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Pardew plays down comments

May 13, 2013
By Kristan Heneage
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has emphasised that comments he made about being happy for his side to lose 4-0 to Arsenal on the final day of the season were meant as a joke.

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Pardew made the remarks in the aftermath of his side's 2-1 win against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Sunday, which secured their Premier League status for another season.

Speaking to Newcastle's official website on Monday, Pardew said: "I ...

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