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  1. You Bet

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... eight league games- two of them against bottom club West Brom- and their only similar run of results in the past 41/2 seasons was the sequence early last season that led to the departure of Jose Mourinho and continued into the early games of Avram Grant's brief reign. Scolari earned plaudits for the exciting football his team produced in the first three months of the season, but he ...

  2. Chelsea try to avoid festive blues

    Posted Dec 25th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... if the highly motivated Jose Mourinho could get the current Chelsea squad to perform much better than they have in previous years. He has the advantage of strength in depth, which will allow him ... Nick Pulford Mourinho will be hoping to stop his charges 'going missing' over the hectic holiday season, as they have in the past Chelsea fans might experience some queasiness ...

  3. Chelsea's chance to atone

    Posted Feb 26th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... but they should claim their first piece of silverware under Jose Mourinho in tomorrow night's League Cup final. Victory over Liverpool would get Chelsea back on track after their FA Cup exit at Newcastle and their acrimonious Champions League defeat in Barcelona. Mourinho has always stressed that he takes every competition seriously, so there can be no doubt that he will be keen ...

  4. 'Dangerous' Bolton offer options

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... see a lot any more,' was Jose Mourinho's comment after Bolton had fought back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 at Stamford Bridge last season. 'Difficult', ... in this type of game and they have beaten only one top-half team by a two-goal margin at home since Jose Mourinho took charge. Chelsea are unbackable- the question is how to play Bolton. They are rare ...


    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... that advantage to seven points. For Jose Mourinho, whose father was once sacked from a manager's job on Christmas Day, it was a personal triumph. 4. Last season their defence was almost as good as Arsenal's but they were let down by an inconsistent attack, especially at home where they failed to score in four of their last 10 league games under Claudio Ranieri. Mourinho's switch to 4-3-3 ...

  6. Anfield Euro draw likely

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... with Nick Pulford Liverpool v Chelsea is the pick of next week's Champions League fixtures, with Jose Mourinho's team out for revenge over the reigning champions. Liverpool knocked out Chelsea at the semi-final stage last season, thanks to a controversial 1-0 win in the home leg following a goal-less draw at Stamford Bridge. Wednesday night's game promises ...

  7. History says elite group ought to settle title in battle among themselves

    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... Chelsea are in a league of their own. Jose Mourinho's team are worthy title favourites, but their advantage might not be as big as it appears. Although the championship is decided over 38 ... seasons. The highest points-getter against the Premiership's other 16 teams, by contrast, has been overhauled four times out of nine due to poor performance in the mini-league. Mourinho ...

  8. Three lions complemented by a collection of unsung heroes

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... by an outfield player and just 16 short of the outright record set by David James when he was keeper at Liverpool. While this magnificent trio have taken most of the plaudits this season, Jose Mourinho's team ethic has been well served by a host of more unsung heroes. Claude Makelele (midfielder; 33 league starts) has to be top of the list- arguably the game's foremost holding ...

  9. Blues are a sound bet in the big one

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... Chelsea's record against United, especially at Old Trafford, has always been good, but it has got better under Jose Mourinho. They have had three wins and a draw against United (including two wins out of two here) since Mourinho took over- two of those games were in last season's League Cup semi-final, but both clubs put out full-strength sides, so the results can be taken at face ...

  10. Chelsea appeal in battle of top two

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... season but only because, as Jose Mourinho put it, they 'parked the bus in front of the goal'. Martin Jol's team were negative at Blackburn in midweek, too, but they will have ...




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