News broke this morning that the FA have given Tottenham Hotspur manager a two-match touchline ban and a £10,000 fine.
Some Spurs fans took to Twitter to express their frustration at the news which will see Pochettino have to watch Saturday’s away fixture at Southampton along with the visit to Anfield later this month from high up in the stadium, rather than his usual position of sitting among the subs and coaching staff.
It will mean that his assistant Jesus Perez will take up the responsibility of passing the instructions onto the players in his absence.
The charge comes after Pochettino was involved in a furious exchange of words with referee Mike Dean after the 2-1 loss against Burnley last month.
Pochettino was furious was the official’s decision to incorrectly award the Clarets a corner which led to their opening goal.
The defeat almost certainly ended the club’s hopes of a late push for the Premier League title.
Here’s how some Spurs fans have reacted.
What did Mike Dean get?
— Human highlight reel (@bennupson) March 6, 2019
JESUS PEREZ'S BLUE AND WHITE ARMY!!!!
— Great Wall of Chayna (@ChayBrown13) March 6, 2019
I assume the FA will now release what Dean said then?
— Joe (@Broxspurs) March 6, 2019
No fine or ban for Mike Dean for his comments then?
— CB (@Callumbaker_9) March 6, 2019
10 grand for having a go at someone who intentionally tried to provoke him? yeh that seams fair…
— talia (@_TaliaEsther) March 6, 2019
Accept the ban for Poch but something was said by Mike Dean, in the interest of transparency this should be disclosed
— George Odysseos (@georgeodysseos) March 6, 2019
Banned for 2 away games then back for the first game at the new stadium. I’ll take that. COYS!
— Jason Tyrrell (@J_T70) March 6, 2019
Even the FA are against us, yet we are still knocking on the door. It must so irritate them.
— ᖇEᑌᗷᔕ (@ReubsJ1) March 6, 2019
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