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By ESPN Staff

Butt: Allardyce needs more time

Newcastle United will never take their longed-for place among the English game's elite unless they learn the value of stability, according to midfielder Nicky Butt.

The 32-year-old has spoken out amid fevered speculation over the future of Newcastle manager Sam Allardyce, who is facing a key FA Cup clash at Stoke this weekend.

Butt spent more than a decade at Manchester United under just a single boss, Sir Alex Ferguson, and he believes it is time the north-east club begin to realise the damage that regular managerial changes do to their long-term prospects.

'Things will never improve unless he's given time,' Butt said of Allardyce's precarious position.

'This club of all clubs can show you that. I've been here for three-and--a-half years now and I've had four managers.

'Sooner or later someone has got to say this is the manager we're going to stand by, in good times and bad times, and hopefully get the rewards at the end of it.

'If you look at all the big teams, like United and Arsenal, they're the clubs that have stood by managers for a long time. If we do that, I'm sure we'll do it right.'