Just heard a spokesman from Newcastle FC explaining the decision to
give Pardew a long, eight year contract. Explaining that the aim was
stability, he said, “Ferguson has been at Man Utd for 25 years, Wenger
at Arsenal for 15 years and it’s no coincidence that they’ve had
Surely it’s not that they’ve been successful because they’ve been
there a long time, but that they’ve been there a long time because
they’ve been successful.