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Carneiro: Mourinho 'leaves Chelsea shadow' after settlement

Ex-Chelsea first-team doctor Eva Carneiro reached a settlement with the Premier League club over her constructive dismissal claims on Wednesday.

Former manager Jose Mourinho even made an appearance at Croydon Employment Tribunal, but refused to apologise for a "slur" he allegedly made about her.

But now with the civil case concluded, the Portuguese can "start his new job at Manchester United without the shadow of the old one hanging over him", ITV News Correspondent Duncan Golestani reports.

Mourinho refuses to apologise to Carneiro over 'slur'

Jose Mourinho faced shouts of “why no apology” as he left a tribunal after reaching a settlement with former team doctor Eva Carneiro over alleged sexual discrimination.

The manager had faced claims that he called Ms Carneiro a "daughter of a whore" in Portuguese. He had denied that the remarks were aimed at her.

Chelsea FC apologised “unreservedly” to the doctor after agreeing to settle her legal action for undisclosed damages – but Mr Mourinho has not followed suit.

Waiting reporters shouted “do you think that kind of language is acceptable?” and “Will you change the way you speak to your employees now?” as he left the tribunal.

He declined to give any comment.


Eva Carneiro says she is 'relieved' - and vindicated

Dr Carneiro said the tribunal case had been Credit: PA

Former Chelsea club doctor Eva Carneiro has said she is relieved to have settled her case against the football club and her priority had "always been the health and safety of the players".

She explained the case had been an "extremely difficult and distressing time" and she was looking forward to moving on, in a statement released just after she agreed to settle her claim.

I am relieved that today we have been able to conclude this tribunal case. It has been an extremely difficult and distressing time for me and my family and I now look forward to moving forward with my life.

My priority has always been the health and safety of the players and fulfilling my duty of care as a doctor. In running onto the pitch to treat a player, who requested medical attention, I was following the rules of the game and fulfilling my medical responsibilities.

I would like to thank everyone who has supported me including my husband, family and friends and members of the football community.

– Eva Carneiro

Chelsea FC apologise 'unreservedly' to Eva Carneiro

Chelsea said Ms Carneiro was a "valued member of the club’s medical team" Credit: PA

Chelsea FC has said it "apologises unreservedly" to former club doctor Eva Carneiro in a statement after she settled legal action against the club out of court.

Ms Carneiro had said she was forced out after enraging then-manager Jose Mourinho by intervening during a game to treat an injured player.

Chelsea today said she had acted correctly in a statement over the proceedings.

The club regrets the circumstances which led to Dr Carneiro leaving the club and apologises unreservedly to her and her family for the distress caused.

We wish to place on record that in running onto the pitch Dr Carneiro was following both the rules of the game and fulfilling her responsibility to the players as a doctor, putting their safety first.

Dr Carneiro has always put the interests of the club's players first. Dr Carneiro is a highly competent and professional sports doctor. She was a valued member of the club’s medical team and we wish her every success in her future career.

Jose Mourinho also thanks Dr Carneiro for the excellent and dedicated support she provided as First Team Doctor and he wishes her a successful career.

– Chelsea statement

Eva Caneiro agrees settlement in Chelsea discrimination case

Eva Caneiro made an agreement with the club behind closed doors. Credit: PA

Former Chelsea doctor Eva Caneiro has agreed a confidential settlement in an employment tribunal against the club, ITV News correspondent Duncan Golestani reports.

The deal will bring an end to her legal action against the club and its former manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho makes surprise appearance at Carneiro tribunal

Jose Mourinho was seen arriving at Eva Carneiro's tribunal this afternoon Credit: PA

Jose Mourinho has made a surprise appearance at the employment tribunal brought by the former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro, reports ITV News correspondent Duncan Golestani.

The former Chelsea manager was among those seen arriving for the proceedings, which are set to resume this afternoon.

He is due to give evidence later in the hearing, but was not expected to be in attendance today.

Ms Carneiro claims that she was a victim of sexual discrimination by Mr Mourinho, and was then forced out of the club.

Both Mr Mourinho and Chelsea FC have denied the allegations.


Jose Mourinho will be a success at Man United - Terry

John Terry says Jose Mourinho will be a success at Manchester United Credit: PA

John Terry has backed his former boss Jose Mourinho to be a success at Manchester United this season and suggests the fight between the new Premier League managers will be great for English top-flight football.

The former Chelsea manager was appointed this week as the successor to Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford, while Antonio Conte takes over at Stamford Bridge after UEFA Euro 2016 and joins a host of new managerial faces in England.

Pep Guardiola will pitch up at Manchester City this summer, while the likes of Leicester City, Liverpool and West Ham United all brought in new managers at the start of, or during, last season, and Terry thinks the battle of minds on the sidelines will make for intriguing viewing in the new campaign.

It's fantastic news for Man United. I'm sure the Man United fans and players will be delighted with (Jose Mourinho's appointment) it. I've said many times before, he's the best manager I've worked under and a real delight.

It's a shame the way he finished at Chelsea this year but I wish him well because he's a great manager and a great man as well, he'll be great for Manchester United I'm sure.

I think it's great for English football, not only what Leicester achieved last year with Claudio Ranieri coming in, Jose and Pep Guardiola up in Manchester, Conte coming to Chelsea as well, there's a real fight among the managers.

I think it's going to be interesting, not only for football in general but also for the Premier League.

– John Terry

Manchester United fan secures 'first' signed Mourinho shirt

Manchester United fan Steven Ribeiro celebrated the appointment of Jose Mourinho as manager by grabbing himself a piece of memorabilia.

Steven Ribeiro dashed to get his shirt signed upon hearing the news of his famous neighbour's appointment.

He secured the first signed shirt from Mourinho as he left his London home on the morning of the announcement.

Portuguese Ribeiro, who lives in the same area as his famous countryman, said he was prepping for a job interview when he heard the news and rushed to get his special memento.

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