Alan Scott Pardew (born 18 July 1961) is an English professional manager and former footballer who manages Premier League club Crystal Palace.
His highest achievements in the sport include reaching the FA Cup Final three times, as a player with Crystal Palace in 1990 and as a manager with West Ham United in 2006 and in 2016 when his Crystal Palace side lost to Manchester United. He has also achieved promotion three times in his career, as a player with Crystal Palace and as a manager with Reading and West Ham. He managed Newcastle United from 2010 to 2014.
As manager of Newcastle, he won both the Premier League Manager of the Season and the LMA Manager of the Year awards for the 2011–12 season after guiding the Magpies to European football for the first time since the club's return to the Premier League.
Date of Birth (Current Age)
Jul 18, 1961 (55)
Place of Birth
Wimbledon, London, England, United Kingdom
Licenses and Qualifications
N/A - AIFF/AFCA/UEFA
Honours and Awards
FA Cup runner-up - 1990 (Player)
Football League Second Division play-off winner - 1989 (Player)
Football League Second Division runner-up - 2002 (Coach)
FA Cup runner-up - 2006, 2016 (Coach)
Football League Trophy winner - 2010 (Coach)
Premier League Manager of the Season - 2011-2012 (Coach)