Jewell jumps to the defence of the special one

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22nd, December 2006

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Paul Jewell has leapt salmon-like to the defence of Chelsea gaffer Jose Mourinho after he received a fair bit of criticism for ‘card-waving’ at Newcastle. The Portuguese has been criticised for attempting (allegedly) to influence officials, but Jewell, whose Wigan side face the Blues at the JJB Stadium tomorrow, is adamant there are bigger fish to fry.

He told The Times: "I was at the Chelsea game on Wednesday and I saw what Jose did, but everybody says and does things in

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  1. Nick Sturdy says:

    A Portuguese person trying to influence a match official?! You do surprise me, because you’d never catch Cristiano Ronaldo doing that… Oh wait, I’ve just remembered the World Cup.
    Maybe it’s one of those traditions that countries like to keep? France with going on strike and Portugal with trying to influence match officials?! It’d make sense!