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Eddie Howe is keen to join forces with the League Managers' Association to help prevent a potential tragedy after his shocking confrontation with a supporter.
The Newcastle boss revealed he has received messages of support from LMA chief Richard Bevan after the sickening incident where he was shoved and verbally abused by a Leeds fan in the technical area during stoppage-time of Saturday's 2-2 draw at Elland Road.
A man has been charged with assault and banned for life by the Yorkshire club after leaving Howe visibly shaken.
The 45-year-old thanked Bevan for his backing, and is eager to work with the authorities to beef-up security measures to prevent any kind of repeat with potentially more serious consequences.
'I've had a couple of nice messages from Richard Bevan at the LMA,' Howe said. 'They're very good in all situations and in lots of different moments so I'm very thankful for that support.