Football: Pardew fined $212,000 by Newcastle over headbutt
Published on Mar 2, 2014 8:43 AM
NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom (AFP) - Newcastle fined manager Alan Pardew £100,000 (US$212,000) and gave him a formal warning on Saturday for headbutting an opposition player in the Premier League game at Hull.
The 52-year-old clashed with Hull's David Meyler during his side's 4-1 win and later apologised for the sensational incident.
"Alan has accepted a formal warning from the club in relation to his behaviour today and also a club fine of £100,000," said a club statement.
Despite apologising, Pardew will still face a Football Association investigation.
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