Monday 23 October 2017

Gallery: Football's most shocking touchline bust-ups

Under pressure: Nigel Pearson gets his hands round the throat of James McArthur
Under pressure: Nigel Pearson gets his hands round the throat of James McArthur

From Pearson v McArthur to Wenger v Mourinho to Pardew v Meyler, professional football has a tendecy to throw up some shocking touchline clashes...

 

Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho get feisty during Chelsea's 2-0 win over Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in October 2014Picture: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho get feisty during Chelsea's 2-0 win over Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in October 2014Picture: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
AC Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso, right, grabs Tottenham assistant manager Joe Jordan's neck during the two sides' Champions League tie in February 2011Picture: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images
Everton manager David Moyes and Roberto Mancini of Manchester City come to blows during their teams' Premier League match in March 2010.Picture: Dave Thompson/PA
Wenger is no stranger to touchline bust-ups, having clashed with West Ham United Alan Pardew at Upton Park in November 2006Picture: Pixel
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew headbutted Hull's David Meyler during a match in March 2014Picture: Ed Sykes/AI
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho received a two-match ban for poking Tito Vilanova of Barcelona in the eye during a match between the two sides in August 2011Picture: Ed Sykes/AI
Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio got physical with Leon Clarke at the end of a match in August 2011Picture: Ed Sykes/AI
Blackpool coach Bob Malcolm was sent off for pushing Burnley substitute Stephen Dobbie in the face during a match in April 2014Picture: Sky Sports
Dortmund head coach Jurgen Klopp, right, eyeballed Bayern Munich director of sport Matthias Sammer during a match in May 2013Picture: Patrick Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images
Fiorentina head coach Delio Rossi was sacked after fighting with his own player Adem Ljaljic in the dugout during their match against Novara Calcio in May 2012Picture: Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images

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