Yes, he did. Former Charlton manager Alan Pardew made a, shall we say, nervous appearance on last night's Match Of The Day 2.
We're all for lively punditry: "hammerings", "slaughterings" and "decimations" (even if they're not strictly speaken, depleted by 10 per cent), and "maulings" to quote Alan Hansen from the same programme. But Pardew's choice of word seems a touch harsh:
Odds-on they'll get Gavin Peacock out of his monastic retreat for next week.