Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose Branded 'Bad Employee' at Tribunal Hearing

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose Branded 'Bad Employee' at Tribunal Hearing

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NEW United manager Jose Mourinho has been labelled a 'bad employee' at an employment tribunal.

The then Chelsea boss suggested Eva Carneiro should work with Chelsea Ladies after she ran on to the pitch during a game with Swansea, the former first-team doctor claims.

The 42-year-old alleges Mourinho sexually discriminated against her and is bringing an employment tribunal against him and the club.

Dr Carneiro claims she experienced a number of issues, including a lack of action by Chelsea following sexually explicit chanting at various away games.

In her written opening remarks, Mary O'Rourke QC, for Dr Carneiro, submits: "Not understanding the game is a common allegation put to women in the football world." On August 10, Mourinho allegedly told Steve Atkins, head of communications and PR at Chelsea, that he did not want Dr Carneiro on the bench at the next match, adding: 'She works in academy team or ladys (sic) team, not with me'. …

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