Tottenham boss Pochettino fined for confronting referee Mike Dean on the full-time whistle
The Soccer Affiliation has fined Mauricio Pochettino for his post-match row after Tottenham’s defeat at Burnley. The Argentine was issued with two breaches of FA Rule E3 after he fronted-up to the referee on the pitch.
It was an surprising response from the Tottenham supervisor who clashed once more within the tunnel space – each incidents are accused of amounting to improper conduct.
Pocchetino has till 6pm on Thursday to reply, subsequently it’s seemingly he will likely be within the dugout for Wednesday’s conflict with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. If discovered responsible Pocchetino may very well be given a touchline ban.
The reason for the confrontation seems to have been triggered by one thing Dean mentioned as they walked away from an amicable confrontation within the Burnley centre-circle.
Pochettino appeared to repeat “what did you say?” – and angrily confronted Dean and his officers, whereas Perez may very well be seen pointing his finger in the direction of Dean’s face and showing to shout “you’ll be able to’t say that!”
The Tottenham boss has admitted he made a mistake and would take no matter punishment the FA ship his method.
“I’m going to just accept every little thing that may occur from the FA. However what occurred on the pitch I hope will not be going additional,” he instructed Sky Sports activities.
TheSpurs are set to face Arsenal at Wembley within the North London derby on Saturday – whether or not or not the Argentine will likely be within the dugout will likely be confirmed on Thursday.