Pardew accepts FA charge over Meyler clash

The Newcastle boss was sent to the stands after pushing his forehead into the side of the Hull City midfielder's face during a heated exchange in Saturday's match
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has accepted a Football Association charge relating to his clash with Hull City midfielder David Meyler.

Pardew was sent to the stands for the final stages of Saturday's Premier League match after pushing his head into Meyler during a touchline row.

The Magpies boss has already been fined £90,000 and given a formal warning by his club, and it has been widely reported that he could face a stadium ban of at least 10 matches.

A statement on the FA website read: "Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has admitted an FA misconduct charge in relation to his side’s game against Hull City on 1 March 2014.

"Pardew was involved in an incident with a Hull City player in the 72nd minute of this fixture.

"He has requested a personal hearing, the date of which will be set in due course."