The feud between #Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and former club physio Eva Carneiro continues with Carneiro finally speaking out after leaving the club. The former Chelsea physio has criticised the FA, claiming that they chose to ignore evidence for the case of sexism. The feud dates back to the opening game of the season against Swansea where Carneiro rushed out along with Jon Fearn, another member of the medical staff to treat Eden Hazard; Mourinho was furious, referring to her as ‘filha da puta’, Carneiro was subsequently banned from attending matches and the situation escalated.

Speaking on the matter Carneiro said: “I was surprised to learn that the FA was allegedly investigating the incident of 8 August via the press.

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I was at no stage requested by the FA to make a statement. I wonder whether this might be the only formal investigation in this country where the evidence of the individuals involved in the incident was not considered relevant. Choosing to ignore some of the evidence will surely influence the outcome of the findings.” The former physio also claimed that the same thing happened last season at West Ham and FA board member Heather Rabbatts was critical of the FA’s decision not to contact Carneiro concerning the investigation.

Eva Carneiro will surely receive a lot of support from women that follow #Football worldwide which will put pressure on the FA to investigate the incident more thoroughly. The investigation will heap more pressure on Jose Mourinho and that is the last thing that he needs at the moment.

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Chelsea have been widely criticised for their start to the season, taking eight points from a possible 21 and languishing in 14th place whilst their title rivals Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal sit in 1st, 2nd and 4th place respectively. Mourinho has admitted that he is going through the worst period of his career and it could be set to get worse depending on how the situation with Eva Carneiro is handled.

Interestingly Mourinho has paid attention to the situation, claiming that there will be a time for everyone to hear his side of things however he insists that the time isn’t now. When questioned about it, he refused to speak on the matter which is understandable as he is most likely focused on getting Chelsea back into the title race.

Eva Carneiro’s next step is one that will be eagerly awaited, as the saga between her and Chelsea continues.