Football: Mourinho, Faria, Ramires charged by FA
Published on Apr 24, 2014 6:18 AM
LONDON (AFP) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, assistant Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires have been charged over their behaviour during their side's loss to Sunderland last weekend, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.
Mourinho mocked match referee Mike Dean after the game, which Sunderland won 2-1 through an 82nd-minute Fabio Borini penalty to condemn the Portuguese to his first ever home league defeat as Chelsea manager.
Faria was sent to the stands for angrily confronting the match officials, while Ramires appeared to strike Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson in an off-the-ball incident during the first half.
"Jose Mourinho has been charged with misconduct in respect of post-match comments he made following the fixture," read a statement on the FA website.
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