November 29 – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, dismissed for the second time this season last weekend, has now been charged by English football authorities – also for the second time.
Mourinho, under increasing pressure to keep pace with the Premier league’s top four, was sent to the stands in the 1-1 draw against West Ham after kicking a water bottle down the touchline following what he felt was an unjust booking for French midfielder Paul Pogba.
“It is alleged his behaviour … amounts to improper conduct,” the FA said in a statement. “He has until 6pm on 1 December 2016 to respond to the charge.”
Last month, Mourinho, whose expensively assembled is struggling for consistency, was dismissed for verbally abusing the referee at halftime against Burnley for which he incurred a one-match touchline ban.
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