Spurs Boss Named Manager Of The Month

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Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino is the Premier League’s manager of the month for September. He’s won the award after guiding Spurs to victory in all three of their league matches last month – including a 4-1 win against Manchester City Meanwhile Manchester United’s Anthony Martial has won the player of the month award. The teenage French striker scored three goals in his first two games after signing from Monaco. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says it’s a “disgrace” he’s been fined 50-thousand pounds by the English FA for criticising match officials. He was given the sanction following his reaction to his side’s 3-1 defeat to Southampton in the Premier League. And speaking at the launch of his self-titled new book, Mourinho had more to say about the punishment handed out [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/47065/medium/”] It’s understood that the head of the Asian game, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, is to bid to become the next president of FIFA. He had previously given his backing to Michel Platini – but has now decided to run in February’s election himself, after the UEFA boss was given a 90-day ban by FIFA’s ethics committee. Europe’s nations are backing Platini for now. An investigation into a payment made by outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter to the Frenchman led to both men being suspended.