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Jose v Wenger and Mancini v Fergie – memorable clashes between Premier League managers

Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte have become the latest Premier League managers to face off on the touchline at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Tuchel and Conte faced off in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham and tempers boiled again at full time after Harry Kane’s last-minute equalizer.

Here, the PA news agency takes a look at the other memorable collapses in the top flight.

Arsene Wenger and Alan Pardew

Arsene Wenger was not happy with Alan Pardew in 2006 (Nick Potts/PA)

Wenger didn’t enjoy Pardew’s celebrations too much after West Ham scored a late winner at Upton Park in 2006. Pardew punched the air wildly after Marlon Harewood’s effort and aimed for a fist pump pose at the Bruce Forsyth to the Arsenal bench that caught Wenger’s eye. Pardew and Wenger exchanged words before the Arsenal boss pushed his counterpart twice and the pair were separated by the fourth official. The duo faced off full time again after no handshakes.

Roberto Mancini and David Moyès

Spirits are boiling between David Moyes and Roberto Mancini Tempers boiled over between David Moyes and Roberto Mancini in 2010 (Dave Thompson/PA)

Mancini ran towards Moyes’ technical area and slammed into the Scotsman in a bid to win the ball back during stoppage time in Manchester City’s 2-0 loss to Everton at the Etihad in 2010, sparking a game of cries.

Sir Alex Ferguson and Roberto Mancini

Sir Alex Ferguson and Roberto Mancini face offSir Alex Ferguson and Mancini faced off in 2012 (Dave Thompson/PA)

Ferguson and Mancini, either side of the fourth official, went there in the Manchester derby at the Etihad in 2012, when City and United were battling it out for the title. The incident was sparked by a foul by Nigel de Jong on Danny Welbeck which led Ferguson to accuse Mancini of harassing the officials in City’s crucial 1-0 win.

Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger

José Mourinho and Arsène Wenger argue in 2014Jose Mourinho and Wenger had a falling out in 2014 (Nick Potts/PA)

Wenger, again, was unhappy at Stamford Bridge in 2014. The Arsenal boss was angered by Gary Cahill’s tackle on Alexis Sanchez and moved out of his technical area towards Mourinho, who brought it back before Wenger put him down. push.

Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has a word with Antonio Conte Mourinho had a word with Antonio Conte in 2016 (Nick Potts/PA)

Mourinho was unhappy with Conte’s celebrations in Chelsea’s 4-0 win over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in 2016, having had a word with the full-time Italian.

Mark Hughes and Jose Mourinho

Mark Hughes and Jose MourinhoMourinho and Mark Hughes did not shake hands in 2017 (Nick Potts/PA)

Mourinho angered Hughes by moving into his technical area during Stoke’s 2-2 draw with Manchester United at bet365 Stadium in 2017. Hughes pushed Mourinho and the pair failed to shake hands full time.

Jurgen Klopp and Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard is angry with Liverpool staffFrank Lampard was annoyed with Liverpool staff at Anfield in 2020 (Phil Noble/PA)

Then-Chelsea boss Lampard was unhappy with Liverpool’s bench at Anfield in 2020. The former midfielder repeatedly insulted Klopp and his team, telling the German to “fuck off and sit down” at one point, after claiming they were cocky in the 5-3 loss to the Blues.

Jurgen Klopp and Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta and Jurgen Klopp are due to be separated at Anfield in 2021 Mikel Arteta and Jurgen Klopp had to be separated at Anfield in 2021 (Peter Byrne/PA)

Klopp and Arteta both received yellow cards for a showdown at Anfield in 2021, when Liverpool beat Arsenal 4-0. Arteta was angry with Sadio Mane’s tackle on Takehiro Tomiyasu in the first half and the two managers, after much shouting, had to be separated by the officials.