Newcastle fans' Kinnear fury

Joe Kinnear has been confirmed as Newcastle's controversial new director of football. The 66-year-old angered fans with a radio interview on Monday night in which he questioned their intelligence.

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Pardew staying at Newcastle despite turmoil

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew told a local newspaper he has no plans to quit. Credit: PA

Alan Pardew has insisted he will remain as Newcastle United manager despite the turmoil currently engulfing the club.

Managing director Derek Llambias announced his resignation on Wednesday just one day after the controversial Joe Kinnear was appointed director of football.

But Pardew told the Chronicle newspaper: “I am staying – to take the club up the league.”

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