Top 10 Controversies Of The 2015/16 EPL Season
10. Jose Mourinho and Eva Carneiro
Chelsea’s title defense started in a disastrous manner, after a loss to bitter rivals Arsenal in the curtain raiser FA Community Shield, Jose Mourinho had a public outburst with the club favorite Doctor Eva Carneiro.
The incident was a big blow to the morale in the dressing room.
9. Diego Costa versus Arsenal
Jose Mourinho masterminded Diego Costa’s antiques against arch rivals Arsenal.
Costa flapped his hands on Laurent Koscielny, he managed to convince the refree with his oscar winning acting to give Gabriel a red card.
8. Louis Van Gaal and his sexual refrences
Louis Van Gaal surprised everyone including his players after he claimed that he wanted his players to be “horny” before big matches.
LVG went one step further after United’s 1-1 draw against Champions Leicester City, when he said Huth pulled Fellaini’s hair , the Dutch manager claimed that such acts were only fair in “sex masochism”.
7. Mousa Dembele’s attempt to Eye-Gouge Diego Costa
A London derby is never a friendly game, with dirty tricks, tactics and tackles flying all around.
Mousa Dembele got carried away in the act and tried to gauge the Chelsea forwards eye with his fingers, a shameful act that does not deserve a place on the pitch.
6. Fans taint farewell at Upton Park by attacking at Manchester United team bus
West Ham fans probably got carried away as this was the last match at the stadium they called home for over a century.
But celebrations soon turned ugly as some fans soon started attacking the team bus of Manchester United players.
5. Steven Taylor’s guide on how not to defend
But a disastrous defensive performance by Taylor made sure that the Spanish coach’s debut was one to forget as quickly as possible.
4. Jamie Vardy decides to party during a match
Jamie Vardy was having a dream season, almost single-handedly taking Leicester City to the title, but the England international looked like he was in a hurry to get off the pitch against West Ham.
Vardy wraped his legs through Angelo Ogbonna and dived, red card was fair but the two match ban wasn’t.
3. The Charming One forced to announce Pep’s arrival
The pre-mature announcement of incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola had a negative impact on the morale and performance of the team.
Pellegrini was forced to address the issue in February during a press confrence.
2. Passionless efforts from Aston Villa Players
The Villa players this season looked like they’d rather be anywhere but on the football pitch, the players showed zero pride and passion for the crest and the jersey.
The fans at the Villa Park have to be commended for their constant support even when the players did nothing to deserve it.
1. Chelsea fans show who’s side they are on
When the Chelsea board decided to sack their greatest ever manager Jose Mourinho in December, the fans were quick to show their support to the departed manager.
The Blue’s faithful chanted the Portugese manager’s name throughout the match, booed star players Diego Costa, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas calling them rats.