When Saturday Comes: Decoding how different managers rage on the touchline against the officials

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When Saturday Comes: Decoding how different managers rage on the touchline against the officials

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SportsCafe Desk

12/26/2016

Cartoonist Tim Bradford puts together all the types of treatment Premier League referees receive from the managers when they give a decision against teams and also explains how the gaffer's mind works in a simple but funny illustration. Among all, Jose Mourinho and Roy Keane's reactions stand out.

Being a football manager is not an easy job. The gaffers put in hours and hours perfecting their tactics and then send their team through fire in training sessions to execute it and the referee just waves a small card to foil all the hard work. And every Premier League manager has a unique style of reacting to these decisions given against their players, which sometimes land them in trouble. We all know how Jurgen Klopp looks like an angry Chewbacca when he is raging against the fourth official or Roy Keane's death stare that can cause a mini-explosion. We all know about Jose Mourinho's raging war with the officials, but do we know what is going on in their minds?

Click here to see how Tim Bradford explains it through a simple illustration.

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