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Ashley and Kinnear In Hiding As Clueless Press Get It Wrong

8 years ago
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A large number of the clueless press got it totally wrong as Ashley and Kinnear went into hiding rather than face up to the position they have put Newcastle United in.

Beforehand there was much talk of Mike Ashley coming to the Newcastle v Sunderland match but in the event neither he nor his sidekick bothered to turn up.

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The biggest match of the season and the owner and his so called Director of Football avoid it like the plague.

Joe Kinnear via ‘his’ programme notes telling us how great it was to sell Cabaye and how brilliant Sammy Ameobi is etc etc, putting out Mike Ashley’s spin and misinformation.

However, a large portion of the press still manage to get things totally wrong.

A number of media going with headline reports carrying this kind of content

“….a 3-0 win that left the home fans chanting ‘you’re getting sacked in the morning’ at Pardew.”

It was the Sunderland fans singing that you dopes!

Newcastle fans might not have thought Alan Pardew covered himself in glory yesterday and the general belief isn’t that he’s the greatest manager in the world.

However, fans know who the real villains are and they didn’t have the bottle to turn up and face it.

Instead Pardew as always is stuck out there alone to take all the stick, answer every single question and for whatever reason tries and justifies Ashley selling his best player with no replacement just days before the most important match of the season.

My big criticism of the manager, as always, is why he continues to do the dirty work for Ashley?

No other manager would have put up with the number of times he’s been made a fool of.

All kinds of weird and wonderful conspiracy theories have circulated as to what exactly Ashley ‘has got on him’ to make him stay and take it. Finishing fifth and manager of the year, Pardew could have surely had the pick of any number of jobs at that point, yet chose to stay despite no backing at all from Ashley to build on what could have been a breakthrough season.

I don’t know what is going to happen next but I am sure that one thing won’t happen.

Whilst Alan Pardew continues to provide so much cover for Mike Ashley, there is no way our manager will be ‘…sacked in the morning’, or indeed any other part of the day.


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