José Mourinho

Jose Mourinho rues dropped points against West Brom

Chelsea's Fernando Torres and West Bromwich Albion's Ben Foster tussle at the final whistle. Photo: Reuters

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho lamented his side’s failure to kill the game off as they were held to a 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday and missed the chance to go four points clear at the top of the Premier League.

Wednesday, 12 February, 2014, 10:08am

Jose Mourinho stokes up war of words with Manuel Pellegrini

Jose Mourinho is determined the press should examine Manchester City's adherence or otherwise to Uefa's Financial Fair Play rules. Photo: Reuters

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho stoked up his war of words with Manuel Pellegrini on Monday by questioning the Manchester City manager’s sums.

11 Feb 2014 - 10:44am

Mourinho masterclass as Chelsea end City's home dominance

Mourinho smiles before the match, and he was certainly smiling after. Photo: AFP

Chelsea delivered a potent mix of defensive resilience and effective counter-attacking in a 1-0 victory over Manchester City, neutralising the Premier League’s most rampant attack to provide a new twist in the title race.

4 Feb 2014 - 9:51pm

Jose Mourinho fumes at ‘19th-century’ West Ham

West Ham striker Andy Carroll vies with Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta and defender John Terry during the 0-0 draw. Photo: AFP

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho angrily accused West Ham United of playing “football from the nineteenth century” after they secured a hard-fought 0-0 draw against his side.

30 Jan 2014 - 12:45pm

Jose Mourinho denies Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich meddled with team

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Mourinho said he was in complete control of all playing matters between 2004 and 2007, and also gave an insight into the behind-the-scenes activity that led to the signing of the striker from AC Milan for £30 million (HK$365 million).

17 Jun 2013 - 4:35am

Just call me the Happy One, says Mourinho on return to Stamford Bridge

Jose Mourinho poses for photographers yesterday. Photo: Reuters

Jose Mourinho returned to Chelsea yesterday and the smiling "Special One" said he was now the "Happy One" on his second coming as manager of the Premier League club he has always loved.

11 Jun 2013 - 4:27am

A Good Week for ... , June 9, 2013

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John Tsang Chi-sing conquered Mount Everest for a second time, four years after he became the third person from Hong Kong to scale the world's highest peak.

9 Jun 2013 - 2:40am

Jose Mourinho says he returns to Chelsea as 'more mature' manager

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho

"Now we are back together at a great moment for both. We are ready to marry again, and to be happy and successful again," the Portuguese coach said after the Premier League side announced their "Special One" had signed a four-year contract.

5 Jun 2013 - 4:51am

Chelsea confirm Mourinho's return to Stamford Bridge

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Chelsea welcomed back fan favourite Jose Mourinho, their "Special One", as manager for the second time on a four-year contract yesterday. The Portuguese, who left Real Madrid last weekend, won the 2005 and 2006 Premier League titles in his first spell with the west London club but departed in 2007 after falling out with billionaire owner Roman Abramovich.

4 Jun 2013 - 2:55am

EPL jumps gun on Jose Mourinho's return to Chelsea

Jose Mourinho after the match against Osasuna. Photo: EPA

The official English Premier League website jumped the gun yesterday on Jose Mourinho's expected return to Chelsea by running a report with today's date - but key details left blank - announcing his appointment.

3 Jun 2013 - 4:04am

Mourinho bows out after trophyless season at Real

Jose Mourinho guided Real Madrid to their first La Liga title for four years last season, but has been unable to work his magic in the Champions League at the club. Photo: AFP

Intensely irritating to some, hugely entertaining to others, the outspoken and colourful Jose Mourinho has proven time and again that success is never far from his golden touch.

22 May 2013 - 5:14am

Jose Mourinho has 'worst season' as Real Madrid lose cup final to Atletico

Atletico goalie Thibaut Courtois and forward Radamel Falcao celebrate after winning the cup. Photo: AFP

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho described his side's season as the worst of his trophy-laden, colourful career after Atletico Madrid edged a 2-1 extra-time Spanish Cup triumph.

19 May 2013 - 4:26am

Mourinho fires back at 'sore loser' Pepe

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is engaged in a war of words with defender Pepe over the team's choice of goalkeepers. Photo: Reuters

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho, likely to return to former club Chelsea, has hit back at his own player Pepe after the defender said the manager ought to have more respect for club captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

8 May 2013 - 5:09am

Jose Mourinho makes no secret of desire to return to Chelsea

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Manic May is upon us. Cup finals, league titles, promotions and relegations - plus all the rumours of sackings and appointments - pepper the calendar squares for the next four weeks.

Across Europe, top restaurants are busily taking lunch-time bookings from soccer club directors and owners preparing to brief agents representing managers, coaches and players.

4 May 2013 - 4:50am

Mourinho warns Real Madrid to beware of a Galatasaray miracle

Gonzalo Higuain celebrates with Sergio Ramos after scoring Real's third goal against Galatasaray in their quarter-final. Photo: Reuters

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho was delighted with his side's professionalism as they all but secured their place in the Champions League semi-finals with a 3-0 win over Galatasaray.

6 Apr 2013 - 4:57am