Jose Mourinho fined after comments to the
Following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing, Jose Mourinho has been
fined £25,000 after he was found to have breached FA Rules in relation to media
The Chelsea manager denied that comments he made after the game against Southampton
on 28 December 2014 constituted improper conduct in that they alleged and/or implied bias
on the part of a referee or referees, and/or brought the game into disrepute.
The Independent Regulatory Commission found the comments were a breach of FA Rule E3
in that they were improper and brought the game into disrepute. The Commission did not,
however, find that the comments implied bias on the part of a referee or referees.
Mr Mourinho, who had requested a non-personal hearing, was also warned as to his future