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Pardew Proves He Is a Moron

After last nights 4-0 thumping of Charlton, Alan Pardew has appealed the red card of Osei Sankofa by admitting the player fouled Robin van Persie.

An interesting approach.

The incident saw a deflected Cesc Fabregas shot cannon off the bar with Robin van Persie ready to pounce on an open goal with Carson stranded in no-man's land.

Sankofa pulled back RvP as he attempted to poke the ball into the vacant net resulting in a penalty and instant red card.

However, today Pardew attempted to call the decision into question by claiming Sankofa didn't 'pull him back too hard'.

'The decision against us was a triple whammy. He should have been given offside, two yards offside by the way.' Pardew said

'Secondly, he didn't pull him back too hard and the player went down quite dramatically; and then Osei getting sent off as well, that was a big blow for the team.'

Two points Alan mi old bean. Firstly, offside decisions sometimes go your way, sometimes they don't, see Henry's perfectly good goal disallowed IN THE SAME MATCH, and secondly, it doesn't matter how hard you pull someone back, if you pull them, it's a foul, so your appeal is destined to fail before it has even been heard. Nice one.




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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 3 2007

Time: 4:20PM

Your Comments

Somebody who eulogises so much about the benefits of Englishness should really master the language!
Little Dutch
oh dear, what a muppet.. it does make me laugh how certain managers come out with things and not realise what they are saying half the time !
PUREGOLD
I don't think so LD, he should just shut the **** up!!! :)
Rocky7
I wonder if this would stand up in court? Maybe if I clump Pardew one I can escape assault on the basis, "I didn't hit him hard."?
Little Dutch
Lmao!!!
Rocky7
I'm going to attempt infidelity and tell my missus I didn't go in that far. I wonder how she'll react.
hatespur
"it meant nothing love....I only put my helmet in"
Rocky7
Pardews point is that the game should have been stopped for offside. If it had been we wouldn't have gone down to ten. I thought it was a penalty and a red card and i cant see us winning the appeal. I have to laugh at the hatred you guys have for Pardew sad really you should be having the banter with the man utds and the chelskis of this world. Maybe your light years away from them again. On this seasons showing id say thats the case. As for Pardew at least you can take a year out next season while were in the Championship. Good luck for the rest of the season.
davecook
The point is he admitted it was a foul, and that means a sending off. The panel will not be there to look at whether or not RVP was offside, just whether or not the sending off was correct. Which Pardew has helped in deciding. As the title says....Moron.
Rocky7
thanks dave, yes we are miles away from United and Chelsea since we are the only team to beat the former at OT and one of the rare ones to draw away (with JT in the side - and no, they are not a one man team) with the latter (without TH - yes we are a one man team). As for Pardew, he may have a valid point but somehow he forgot to mention the disallowed goal in the 2nd half. He seems that he has a curse on him - hopefully he'll take on the spurs job next. Good luck in the Championship next year.
G4L
you are miles apart though. chelsea and man utd are dropping points and your not getting anywhere near them. ive got a lot of time for arsenal the football you play is the best flowing stuff in the league but you still lose games wheres man utd and chelsea can grind out results. I cant see Henry staying much longer if you keep coming third in the battle of the giants. Liverpool are close to overtaking you aswell. Pardew is a good manager and he'll bring us back up should we go down. It's a long shot but so was myou beating spurs to fourth last year. Also both incidents were offside last night. Thats the point Pardews making if its offside its offside. Im not picking a fight just a constructed disagreement.
davecook
well rvp was offside,but it wouldnt have been flagged until he touched the ball,
fran merida
also a foul is a foul,if its in the box regardless to wether he is offside or not,you cant just start pulling players back.
