Alan Pardew occupies a quite unique place in English football history. Of the 20 Premier League managers who finished the 2011/12 season, Pardew is the only Englishman still to be managing at the same club.
With only a few hours left, you have the chance to pick up some unique NUFC memorabilia, including match worn kit from last season’s sunderland v Newcastle match. Worn kit from that match currently is going from as little as £20 with only a few hours left, your chance to pick up a bargain AND help kids on Tyneside.
Shola has turned into a bit of a strange phenomenon at St.James’ Park, to most people over the age of 25 they can’t quite believe how he has hung around so long and can’t understand why he looks a different player against the mackems, with a goals record to match. As for many under 25, Ameobi is the cult hero mackem slayer and they won’t have a word said against him.
When you watch Demba Ba look so relaxed and seemingly happy with his life at Newcastle, it is hard to imagine that he is shortly going to do a bunk. The day Lee Clark signed for the Mackems though taught me anything is possible.