St James' Park, Newcastle

Next Game

Newcastle v Everton

Sunday, 28 December 2014, 16:15

Barclays Prem

Old Trafford

Last Game

Man Utd 3 - 1 Newcastle

Friday, 26 December 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Pardew in fans admission

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew admits probably half of the club's fans want him out, but he insists he will not hide from the flak coming his way.

Last Updated: 19/04/14 at 12:37 Post Comment

Alan Pardew: Aware some of the Newcastle fans want him out

Alan Pardew: Aware some of the Newcastle fans want him out

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Pardew has come under fire from a section of the Newcastle fans after a disastrous run of form which has seen the Magpies lose five of their last six games.

They have lost six of their last eight home league games, failing to score in all six defeats, and the pressure is growing on Pardew with fans calling for a change at the top at St James' Park.

Pardew is under no illusions as to the ill-feeling towards him from some supporters, but is adamant he will not walk away from his role at the club.

"I would suspect more than half the fans inside St James' Park on Saturday (against Swansea) would want me out," admitted Pardew.

"If the stick's coming my way I accept that but hopefully it's something which doesn't affect the players.

"I want them to have as little pressure as possible but there's a lot of pressure on them to win the game.

"It's frustrating for me because you want to be well received and I want to have the respect of these people - it hurts when you don't get it.

"I am not going to hide from it but it does not hurt me in as much as I want to walk away or go into my shell.

"It just makes me more determined to try and get their opinions to change...and opinions do change."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

really enjoyed this. Thanks F365 for another year of work avoidance - happy Christmas.

megabrow (cufc)
Our Person Of The Year: Alan Pardew

I

m no Sam Fan and this article sums him up beautifully. I always like to imagine that when he watches anything on TV and hears clapping, he stands up and aknowledges the applause, thinking its for him!

cozens
Football Managers On TV: Sam Allardyce

N

ah, Fergie is just having another pop at Rooney. He just wants to put him down whenever he gets a chance. Rooney is by far the best English player. Carrick is not far behind, mind. However, by elevating Carrick like that, Sir is having a dig at Wayne. Fergie is well-known for mind games like that. Good to see he's still feisty.

timbo
Van Gaal will thrive - Ferguson

Footer 365

Jose Mourinho: It's only a matter of time before John Terry gets new contract

John Terry will definitely stay at Chelsea beyond the end of his current deal, Jose Mourinho says.

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres to make permanent move to AC Milan ahead of Atletico Madrid return

Fernando Torres will join Milan permanently on January 5 ahead of his expected return to Atletico Madrid.

Neil Warnock sacked by Crystal Palace after run of one win in 12 games

Neil Warnock has been sacked as manager of Crystal Palace, with Keith Millen placed in charge for Sunday's trip to QPR.

Mail Box

Van Gaal's Half-Term Report Card...

One Man United fan isn't happy with the rate the team is progressing under Louis van Gaal, while the mailbox also wishes Liverpool fans a Merry Mid-Table Christmas...

Hang On, Rafa's Success Is No Fluke...

The afternoon mailbox kicks the morning mailbox's arse after claims that Rafa Benitez has fluked his success. Plus, big talk about Liverpool's progress and lots more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property