Not many managers can claim to have sent a referee into early retirement but Mourinho was accused of precisely that in one of his first European adventures with Chelsea.
Mauricio Pochettino insists this season will have been a success for Tottenham regardless of whether they end it by winning a trophy.
When Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho renew acquaintances on Saturday lunchtime at Old Trafford, one of modern football’s great personal rivalries will take another twist.
For long periods during the build-up to this game, it appeared as though a Champions League semi-final was about to take place with only one manager present.
There is enough intrigue as well as quality in the Champions League semi-finals this week to have any football fan salivating, writes David Shonfield.
Bayern Munich 0 Real Madrid 4 (Real Madrid win 5-0 on aggregate)
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Former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has died of throat cancer at the age of 45.
Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino confirmed his intention to see out his contract with the Catalan club ahead of tonight’s Primera Division clash with Celta Vigo.
You can be sure of one thing with Jose Mourinho; you can never be sure what he is going to do or say next.
Manchester United fans have shown admirable patience when it comes to the future of manager David Moyes; but after this latest debacle, which surely ends their title dream with four months of the season remaining, it is almost impossible not to ask:
Barcelona 2 Real Madrid 1
Barcelona take on Milan at a damp San Siro for the fourth time in two years this evening.
Teething problems were always likely when La Liga’s big two began the season with new coaches, but even by La Liga standards Barcelona’s Gerardo Martino and Real Madrid’s Carlo Ancelotti have had eventful first 100 days in charge.
La Liga’s ‘big two’ go into the new Champions League campaign this week with new coaches in Gerardo Martino and Carlo Ancelotti, fresh expensive superstars in Neymar and Gareth Bale, but the same huge expectations as always.
The men in the frame to become the next Republic of Ireland manager:
Barcelona midfielder Xavi is unsure whether Real Madrid are right to be chasing Gareth Bale for a fee reported to be in the region of €100m.
Barcelona coach Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino has made it clear that Cesc Fabregas will be part of his team next season, despite repeated interest from Manchester United.
New Barcelona coach Gerardo ’Tata’ Martino is certain Cesc Fabregas will be part of his team next season, despite repeated interest from Manchester United.
Lionel Messi insists he had nothing to do with the appointment of Gerardo Martino as Barcelona coach.
The future of Manchester United target Cesc Fabregas will be among the priority issues for new Barcelona head coach Gerardo Martino.
Gerardo Martino believes fellow Argentinian Lionel Messi had a say in his appointment as the new Barcelona coach.
Barcelona have reached an agreement for Argentinian Gerardo Martino to become their new coach.
Gerardo Martino last night emerged as the likely replacement for Tito Vilanova as Barcelona coach.
Guus Hiddink has resigned as manager of Anzhi Makhachkala with former Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen named as his replacement.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has spoken glowingly about Gerardo Martino following the emergence of his fellow Argentinian as the favourite to succeed Tito Vilanova in the Nou Camp hot-seat.
Tito Vilanova is stepping down as coach of Barcelona to continue his treatment for cancer, club president Sandro Rosell has confirmed.
Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has been forced to step down to focus on his fight against cancer.
Barcelona have called a press conference for this evening amid reports coach Tito Vilanova is going to step down.
Manchester United manager David Moyes is hoping to hear some positive news about his pursuit of Cesc Fabregas within the next couple of days.
Manchester United were maintaining a dignified silence on Wayne Rooney today amid claims the striker wants to leave Old Trafford.
David Moyes has suffered a blow to his Manchester United rebuilding plans after Barcelona boss Tito Vilanova claimed Cesc Fabregas has no intention of leaving the Nou Camp.
Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has said that Manchester United target Cesc Fabregas wants to stay at the Spanish champions.
Barcelona have reached an agreement in principal for the transfer of striker David Villa to Atletico Madrid.
Paris St Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has rubbished reports that Thiago Silva is about to join Barcelona.
Carlos Tevez is expected to complete a £13.5 million move to Juventus later this week.
Neymar has put the finishing touches to his switch to Barcelona by signing a five-year contract at the Nou Camp this evening, the Spanish club have confirmed.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has said the Spanish giants would have had to pay more than €150m to bring Neymar to the Bernabeu.
On Friday night, Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was asked how his lowly side had overcome star-strewn neighbours Real Madrid to win the 2013 Copa del Rey final 2-1 in extra-time.
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho congratulated Barcelona after his side’s 1-1 draw with Espanyol ended the La Liga title race last night.
Barcelona central defender Javier Mascherano resumed training today after five weeks on the sidelines with knee ligament damage.
There was something dispiriting about the last half hour of Barcelona’s 0-3 Champions League semi-final second leg defeat to Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova confirmed after his side’s 7-0 aggregate Champions League semi-final loss to Bayern Munich that star forward Lionel Messi was not injured but did not feature in the second leg for fear of getting injured.
Jose Mourinho’s hints of an imminent return to England after Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final exit to Borussia Dortmund may have been more desperate than they first looked.
Barcelona 0 Bayern Munich 3
Could this be the end of the great Barcelona team of Messi, Xavi andIniesta?
The heartbreaking way in which they lost last season’s Champions League final has helped Bayern Munich steel themselves for this campaign, according to manager Jupp Heynckes.
Barcelona’s 4-0 humbling at Bayern Munich had been coming.
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