BBC Sport - Alan Pardew position at Newcastle untenable - Mark Lawrenson

Pardew job untenable - Lawrenson

BBC Sport's Mark Lawrenson tells Football Focus Alan Pardew's position as manager of Newcastle United is "untenable" after a poor start to the season.

Newcastle started the weekend bottom of the Premier League without a win after four games and Pardew has accused fans calling for his resignation of "mass hysteria".

But Lawrenson says poor home form, coupled with a breakdown in the relationship between the club and the fans, means it is "absolutely impossible" for Pardew to carry on as Newcastle boss.

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