My tribe

Newcastle boss Pardew admits being jealous of Swansea success

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is impressed by Swansea City over their Capital One Cup final triumph.

Pardew admits to a little envy after seeing Michael Laudrup's Swansea men lift their first ever major trophy with a 5-0 demolition of League Two Bradford at Wembley on Sunday.

He said: "Yes, absolutely, fair play to them. We haven't had a trophy here for a long, long while and we are desperate for one.

"Swansea won that trophy - forget about the final, to beat Chelsea over two legs deserved a trophy in itself because that's a tough agenda, so they deserved it, every bit of it, and well played to the manager and the players."

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?