fran merida
i think a red card is a bit harsh,and rvp made a meal of it...but on the otherhand,when henry had his shirt almost ripped off his back,the player stayed on the pitch,and i think as he was on a yellow he shouldve walked
fran merida
I think the basis of the appeal will be that Sankofa was not the last defender - El Karkouri was. Pardew was just saying that the offside thing just made it all harder to take, and he's right, because if RvP had not 'sneaked', then he would not have been in a position to get pulled back. He didn't mention Henry's 'offside' goal because firstly he probably wasn't asked, and secondly, it might not have been 'scored' anyway, were it 11 v 11. This is the second game this season where Arsenal got the benefit of a dubious refereeing decision, and thats just in games vs Charlton! I'm sure Arsenal would have gone on to win anyway, but did they really need the help of the ref as well? As for RvP and his 'sportsmanship', well when he's off to Chelsea or Real Madrid in a season or two maybe you'll see where we're coming from!
paulthetrainer
Christ you filthy gooners are a miserable lot - you've won 4-0 and you're still moaning? G4L (what a stupid name) you're missing the point - by the time of Terry the *****'s disallowed goal, Charlton were already down to 10 men, something which even such ungraceful *******s as you might concede would affect the result. I'm not a Charlton fan but I am a Gooner hater and I'm delighted that your season was effectively over at Upton Park. No matter how many times Whanger beats Pards from now on it will never overshadow the events of that day when your ridiculous manager's true colours were revealed and your bunch of overpaid nancy boys were overrun by one of the worst teams I've ever seen. Laugh? Oh so much.
DaDon
DaDon - A few points; G4L I'm guessing means Gooner for Life, not such a stupid name now eh! DaDon now thats a sturpid name, couldn't even be bothered writing the word "The". Had you watched the game you'd have seen we had already knocked the stuffing out of the team. Seen as you're not a Charlton fan you must be either Spurs, Chelsea or Man utd. So in that case 3-0!!! or 1-0!!! or nearly half a billion spent and you still wont win the title. Kiss kiss bang bang.
Rocky7
Thanks Rock :)
G4L
A Gooner hater eh DingDong? And what is this worst team that allegedly overran us? Are you are referring to the sp*rs (of course not) or WestH - where "the benefit of the dubious decision" for Arsenal was the blatant penalty on Hleb - not given?
G4L
What team do you support DaDon? Do you have the minerals to tell us or are you scared of being ridiculed into oblivion?
iceman10
You goons are too much to make. You need to wake up and have a long look at it. Its sad to say that you cant challange thwe top teams in the league and so you decide to pick fights with the lowly Charltons and Pardews. Ah well it shows how fickle the library goers are
davecook
A Charlton fan calling us Library goers is laughable at best, and you need to wake up as to what's emerging and growing infront of your eyes, Man Utd spent a couple of years out of the limelight and now look at them. If you think we are anything other than a team with future world beaters then you are only fooling yourself. As for picking fights, are beef is with Pardew and not with Charlton, personally I think they're a nice family club who nobody hates.
Rocky7
Cookies Vital charlton response to this silly article is now up at www.charlton.vitalfootball.co.uk
davecook
Rocky7 im sticking up for my clubs manager and i disagree your a team of future world beaters you are 10 quality players away from that and it will be 11 when Henry walks out.
davecook
Pardew insulted our club last season with some ill informed comments relating to our champions league run. Do you like Simon Jordan Davecook?
iceman10
Haha Fabregas is not quality! Gallas, Toure, Gilberto, do you remember Van Persie's goal at the valley? I wont even go on! Good luck for the rest of the season with Traore and co your gonna need it!
iceman10
Stop feeling sorry for yourself dave - won't help!
G4L
Iceman 10 i hate jordan. Also Roasters goal came after he should have been sent off so yes it was a great strike but again if the law of the game was in place it wouldnt have been. G4L i dont feel sorry for myself at all. I think im rather fortunate. Now who remebers Arsenal 2 Charlton 4 at The Old Library? Anyone? No? Oh....
davecook
P.S you cant beat footy banter
davecook
....we have no quality players? Now that's just straight up blind denial.
ducksworth
I agree. I remember Richard Wright scoring for Charlton and he was our goalie.
