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FA charges Wolves boss, Nuno Espirito Santo, over offensive comments against ref


Wolves coach, Nuno Espirito Santo, has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association for offensive comments against, referee Lee Mason.

Recall that Santo, in a post-match interview after his side’s defeat 2-1 defeat against Burnley at the Turf Moor on December 21, slammed Mason’s officiating, adding that he never wants him to whistle a Wolves match again.

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The Portuguese who since refused to recant his words by saying he will only apologise for the timing of his comments not for his “words and thoughts” now has until January 5 to respond to the FA’s charge.

“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, December 21, 2020.

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“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,” the FA’said in a statement:  read.