Alan Pardew given seven-match ban

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has admitted a charge of improper conduct This comes after he headbutted Hull's David Meyler on Saturday, 1st March.

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Shearer: "Pardew will take punishment on the chin"

Former Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer says Alan Pardew has apologised for his actions and will "take his punishment on the chin".

Speaking during his attempt to sit in every seat in Wembley Stadium to raise money for the Sports Relief, the former number nine said Pardew was aware he shouldn't have done what he did.

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