Mourinho banned and fined….

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho (centre) watched on as his side suffer a defeat at West Ham

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been given a one-match stadium ban with immediate effect and also fined £40,000 by the Football Association. The punishment comes after Mourinho admitted a misconduct charge over his language and behaviour in the defeat by West Ham on 24 October. Mourinho, 52, was sent to the stands after going to speak to referee Jon Moss in his room at half-time. He will miss Chelsea’s league game at Stoke on Saturday, unless he appeals. Mourinho will receive the FA’s written reasons this week and, if he contests the punishment, he could still be on the bench at the Britannia Stadium. The stadium ban is separate to the suspended one he received along with a £50,000 fine for comments he made after the loss to Southampton on 3 October. The Portuguese described that fine as a “disgrace” and appealed. Mourinho’s assistant, Silvino Louro, was also charged by the FA after being dismissed during the match at West Ham in relation to his behaviour in the technical area. In a statement,  the FA withdrew an improper conduct charge against Louro but reminded him of his responsibilities.

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