Jose Mourinho

  • Mourinho loses first home league game as Chelsea stunned by Sunderland 1-2 20-04-2014 12:07 AM

    London: Chelsea suffered a major setback to their English Premier League title aspirations with a 2-1 home loss against last-place Sunderland on Saturday. Chelsea missed the opportunity to dislodge Liverpool from top spot, and the Reds will have the chance to extend their lead to five points at Norwich on...
  • Jose Mourinho fined for Villa Park behaviour 10-04-2014 04:28 PM

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was fined 8,000 pounds and warned about his future conduct after being sent to the stands in last month's 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa. The FA announced his punishment in a statement on its website and said he breached Rule E3 by going on to the...
  • Mourinho in a hurry to get all the way to final in Champions League 09-04-2014 08:36 AM

    Jose Mourinho's touchline dash after Chelsea scored the goal that clinched their Champions League semi-final place on Tuesday was not done just because he wanted to celebrate with his players by the corner flag. Although it evoked memories of his famous victory sprint and knee-slide with Porto against Manchester United...
  • Demba Ba's late goal sends Chelsea through to Champions League semi-finals 09-04-2014 02:53 AM

    London: Chelsea overturned a two-goal deficit against Paris Saint-Germain to reach the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday, with Paris-born striker Demba Ba clinching a 2-0 win that sent the London club through on away goals with a 3-3 draw. After losing 3-1 in the French capital, Andre Schuerrle began Chelsea's...
  • Chelsea will outscore PSG, says confident Mourinho 08-04-2014 08:42 AM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is in no doubt his side have the scoring capabilities to overturn a two-goal deficit in their Champions League quarter-final second leg against Paris St Germain at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. The English outfit failed to find their rhythm in a 3-1 defeat at the...
  • Do-or-die for Chelsea against PSG in Champions League quarters 08-04-2014 08:18 AM

    London: Having won the Champions League two seasons ago, experience is on Chelsea's side as the Blues need to overturn a two-goal deficit at Stamford Bridge against European football's newest "nouveaux riches" to reach the semi-finals of the tournament. Ahead of Paris Saint-Germain's visit on Tuesday, Jose Mourinho lamented the...
  • Away defeats still nagging at Mourinho, despite home stroll 06-04-2014 09:37 AM

    London: Chelsea returned to the top of the Premier League with a 3-0 home stroll against Stoke City on Saturday but still eating away at manager Jose Mourinho were the recent away defeats that have undermined their title challenge. His side have again been impressive at Stamford Bridge where they...
  • Mohamed Salah inspires Chelsea to 3-0 win over Stoke City 06-04-2014 12:25 AM

    London: Mohamed Salah scored one goal and played a part in the other two as Chelsea strolled to a 3-0 victory over Stoke to recover from back-to-back losses and reclaim the provisional Premier League lead Saturday. Even though Jose Mourinho downplays Chelsea's title prospects, his team remain in the mix...
  • My job is to force Mourinho to play me, says Torres 05-04-2014 02:46 PM

    Chelsea's 50 million pound misfit Fernando Torres accepts that it is his responsibility to force himself into a position where the Spaniard is manager Jose Mourinho's number one striker. Torres told an English newspaper on Saturday that he wanted to see out the remaining two years of his contract at...
  • Stoke City can make history at Chelsea, says Hughes 04-04-2014 08:02 PM

    Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has challenged his side to make history on Saturday by ending Chelsea's 76-match unbeaten home record in Premier League games in two spells under manager Jose Mourinho. Unfashionable Stoke are sitting comfortably in the middle of the table after four wins in five games, having...
  • Fernando Torres has a Chelsea future says Mourinho 04-04-2014 07:34 PM

    London: Fernando Torres, Chelsea's misfiring 50 million pound forward, has a future at the club, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday - two days after suggesting his squad lacked "real strikers". On Wednesday Mourinho started the Champions League quarter-final away to Paris St Germain with the German midfielder Andre Schurrle...
  • Mourinho tactics backfire as Torres, Chelsea face exit 03-04-2014 07:42 PM

    Fernando Torres looks set for the Stamford Bridge exit door and Chelsea are in danger of Champions League elimination after a night in Paris when, for once, manager Jose Mourinho's tactics backfired spectacularly. Mourinho, clearly no longer trusting the 50.0 million pounds Spanish striker after his latest lame performance in...
  • Ibrahimovic among greats without playing in best league: Mourinho 02-04-2014 08:09 AM

    Paris St Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be remembered as one of the game's greatest players despite never gracing the English Premier League which is the world's best, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho, whose team visit the Ligue 1 champions in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday,...
  • John Terry scores own goal, Chelsea lose 1-0 at Crystal Palace 29-03-2014 11:17 PM

    London: Chelsea captain John Terry scored an own goal to gift Crystal Palace a 1-0 victory on Saturday, weakening the west London team's grip on the Premier League lead. The veteran center back headed Joel Ward's cross past his own goalkeeper, Petr Cech, seven minutes into the second half at...
  • Rafael Benitez hits back at Jose Mourinho 29-03-2014 11:14 PM

