Nuno charged for Mason comments
It came as a bit of a shock ten days ago when Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Sancho chose to criticise referee Lee Mason after we’d beaten his team 2-1.
Mason had done nothing to upset Nuno on the night, he’d given them a penalty and failed to send off one of their players but in his post-match press conference he said of the referee: “The referee does not have the quality for a Premier League game. This is a problem we know because we have had Lee Mason before. It’s not about a crucial mistake or decision, it’s about how he handles the game.
He refused to apologise for his comments but, in any case, I think it was always likely that those words could land him in trouble with the Football Association and that has been confirmed today.
In a statement, the FA confirmed: “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 21 December 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 contrary to FA Rule E3.1.
“Nuno Espirito Santo has until Tuesday 5 January 2021 to provide a response to the charge.
I just wonder how the Wolves boss might have reacted had he been in charge of our game at Leeds given the performance of Robert Jones.Share this page :