Wolves supervisor Nuno Espirito Santo has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association, over feedback he made about referee Lee Mason. The Portuguese was extremely vital of the official after his aspect’s Premier League match towards Burnley on December 21. The FA stated in an announcement: “Nuno Espirito Santo has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3 in relation to their Premier League match against Burnley FC on Monday December 21, 2020. It is alleged that comments made by the head coach during a post-match interview constitute improper conduct as they were personally offensive to the match official and/or bring the game into disrepute.”
Nuno has till January 5 to reply to the cost, the FA stated.
The Wolves boss took goal at Mason after the Burnley match, which led to a 2-1 defeat for his aspect.
“The referee does not have the quality to whistle a game in the Premier League,” he stated.
He added: “I just don’t want to see him more — that’s what I told him. I hope he doesn’t whistle a game of ours again because all the games we have with Lee Mason are always the same.”
“He cannot control the players, the players are constantly arguing — both teams. With all the other referees the game flows, there’s dialogue. He’s just not ready to do it.”
Nuno has stated he would solely apologise for the timing of his feedback not for his “words and thoughts”.
“I never ever will judge or question the integrity of a referee,” he stated. “I never did it and I will never do it in my life.”
“What I said is about the ability of the referee, what I felt and what I saw in the match and previous matches.”
Post-match feedback a couple of referee’s efficiency are permitted below FA rules offered they don’t suggest bias, assault an official’s integrity, will not be personally offensive, extended or significantly unreasonable.
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