Jose Mourinho: Tottenham coach handed suspended one-match European ban | Football News

first_imgJose Mourinho has been handed a suspended one-match European competition ban, UEFA has announced.The Tottenham head coach was deemed to be responsible for the late kick-off of their Europa League match against Royal Antwerp on October 29.- Advertisement – Spurs were fined 25,000 euros (£23,000) for the late kick-off by UEFA’s control, ethics and disciplinary body (CEDB), as well as a further 3,000 euros for a breach of UEFA’s equipment regulations. The CEDB said the ban was “deferred for a probationary period of one year, starting from the date of the present decision”.Another condition was Tottenham should “ensure their head coach is personally informed of this decision”.- Advertisement – – Advertisement –center_img Mourinho made nine changes for the 1-0 defeat in Belgium, after which the Spurs boss criticised his players and said he faced “easy choices” over future team selections.Scottish champions Celtic have also been fined 7,000 euros for improper conduct related to their Europa League game against Lille on the same night. ANTWERPEN, BELGIUM - OCTOBER 29: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur runs with the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group J stage match between Royal Antwerp and Tottenham Hotspur at Bosuilstadion on October 29, 2020 in Antwerpen, Belgium. Sporting stadiums around Belgium remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
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Van Nistelrooy scores on Man Utd return

first_imgManchester United Van Nistelrooy scores on Man Utd return against Barcelona legends Chris Myson 02:15 9/3/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Van Nistelrooy - Cropped Getty Images Manchester United Barcelona Premier League The Red Devils secured a 5-3 aggregate win over their legendary Catalan adversaries, with the likes of Patrick Kluivert and Edwin van der Sar involved Ruud van Nistelrooy scored as a Manchester United legends team beat their Barcelona counterparts 5-3 on aggregate after a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.A star-studded game on Saturday, the proceeds of which will go to the club’s foundation, saw Van Nistelrooy, Edwin van der Sar, Dwight Yorke and Louis Saha among the big names to turn out for United.The Barca side contained Edgar Davids, Eric Abidal, Edmilson, Gaizka Mendieta and Patrick Kluivert. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Van Nistelrooy delighted home fans with a trademark penalty, before Danny Webber also netted for United in the first half, with second-half Barca goals from Luis Garcia and Mendieta giving the Catalans a draw on the day.FT: #MUFC 2 Barcelona 2 (agg 5-3).The #LegendsAreBack game finishes all square with @RvN1776 & @DanielWebber81 scoring for the Reds. pic.twitter.com/JLUKNdktcB— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 2, 2017A 2-2 draw & a 5-3 aggregate victory for #MUFC over Barcelona in the #LegendsAreBack game at Old Trafford.Report: https://t.co/fXKyHcDIXL pic.twitter.com/pWLtxDW7uI— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 2, 2017Former United manager Alex Ferguson was among those in the stands as the two sides held a minute’s silence ahead of kick-off to pay their respects to the victims of recent terror attacks in Manchester and Barcelona.United, who were managed on the day by Andy Cole as a replacement for Bryan Robson, won 3-1 in the Camp Nou leg of the tie in June.Ruuuuuud! #LegendsAreBack pic.twitter.com/iPekpPTcXx— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 2, 2017Great to see all the lads… 2-2 & undefeated as Gaffa @ManUtd pic.twitter.com/zxwu7PrwMe— Andrew Cole (@vancole9) September 2, 2017Good to be back at Old Trafford, @VdSar1970? #LegendsAreBack pic.twitter.com/b6NVrTHvIS— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 2, 2017Old Trafford#LegendsAreBack#BarçaLegends#ForçaBarça pic.twitter.com/lK28c8YdfX— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 2, 2017last_img read more