Mourinho weighs in on the Pardew debate…
Chelsea’s maverick manager Jose Mourinho has publicly backed his friend Alan Pardew following the Newcastle boss’s headbutt controversy.
Pardew was sent to the stands for headbutting Hull City player David Meyler during a heated argument last weekend, and is now serving a touchline ban.
Despite this, Mourinho has promised that Pardew is a good friend and a good man, and has defended the right of managers to patrol their technical areas.
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