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Michael Owen on Pardew ‘The scar left by months of abuse will never heal’

7 years ago

Along with the rest of the World, Michael Owen has had something to say about Alan Pardew’s imminent departure from St. James’ Park.

The World’s most boring co-commentator has once again succeeded in winding up Newcastle fans even further.

Owen believes that many people will find it difficult to believe why somebody would leave a ‘huge club’ like Newcastle United for a ‘smaller one’ such as Crystal Palace.

However, he explains as justification for the choice, Alan Pardew’s ‘…scar left by months of abuse will never heal’.

So it is no doubt the fault of Newcastle fans that United could only manage five Premier League wins in the first ten months of this year, until the win against Leciester.

Michael Owen;

“Some may think it is strange for Alan Pardew to want to leave a huge club for a smaller one but the scar left by months of abuse will never heal.

“Plus, the lure of going back to the club that is closest to your heart can never be underestimated.”

Others to stick their noses in include Gary Neville;

“Alan Pardew probably feels that he doesn’t get the plaudits.

“I don’t think that his period there, with what has happened with players leaving, will be seen as a failure.”

While Jamie Carragher also had his say;

“I think he’s done a good job and at times gets a bit too much criticism.

“If Alan Pardew went to Crystal Palace and kept them up, he could be there three or four years, I don’t see him being at Newcastle in three or four years.”


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