Jose Mourinho Receives A Five-Match Ban

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has received a five-match ban for comments he made following the Champions League first-leg loss to Barcelona. Mourinho’s team were knocked out 3-1 on aggregate in the tie but it was the first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu on April 27 which was filled with controversy. A Lionel Messi brace gave the Catalans victory, but Mourinho, defender Pepe and second-choice Barcelona goalkeeper Jose Pinto were…

May 6, 2011
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UEFA Charge Jose Mourinho, Real Madrid and Barcelona

Jose Mourinho is in the dock after UEFA hit Real Madrid and Barcelona with a total of six charges relating to their hate-fuelled Champions League clash. Mourinho faces an extended touchline ban for his sending-off during the second half of Wednesday’s game at the Bernabeu and post-match comments which implied there was a conspiracy to help Barca get through. Real also face charges of missiles thrown from the crowd and…

April 29, 2011
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José Mourinho Criticises Barcelona

José Mourinho effectively accused Uefa of fixing it for Barcelona to reach the Champions League final after his Real Madrid team were beaten 2-0 at home by their fiercest rivals in an ugly and controversy-filled first leg of their semi-final. Mourinho claimed it was “impossible” for Madrid to defeat the dark forces lined up against them after a night on which he and his defender Pepe were sent off. Two…

April 28, 2011
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