Tag Archives: Jose Mourinho

Mourinho on Arsene – from the Chelsea website

… World Cup. Mourinho praised Hodgson for the clear and decisive nature of the decision, and the Portuguese also addressed Arsene Wenger’s words today (Friday) about why managers rule themselves out of a title race due to a ‘fear to fail’. ‘He is a specialist in failure. I’m not. If supposedly he is right and I’m […]

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José Mourinho: the great manipulator faces his toughest test

There is a chance that, by the close of play against Manchester City, José Mourinho may be reminded about the scathing words he reserved for West Ham’s conservatism at Chelsea last week. His own tactics hardly bordered on the adventurous at Manchester United and Arsenal earlier in the season, and when it comes to parking the bus it could be […]

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Manchester United-Chelsea battles

As Manchester United and Chelsea prepare for another battle, Top Tenner examines some of the greatest duels between the Red Devils and the Blues. TKTG brings the best of these battles: 9 — Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United, August 2004  Two games that book ended the 2004/05 season and provided confirmation of a new force in […]

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Lukaku and the Loan System – Martin Samuel

…From my angle, I’m happy that he’s scoring goals against our direct rivals, and he doesn’t score against us because he can’t,’ said Jose Mourinho of Romelu Lukaku. ‘It’s phenomenal you have a player that, even when he is not playing for you, is scoring against your opponents.’ Indeed it is. Phenomenal, outrageous, diabolical, the […]

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Mata and Mourinho – The Secret Footballer

Does Juan really Mata to Mourinho? The Secret Footballer:  I’ve seen everything there is to see in football, and a lot more outside of it. My anonymity let’s me tell you how it is, from inside the game without the shackles of pre-conception or fan bias.  … At the top of the week, when I […]

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Why Real Madrid had to sell Ozil

  While Arsenal fans rejoice at the arrival of Mesut Ozil, Ben Hayward of Goal.com reveals why Real Madrid may have done the right thing in the end by selling one of their best players to Arsenal for the hefty sum of  €50m. “Don’t sell Ozil,” they screamed. The fans had come along to the […]

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Match Report: Man Utd vs Chelsea

TKTG brings together all the best articles on the 0-0 draw between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford.   Match Report:  BBC Sport The much-anticipated meeting between Manchester United and Chelsea ended in anti-climax as Old Trafford witnessed its first goalless draw in the Premier League since May 2009. David Moyes was taking charge […]

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Preview: Man Utd vs Chelsea

TKTG brings together the best articles from around the web for this Monday’s Premier League thriller where defending champions Manchester United will face title contenders Chelsea at Old Trafford.  With the Rooney saga still not concluded and both managers having something to prove going into the match, we expect quite a contentious battle between these […]

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Rooney domino effect creating United quandary

…It was early spring, shortly before that fateful Champions League defeat to Real Madrid, when Alex Ferguson reportedly came to a conclusion. It wasn’t about his future, but rather that of the player once considered the future of Manchester United. Although 27 and notionally entering the prime of his career, Rooney had gradually come to […]

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The Wayne Rooney Saga

A bit “angry” and “confused” with all the rumours, and speculation? The back and forth comments from agents and club representatives hasn’t helped but TKTG will try to make sense of all the madness.  We bring together some of the best articles from around the web on the Wayne Rooney saga and what this could […]

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