Alan Pardew feeling the buzz

Pardew feeling the buzz
© PA Photos
Alan Pardew is enjoying the buzz around the city as Newcastle push for the Champions League.

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew is enjoying the buzz of the city as his side battle for a Champions League spot.

Newcastle beat Stoke City 3-0 on Saturday to go four points above Tottenham Hotspur in fourth place.

"I drove in and had a coffee early before the game and you can feel the buzz," said Pardew.

"The fans were out early, getting prepared for the game and you can feel the atmosphere. We're not going to put the dream down and throw any clichés at it. We simply have a chance.

"Football is important in this city. There are a lot of people out of work and when you look elsewhere, it is a tough environment for businesses and for people to earn money. But when they come to the stadium they see a team playing like we are and it just lifts you and they can take that back into the workplace.

"The momentum is with us and momentum at this club can be a powerful force. I am lucky not to have been here when it is the other way because playing in front of 52,000 when it is not going well must be tough."

Newcastle's last four games will see them travel to Wigan Athletic, Chelsea and Everton as well as hosting Manchester City in their penultimate game of the season.

Alan Pardew
Read Next:
Pardew: We are working on transfers
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account