Alan Pardew: “I’ve always been consistent in my message.
“I work hard for the club, and I believe that I’m a good manager.
“The most outstanding thing (last month) was the team. If there was a team of the month, they’ve won it. They’ve been brilliant.
“I think the feeling in the stadium. There was a really nice belief from our fans that we’d get the job done.
“It was a struggle, but the players were magnificent.
“The workrate and commitment was every bit as good as the goal. It was a special goal. It was a golden moment of the season.”