icon_corner icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_post icon_miss icon_save icon_card_red icon_save icon_start_stop icon_sub icon_card_yellow attack icon chevron-down icon chevron-left icon chevron-right icon chevron-up icon cross icon defence icon icon_disallowed_goal email icon facebook icon google icon instagram icon linkedin icon messenger icon pinterest icon play icon plus-thin icon plus icon search icon soundcloud icon sub-in icon sub-out icon tweet icon twitter icon icon_user__out icon_user_out vimeo icon whatsapp icon icon_start_stop youtube icon

High Contrast is on. Turn off You can turn high contrast on again via the link in the footer to our accessibilty page

Close
72d9eafd-82c6-4a25-a0bf-5afef9834c93

Archive

Proud Pardew Celebrating Century

NUFC Logo Newcastle United FC

Saturday's match against West Ham will be Alan Pardew's 100th Barclays Premier League game in charge of Newcastle United

By Dan King - Newcastle United Digital Editor

Saturday's game against West Ham United will be Alan Pardew's 100th Barclays Premier League match in charge of Newcastle United - and, fittingly, it comes against one of his former clubs.

Pardew's first league game in the St. James' Park hotseat was a superb 3-1 victory over Liverpool in December 2010 while his 50th was a 2-1 defeat at Arsenal.

But the United boss would love nothing more than to mark his century with a win over the Hammers, who he managed between 2003 and 2006 and led to an FA Cup final.

In his programme notes ahead of the match, Pardew writes: "(Saturday) marks my 100th Premier League game as manager of this great Club and throughout my time here I am constantly reminded that the hard work mentality which has long provided Newcastle United with its ethos can never be lost on or off the pitch.

"Let's all unite together to get the victory we want."

When FA Cup, league cup and Europa League matches are added to his Tyneside total, Pardew has taken change of 121 Newcastle games, winning 44 and drawing 32.

He added: "I'm very proud of (the milestone) - but it's aged me considerably!"

Saturday's official matchday programme will be on sale around the ground costing £3 and includes interviews with Papiss Cisse and Sammy Ameobi