G4L
I never said you have none. I'd take Henry off you for Faye anyday. You dont have the players chelsea and man utd have. you dont have their money and you deffo dont have their fans. As i said before you are becoming the 4th team in the Prem as Liverpool seem to be ready to beat you to third.
davecook
i remember it well, we went on to do the double that season! You hate Jordan because he says ill informed things about your club and upset your manager (Dowie) so much he went mad and Signed Djimi Traore. We hate pardew because he said ill informed things about our club and upset our manager. Fortunatley Wenger never signed Djimi Traore!
iceman10
G4L your knowledge is improving. Can i ask on a more serious note who you lot are sniffing around for in the transfer window?
davecook
Djimi not related to Armand Traore is he?
G4L
Damn Right we dont have the fans of Chelsea 10k short of capacity for a champions league game! Its all about rebuilding Davecook when you are in the championship you will have to sell players like Bent and errrrr..............anyway you will have to rebuild to get rid of some high earners then you will see its not easy. Chelsea can have their Ikea football team we here at Arsenal are happy to be carving our team from the finest oak that will last years longer than their swedish bric-a-brac side.
iceman10
Iceman nice reply. God knows what you think of Money bags at Chelsea as hes the man whos stopped you getting anywhere near such success.
davecook
I also remeber beating you 8 million times since that day!!! Cling onto the memories DC, thats all you'll have soon!
Rocky7
I remember in the return fixture when we beat you 3-0 at the Valley and you lot still sang 4-2 to the Charlton boys. Typical small club fare. I also happen to know you lot released that game as a feature length DVD. I doubt we will do likewise for last night's formality. If you believe a squad with an average age of 23 is on its way down, I'll leave you to it. I'll just add you to the list of people I will gloat at in eighteen months.
Little Dutch
Rocky7 you havent beaten anyone 8 million times since that day. Again you are incorrect. Jesus you guys arent much good at this are you zzzz
davecook
They released a DVD about it? Aww, thats kind of sweet isn't it!! And if you need to challenge an obvious tongue in cheek comment then it just show you are clutching at straws!!
Rocky7
If they sell Bent, how is Pardew going to bring them up?
G4L
Gee I'm blown away by your superior rhetoric. Who I support is irrelevant, or is that all you can do, ignore the argument and ridicule the poster? So you think you lost against West Ham because the ref didn't give you a pen? You lost because you were *****. And you know it, as did all the Filthy Gooners in my office the following day. And if I remember that game correctly, West Ham had a blatant pen turned down for a foul on Bowyer. Also, if I remember correctly, whoever tackled Hleb got the ball first - so even that little straw you are clutching is illusory. I agree with davecook - you library goers really are sad. You should aim your derision at your own underperforming team not at small clubs struggling to survive. Or managers who are not morons but simply point out truths that are somewhat uncomfortable for you. Still laughing by the way. And Rocky7 - just the one point. THEY WERE DOWN TO TEN MEN you idiot.
DaDon
Firstly, Bowyer dived, I was about five yards away and even Bowyer laughed. Secondly it was a pen, thirdly, West Ham deserved to win that day. Fourthly, Pardew is an ********* of the highest order who should keep his xenophobic opinions to himself (interestingly he fielded 7 foreigners last night). The fact that we are mainly foreign is not at all uncomfortable, it is a source of great pride (and relief looking at the current England side). The point is Pardew is earning of our derision and the derision of all those fed up with bigoted right wing steotypes surrounding foreigners. For the hundreth time our beef is not with Charlton, its with Pardew and rightly so.
Little Dutch
P.S If you believe we are uncomfortable with having a lot of foreigners, I suggest you read the '4-0 to the Foreigners' and 'Hoyte Backs Arsenal Claims' articles. Maybe your tiny mind can consider something other than a little Englanders limited view of the world.
Little Dutch
An Arsenal player going down dramatically!!! Surely not! I'm gob-smacked!
