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All of Jose Mourinho’s disciplinary problems since returning to Chelsea


Jose Mourinho was on Monday charged with misconduct following his dismissal at halftime of Chelsea’s 2-1 Barclays Premier League loss at West Ham. Here, Press Association Sport looks at his prior disciplinary indiscretions during his second spell as Blues boss.


Mourinho was sent to the stands during a 4-1 win over Cardiff by referee Anthony Taylor. He sat behind the home dugout at Stamford Bridge amongs supporters and later was charged with improper conduct.

Sanction: Fine of £8,000. Accepted.

TOUCHLINE VILLAIN (March 15, 2014)

The Portuguese was sent to the stands by referee Chris Foy during an ill-tempered Chelsea loss at Aston Villa. He vowed to appeal against a charge of improper conduct following the controversial defeat.

Sanction: Fine ofB£8,000 and warned over future conduct. Contested.

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Following his first home Premier League loss as Chelsea boss, Sunderland ending a 77-game unbeaten run, Mourinho made a sarcastic appraisal of referee Mike Dean and referees’ chief Mike Riley. He later described the game as his “highlight” of his first season back.

Sanction: Fine of £10,000. Contested.

SAINTS AND A SINNER (Dec. 28, 2014)

Complained of a “clear campaign” against Chelsea after Cesc Fabregas was denied a penalty and instead booked in a 1-1 draw at Southampton. He contested a charge of improper conduct.

Sanction: Fine of £25,000. Contested.

CALL THE DOCTOR (Aug. 8, 2015)

Mourinho avoids censure over a long-running saga relating to comments made about Chelsea’s medical team following the opening-day draw with Swansea, specifically first-team doctor Eva Carneiro, who subsequently left the club.

Sanction: None.


The Blues boss is punished for criticizing referee Robert Madley following a 3-1 loss to Southampton. Mourinho said referees were “afraid” to give Chelsea penalties and told officials to “be honest with us,” implying bias, according to an independent panel.

Sanction: Fine of £50,000 and suspended one-match stadium ban. Appeal pending.

SEE MORE: Mou charged with misconduct | West Ham heaps more misery on Chelsea

UNHAPPY IN UKRAINE (Oct. 20, 2015)

Described the failure of Slovenian referee Damir Skomina to award a penalty in a goalless draw at Dynamo Kiev as “weak and naive” – in a thinly veiled criticism of the Football Association and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who avoided punishment for using those words.

Sanction: None.

HAMMERED (Oct. 24, 2015)

After Chelsea imploded late in the first half, Mourinho was sent to the stands at West Ham for a half-time “discussion” with referee Jonathan Moss.

Sanction: Not yet known.

Total fines: £101,000 (pending active cases).

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