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We Know We’re In Trouble Now – Pardew Turns To Allardyce For Advice

9 years ago

The more a lie gets repeated the more it becomes a ‘fact’ and the one about delusional Newcastle fans ‘expecting’ success is surely one of the biggest lies.

Do you know any (sane/rational) person who thinks like that?

I do like Alan Pardew but I think he is very wide of the mark when he says the following;

“I think sometimes it can get very sensational at this football club. When we’ve done well we have done really very well.

When it goes the other way though, the whole city goes that way.

I spoke to Sam Allardyce about it and he thought, having been the manager here, that was a problem for this club. Perhaps we could have more consistency about how we deal with wins and losses.”

So as usual it is our fault, the fans, in how we unreasonably deal with the bad times.

Only this season Newcastle went 14 Premier League matches with only 2 wins and they were against rock bottom QPR with a late goal and relegated (ten men) Wigan. In that sequence we were beaten by Stoke, Southampton, Fulham, Reading, West Ham and Swansea.

I don’t think there is a set of fans anywhere else in the Premier League who would have been so supportive in that period.

As for ‘Fat Sham’, he has nerve for anything, especially when it comes to Newcastle. He more than anybody did the most to ruin Newcastle United and then walked away with a reward of millions for doing so.

Before our home match against West Ham back in November, this is part of what writer Jackie Smithfield had to say, starting with Fat Sam’s quote at the time;

“It wasn’t me getting bad results at Newcastle, it was a change of ownership and a decision made at the time that they wanted their own man in.

I accepted that at the time and since that time has drifted by, I have no animosity towards Newcastle United at all”.

Animosity! Why should he have any animosity towards Newcastle United when he ruined us and walked away with a multi million pound pay-off which he then used to buy an overseas luxury pad which he named after St.James’ Park!

He bought in a dismal list of players on huge wages including Geremi, Viduka, Cacapa, Barton and Smith.

As for not about bad results, in his final 12 league matches the only wins were a fortunate 2-1 at home to Birmingham and a last minute penalty win at Fulham after one of the worst 90 minutes I’ve ever seen!

I’ve always liked West Ham but because of this fat oaf I don’t think there is any team I’d rather beat this season.

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