André Villas-Boas hit with improper conduct charge

Chelsea boss charged with improper conduct following comments made in wake of Blues' defeat at QPR

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Villas-Boas has until 15 November to respond to the charge

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Chelsea manager André Villas-Boas has been charged with improper conduct by The Football Association for comments he made about referee Chris Foy after The Blues’ defeat by QPR last month.

Villas-Boas was left seething after both José Bosingwa and Didier Drogba were sent off in the first half of their 1-0 loss at Loftus Road.

The Chelsea boss described referee Foy’s performance as “very very poor” after the game and claimed the official’s display affected the result.

“Villas-Boas has been charged with improper conduct,” confirmed an FA statement. “He has until 1600 GMT on 15 November to respond to the charge.”

Speaking after the defeat, Villas-Boas said: “The ref was poor, very very poor. And it reflected in the result.

“I spoke to him at the end and I was very aggressive to him. I don’t care if he’s OK or not.

“Everyone can have a bad day, but this was not a bad day for us. It was a good day for us and a bad day for the referee.”


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