Pardew won't give in to fan pressure
FIRE Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew will not cave in to pressure and play Hatem Ben Arfa, despite coming under fire from supporters for not starting the creative midfielder.
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Woeful Magpies thumped by Saints
NEWCASTLE UNITED suffered their second heavy defeat of the week going down 4-0 to Southampton's English contingent in front of the watching Alan Pardew and Mike Ashley .
Match analysis: Newcastle United 1 Crystal Palace 0
HE MAY have not been allowed to be at St James' Park to see Papiss Cisse head home a late winner for Newcastle United against Crystal Palace, but Alan Pardew was dead-set on celebrating victory with his lieutenant John Carver.
Match report: Newcastle United 1 Crystal Palace 0
NEWCASTLE UNITED had to wait 94 minutes in order to break down the great wall of Crystal Palace as the Londoners looked set to seal their second goalless draw in consecutive weeks in the North-East - until Papiss Cisse struck deep into injury time at St James' Park .