# fancyhdr moves the header on first page after title [duplicate]

In the code below I have the problem that the 'TOO HIGH' on the first page after the title page is shifted into the header. I want this on the same height as the 'IN THE RIGHT PLACE' on the second page after title page. anyone knows the answer?

\documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article}
\usepackage{fancyhdr}

\pagestyle{fancy}
\scshape
\begin{tabular}[t]{@{}l@{}}
asdf
\end{tabular}}
\scshape
\begin{tabular}[t]{@{}r@{}}
asdf \\ asdf \\ asdf
\end{tabular}}

\begin{document}

\thispagestyle{empty}
Title

\clearpage

\newpage
IN THE RIGHT PLACE

\end{document}

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## marked as duplicate by lockstep, Werner, cmhughes, Guido, ThorstenOct 17 '13 at 5:11

Watch out for unprotected end-of-lines: you get unwanted spaces; add % just after \fancyhead[L]{ to avoid the end-of-line turns into a space: \fancyhead[L]{% –  egreg Oct 16 '13 at 21:40

The first page on which a header is placed, fancyhdr detects that the parameter \headheight is too small:
Package Fancyhdr Warning: \headheight is too small (12.0pt):

Notice the third line of the warning. After changing the \headheight, the text body is moved down the page (to make room for the header) on subsequent pages, as alluded to in the last line of the warning. To get consistent page layout, put \setlength\headheight{40.8pt} somewhere in the preamble. Since this moves the page body down by about 28.8pt (the difference between the new \headheight and the default 12pt), you might (or might not) wish to \addtolength{\textheight}{-28.8pt}.