Football

Top 6 Stupid Things Alan Pardew Has Done… Other Than Headbutting David Meyler

Top 6 Stupid Things Alan Pardew Has Done… Other Than Headbutting David Meyler

Newcastle United‘s 4-1 hammering of Hull City at the weekend was bitter-sweet for manager Alan Pardew.

On one hand, it was a fantastic result for the Magpies, who are steadily climbing the Premier League table after a disappointing run of form. On the other hand, Pardew headbutted Hull midfielder David Meyler… which wasn’t exactly ideal.

Here it is again if you missed it:

No matter which way you look at the footage, it doesn’t bode well for Pardew and following a £100,000 fine from his club after the altercation, some Newcastle fans feel his position is untenable.

But of course Pardew has been around the Premier League for some time now and along the way he has created several controversies and made some stupid decisions.

Here is our run-down of the top 6 most absurd things Pardew has done during his career:

By Stuart Hynd – @supers0nic_

1. He’s Got Previous, With Guys Like Martin O’Neill

2. And With Arsene Wenger

3. And With Manuel Pellegrini (Calling Him An F*cking Old C*nt)

4. Remember When He Pushed This Poor Linesman?

5. He Compared This Michael Essien Tackle To Rape On National Television

6. And He Criticised Arsenal’s Signing Of Foreign Players… Then Bought France

More in Football

Video: Steven Gerrard Is Not Having Any Questions About Alfredo Morelos

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Two Aberdeen Fans Come Up With Creative Way to Watch Rangers Game in Person

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Why Frank Lampard Deserves Huge Credit if Chelsea Grab Champions League Spot

Jonny BoyleJuly 16, 2020

How Successful Has the Return of the Bundesliga Been?

Jonny BoyleJune 17, 2020

Why Bayern Munich May Be One More Tough Test Away From the Bundesliga Title

Jonny BoyleJune 3, 2020

Are Hakim Ziyech’s Comments About the 2018-19 Champions League Final Fair?

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

EFL League One Playoff Decision Puts Paul Lambert’s Ipswich Position at Risk

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

Fun Things That Sports Fans Can Do At Home During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Jonny BoyleMay 18, 2020

Bookmakers Will Be Watching Closely as Footballing Authorities Decided Season Outcome

Daniel CawApril 10, 2020