11 Nov '11, 1pm

Chelsea manager Villas-Boas charged by FA for referee rant

Chelsea manager Villas-Boas charged by FA for referee rant

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has been charged with improper conduct for comments he made about referee Chris Foy following his side's 1-0 loss to Queens Park Rangers last month. -- PHOTO: AP LONDON (REUTERS) - Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has been charged with improper conduct for comments he made about referee Chris Foy following his side's 1-0 loss to Queens Park Rangers last month, the FA said in a statement on Friday. Chelsea conceded an early penalty and were reduced to nine men during the match on Oct 23, prompting a strong reaction by the Portuguese manager. 'I think the refereeing today was not good and it is not the first time that has happened to us,' Villas-Boas told Sky Sports. 'I am very, very disappointed with his performance. 'He was too emotional. I hope this is not a pattern forming - we have suffered in three games (this season) with refereeing....

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