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Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has been slapped with a suspended one-match European competition ban by UEFA. The Premier League side have also been issued with a fine after the Portuguese boss was deemed to be responsible for the late kick-off of the Europa League match against Royal Antwerp on October 29.
Spurs were fined close to £23,000 for the late kick-off by UEFA’s control, ethics and disciplinary body (CEDB), as well as a further £2,700 for a breach of UEFA’s equipment regulations. The CEDB decision said the ban was ‘deferred for a probationary period of one year, starting from the date of the present decision’.
Another condition was that Tottenham should ‘ensure their head coach is personally informed of this decision’. Spurs lost the match in Belgium last month, with Mourinho making four changes at half-time.