Blade1889
I see Chris Morgan been charged with violent conduct blade1889. I suppose that's an example of your British spirit eh?
Little Dutch
The only time diving is raised as a topic in English football is when "Arsenal's cheating dirty foreigners" dive.
G4L
U trying to tell me Van Persie was really hurt???? Was his behaviour an example of Arsenal spirit!!
Blade1889
Hulse got slagged off on our site's match report for going down dramatically against M'brough actually G4!
Blade1889
Well according to your spirit, he should have pinched him back - such a manly thing to do.
G4L
At the end of the day you have claimed Pardew is a moron because he is apealing the red card. I cant see how trying to get a player available for a game makes him a moron. You dont like Pardew because West Ham beat you and he made Whinger look a TW@T on the touchline. I have no problem with Arsenal as a club. Read my 4-0 article and i say how well you play football. As for you being so proud about the amount of Foreigners i do find this strange. We fielded less englishman last night simply due to injuries. What do you do for the world cup and euros?? Cheer on france, cameroon, brazil? Arsenal are a good side. You as fans are entitled to your view. Alan Pardew is not a moron.
davecook
Blade1889 you cant change their minds they support Arsenal they are correct. Joke the lot of them its about time they realised there not the team they think they are. They pick fights with Pardew because the chelsea and man utds are now out of their league.
davecook
Dadon if you hate us so much why have you registered as a gooner? Bizarre!
iceman10
and quite frankly sad!
iceman10
LD - My recollection was that a replay showed he was pushed. I don't really care enough to argue with you about that decision, I'm just making the point that this happens all the time in football and that can't be used that as an excuse for losing a game. Secondly, it was a pen because you say so? Hardly. It actually wasn't a pen 'cos the ref didn't give it. You have the scantiest evidence for calling Pardew a xenophobe - it's a commonly held view that there are too many non-English players in the PL, and it's not for xenophobic reasons but for game development reasons. Your beef may only be with Pardew but the insults and ridicule have extended to the Charlton team. And if it's not uncomfortable, why are you all so hot under the collar about it a year later? Come on. For the record, I like Pardew, he's an intelligent man who talks well and is clearly a good manager even if his lifestyle cost him his job. You may not like him (boohoo) but he isn't a moron. I don't like Wenger but I can see he's not a moron. Just a graceless loser, like most of you. That said, thanks LD for at least engaging in an argument unlike some of your bitter and twisted (and illiterate) co-fans.
DaDon
Blade, you still cheer him on, don't you?
G4L
His five goals in four games is more an example of what we look at at Arsenal. Interesting how you well and truly did one on the Arsenal forum the other day on the 'A Rant from the Heart' thread. Obviously no response to having your opinions exposed for the small minded fallacies they are. Bck to your Daily Mail my friend, I think some immigrants might be urinating on an alley wall somewhere.
Little Dutch
iceman10 why do you care? Engage in the debate and stop worrying about my provenance.
DaDon
and if you bothered to read many of our articles blade1889 you would know we heavily condemn the antics of Eboue, Van Persie and anyone else who dives if we believe they have commited a diving offence. Its the sp*rs boys who condone diving (Zokora) not us.
iceman10
I'd like to see him suspended for it G4. And that's the honest truth! It's as bad as spitting in my eyes (Not in my actual eyes obviously, that would sting!)
Blade1889
Why should I debate with someone who doesnt support a football club? If i wanted to do that id send mail to Roman abramovich.
iceman10
Dave, when your team gets to a European Cup Final with a load of kids, feel free to come here and tell us we're finished. In answer to your question, my only hope from international football is that no Arsenal players get injured. I don't support England because I don't see why I should pretend to like them or feel affinity with them because people feel I should. If we're talking game development dadon, you might want to look at who helped and counselled Pardew (Wenger that's who), an acknowledgement of what he has bought to England. Arsenal's policy is simple, if you are good enough, you play. Sadly there aren't many England players who can fit into our technical style of play. Contrary to stereotype, English players are no more battle hardy than any other nation. I am proud of the multi cultural element of our squad as well as our fan base, we are living proof that multi culturalism works when it is not resided over by xenophobic hateful morons. I am proud that AFC does not bow to this kind of bigotry. I will ask dadon and dave a question, name two English players of comparable quality to Fabregas and Toure who would cost a combined fee of 200,000?
