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Alan Pardew – Just Call Me Darling

7 years ago

I hate everything about the transfer window, especially that maniacal bloke on Sky, who comes close to having a seizure at every bit of news.

As for Newcastle, we declare that we need to strengthen the centre of defence and get a striker, so what do we do? Get rid of a central defender in Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, don’t replace him, [intlink id=”46794″ type=”post”]then Ben Arfa goes [/intlink]without a striker/attacking player coming in either.

I’ve tried to stay positive, and it is still early days for the new signings to prove themselves, but I’m really faltering here.

It was mentioned that players would have to go before any new ones, namely a striker, as well as the aforementioned central defender, are brought in.

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It seems that we’ve got that part right, but have, somehow, forgotten about the second half of the idea.

We’ve made some decent signings, it’s early days on some, but why say we need to strengthen in certain areas only to then actually weaken them?

When players choose to go to Hull and Southampton over us, we have to be more than a bit worried…again.

Agents are screaming for massive wages to be paid to mediocre players, money goes from one club to another as if the owners have found a legal way of laundering it, journalists are making up stories from non-existent sources and fans are left wondering what is going on.  Fans of Newcastle United that is!

I’ve just been watching the classic Blackadder Goes Forth with the kids and it seems that we have General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett VC DSO in charge up the road. Oh! Hang on! It’s worse. Ashley is in charge! (The NUFC transfer team pictured at a strategy meeting)

I keep giving him chances, but Pardew should keep his gob shut until we do a deal, not getting everyone’s hopes up, again.

The Newcastle United manager is looking more and more like Ashley’s Captain Darling…


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