Featured Matches
Previous
Brazil
Netherlands
ESPN, ESPN3 8:00 PM GMT
Match 63
Game Details
Germany
Argentina
ABC, ESPN3 Jul 13, 2014 7:00 PM GMT
Match 64
Game Details
Brazil
Netherlands
ESPN, ESPN3 8:00 PM GMT
Match 63
Game Details
AIK
Kalmar FF
3
0
FT
Game Details
Mjallby
Falkenbergs FF
1
1
FT
Game Details
Malmo FF
Atvidabergs FF
3
0
LIVE 49'
Game Details
Sogndal
Viking FK
0
0
FT
Game Details
Bodo/Glimt
Odd Grenland
0
0
LIVE 31'
Game Details
Lillestrom
Sarpsborg FK
0
0
LIVE 38'
Game Details
Sandnes Ulf
IK Start
0
2
LIVE 15'
Game Details
SK Brann
Stromsgodset
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
Columbus
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Philadelphia Union
Colorado
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Toronto FC
Houston
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Montreal Impact
Kansas City
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
New England
Chicago
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Vancouver Whitecaps
Chivas USA
2:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Los Angeles
Real Salt Lake
2:30 AM GMT
Game Details
New York Cosmos
San Antonio Scorpions
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Carolina RailHawks
Indy Eleven
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Fort Lauderdale Strikers
Minnesota United FC
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Tampa Bay Rowdies
Atlanta Silverbacks
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Sporting Cristal
San Martin
4:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Sport Huancayo
San Simón
6:30 PM GMT
Game Details
UTC
Universitario de Deportes
8:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Los Caimanes
Real Garcilaso
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Alianza Lima
César Vallejo
1:10 AM GMT
Game Details
LDU Quito
Barcelona
4:30 PM GMT
Game Details
U. Católica
El Nacional
4:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Manta F.C.
Deportivo Quito
9:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Western New York Flash
Washington Spirit
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Chicago Red Stars
Seattle Reign FC
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Next
Dec, 17, 2012

Pardew pulls plug on Christmas party

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has confirmed that the club have cancelled their annual Christmas party out of respect to the club's fans.

• Par humbug - Christmas cancelled
• Ba sends out Arsenal signal

The Magpies find themselves just two points above the relegation zone in 15th position after a 3-1 defeat against Manchester City on Saturday.

It is a concerning slump for a side that finished fifth last season with Pardew eager to redress the club's poor form.

Consequently, the Newcastle boss has put a hold on any potential festivities in a bid to give his squad extra focus on the job at hand.

"It's out of respect to our fans, and what we've served them this year," Pardew told the Evening Chronicle. "There's no party for us, and the same for the staff. That's how it should be."

Despite the recent problems on the pitch, Pardew is keen to stress he has a united group that are giving it their all to try and turn around the club's fortunes.

"Trust me, there have been horrible things said about our group and our staff, but we're together," he said. "And we're fighting and trying to put it right. The fans have to realise this isn't just a game to us, it's our livelihoods and our profession. It pays our bills.

"Not only that, we have to have a certain pressure of entertaining our fans who pay good money to come and watch. Looking at all those factors, we've not done enough this year. That's why I think it's right we called it off."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.