Hull City

David Meyler's Headbutt Celebration References Alan Pardew Incident

HULL, ENGLAND - MARCH 9:  David Meyler (R) of Hull City celebrates after he scores the second goal of the game for his side during the Budweiser FA Cup Quarter Final match between Hull City and Sunderland at the KC Stadium on March 9, 2014 in Hull, England. (Photo by Clint Hughes/Getty Images)
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Will TideySenior Manager, GlobalMarch 9, 2014

Hull City's David Meyler produced the most topical of goal celebrations on Sunday, headbutting the corner flag is what was surely a reference to last weekend's incident with Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew.

Pardew, as per the Daily Mail, will face an FA disciplinary committee on Tuesday after admitting a charge of misconduct. 

He has already been fined £100,000 by Newcastle for his touchline clash with Meyler, which saw Pardew butt heads with the Hull player.


When Meyler scored in Hull's 3-0 FA Cup win against Sunderland on Sunday, there was no doubting the inspiration for his celebration.

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