LONDON – Crystal Palace officially appointed Alan Pardew as their new coach. Pardew will be contracted to three and a half seasons ahead.
Pardew appointment as coach of the Eagles had been predicted since last week, especially after he was caught on camera watching the match Aston Villa counter Palace (01/01/2015). 53-year-old coach was officially replace coach Neil Warnock sacked last month.
“I certainly feel happy to be the new coach of Crystal Palace. Everybody knows my history here. The important thing now is to bring the club to a higher level. I believe with the support of Steve Parish and the board of directors, I can help the club’s goals and create a new history for the club, “Pardew told the club’s official website on Saturday (01/03/2015).
“Crystal Palace would like to thank Newcastle United Football Club, also Mike Ashley, with their cooperation in these negotiations,” added the club representatives.
Former coach of Newcastle United is also faced with a variety of exams, which returns the position of the Crystal Palace of the red zone. The first test Pardew as coach Palace is facing Dover Athletic in the FA Cup on Sunday (11/01/2015).