We all love to see a bit of scrap on the pitch, but its ten times the entertainment when its on the sidelines and the supposedly calm suited ones are making mugs of themselves.
Alan Pardew is no stranger to a fight and Pellegrini has now got on the wrong side of the Crystal Palace manager, but not quite with the brutality of Pardew’s usual exploits.
From being linked to managing England, to humiliating himself on a level that only Nigel Pearson is familiar, Pards is always entertainment but must be cringeworthy viewing for his bosses.
Pardew’s fireworks on the sidelines are never far away and as tension rose today he had a little swipe at Pellegrini…
Let’s take a look back at some of Alan’s other brilliantly stupid moments..
The Meyler incident was one of the highlights of his troublesome Newcastle moments.
Now this one wasn’t actually violent, but it was offensively untrue.