Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was made to pay on Thursday after his latest brushes with authority.
The Portuguese was fined £10,000 for his sarcastic appraisal of officials following the Premier League loss to Sunderland and failed in an appeal over an £8,000 penalty imposed after the defeat at Aston Villa.
Mourinho may address the punishment in Friday's pre-match media conference ahead of Sunday's concluding match of the season at Cardiff.
Following the charges in relation to the Sunderland match, Mourinho suggested he was being victimised and that the Football Association had lost its sense of humour.
"Every time I speak there is a consequence," Mourinho said.
"Even if I say that a referee was amazing that was a reason to be with a charge.
"I can't say the truth. I don't feel free at all. If you want a better press conference, speak with the FA."
Asked about the British sense of humour and sarcasm, Mourinho said: "So Mr Bean is in jail..."
Mourinho lost his 77-match unbeaten home league record when Sunderland won 2-1 at Stamford Bridge.
Alternative Premier League Team of the Season 2013/14
Alternative Premier League Team of the Season 2013/14
1/10 David Marshall (Cardiff)
An honourable place goes to the goalkeeper, who has made nearly 150 saves in the league this season for beleaguered Cardiff. He has also conceded 71, mind…
2/10 Morgan Amalfitano (WBA)
As the old saying goes, the West Brom player is not a “great goal scorer, but a scorer of great goals”. Manchester United and Cardiff will certainly attest.
3/10 Kolo Toure (Liverpool)
As the old saying goes (II), the Liverpool defender is not a “great own-goal scorer, but a scorer of great own goals”. Fulham will certainly attest.
4/10 Dan Burn (Fulham)
The towering Fulham defender makes the team for easily dealing with a total of 81 crosses from Manchester United in the 2-2 draw at Old Trafford, and then compared the champions to a lowly team from the Conference. He later said that this was not meant as an insult, but to most watching the game it looked like he was giving an accurate description.
5/10 Wilfried Zaha (Manchester United)
The curious case of Wilfried Zaha. Signed as the "Next Big Thing" by Sir Alex Ferguson for £10m in January 2013 after winning two England caps with Crystal Palace in the Championship. After joining up at Old Trafford from last season’s loan spell at Palace, he made only two appearances under David Moyes before being shipped to Cardiff on loan. He had plenty of time on his hands, then, to fiercely deny an alleged relationship with Moyes' daughter, saying that they had "never even met".
6/10 Kevin Nolan (West Ham)
Every team needs a bit of fire in the middle…although Nolan took this to another level between 7 December and 1 January, when he was handed two reds cards in the space of four matches. The festive season does do strange things to people.
7/10 Kim Kallstrom (Arsenal)
He could have been a great loan signing to deputise in the absence of Aaron Ramsey. Then came the shock of the beach ball incident, fingers were waved and three months later he finally made an appearance for the club, 12 days before Ramsey returned, rendering the whole deal pretty much pointless, unless he scores the winner in the FA Cup final...
8/10 Stephen Ireland (Stoke City)
Now his ‘dead’ grandmother is back on the scene and allegedly talking to his national team assistant coach Roy Keane, Ireland could be back playing for Ireland soon. An integral part of Mark Hughes’ new ball-playing Stoke juggernaut.
9/10 Shane Long (WBA/ Hull City)
The striker has scored under double figures in all competitions, but he can rest assured that for 10 glorious minutes at The Hawthorns he was nothing short of world class, scoring two magnificent goals in West Brom’s 2-2 draw with local rivals Aston Villa. It all went downhill for the next 80 minutes however.
10/10 Samuel Eto'o (Chelsea)
33 or 35, veteran Samuel Eto’o continues to bang them in whatever division he is in. And who didn’t love that ‘old man’ celebration in response to manager Jose Mourinho questioning his real age.
Following the match, which saw his assistant Rui Faria sent to the stands and later given a six-match stadium ban, Mourinho refused to answer questions, instead making a statement in which he congratulated his Chelsea players, Sunderland and then moved on to the officials.
He described referee Mike Dean's performance as "unbelievable" and "fantastic", before moving on to referees' chief Mike Riley, saying "what they are doing during the whole season is fantastic, especially in the last couple of months, especially in matches involving the teams that were in the title race, it's absolutely fantastic".
It was found that Mourinho's comments, in themselves, did not question the officials' integrity, but amounted to disrepute and improper conduct.
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A FA statement read: "While the commission did not find that Mourinho's post-match comments called into question the integrity of the referee appointed to the above fixture and/or the integrity of Mike Riley, general manager of the Professional Game Match Officials Limited, they did find that the comments brought the game into disrepute and the charge for improper conduct was found proven."
The Portuguese also was unsuccessful in an appeal against his £8,000 fine for his conduct towards referee Chris Foy at the end of a defeat at Villa Park in March.
Mourinho has been sanctioned three times this season for brushes with authority, the first coming against Cardiff in October when he was sent to the stands and later fined £8,000.
He was the third member of Chelsea's staff to be punished following the Sunderland match after Faria and midfielder Ramires, who received a retrospective four-match ban, ending his domestic season, for striking Sebastian Larsson during the loss.
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