Newcastle United Officially Confirm Alan Pardew Stays And Cups Still Not A Priority
Newcastle United have now officially announced that Alan Pardew will continue as manager at St.James’ Park.
After 15 defeats in the last 21 competitive matches and ever increasingly bizarre statements at press conferences, many thought Pardew was a goner.
In releasing the minutes from Monday night’s Fans Forum, the club also confirmed Pardew’s position with the following statement;
“The board stated that Alan Pardew will remain the club’s manager. The board stated that incorrect media reports which claimed Newcastle United had contacted other individuals about the manager position were in the hands of the club’s legal team.”
Supporter Chris Forster asked;
“Do the club not think it’s worth a cup run next season?”
“The board outlined research into Premier League clubs in relation to domestic cup competition in the last five years, with Swansea the only club outside the traditional six to win a domestic cup and not be relegated in the same season (Wigan and Birmingham both relegated).”
This is truly embarrassing from our club/Ashley, they go to the trouble of getting justification via small clubs such as Birmingham and Wigan, as to why we shouldn’t try in the cups. So if/when Hull win this weekend what are they going to say?
This reasoning absolutely stinks and for them to truly believe that we have more in common with Wigan than say Spurs, shows exactly where they intend dragging us down to and brainwashing any remaining fans into having absolutely no ambition/expectations.
Another supporter (Gordon Gilchrist) asked;
“If the club finished higher in the Premier League, would they aim for a cup/”
and the reply…
“At this moment in time, the club’s priority is the Premier League.”
Well here’s to another exciting ambition filled season!
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