Newcastle United’s Alan Pardew angry after James Perch’s sending-off

ALAN Pardew was left incensed after James Perch was dismissed in a reserves game – and hit with a three-game first-team ban for Newcastle United.

Perch was sent off in yesterday afternoon’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester United at the club’s Benton training ground.

The defender reacted angrily to being kicked off the ball by temperamental midfielder Ravel Morrison a minute before the interval.

Referee Ross Joyce sent both players off in front of the watching Pardew.

And the the 25-year-old – who has had a frustrating first season in the Premier League – will now miss the three Premier League games which follow the home fixture against Wolverhampton Wanderers on April 2.

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