Sam Allardyce led the reaction to the news of Jose Mourinho’s sacking from Chelsea by saying he was “shocked and saddened”. In this case the feeling of shock was inescapable but there is an overriding inevitably about Mourinho’s departure, any lingering hope that the Portuguese could turn this wretched season around starting with Allardyce’s Sunderland on 

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One suspects that Jose Mourinho will be enjoying the current round of internationals. The Chelsea manager will be itching to get back to Premier League duty and the task of turning his side’s wretched form around, but the break will spare the Portuguese from the intense scrutiny that now surrounds his position. In what is 

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Very few, if anyone at all, could have predicted that Chelsea would make such a faltering start to the 2015/2016 season and look a shadow of the team that threatened to dominate the Premier League. Jose Mourinho has cut a forlorn and disconsolate figure on the sidelines all too often as he has seen his 

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It has been a fairly disappointing start to the season for the reigning English champions. Yesterday’s loss to Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge condemned the Blues to their second league loss of the season, just four games in. They’re now eight points behind leaders Manchester City, who on the contrary, have started the season in 

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Even for a character as notoriously baffling as Josè Mourinho, it’s tough to understand quite what he’s been playing at this season. A week that began with the self-styled nark insulting, undermining and demoting his medical staff for hurriedly treating an apparently injured Eden Hazard, and incorporated for no reason whatsoever a pop at Arsène 

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For the transfer activity done by Chelsea this summer, totalling nearly £70 million in spend, it is the one that didn’t happen that was most significant. Samuel Eto’o, Willian, Andre Schurrle, Marco Van Ginkel and Christian Atsu were the arrivals as Jose Mourinho added unbridled quality to a squad already packed full of it, but 

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It was a quiet week for domestic football as the World Cup qualifiers took centre stage and Jose Mourinho took advantage of his week off to return to Chelsea, where he took in Russia vs Brazil at Stamford Bridge. The next day, in an interview with Sky Sports News full with a backdrop of the 

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Jose Mourinho is eying up a return to England, after insisting he wants to return to the Premier League when he leaves Real Madrid. Mourinho, who has three years left on his current contract, was speaking ahead of the crunch European tie against Manchester United tonight. And when asked as to when he wants to 

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No other manager would have wrestled the title away from the Nou Camp with such excellence. No other manager would have risen from a 5-0 defeat in the hands of your greatest adversaries to win the Copa Del Rey against the same rival team. Jose Mourinho is a man of many parts, but one that 

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