Alan Pardew has the dubious distinction of being the first Premier League manager to hear the sound of the axe being sharpened after his hapless Newcastle United side were thumped 4-0 by Southampton on Saturday.
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew is to appear before a disciplinary commission on Tuesday after being charged with misconduct by the Football Association following his headbutt on Hull midfielder David Meyler.
The English League Managers Association is studying whether the positioning of football`s technical area could be improved in order to minimise incidents like the one in which Newcastle United`s manager Alan Pardew headbutted a Hull City player, chief executive Richard Bevan said on Sunday.
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was sent from the dugout for headbutting a Hull City player while Chelsea striker Andre Schuerrle scored a hat-trick as the Premier League leaders won 3-1 at Fulham on Saturday
Chelsea beat Fulham 3-1 to open a four-point lead at the top of the Premier League on Saturday while Newcastle United`s 4-1 win was marred by manager Alan Pardew`s dismissal for head-butting Hull City`s David Meyler.