The Portuguese was again found to have fallen afoul of English football's governing body for his comments when Manchester United faced Liverpool in October
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been handed a one-match touchline ban and fined £50,000 by the Football Association for two separate incidents involving referees.

The first charge refers to Mourinho's disparaging comments regarding the assignment of referee Anthony Taylor to officiate the team's 0-0 draw against Liverpool in October.

He had remarked that Manchester-based Taylor would find it "difficult" to referee the game, adding that assigning Taylor to the game had "put pressure" on the official.

The Portuguese then fell afoul of English football's governing body after he was sent off in United's recent clash with Burnley, during which he had verbally abused referee Mark Clattenberg.

Mourinho had not appealed the incident in which he was sent to the stands for protesting Clattenberg's refusal to award his side a penalty for a trip on Matteo Darmian in the box.

And the FA have now published their punishment, ruling that the manager will not be able to lead United against Swansea City at the weekend.

"An Independent Regulatory Commission heard that Mourinho accepted the comments he made on 14 October 2016 constituted improper conduct but denied they brought the game into disrepute, in contravention of Rule E3(1)," a statement on the FA's website stated.

"The Commission found the disrepute element of the charge proven and as well as being fined, Mourinho was warned as to his future conduct.

"Separate to this, Mourinho will serve an immediate one-match touchline ban after he admitted using abusive and/or insulting words towards a match official and accepted the standard penalty."

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