Little Dutch
Little Dutch once more your embarassing yourself by trying to suggest I'm racist just because I don't agree with your views. I think I made my point clear on the forum about why I dislike the fact you have no Englishmen in your team, and not, I repeat NOT, the fact that you have a lot of gifted foreign players. I felt no need to respond to your pathetic replies as I'm not as small minded or arrogant as you.
Blade1889
Tonge and Jagielka both came through our youth system Little dutch so they didn't even cost us 200K
Blade1889
Ah LD, I replied before I'd seen your PS. You've just ruined a beautiful friendship. You have no idea what position I take on foreign players, I'm just pointing out that it is a widely held view, and that comment alone (which I believe was taken out of context anyway) is insufficient to dimiss Pardew as a xenophobe. Tiny mind? That your best shot? Little Englander? On what basis? I'm a very large non-Englander, not that that's in any way relevant. Stick to the debate.
DaDon
Wrong, you fled in shame because you could not provide a single counterpoint beyond completely contradicting yourself. Still, you cannot answer my entirley reasonable line of questioning. If you hold a view strongly, beyond tabloid indoctrination, then you should be able to lucidly and consummately dismiss my theories. Instead, you persist with with vague evasive posts. Put the name calling aside, answer my question. Perhaps you would like to explain why you disagree with my views and on what grounds.
Little Dutch
iceman10 you're obtuse. I don't care whether you debate with me or not.
DaDon
If you think Tonge and Jagielka are players of comparable quality to Fabregas and Toure you really are in cloud cuckoo land. How many world cups/champions league finals/ unbeaten seasons have they participated in again? Are they internationals?
Little Dutch
DaDon, I withdraw the jibes. But you did clearly suggest that we were uncomfortable with having a lot of foreign players. We are not, we are uncomfortable with Pardew being allowed to flaunt such small minded opinions- which ignore any sort of facts- and go largely unchallenged becasue our national media is owned by a far right ty***** in Murdoch.
Little Dutch
I think you'll actually find that my points were taken out of context by you and Simmy LD. And that young man is a sign that you cannot disagree with the points I was making. Go back and read my comments on the forum and then I'll gladly accept your apology. PS: Your right davecook they are very narrow minded (LD at least) pointless in trying to change his warped views :-(
Blade1889
Although I certainly agree with your views about Murdoch LD. The man is a far right ****!
Blade1889
Good Dadon because I wont induldge in verbal jousting with anyone who is either too afraid of stating which football team they support or just comes on football sites to debate on things that dont concern them. Ive made my feelings on Pardew very clear, His comments on our champions league run were ill informed and he upset my manager, who has given a lot to Arsenal and English football.
iceman10
I've read the thread many times. You start by saying we are destroying English football with foreign players, you go on to say you hope we are kicked out of football given our indifference towards the England team and when the Prof and I challenged your points, you attempted to say you hated us because we are money grabbing. No apology is necessary, my advice would be to stop reading tabloids owned by far right businessmen and open your eyes a little to the world. No apology is necessary and therefore no apology is forthcoming. Read the thread again and try and argue with the points you are presented with. You spectacularly failed the first time around, now you've had a day or two to think, try again.
Little Dutch
LD there's no doubt that Fabregas and Toure are good players and amazing value for money. I haven't made a single comment about that, not sure why you include me in that debate. I really don't care how many foreign players Arsenal have, I don't support England anyway. I just don't think that (a) Pardew is a moron and (b) he is a xenophobe. I think I've made that point enough times now so I'm off.
