that I don’t like Pardew, far from it, I think he is a stand up guy and a good manager. But, […]

Newcastle sack Hughton

December 6, 2010 by

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Amazing scenes at Newcastle today, Mike Ashley sacked manager Chris Hughton after their 3-1 defeat to West Brom on Sunday. I guess 11th place is not enough for some owners, its a crazy decision and one that alienates Ashley even further from the Toon fans. The official line from the club was “Regrettably the board now feels […]

The Joy of Six

August 23, 2010 by

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Another weekend passes in the Premier League and another 6 goals for Chelsea, fantasy football indeed. Mind you, it does help when the opposition is as inept as Wigan – even Blackpool put four past them last weekend. Carlo Ancelotti is remaining grounded despite Chelsea smashing in 12 goals in the opening two matches  “It is impossible to […]

You know things are bad when…

July 20, 2010 by

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Joey Barton has thrown his hat into the ring for another chance with England, the Newcastle midfielder has boasted “He is as good as anyone in this country”. It appears that our friend Joey is having a dig at England midfielders Lampard, Gerrard and Barry for their performances in South Africa. The Newcastle midfielder will […]