Pardew fined, warned by Newcastle over headbutt

AFP| Updated: Mar 02, 2014, 21:35 PM IST

London: Newcastle fined manager Alan Pardew £100,000 (121,328 euros) and gave him a formal warning for headbutting an opposition player in Saturday`s game at Hull.

The 52-year-old Pardew 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.