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FA fines Brown for touchline row

Joe Kinnear and Phil Brown
Kinnear and Brown clashed during Hull's 1-0 third-round replay victory

Hull manager Phil Brown has been fined £2,500 and warned as to his future conduct by the Football Association following a charge of improper conduct.

Brown and Newcastle manager Joe Kinnear were sent to the stands after a touchline row during the FA Cup clash at St James' Park on 14 January.

Brown admitted the charge and requested a personal hearing, but escaped a ban.

Kinnear is currently recovering from heart surgery, and as such his hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

The incident in question arose following a late challenge by Newcastle's Fabio Coloccini on Hull's Daniel Cousin, which angered Brown.

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Brown and Kinnear squared up to each other and were subsequently sent to the stands by referee Phil Dowd.

Hull won the match 1-0 courtesy of a Cousin goal eight minutes from time.

A statement from the FA read: "At a regulatory commission hearing today, Hull City manager Phil Brown was warned as to future conduct and fined £2,500.

"Brown admitted a charge of improper conduct relating to a touchline confrontation involving himself and Joe Kinnear during an FA Cup match at St James' Park on 14 January."



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Kinnear and Brown charged by FA
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Newcastle 0-1 Hull
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