Mourinho handed European ban for Spurs late kick-off

Date published: Saturday 14th November 2020 11:59

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Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has been hit with a suspension by UEFA for Tottenham’s late arrival in their last Europa League clash.

Mourinho was found responsible for the late kick-off in their 1-0 defeat to Royal Antwerp on October 29 and has been banned from European competition for one match.


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The suspension was “deferred for a probationary period of one year, starting from the date of the present decision”.

Tottenham were fined €25,000 (£23,000) for being responsible for the late kick-off, and charged €3,000 (£2,600) for violating the UEFA equipment regulations.

Spurs currently sit top of Group J on six points, ahead of Antwerp and LASK on goal difference.

Tottenham’s next Europa League clash is on November 26, sandwiched between crucial Premier League fixtures against Manchester City and Chelsea.

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