Alan Pardew head-butt: Newcastle manager admits FA charge after incident with Hull midfielder David Meyler

Pardew has requested a personal hearing

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has admitted a charge of misconduct after head-butting Hull midfielder David Meyler, the Football Association has confirmed.

The 52-year-old, who had until 6pm on Thursday to respond to the charge, has requested a personal hearing, the date for which is due to be set.

An FA statement said: "Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has admitted an FA misconduct charge in relation to his side's game against Hull City on March 1, 2014.

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

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

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