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‘I Don’t Know What The Question Is But The Answer Isn’t Pardew’

8 years ago
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As usual you can’t argue with Alan Pardew’s logic, his return to the touchline did bring a change but unfortunately it meant going back to three goal+ defeats.

The Newcastle boss had claimed things were improving with single goal defeats to Stoke and Swansea but this shambles simply stated the obvious.

While Sissoko, Remy and Debuchy all started, it was more of the same as Newcastle camped around the edge of their own box from the very first minutes.

Whenever a Newcastle player found themselves without the ball during the first half (and beyond), they simply sprinted back to their positions, rather than pressing the ball like any other normal team would have done.

It was simply rubbish and when Pardew suggested before the match that his team had been doing more ‘technical’ training rather than ‘power work’ we all wondered what the end result would be?

We need not have worried as the end result was the same, embarrassing and a sixth defeat in a row, making it only four wins in nineteen competitive matches.

I don’t know what the question is but the answer isn’t Pardew!

 

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