Alan Pardew Quotes

Alan Scott Pardew (born 18 July 1961) is an English football manager and former professional player who most recently was the manager of Crystal Palace

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Alan Pardew


I don't like people who drain my time and energy. If you've seen the Harry Potter films, we use the term 'dementors' - people who can draw the life out of you in terms of your energy. So we eradicate the 'dementors', encourage the positive people, and that spreads around to create the team spirit we have here

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Emirates Stadium should be named after Arsene Wenger

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It's important that top clubs don't lose sight of the fact that it's the English Premier League and English players should be involved.

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It's almost like he has Dr. Who's Tardis because he always turns up on time. (on Teddy Sheringham)

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I look at Rafa Benitez in his time at Liverpool, he had difficult periods and the same goes for Brendan Rodgers in the same job now. These difficult periods come and you have to accept that.

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You always have to have faith in your own abilities and that has to be evident to your players.

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The one thing I hate about other managers is waffle that is nowhere near the truth. I would never conduct myself like that.

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Shut your noise, you old c***!

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I did as well as I could at Newcastle.

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I have to be involved in negotiations because players have to buy into me and what I want from them if they join my club, so all managers need to be fully involved in transfers, that's for sure.

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“I told him he needs to take his chances because Bobby Zamora is itching to play,”

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“It may go to the wire as far as the transfer deadline is concerned, but I am determined not to buy a player just for the sake of it.”

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“We're playing with a real exuberance. We were very strong individually at the back and at the moment I am very pleased.”

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“David is in the same mould as several other young players we have developed in recent years,”

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“We are talking to Nigel and we want to make a statement of intent to him of my faith in him and I think if we secure a new contract it will be a great fillip for the club.”

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