Premier League
EPL Home
Football League
World Cup 2014
Euro Football Home
Russian Premier
Ligue 1
La Liga
Football Italiano
International Home
World Cup 2010
Euro 2012 Stadiums
Euro 2012
Denmark 2011
AFCON 2013
About Us
Write for us
Contact Us

Pardew should 'lead by example'

Bookmark and Share

By Jonathan Nightingale

Monday 03 March 2014

After his controversial actions at the weekend Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has been urged by a Newcastle fanzine editor to ‘lead by example’ as he awaits possible further punishment, reports Sky Sports.

Pardew has already been disciplined by the club for his alleged headbutt on Hull City player David Meyler during their convincing 4 - 1 win at the weekend - being fined £100,000, but is not expected to face further action from the club itself.

However it appears likely that the Football Association will charge the manager for the incident, with many expecting a heavy fine and touchline ban and Mark Jenson, editor of an online fanzine believes Pardew puts himself in the spotlight with his pitch side behaviour.

Jenson said: “Pardew does seem to stand on the touchline for virtually the whole match. Some people say he loves being the centre of attention. I don't know if that's true or whether he just wants to have the best view of the game.

"But whatever it is, you look to the manager to lead by example and when you have fans running on the pitch, like one did during the Sunderland game and he ends up in court and fined, it does leave the club open to criticism.

"For me, the saddest thing is Newcastle played better than they have for about two months, but naturally all anybody wants to talk about is that incident."

Pardew was sent to the stands by referee Kevin Friend and it is believed his match report will be considered by disciplinary bosses on Monday.

The League Manager’s Association have also said that Pardew’s actions are inexcusable, with the LMA chief Richard Bevan describing the incident and “unacceptable and inappropriate.”

See what the expert tipsters at OLBG are tipping on England v Denmark

Related Articles


Burnley vs Leicester - Premier League preview and team news


Newcastle vs Swansea - Premier League preview and team news


Looking for a job in football? Submit your CV now


Mourinho: Hazard not quitting Chelsea for Real Madrid


Lukaku can be one of the best, says Everton boss Martinez


Get your Premier League tickets with World Ticket Shop


Merson: Newcastle are still in danger of relegation





Email Address *


Please enter code on left.

Terms & Conditions

* A valid email is required to submit a comment. Your email will not be displayed on this or any other website, nor will it be passed to any 3rd parties. For more information please see the terms and conditions.


No Comments have been posted yet





Follow us...




Premier League Football News

ArsenalAston VillaChelseaEvertonFulhamLiverpoolManchester CityManchester UtdNewcastle UtdNorwich City
ReadingQueens Park RangersSouthamptonStoke CitySunderlandSwansea CityTottenham HotspurWest Bromwich AlbionWest HamWigan Athletic






Kick Football News