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Alan Pardew is not a man who generally needs an ego stroke. However, a glance at his record this season will provide one, and even not so much for the points he has gained at Newcastle and Crystal Palace, but for the ones those two clubs have won without him. Or, as the case may be, the points they haven't won.
Before Pardew's arrival, Crystal Palace earned 17 points from 20 games; since then, they have 25 from 15. Newcastle under Pardew gathered 26 points in 19 games, but after his departure they...
John Carver is set to remain in charge of Newcastle United until the end of the season following "two days of frank dialogue."
Carver was put in caretaker charge of the club in January following the departure of Alan Pardew, but questions have been raised over his tenure after a run of eight straight defeats -- and only two wins since taking charge.
Further questions were asked after he accused defender Mike Williamson of deliberately picking up a second yellow card during Saturday's 3-0 defeat...
Newcastle United boss John Carver claims that his players are not listening to him, amid reports of a bust-up on the team bus between captain Fabricio Coloccini and goalkeeper Tim Krul.
After the 3-0 defeat to Leicester this weekend, the Daily Telegraph reports that Krul and Coloccini were involved in a "heated row" with the Dutch goalkeeper reportedly furious with the poor defending and lack of leadership from his captain.
Newcastle have not commented on the reports, with caretaker manager Carver...