Fiji Time: 6:49 AM on Tuesday 26 September

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Mourinho waits card decision

Afp
Monday, March 17, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, England - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is mystified as to why he was sent off in his side's shock 1-0 loss to Aston Villa and says he is eagerly waiting on the referee's report to discover if he faces any further disciplinary action.

Mourinho found himself at the centre of a storm of controversy as his side surrendered the initiative to Manchester City in the Premier League title race.

Fabian Delph's 82nd-minute goal either side of dismissals for Chelsea duo Willian and Ramires inflicted a damaging defeat on the Blues as they failed to extend their advantage over second-placed City beyond six points, with Manuel Pellegrini's team having three games in hand.

And frustrations boiled over in added time when Mourinho ventured onto the field to vent his anger over Ramires' red card — for a two-footed lunge on Karim El Ahmadi — before subsequently receiving his own marching orders from Foy.

The Portuguese insisted afterwards he was in the dark as to why he was dismissed, claiming Foy twice refused to speak with him — once during the game and once afterwards down the tunnel.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61790.5989
JPY 56.755053.7550
GBP 0.36990.3619
EUR 0.42050.4085
NZD 0.69210.6591
AUD 0.63310.6081
USD 0.50230.4853

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 22nd, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fiji's first
  2. Wrong destination for U16
  3. Complaints worry A-G
  4. Be patient, says Akbar
  5. NFP takes ideas to US, Canada
  6. Hazelman: No need for inquiry
  7. MP: Government will not be swayed
  8. Vocea: Let the world know
  9. Party supporters vow to make a difference
  10. Fiji registers 5.1 mag quake

Top Stories this Week

  1. A sad graduation for Waqatakirewa Saturday (23 Sep)
  2. The fee to kill Tuesday (19 Sep)
  3. Mysteries of the floating island Wednesday (20 Sep)
  4. Fiji's first Monday (25 Sep)
  5. Pay rise deal Wednesday (20 Sep)
  6. Man freed from prison Tuesday (19 Sep)
  7. Resort's legacy Thursday (21 Sep)
  8. Wrong destination for U16 Monday (25 Sep)
  9. Planned water disruption advisory for Suva Wednesday (20 Sep)
  10. Strike threat Tuesday (19 Sep)