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Alan Pardew ‘Fans realise every week we are giving the coalface a good bashing’

7 years ago

Alan Pardew evoked memories of the north east’s proud mining heritage at his pre-Chelsea press conference.

The Newcastle manager claiming that fans realised that he and his players were giving the ‘coalface a good bashing’ every week.

Not quite sure how much of the coalface was bashed at West Ham or in the first half at Burnley but I just hope tomorrow afternoon United are digging deep…

Alan Pardew;

“I think our fans realise that every week we are turning up and getting to the coalface and giving it a good bashing.

“If we are good enough we are good enough, if not we’ll fall.

“But there is a good spirit in the group and a good feeling that we can cause an upset.”

To carry on the theme of Alan Pardew harking back to old sayings, earlier in the season much of the team looked ready for the knackers yard and let’s hope that they’re giving that cockney coalface a good bashing from quarter to one tomorrow.

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