Manchester — Jose Mourinho has been charged by the English
Football Association for the first time since becoming Manchester United
manager, after making comments about a referee before the Premier League game
Mourinho questioned whether it would be difficult for
referee Anthony Taylor to have a "very good performance" in the Oct.
17 game because the official lives close to Old Trafford. The match finished
Managers are forbidden to speak about referees in the
buildup to matches.
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The FA said Thursday that Mourinho has been charged with
misconduct because his comments "were improper and/or brought the game
into disrepute." He has until Monday to respond to the charge.
Mourinho repeatedly talked himself into trouble during his
time as Chelsea manager. He took charge at United in the offseason.For
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