Alan Pardew has once again twisted the knife into Newcastle fans after a match with about as much class as…well, Alan Pardew!

Speaking after the final whistle, Pardew was asked about the credentials of his former assistant.

Surely the former United boss must have had his tongue firmly in cheek when he said;

“I think John (Carver) has the credentials to be a Premier League manager.

“I see other Premier League managers and John has the qualities.

“He has conducted himself superbly.”

The love-in between the pair of them, both before and after last night’s game, has almost been more painful than having to sit through that 90 minutes of rubbish of football they both treated us to. I definitely think that, just like Mike Ashley, Alan Pardew gets some sadistic pleasure in winding the Newcastle fans up even further.

I don’t know which other managers Pardew is seeing who resemble Carver – Wenger? Mourinho? Himself…?

As for our new head coach conducting himself superbly, I’d love to know what that has entailed?

I would have to agree, if conducting superbly means talking rubbish to cover himself and the shoddy club hierarchy he is also attempting to look after as well.

I don’t want Alan Pardew back and the fact that Carver clearly has him as a reference tells us all we need to know.

  • SimonM68

    Last night was like the first Christmas after a close relative dies (in Pardews case, maybe a relative that you didn’t like much). It’s done now – we’ve had the first ‘clash’ such as it was – let the wounds heal and let’s just forget about Pardew and move on and not give him any more column inches.
    John Luvs Alan and Alan luvs John TLFE xxx 
    Personally I couldn’t care less. At least Craver seems to be telling the truth on this occassion, however misguided, which makes a change….

  • Considering so many people wanted rid of him it baffles me why so many people still seem bothered about this guy or are interested in what he has to say.
    Couldn’t give two hoots what Pardew thinks or does now he has nothing to do with us.
    Good luck to him at Palace but we have plenty to worry about at our club than a now former manager.

  • Hez

    Slight over reaction but the Mag was always obsessed with these twisty word articles when he was manger, always found it very embarrassing and over the top. Would you prefer him to to slag off Carver and slate NUFC fans as childish at the same time? get over yourself and write a decent account of the game not twisty word articles that make us look bitter and childish.

  • wor monga

    What!! Is the Mag trying to get him kicked out of Palace now?…
    You’d think that the Mag’s cult of Pardew hating would have dropped off now that
    they’ve switched their attention to hating Carver.

  • GToon

    I wonder if Villa will have to wait until the end of the season or if they will miraculously find a manager for their club like WBA did in a matter of days but we seem unable to do and have to settle for JC.

  • Nicolaus Copernicus

    How Pardews comments can be construed as twistibg a knife is beyond me. What an absolutely ridiculous assertion to make.

  • jentoon

    A love relationship between Pardew and Carver, definitely out of the same mould, I was gutted to see Gouffran play the full game, Pardews favourite! He gets no better and the substitutes were just as Pardew would have done, fail to see how we can move on unless we get a new manager. The noise lastnight was awful was it drums etc? the fans at Palace are deafening, could hardly enjoy the commentating.

  • Southwest Geordie

    There are lots of pointless articles on The Mag but this one tops them all, quite how the quote is twisting the knife is beyond me.

  • BillyfromConsett

    Pardew was twisting the knife?? How?

  • Carver for North Korea

    BillyfromConsett hes referring to Pardew saying carver should get the job

  • Brownale69

    Who the F cares what Pard says or does? He is gone took the £££ and ran. Move on

  • Tonytoon

    And so it goes on. What a load of anti NUFC tosh.

  • dude 1

    Pardew to Mike Ashley last night” Mike my old diamond geezer your team is getting away from mine do me a favor and phone John up and tell him to make the following substitutions”, at the end of the game Pardew to Carver “Who lad what have i told you about going for a second goal didn’t you learn anything under my wing when you were with me how do you expect to land the position of Leader if you succeed to the position of 10th as expected by the Loving One (ashley) AND BY THE WAY YOUR SPEECH AT THE END WAS FAB was mine OK about you?

  • Is there a dislike button for all of the doom and gloom articles? Fan page? I don’t think so.

  • newcastle7

    Even if Ferguson or Wenger came to manage Newcastle it would  only take two weeks for 
    the cries of sack the manager to be heard with Bar Loco reopened handing out leaflets.
    You will never ever be happy.

  • always a moan

    What are you on about Jim Robertson. Get over it! Pardew is by no means the best manager in the league but he did the best he could and moved on. Maybe you should do the same.

  • Very Terry


  • jimblag

    This is unbelievable rubbish. What a stupid, sensationalist headline and then pointless article.

  • amacdee

    Best he can? For four years? FFS man we knew the best he could offer after two years so why did we have to suffer five derby defeats on the trot before he left?

  • amacdee

    Stupid reply

  • dav_art

    The king is dead, but let’s keep talking about him and lynch the new king while we are at it.

    And let’s try and keep everyone in a perpetual state of hysteria too by making things up and seeking out slights that aren’t there.

    Lord there’s been some poor stuff on this site for some time now, but I think this is up/down there with the worst of them.

  • Jim Joe Billy Bob

    Blowing in the wind, you must really get out more often, paranoia is damaging, Soon you will be certain Elvis served you at your local chippy…

  • LeazesEnder

    TrevReav No but there is a ‘sod off to the Chronicle’ button on your browser!