31 Facts About Alan Pardew


Alan Scott Pardew was born on 18 July 1961 and is an English football manager and former professional footballer, who most recently managed Greek Super League club Aris Thessaloniki.


Alan Pardew has achieved promotion three times in his career, as a player with Palace and as a manager with Reading and West Ham.


Alan Pardew was in the England semi-professional squad during this time.


Alan Pardew then played in both the final and the final replay as Palace lost to Manchester United.


In 1995, Alan Pardew appeared four times on loan at Tottenham Hotspur in the 1995 UEFA Intertoto Cup.


At international level, Alan Pardew was a member of the England semi-professional squad during his time playing in English non-League football for Dulwich Hamlet and Yeovil Town.


Alan Pardew turned the club around from relegation fighters to promotion candidates through players, such as Jamie Cureton, and his regime to increase the fitness of the squad.

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On 22 November 2008, Alan Pardew parted company with Charlton by mutual consent.


Alan Pardew was named the new manager of Southampton on 17 July 2009, after the new owner Markus Liebherr had taken over the club and dismissed Mark Wotte a day after completing the deal to save the Saints.


Alan Pardew's first signing for the club was Dan Harding, who signed on a free transfer after being released by Ipswich Town.


Alan Pardew led his side up the League One table, and, despite their ten-point deduction, their challenge for a playoff place was kept alive until there were just two league games remaining.


Five months later, Alan Pardew was dismissed by the club amidst reports of low staff morale and conflicts between Alan Pardew and club chairman Nicola Cortese.


Alan Pardew brought in his own coaching staff in the form of John Carver as assistant manager, who had worked as assistant to Sir Bobby Robson six years earlier.


In January 2012, Alan Pardew signed striker Papiss Cisse from Bundesliga club SC Freiburg.


Two days prior to the final match of the season, Alan Pardew won the Premier League Manager of the Season award, becoming the first Newcastle manager to achieve this.


Alan Pardew was given the award after an impressive season with Newcastle, where he guided them to a European place for the following season.


Alan Pardew won the League Managers Association Manager of the Year award, which made him the first and only English manager to win the two individual awards in a single Premier League season.


On 27 September 2012, Alan Pardew signed an eight-year contract extension with the club.


On 6 December 2013, Alan Pardew was awarded the November Premier League Manager of the Month award, after guiding Newcastle to four wins out of four.


In November 2014, Alan Pardew guided Newcastle to six consecutive wins in all competitions, the second time he had done so during his time as manager at the club.


On 12 December 2014, Alan Pardew was awarded the Premier League Manager of the Month award for November 2014.


On 29 December 2014, after the dismissal of Neil Warnock, Alan Pardew was given permission to talk to Crystal Palace on the club's managerial vacancy, with compensation agreed.


Alan Pardew went on to guide Crystal Palace to their best ever Premier League finish of tenth place.


On 2 April 2018, West Bromwich Albion and Alan Pardew mutually parted company after he had been manager for four months.


Alan Pardew took charge of eight league games, winning one, before play was halted in the Netherlands on 12 March due to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

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Alan Pardew left the club on 28 April 2020 after both parties mutually agreed to not extend his contract beyond the end of the season.


On 1 June 2022, Alan Pardew left CSKA as manager and technical director after bananas were thrown towards CSKA's black players by their own supporters.


On 14 September 2022 Alan Pardew was appointed as the new manager of Greek Super League club Aris Thessaloniki, replacing German Burgos.


Alan Pardew signed a one-year contract with the option to extend for a further year.


Alan Pardew left the club on 23 February 2023 by mutual consent.


Alan Pardew has been involved in several controversial issues and events during his managerial career which are listed below:.