Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
The wonder, as they prepare to face Maccabi Tel Aviv, is whether it’s all getting to Chelsea’s heads. Jose Mourinho actually claimed his newly shorn scalp wasn’t the “war haircut” of 2006 as he came into his Champions League press conference with a new look, and initially tried to stay composed amid so many questions over his side’s dismal form. But it wasn’t long until he got combative — and very defensive.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Out of the Champions League, out of the title race, out of the battle for the top four, the FA Cup and Carling Cup both a distant memory; Manchester United’s miserable season is now complete and their 2014-15 campaign will begin almost immediately — in the boardroom rather than on the pitch.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
Jose Mourinho has set himself a target of following in Alex Ferguson’s footsteps by managing well into his 70s; so perhaps that is why he avoided the temptation to turn yesterday’s pre-match press conference into his usual fireworks display.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013
Liverpool have been handed a Europa League third qualifying round clash with either Macedonian side FK Renova or FC Gomel of Belarus for their first competitive match under Brendan Rodgers, who will be under no pressure this term to get the team into the Champions League, according to Reds principal owner John Henry.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2012