Newcastle boss Pardew won't walk away

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew won't walk away after their humiliating derby defeat at home to Sunderland.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew won't walk away after their humiliating derby defeat at home to Sunderland.

The 52-year-old, who saw midfielder Yohan Cabaye sold to Paris St Germain in midweek and then looked on as owner Mike Ashley and director of football Joe Kinnear failed to sign a replacement, found himself in the firing line as the Black Cats condemned the Magpies to a 3-0 home defeat for the second successive season.

However, asked if he felt let down by the club's hierarchy, he replied: "Listen, when you lose a player of Cabaye's class, you want a replacement. But he didn't arrive and I have to accept what was in my kitty today and going forward.

"For me standing on the sideline today with a team where we were, it would have been nice to have had a player to give us a boost for the second half of the season, but he didn't arrive.

"What else can I say? You can keep asking the question and re-phrasing it, and I have answered it.

"I don't want to answer that question again, if you don't mind. The bottom line is the players I have got, I have got to find a gameplan that is going to work for us."

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