Jose Mourinho

Arsenal linked with Patrick Blah Blah

September 1, 2015

Arsenal’s summer took an unexpected twist yesterday when French starlet Patrick Blah Blah sensationally confessed his love for the Gunners and in particular Arsène Wenger. Arsenal reportedly have a transfer kitty of over 900m and are looking to make key signings before the window closes.  Having already been linked with everyone in Europe &a […]

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Rafa Benitez: From Zero to Hero

May 3, 2013

  On 21st November 2012, Roman Abramovich made the hugely unpopular decision to appoint Rafael Benitez on an interim basis to replace the outgoing Roberto Di Matteo in the Chelsea hotseat. Due to Benitez’s previous association with ex-rivals Liverpool and comments he made about the club during his Anfield tenure, reaction from the Stamfo […]

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Who Dares Cross the Bridge?

March 7, 2012

With Andre Villas-Boas becoming the seventh manager to lose his job since the Roman Abramovich regime commenced in 2003, speculation surrounds who is being lined up to cross the bridge that has seen so many stumble and fall. The following candidates top the Chelsea wish list: JOSE MOURINHO – 49, Real Madrid ‘The Special One’ […] […]

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Why Jose Mourinho is heading to Manchester

February 12, 2012

Rumours of Jose Mourinho wanting to leave Real Madrid for the Premiership would mean only one thing: he is heading for Manchester. Since his famous Champions League win with Porto in 2004, Mourinho has had no desire to manage any side lacking truly world-class pedigree. For this very reason, a return to a depleted Chelsea […] […]

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How much will Real Madrid miss Ronaldo?

December 1, 2011

Xabi Alonso has revealed that Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo has still not returned to training ahead of Saturday’s crucial La Liga clash with Sporting Gijon. Ronaldo picked up an ankle injury following a strong challenge by Luis Perea during last weekend’s ill-tempered derby win over city rivals Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese is stil […]

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Pele: Neymar is better than Messi

December 1, 2011

Brazil great Pele has labelled compatriot Neymar a far more complete player than Lionel Messi. The Barcelona man is almost unanimously regarded as the finest talent in the game today but Pele is of the opinion that the diminutive Argentine is not as rounded as Santos striker Neymar. “Making an individual comparison, I think Neymar […] […]

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Is Andres Villas Boas indiscipline costing Chelsea?

November 4, 2011

A lot will made of Chelsea’s lost against Arsenal last weekend. The  defensive mistakes that cost the team have been a feature of their season throughout. Rightly or wrongly much of the blame will be laid at the feet of Andres Villas-Boas. He is in charge of the team and is shaping it in the […] […]

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The phantom of Mou

September 30, 2011

Claudio Ranieri is the 4th Inter Milan’s manager  since the leaving of Josè Mourinho, just 16 months ago. The Portouguese manager left Inter Milan after the winning of Uefa Champions League on May 2010. From that moment the dressing room of the Italian club has welcome Rafa Benitez, Leonardo De Araujo and Gian Piero Gasperini. […] […]

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Where will Adebayor end up?

July 16, 2011

So it’s pretty much a known fact that Emmanuel Adebayor is a dead cert to leave Manchester City. Manager Roberto Mancini admitted that the sooner the Togolese striker leaves the club; the better is the opinion of the Italian. Adebayor already wants his move to Real Madrid, where he spent the latter half of last […] […]

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Andre Villas-Boas lands toughest job in football – patience is the order of the day

June 24, 2011

Newly appointed Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas arrives at Stamford Bridge from FC Porto with very little managerial experience, but a growing reputation that usurps even the most accomplished of European coaches. Awaiting the young Portuguese tactician, the toughest job in football – not the act of managing Chelsea Football Club, but the unen […]

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Chelsea’s season is all but over, but it shouldn’t mean the end for Carlo Ancelotti

May 12, 2011

When Roman Abramovich turned up in West London in 2003 to buy Chelsea, the Blues’ fan were rubbing their hands together at the prospect of the Russian billionaire transforming their under-achieving club into a major European force. Despite bringing relative success on the pitch Abramovich also brings an emphatic state of uncertainty and insta […]

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The time has come for Mourinho to show his attacking credentials

May 3, 2011

Two famous quotes spring to mind when looking forward to the fourth instalment of what has quickly become an infamous series of Clasico matches. I fully expect Barcelona to see Real Madrid off after beating them 2-0 at the Bernabeu, as I imagine many neutral observers do. There are two approaches Jose Mourinho can take […] […]

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