Crystal Palace have not won a Premier League game since a 2-1 victory at Stoke City in mid-December. Since then, the Eagles have been in free fall. Can the experience head of Alan Pardew turn Palace’s season back around? The south Londoners are enduring an extremely tough patch at present. After a superb start to
The English Premier League – a league which boasts the highest TV revenues – 3 billion is the current deal and the next deal, spanning 2016 to 2019, will be worth 5.14 billion. Even the bottom-placed club will bring in 80 million, a sum which comfortably dwarfs that of any other league in the world.
As a faithful Newcastle fan, 2012 has been a year of trials and tribulations. In my opinion it typified the emotional roller-coaster of supporting ‘the Toon’. Last year, Alan Pardew managed to do more than even the most optimistic fan could wish for, taking the club back to were the fans believe they belong: Europe!
No club has quite rivalled Newcastle United’s claim over the years to be the most turbulent, unsettled club in England’s top division, so when Alan Pardew was named LMA manager of the year back in May after guiding his side to a fifth placed finish on the back of some astute business in the transfer
It was hugely surprising to learn of the recent Premier League news last week that Alan Pardew had been handed an eight year deal to stay on as Newcastle manager until 2020. Now in this day and age, we all know just how volatile a managerial hot-seat is – Opta index and their latest football