Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “While United, busier in attack, deserved to be victors, they will be conscious, too,..
Tag Archives: Jose Mourinho
As I heard Jose Mourinho begin to strum the tune to his newly-minted mellow mood, it was no music to..
Chelsea lost their unbeaten record in pre-season yesterday afternoon when they went down 2-0 to Rangers at Ibrox. Nacho Novo..
Is Jose Mourinho’s plan to give Andriy Shevchenko a wider role up front next season likely to benefit Chelsea and..
I had originally been scheduled to work last week in Southern California so I could attend both games knowing the..
Chelsea’s pre-season in America resumes early tomorrow morning with a game against David Beckham’s new club LA Galaxy at the..
Did the earth move? Was the season lit with fireworks? Did Andriy Shevchenko seduce you with silky skills? Did Didier..
Match reports The Observer, Amy Lawrence: “After 116 minutes of uptight football, Chelsea delivered the FA Cup from the probability..
Match reports The Times, Matt Hughes: “Mourinho rested Ashley Cole, Michael Essien and Claude Makelele and was fortunate to keep..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, Henry Winter: “Chelsea had lost their title, but clearly not their determination. Good blood and bad..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “Who would have thought that Chelsea could turn themselves into gallant losers? If a..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “These sides grappled with one another so fiercely that it was as if neither..
Match reports Sunday Times, Joe Lovejoy: “The pendulum swung to and fro throughout an enthralling afternoon before coming to rest..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “It was a match to make grudges respectable. While Chelsea are out to avenge..
A selection of links and quotes taken from the inordinate number of stories published in the build-up to tonight’s Champions..
Match reports The Times, George Caulkin: “United and Chelsea had cause to berate the “cursed North” over the course of..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “[Chelsea] sustained their close pursuit of leaders Manchester United, with the gap now at..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “The season is coming to a close yet for Chelsea it must feel as..
Match reports The Guardian, Michael Walker: “What happens next at Chelsea is everybody’s guess but if it is change at..
Match reports The Observer, Amy Lawrence: “Chelsea’s ruthless pursuit of Manchester United continued here, which is not surprising considering the..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, John Ley: “Didier Drogba claimed the 30th and, incontrovertibly, most important goal of his season as..
Match reports The Observer, Stuart Barnes: “Kalou struck in the 92nd minute to paper over a performance lacking shape and..
I find international breaks unexciting these days. It’s hardly surprising given the state of the English national team. Sven-Goran Eriksson..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “If the first meeting had been enthrallingly spectacular, the replay of this FA Cup..
Here we go again. Just two days after demolishing Sheffield United, Chelsea travel the short distance to White Hart Lane..
Match reports Independent on Sunday, Jason Burt: “Jose Mourinho was able to rest and rotate. Neither Didier Drogba nor Michael..
The third of four games in nine hectic days. Wednesday’s insipid but effective 1-0 win over Manchester City closed the..
Match reports The Guardian, Daniel Taylor: “Manchester City’s season is beginning to resemble a plunge through football’s lift shaft. Chelsea..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, Henry Winter: “Jose Mourinho once accused Spurs of parking the “team bus” across the goalmouth at..
Remember, remember the fifth of November? Four months have passed since that fateful day at White Hart Lane – the..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, John Ley: “Having drawn 1-1 in Portugal, Chelsea started as favourites but a goal from Ricardo..
Will this season be the last chance Jose Mourinho gets to win the Champions League with Chelsea? It might just..