Newcastle boss refuses to give up on Euro dream

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew believes that his side can still manage to qualify for Europe this season.

The Magpies are currently ninth in the Premier League, four points behind Liverpool in sixth.

“The game is pivotal,” Pardew told the Newcastle Journal ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Bolton.

“It is pivotal because we won an away game which gave us five away wins, but now we need to improve our home form. We’ve got games now where we have the opportunity to do that.

“(Bolton) is a big, big game even though many will view it is as a game between two mid-table sides. But they will be in the same mood as us.

“This game is pivotal in terms of attacking the top ten. If we win this we can attack the top ten. If we don’t win this game then we’ve lost a big opportunity and the opportunity might be Europe.

“We’re on the verge of something exciting – these two games will decide whether we’ve got something to go for or we’re going to have a season where we’re just seeing things out. I don’t want that to happen.

“This (Bolton) is to keep the season alive – and I think we need the help of the fans to do that.”

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