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Charlton protest to FA over Pardew’s big mouth. Did he deceive fans?

August 19th, 2011 | 76 Comments |

Alan Pardew - Big mouth again.
Alan Pardew - Big mouth again.
After rejecting a £100,000 offer for 25 year old goalkeeper, Rob Elliot, Charlton Athletic are now putting in a formal protest over Alan Pardew’s indiscreet behaviour during the attempted swoop.

The South Londoners, who immediately rejected Newcastle United’s formal bid on Wednesday, are protesting as they claim that officials at Newcastle United had promised that no details of the offer would be made public. Then however, the usually reticent and discreet Pardew allegedly reneged on that agreement in a rare interview with BBC Radio Newcastle, telling the station’s listeners:

“Once a loan deal Fraser [Forster] was completed, we started looking for another goalie.

“We have enquired about Rob Elliot, and we’ve put a bid in there.”

Charlton’s Chief Executive, Stephen Kavanagh, spoke of the club’s anger at Pardew’s indiscretion, commenting: (more…)