Originally Posted by Issues_Sunshyne
The things Alan Pardew says, if I was a fan I would be furious if my manager tells me that the team he put out wasn't good enough and saying he needs better players, and as a player for him I would be seriously downhearted. Not that they weren't good enough on the day, just rather they aren't good enough at all.
Quite different from when Poyet was told he did it at Newcastle again and he says that it wasn't him, it was his players.
Certain things managers should keep to themselves.
It's basically him publicly telling Ashley to get him new players.