    Napoli manager Rafael Benitez hit back at Jose Mourinho on Saturday after the Chelsea boss claimed his predecessor had presided over a poor season for the Premier League leaders. "Mourinho speaks a lot about a lot of people, but I prefer to talk about the facts. At Liverpool we eliminated...
  • Jose Mourinho hits out again at referee Chris Foy 29-03-2014 08:14 AM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has again criticised referee Chris Foy, despite facing a charge of improper conduct by the FA following his comments about the official after the 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa earlier this month. The Portuguese, who will contest the charge, was sent to the stands for...
  • Chelsea at a disadvantage in title race, says Mourinho 28-03-2014 08:04 PM

    Chelsea's Premier League title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool enjoy a big advantage at the business end of the season because they are not involved in the Champions League, manager Jose Mourinho said. Leaders Chelsea have seven Premier League games left, compared to nine for 2012 champions City, but face...
  • Goals fly in, records tumble as EPL delivers a feast 23-03-2014 06:03 PM

    The Premier League lived up to its reputation as the most entertaining and exciting league in the world on Saturday as the goals flowed, records were broken and a major controversy added extra spice to the heady mix. From the early afternoon kick-off at Stamford Bridge where Chelsea crushed Arsenal...
  • Six-goal Chelsea still title outsiders: Mourinho 23-03-2014 11:14 AM

    Manager Jose Mourinho again played down Chelsea's Premier League title chances despite their 6-0 thrashing of Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. It was Mourinho's best win with the club and embarrassed bitter rival Arsene Wenger on the Frenchman's 1,000th match in charge of Arsenal. The victory kept Chelsea four...
  • Chelsea rout Arsenal 6-0 in Wenger's 1,000th game 22-03-2014 08:28 PM

    London: Chelsea handed Arsene Wenger one his most demoralizing defeats as Arsenal manager as his 1,000th game ended in a 6-0 rout on Saturday, and the referee also endured embarrassment at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea earned their biggest league victory under Jose Mourinho and were up 2-0 after just seven minutes...
  • Mourinho says he admires Arsenal for standing by Wenger 21-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho took another sly dig at Arsene Wenger on Friday while expressing admiration for a rival he dubbed a "specialist in failure" only a month ago. Speaking ahead of Arsenal's visit to Stamford Bridge on Saturday, when their French manager marks his 1,000th game in charge, Mourinho...
  • Mourinho to contest charge of improper conduct 21-03-2014 04:34 PM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he will contest a charge of improper conduct handed to him by the English Football Association for going on to the pitch and approaching the referee during a Premier League match. Mourinho says on Friday, "I don't accept the charge," without explaining further. Mourinho...
  • Chelsea to host Arsenal in Wenger's 1000th game in charge 21-03-2014 08:46 AM

    London: Arsene Wenger has the chance to ram Jose Mourinho's words down his throat on Saturday when his Arsenal side travel to Stamford Bridge looking to snatch control of the Premier League title race from Chelsea. There would be no better way for Wenger to mark his 1,000th game in...
  • Jose Mourinho charged with improper conduct 20-03-2014 08:53 AM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been charged with improper conduct by the FA following his side's 1-0 Premier League defeat at Aston Villa on Saturday. Mourinho was sent to the stands by referee Chris Foy for encroaching on the turf after Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Ramires had been shown a...
  • Drogba and Co. aim for Chelsea upset in Champions League 18-03-2014 08:46 AM

    Chelsea will need to rise above the misty-eyed nostalgia surrounding Didier Drogba's return to Stamford Bridge as it looks to secure a place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday. Drogba scored 157 goals in eight trophy-laden years at Chelsea and forever will be remembered for converting the...
  • Drogba will rejoin Chelsea family one day: Mourinho 18-03-2014 08:18 AM

    London: Didier Drogba will be a part of the Chelsea family again one day, manager Jose Mourinho predicted on the eve of Tuesday's Champions League last-16 second leg against Galatasaray. Mourinho told reporters the 36-year-old Galatasaray striker was such an important part of Chelsea's history that it was inevitable that...
  • Jose Mourinho opposed to Chris Foy officiating Chelsea again 17-03-2014 11:56 PM

    Jose Mourinho says referee Chris Foy should not be allowed to take charge of any more Chelsea matches after he dismissed Willian and Ramires in Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa and also sent the Portuguese manager to the stands. Mourinho, who initially kept his views to himself after the...
  • Unhappy Mourinho bites lip after Chelsea choker at Villa 16-03-2014 08:55 AM

    London: Jose Mourinho bit his lip after being sent to the stands and having two players sent off as Premier League leaders Chelsea crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat at mid-table Aston Villa on Saturday. The 51-year-old, normally the most quotable of managers who has contributed endless memorable comments during...
  • Chelsea still only fake leaders, says Jose Mourinho 14-03-2014 07:11 PM

    London: Jose Mourinho was at his most cagey on Friday when discussing the prospect of Chelsea opening up a nine-point lead at the top of the Premier League away to Aston Villa on Saturday. Should fourth-placed Manchester City slip up at Hull City in Saturday's early kickoff, victory at Villa...
  • Hazard ignores Mourinho's advice to rest, says he's in a good rhythm 05-03-2014 12:05 PM

    Eden Hazard is disputing Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's assertion that the attacking midfielder is due a rest, the 23-year-old insisting that he plays consistently better when fed a steady diet of action. "I don't need rest, as I've said before, I'm at my best if I can play a lot...