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Does Pardew deserve this?

West Ham United
by Sonofthedesert (U6782328) 11 December 2006
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Let's be honest, West Ham have no chance of getting a better manager. I suppose the new board imagine that a change will give them a lift. Maybe it will. But in the long run, I can't see that they've made anything but a mistake.

And I'm sure we will see Pardew with another Premier League side before 2007 is out.

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comment by JWLeo (U6609710)

posted Dec 12, 2006

Does Pardew deserve this?

Frankly....Yes he does!

Just rewards I’d say!

Anyway… I totally agree with you pharrel202 when he says:

“Not that Suprised, bar results against Blackburn and Arsenal, West Ham been sub-par this season. With the players he had, he should of been doing better.

BUT.... I dont think he got sacked for that...

When ever he was being interviewed recently regarding the club and its future, he talked almost as if he ran the club. i.e. "The chairman knows how i like the club run....." and "..He understands the future i want.." etc.

Plus, the chairman looked far from happy on saturday.

Also being honest, i really didnt like the guy anyway after last season, seems a bit too full of himself.”

I have said in an earlier post on here that ‘It would not surprise me if it was his big gob that got him the sack.’

A job at Luton Town maybe? But only if he can keep his big mouth shut!

He had seen how much sway Arsene Wenger has at the Arsenal and wanted some of that for himself. Going around like “Johnny Big Potatoes” never got anyone far. Messer’s Pardrew and Dowie included!

West Ham stay the hell away from Ian Dowie he’ll get you relegated.

TwiceKnightly…

You may now understand when I said he (Alan Pardrew) has a big mouth. Seems he has a big head too.

Up the Gunners!

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posted Dec 12, 2006

yeah
sack the players
sack the board
bring back pardew
that man got us back into the premiership,almost won us the f.a.cup-and got the best out of mostly average players.
shame they turned on him-short memories some people

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posted Dec 12, 2006

Why is thinking so unfashionable on this web site?

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LOL I think its called "loyalty". That alone wont keep West Ham up however. There's something seriously wrong in the West Ham camp. Pardew was seemingly great last year... this year he sucks. If he's not foremost responsible for managing and motivating his captain and players I dont know who is. I honestly think the guy came into this season with a plan and when it didn't work (along with the other distractions) he was swallowed up by it and panicked. He's looked naive and silly at several points this season. I recall his press conferences with the Argies, frothing at the mouth with two expensive sports cars that he hadn't a clue how to drive. His feeble assurances that all was right after Eggs took over, as if he had a plan. It should've been obvious to anyone watching that he didn't and this was too big for him to handle.

The most telling thing has been his team. While everyone including him breathed a sigh of relief after the takeover, the players still had that collective look of confusion, as if to say "ummm we still dont know what to do here". This team seems totally disoriented and without direction. A captain can provide leadership and inspire the troups to a point, but without DIRECTION and a feasible plan its a feckless venture... especially for a team newly brought up to the big league. For all the slams on NRC, I can still recall his desperate attempts early in the season to prod the boys to stay up. This team needs solid leadership from an experienced manager than can hold his own in the Prem.

Great work for Pardew at West Ham but it is indeed time for a change. I hope he does better next time around.

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comment by BoroNut (U1654248)

posted Dec 13, 2006

Anyone who beleives that a Manager that took his team to the FA Cup final and was a whisker away from winning it and finished 9th in their first season back in the premiership should be sacked 6 months later, knows nothing about the beautiful game.

Pardew did a fantastic job for West Ham and it did it playing attractive football.

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comment by Ta5 (U5739538)

posted Dec 13, 2006

Anyone who beleives that a Manager that took his team to the FA Cup final and was a whisker away from winning it and finished 9th in their first season back in the premiership should be sacked 6 months later, knows nothing about the beautiful game.

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so you think the board should have waited for relegation?

after investing 80m

with another 20m at stake which i am sure they are banking on?

past "glories" (ie winning the play off with the best squad in the championship at the second time of asking... and getting a lucky run to the cup final (and a very very lucky goal by his fullback))

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posted Dec 13, 2006

Anyone who beleives that a Manager that took his team to the FA Cup final and was a whisker away from winning it and finished 9th in their first season back in the premiership should be sacked 6 months later, knows nothing about the beautiful game.

Pardew did a fantastic job for West Ham and it did it playing attractive football.
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You don't have to know much about football, to realise that if things didn't change at West Ham, they were staring the Championship in the face.

I don't think that even Pardew knew what was going wrong. He seemed reluctant to find out, instead he offered one excuse after another.

Don't get me wrong. He is a nice guy. Apart from when he was jumping in people's faces, celebrating one of his, all too elusive victories

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posted Dec 13, 2006

If I just put in £85 million of my own money into West Ham and then witnessed 3 performances that lacked motivation, leadership and style I'd be sacking Pardew as well. Also he did get too comfortble in his job last year by slagging Wenger off for Arsenal's lack of English players. Serves him right for butting into other people's matters.

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posted Dec 13, 2006

If I just put in £85 million of my own money into West Ham and then witnessed 3 performances that lacked motivation, leadership and style I'd be sacking Pardew as well. Also he did get too comfortble in his job last year by slagging Wenger off for Arsenal's lack of English players. Serves him right for butting into other people's matters.
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I agree. Why didn't he concentrate on his own affairs?

He was being paid by West Ham, not the FA.

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comment by Ta5 (U5739538)

posted Dec 13, 2006

maybe he was trying to laya claim down for the England job.

By some people's defination of succesful McClearn is a top top manager laugh

sucess is doing it year in and year out like SAF, Wenger and Curbs to name a few (of many)

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comment by wozza33 (U5604648)

posted Dec 13, 2006

theres no doubt about it Alan Pardew deserved to get sacked, West Ham are a decent team that shouldn't be losing this many games with the team they have and the 4-0 loss to bolton helped with the decision, and curbs will be a gr8 manager for the hammers concidering he was a west ham player and kept charlton in the premiership with the players he had, look at em now that hes gone, also with the amount of money eggert magnasson will be giving out, west ham look to be signing some new players biggrin

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