DaDon
Thank god.
iceman10
I think that every club should have at least a few players that are from the country they play in Ld, be it Barcelona, Sheffield United or Arsenal. I think it's important for fans to have a local link with some of the players and it's also good for the national team, as well as giving local kids hope (what hope have young Arsenal fans got of getting into Wenger's team?). I also think it's good to have some foreign players in a team as it adds diversity and also brings in different cultures. Arsenal have great foreign players but no Englishmen in their first team and that's what annoys me. What's so wrong with that LD?
Blade1889
Firstly, I'd say the fact that we play with three teenagers in our side at any one time gives kids a great hope at AFC. Ask Walcott why he didn't go to Chelsea. Secondly, read this, I'm so tired of repeating these facts for small minded people such as yourself you might as well read an article I wrote about this some months ago. www.arsenal.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=31642
Little Dutch
Justin Hoyte was a young Arsenal Fan As was the now departed As*ley C*le so there is clear hope. Id rather have players who know that they have to get into the team on merit rather than knowing they can get in the team because they are English or they supported Arsenal as a boy. How would I feel if I was overlooked for a promotion because someone was picked over me because of their race instead of their ability......p!ssed! would the person who gained the promotion look to better themselves or would they sit in the comfort zone knowing another promotion lay around the corner based on their origin? We are helping raise the standards of academys across the land by taking young english players out of the comfort zone and pushing them to work harder and reap the rewards, justin Hoyte is a good example of this.
iceman10
Once again your'e calling me names like 'small minded' LD when I think I just made some very good points. You have to admit that ideally you'd rather see two or three local lads in your team than people like Henry who say they need a months rest from football because their tired! A month!!!
Blade1889
No, I don't care where my players come from. Hence, I am not small minded. If they are all from mars, good, whatever. Did you celebrate Nade;s goal any less ferociously because he's French? I just want them to try their best and play well, they do (the England team incidentally don't). Henry did not say he needed a months rest, the manager forced it on him because he hasn't had a pre season in about seven years! Just read the article I posted for you.
Little Dutch
Ha ha,well done DaDon.But making LD & Iceman10 look like self-important muppetts really is like shooting fish in a barrel.
HATEtheGOONS
How was your Christmas HTG? 4 points from 12 suggests not to good! see you signed another young foreign star yesterday, seems your Young English boys arent quite up to the task with ur recent spate of foreign signings. ps cant wait to see Huddlestone in a UTD shirt.
iceman10
What Sheffield UTD ! There crap,oh...
HATEtheGOONS
9 points from 12 aint bad when you consider our injury list. 4 points from 12 is about ur level. Ledley for Chelsea is the latest rumour, seems he's been tapped up by the England boys! Thats another captain your gonna lose to a London rival!........Feeder Club.
iceman10
Once again you haven't listened to a thing I've said LD. I've just stated that I like having foreigner's in our team, so yes I loved it when Nade scored!!! U really do keep shooting yourself in the foot. Little Dutch u are the weakest link, goodbye!
Blade1889
B@llocks,you beat poxy Watford,charlton and a poor Blackburn team at home.Look forward to catchin the return fixture now Hughes has put a rocket up their arse's,and then Sir Alex will bring ROONEY,RONALDO,SCHOLES et al to the Emi*****es,4-2 to UTD again.Oh,have'nt you heard Henry's off to liverpool,ta-ra chuck.
HATEtheGOONS
htg you seem to know a lot about the Arsenal - any news from the SHL? Any magnificent players coming to your small club? How does it feel deep inside knowing that every time your team plays Arsenal they can't win? Do you know why did Sol leave the Lane? Why did Carrick leave the Lane? Why will any good player leave the Lane sooner or later? Because you are good for nothing. All you can do is talk, talk talk like the girls that you really are.
G4L
watford who you couldnt beat, blackburn who you couldnt beat. weve Beat utd already this season, have you? Course Henry's off to liverpool were playing them at anfield saturday! Doh!
iceman10
There was an obvious change of tone from his prematch offer for a truce . Try as one likes it but AW is unbeatable in every department.
