Newcastle manager Alan Pardew will get to know tomorrow what the FA verdict is for his head-butt on Hull City player David Meyler on Saturday, and Meyler received a yellow card for his part in the altercation,, and it’s very likely to be a tough sentence for the Newcastle manager.
Alan Pardew head butting Meyler on Saturday and in the stands
Pardew has already apologized for his ridiculous and embarrassing behavior during Saturday’s game, and the FA are expected to take action immediately, once they receive the referee Kevin Friend’s full report of the incident.
This is the first time the FA have had to investigate a situation like this, when a manager has essentially attacked a player from the other side.
At the very least, it appears that Alan Pardew will get a hefty fine, and maybe at least a six game touch-line ban for his antics on Saturday, but some are saying that ban may be more than six games, and he may even get a stadium ban and not allowed to be at the Newcastle games at all.
Pardew has already been reprimanded by Newcastle United, who quickly imposed a £100K fine on Saturday night, and gave their manager a formal warning, and that will be the last one he will ever receive on Tyneside.
This is a self-inflicted wound on Newcastle by their manager, and while some are calling for his resignation or sacking, that’s unlikely to happen, at least not at the moment.
However, based on how Newcastle perform through the end of this season, it’s possible that Alan Pardew could be fired at the end of the season.
Alan Pardew is on trial this season, for the terrible term we had last season, when we were in Europe and only just avoided relegation, and of course this incident will not help the Londoner one little bit.
Let us know if you think Alan Pardew should be fired for his antics on Saturday – one vote per reader – so we get an accurate representation of the Newcastle fans’ views.
Should Alan Pardew Be Fired For His Behavior At Hull?
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