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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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 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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