SWPACIFIC
to say that we dont contribute anything to english football or have a detrimental effect coz we have too many foreigners in our team is a poor statement,just look at all the young british players who make a living in teams up and down this island who graduated from the Arsenal school of football
fran merida
Davecook, if Arsenal are light years from Chelsea, Charlton aren't even in the same universe. Down with the Hammers sunshine, down you will go.
Snapper
Blade1889, I've argued every point you've made and all you keep saying is, "oh you're not listening blah, blah." I find it interesting that when the prof and I have offered sustained arguments against your points you haven't been able to raise a single counter argument.
Little Dutch
You guys really should stop slating other managers comments. The whole world knows Wenger and Mourinho are the worst offenders. Alex Ferguson has been superceded.
Jacky B
We're equally critical of Wenger as and when he makes those comments. It is not appropriate to put that into every single article we write, nor is it relevant to this particular case. What is relevant is that Pardew has made an arse of himself and we're delighting in it because we don't like him.
Little Dutch
why dont you like him? what has he done to you apart from beat you 1-0 with West Ham?
Jacky B
It alludes to some comments he made about Arsenal's CL run last year being diluted because of the lack of English players. He also screamed 'Made in Englamd' at Wenger when Harewood scored at Upton Park this season. All this when, as I have said many times, Wenger took Pardew under his wing and allowed him to view Arsenal's training techniques when he took the Reading job.
Little Dutch
Fair enough. To an extent though, European competition should be an opportunity to showcase the nation's talent (aswell as the world cup) But do you always lip read managers, or do you just sit near the dugout (even at away games?)
Jacky B
Jacky, do you honestly believe we'd have been anywhere near the C.L final if we had more English players? The ones we could afford anyway.
hatespur
I look at it more as a chance to showcase the league's talent. In that respect ourselves, Chelsea, Liverpool and United are doing it a great service. The world cup is to showcase the nation's talent. In answer to the other question, I cannot lip read, but someone who can informed me that this is what Pardew screamed, and once you are made aware of this and you review the incident, you can see that this is what he says. Odd because his wife is Swedish!!!!
Little Dutch
Hatespur - I dont understand why you cant afford English players. Especially when you buy the likes of Reyes, at the price he cost. I see your point about making CL final, but in many respects we have the best players in the world - I think our failure on the international scene is due to mentality.
Jacky B
LD - Fair enuff but that has not always been the way and i believe European competition was created for the reason i stated - it has just changed a lot in recent years. Someone posted on our site, that he left WH cos he was havin it away with his PA and a players wife !?!?!?!?! I thought its cos he was steering them towards relegation!
Jacky B
An English manager cheating on a Swede??? Pretty much the diametric opposite to Sven!
Little Dutch
yep but a little more honourable methinks!
Jacky B
Pardew is as honorable as Ca$hley
G4L
sarcasm mate. dont worry bout moleman. rejoice in Chelsea's CB probs as a result of selling gallas
Jacky B
Pardew cleared today by FA for celebrating and push and shoveing with Whinger wenger. What do you have to say gunners fans? www.charlton.vitalfootball.co.uk
davecook
charlton will go down with him in charge. can't wait to see what quality english players he buys with carltons millions.
Adibodycanscore
Some chance of that we cant spend money we dont have. It will be loan deals.
davecook
this forum is turning into heck.. every time there's an article.. people end up moaning abt the foreign contingent at arsenal crap.. completely off the topic.. this article has nothing to do with it.. wonder why ppl do that.. as for pardew.. he's shown his indecisiveness, stupidity and complete non-understanding of football with these comments..
go4it_adi
It's all a bit lary on here, ladies and gents. Well done Pardew for getting some life from the souless gooners. For moronic behaviour see Wenger at Upton Park earlier this season.
Adam Mansell
Adam, Adam, Adam, 'If you made a lot of money selling biscuits wreck a club,' ARGENTINA, ARGENTINA, ARGENTINA.
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