Howay the Toon

Exiled Geordie. Cynical. Writing words about Newcastle United.

Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew’s Newcastle United Legacy

Alan Pardew’s Newcastle United tenure appears to be coming to an end. What, you mean someone is going to give us real money to take Pardew off our hands? We should be paying them! Don’t tell that to Steve Parrish though – he’s giving us around £2 Million, and we get to give him Alan […]

Newcastle United Transfers under Mike Ashley

In 2007, Mike Ashley purchased the combined stakes of John Hall and Douglas Hall, effectively giving him ownership of Newcastle United. Since that time, and the appointment of Alan Pardew, Mike Ashley has continued to be accused of asset stripping the club to make a profit. Backers of Mike Ashley, few though they are, continue to […]

Alan Pardew

Pressure’s on Pardew After Fifth Summer Signing

So after watching Newcastle land Emmanuel Riviere and complete their fifth signing of the summer, it made me think about the plight of Alan Pardew. Mike Ashley doesn’t strike me as the kind of bloke who doesn’t demand a return on his money, so let’s say we get 2-3 more players in (Janmaat, a striker, […]

Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew Oversees Horrendous NUFC Performance

After finding out that Newcastle United all too predictably lost against Arsenal, I’m finding it difficult to support my club. This is now nine times this season in the Premier League that we’ve lost by three goals or more. How much lower can we go?

Alan Pardew

NUFC Suffer Another Heavy Defeat Against Man Utd

It’s as you were for Alan Pardew and Newcastle United, as the Toon suffered yet another 4-0 defeat (take a look at all the heavy defeats NUFC have suffered under Pardew’s management), this time against Manchester United at St. James’s Park. I thought we started off well, seeing a lot of the ball and pressing […]

Alan Pardew

We’re NUFC, and We’re Used to Taking Hammerings

*UPDATED: Included April 5th game against Manchester United. **UPDATED: Included April 28th game against Arsenal. A quote from Alan Pardew after the wretched display from his team against Southampton this weekend: “When we turn to the fans, what can we say? They left at half past five this morning and they’ve come to watch a […]

Alan Pardew

Pardew’s Fails to Make Positive Impact (for Newcastle)

Prior to the game against Southampton, NUFC manager Alan Pardew stated that his return to the stadium would have a positive impact. Unfortunately, for the 2,100 fans who traveled to the South Coast to see Newcastle play, it was anything but, as the Toon were absolutely hammered by Southampton 4-0.