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Mourinho Accuses The FA Of Singling Him Out For Punishment – “I Would Like The Same Rules For Everyone”

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has hit back at the FA and accused them of singling him out following his latest touchline ban.

mourinho-kicking-water-bottleMourinho was again sent off for kicking a water bottle out of anger during United’s frustrating 1-1 draw with West Ham at Old Trafford on last Sunday.

Later the Portuguese manager was handed a one-match touchline ban for the bottle kicking incident and he had to miss the EFL cup quarter-final clash with West Ham at Old Trafford.

The month of November has been a nightmare for Mourinho, who was earlier fined £50,000 for his controversial comments regarding referee Anthony Taylor. And later he was handed a one-match touchline ban after he was sent to the stands in the Premier League clash against Burnley.

mourinho-sent-offMourinho said: “The only thing I would like would be the same rules for everyone.”

“Let’s go back to the last one. I kicked a bottle of water. I cannot do it. If I do it, then it’s a sending off. After that, there is a punishment.”

“I accept that it’s a sending-off and, in fact, if you see the images when the referee comes over, I don’t say a word or make a complaint.”

“I accepted the suspension of one match and it’s as simple as that. But it has to be the same for every manager. It has to be the same.”

wenger-mourinhoEarlier in 2009, Mourinho’s fierce rival Arsene Wenger received an official apology from the former referees’ head Keith Hackett after he want sent off for kicking a water bottle at Old Trafford.

However, the story was completely different when Mourinho repeated the same action. The Portuguese manager was hit with a £16,000 along with a one-match touchline ban and now he feels that the FA should maintain the same rules for everyone.

mourinho-1Mourinho served the touchline ban during Man Utd’s 4-1 win over West Ham in the quarter-final clash of the EFL Cup and will be back for their Premier League clash away at Everton on Sunday.

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