Jose Mourinho

  • World Cup 2014: England job would interest me, one day, says Mourinho 21-06-2014 08:21 AM

    The opportunity to manage the England national team in the future is something that Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho would welcome because he likes the country "very, very much." Roy Hodgson's side were knocked out of the World Cup in Brazil after Costa Rica beat Group D rivals Italy 1-0 on...
  • Jose Mourinho is a superstar: Kevin Pietersen 21-05-2014 09:52 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, the former England batsman spoke about his favourite football club Chelsea and the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. ...
  • Chelsea have made big strides this season, says Jose Mourinho 09-05-2014 06:53 PM

    A subdued Jose Mourinho, still smarting from his latest fine by the football authorities, described Chelsea's season on Friday as a huge improvement despite their failure to win a trophy. He was fined 10,000 pounds ($17,000) on Thursday by the FA for sarcastic remarks about Mike Dean, the referee in...
  • Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho fined after sarcastic praise for referees 09-05-2014 08:51 AM

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been fined 10,000 pounds ($17,000) after sarcastically praising the match referee and English referees' chief following a key Premier League defeat last month, the FA said on Thursday. The Londoners lost 2-1 at home to a struggling Sunderland side, which ended Mourinho's 77-game unbeaten league...
  • Jose Mourinho questions strikers as season fizzles out 05-05-2014 11:48 AM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho bemoaned his side's lack of a game-changing striker after their season effectively fizzled out in a 0-0 home Premier League draw to Norwich City on Sunday that typified their inconsistent campaign. The result left Chelsea in third place with only one game to play, a...
  • EPL: Chelsea title hopes appear over after Norwich draw 04-05-2014 10:32 PM

    London: Jose Mourinho accepted Chelsea's Premier League faint title hopes had been extinguished by a 0-0 draw against Norwich on Sunday, with the manager frustrated with his misfiring strikers at the end of his first season back in charge. Neither Demba Ba nor Fernando Torres came close to scoring as...
  • Eden Hazard not ready to sacrifice himself for the team: Jose Mourinho 02-05-2014 10:18 PM

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho accused his midfielder Eden Hazard on Friday of "not sacrificing himself 100 per cent" for his team-mates, two days after their Champions League semi-final exit. Hazard, 23, Chelsea's principal playmaker following the sale of Juan Mata to Manchester United, appeared to risk his coach's wrath when...
  • Jose Mourinho rues crucial minute after semi-final defeat 01-05-2014 08:06 AM

    Chelsea's Champions League semi-final defeat by Atletico Madrid hinged on a pivotal second-half minute and the expertise of a young goalkeeper on loan from the Premier League club to the Spanish side, Jose Mourinho said on Wednesday. Atletico beat Chelsea 3-1 to set up a final against city rivals real...
  • Chelsea stand in way of Atletico's first Champions League final 30-04-2014 09:19 AM

    London: It's not only illness that has exhausted Jose Mourinho. Defending the virtues of employing defensive tactics once again is wearing out the Chelsea manager. However much Liverpool and Atletico Madrid were frustrated by Mourinho's well-disciplined methods to stifle them in the last week, they kept Chelsea on track to...
  • Boost for Chelsea with John Terry fit to face Atletico Madrid 30-04-2014 08:36 AM

    London: Chelsea got a massive boost before Wednesday's Champions League semifinal second leg against Atletico Madrid when manager Jose Mourinho said John Terry was fit to play after recovering from an ankle injury. Captain Terry limped off after turning his ankle in the second half of the 0-0 first-leg draw...
  • Jose Mourinho aiming to knock Atletico off their 'cloud' 29-04-2014 10:45 AM

    The tepid 0-0 draw in the Vicente Calderon resembled a phoney war but Chelsea and Atletico Madrid will surely up the ante at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday when a place in the Champions League final is on the line. That semi-final first leg stalemate left Chelsea marginal favourites to progress...
  • EPL Scenarios: What Man City, Chelsea, Liverpool need to win the title 28-04-2014 12:28 PM

    After an incredible streak of 11 consecutive wins in the English Premier League, Liverpool's run ended at exactly the wrong time, with Brendan Rodgers' side standing on the verge of a 19th title success had they won at Anfield against Chelsea on Sunday. A win against Jose Mourinho's side would...
  • Mourinho still revelling in raining on parades 28-04-2014 10:59 AM

    Five days after smothering Atletico Madrid with a defensive blanket in the Champions League, Chelsea parked "two buses" in front of their goal to win at Anfield, according to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers on Sunday. Manager Jose Mourinho may not be providing the kind of swashbuckling football armchair fans salivate...
  • Mourinho tight-lipped on picking weakened team against Liverpool 25-04-2014 06:44 PM

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho refused to confirm or deny whether he will pick a significantly weakened team to play leaders Liverpool on Sunday in a match that could effectively decide the Premier League title. Chelsea are five points behind with three games to play and Mourinho has suggested he would...
  • EPL: Liverpool seek to land knockout blow on Chelsea 25-04-2014 11:07 AM

    London: Liverpool can eliminate one of their two rivals from the Premier League title race by beating Chelsea on Sunday and the way the dice is rolling for them they might even have one hand on the trophy by the end of the weekend. If Brendan Rodgers's side overcome second-placed...
  • Chelsea trio charged by FA after Sunderland defeat 24-04-2014 09:31 AM

    Chelsea were hit with disciplinary action by the English FA on Wednesday as manager Jose Mourinho, midfielder Ramires and coach Rui Faria were charged following last week's Premier League home defeat against Sunderland. Ramires, who could now miss their top-of-the-table clash with Liverpool on Sunday, was hit with a violent...
  • Chelsea have Champions League advantage, Simeone concedes 23-04-2014 10:23 AM

    Madrid: Chelsea have the upper hand ahead of next week's Champions League semi-final, second leg after holding Atletico Madrid to a frustrating 0-0 draw in Tuesday's first leg, Atletico coach Diego Simeone said. Through to the last four of Europe's elite club competition for the first time in 40 years,...
  • Chelsea may field weakened team against Liverpool: Mourinho 23-04-2014 10:04 AM

    Chelsea could field a weakened team in their top of the table Premier League game at Liverpool on Sunday, said manager Jose Mourinho after Tuesday's 0-0 draw at Atletico Madrid. With his second-placed side five points adrift of leaders Liverpool with only three games left, Mourinho is clearly prioritising next...
  • Atletico Madrid look to deny Chelsea, Mourinho final 22-04-2014 08:46 AM

    Madrid: Jose Mourinho finds himself in the Champions League semifinals again, although Atletico Madrid hope to make sure he fails to progress from this stage for the fourth season in a row. Mourinho's Chelsea play at Atletico's Vicente Calderon Stadium on Tuesday with their domestic title hopes floundering following a...
  • 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...