Villas-Boas charged by FA
11 November 2011, 18:11
London - Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas
was on Friday charged by the FA with "improper conduct" for comments he
made about referee Chris Foy after his team's 1-0 defeat at QPR last
"Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has been charged with
improper conduct by the FA, following media comments he made about the
match official after his side's match at Queens Park Rangers on 23
October 2011," the Football Association said in a statement.
"Villas-Boas has until 16:00 on 15 November 2011 to respond to the charge."
Blues boss admitted he was "very aggressive" with Foy after accosting
him post-match at Loftus Road, and accused the official who sent off two
of his players of failing to treat the teams equally.
QPR won the
game 1-0 thanks to a Heidar Helguson penalty which was awarded for a
needless David Luiz challenge in the eighth minute.
controversially sent off Jose Bosingwa for a last-man challenge and was
left with no choice but to dismiss Blues striker Didier Drogba for a
The referee booked seven more Chelsea players,
with the west London club being fined £20 000 after admitting to a charge
of failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly