Unhappiness is growing among Crystal Palace fans who feel that their club is losing respect, but despite the absence of any Plan B, they seem unwilling to point the finger of blame at Pardew, other than asking him to change things around. Palace angst
This is, of course, the manager of whom one Match of the Day commentator said recently: 'He can't manage a 1-0 lead.' At least we are not hearing anything more about Pardew as the next England manager. Accounts of his career usually miss out his time at Charlton.
Despite their slump, Palace are unlikely to be relegated, whereas we are near certainties. And the Glaziers have proper people running the club.