EPL: Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew charged by FA over head-butt

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was involved in the nasty altercation when he clashed with David Meyler during his team's 4-1 away Premier League win against Hull City at the KC Stadium on Saturday.

updated: March 05, 2014 00:22 IST
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London: Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was facing the prospect of a lengthy touchline ban after being charged with "improper conduct" by the Football Association on Monday following his headbutt on Hull's David Meyler.

Significantly, the FA said that "due to the serious violent and/or aggressive nature of the reported behaviour this case has been designated as non-standard".

Pardew has until 6:00pm local time (1800GMT) on Thursday to respond to the charge.

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