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English FA charge Newcastle's Pardew over headbutt

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Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was facing the prospect of a lengthy touchline ban after being charged with "improper conduct" by the Football Association on Monday following his headbutt on Hull's David Meyler. 

Alan Pardew (right) gestures towards Hull City players before being sent to the stands by the referee during the Premier League game at the KC Stadium in Hull, northeast England on March 1, 2014

Significantly, the FA said that "due to the serious violent and/or aggressive nature of the reported behaviour this case has been designated as non-standard".

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