Jose Mourinho http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24706/all en Soccer-Majority of Real members say Mourinho is bad for image http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/soccer-majority-real-members-say-mourinho-bad-image <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MADRID, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Almost two-thirds of Real Madrid's members believe coach Jose Mourinho has a negative impact on the La Liga club's image, according to a survey published in Marca sports daily on Wednesday.</p> <p>Among 704 members asked at the stadium before Sunday's game at home to Real Sociedad, or by telephone, whether the Portuguese's actions and statements were damaging, 61.6 percent answered yes, with 33.1 percent saying no, Marca said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/soccer-majority-real-members-say-mourinho-bad-image" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Jose Mourinho UEFA European Football Championship Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 12:15:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732070 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-No better place to manage than England says Mourinho http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-no-better-place-manage-england-says-mourinho <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho, whose position has come under scrutiny this season with the Spanish giants faltering, says England is the best place to be a coach and that he will return one day.</p> <p>Portuguese Mourinho guided Chelsea to back-to-back Premier League trophies in 2005 and 2006, the London club's first top-flight titles since 1955, and his love for the English game has not diminished despite his sour exit in 2007.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-no-better-place-manage-england-says-mourinho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Portugal Jose Mourinho José Mourinho Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:00:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734628 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Problems mounting for Real Madrid and Mourinho http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/soccer-problems-mounting-real-madrid-and-mourinho <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Elkington</p> <p>MADRID, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Instead of celebrating their passage into the semi-finals of the King's Cup this week, Real Madrid are counting the cost of a few turbulent days which could end up completely derailing their season.</p> <p>Real's 3-1 aggregate win over Valencia in the quarter-finals has set up a mouth-watering clash with their great rivals and the holders Barcelona, who ousted Malaga in an absorbing 6-4 aggregate victory.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/soccer-problems-mounting-real-madrid-and-mourinho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FIFA World Cup Football in Spain Jose Mourinho Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:30:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739290 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Mourinho shuns Madrid-based media as he turns 50 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-1-soccer-mourinho-shuns-madrid-based-media-he-turns-50 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Portuguese again fails to appear at news conference</p> <p>* Mourinho tells Italy's RAI he will win another European crown (Recasts with Mourinho quotes)</p> <p>MADRID, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Under-fire Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho again chose not to face the Madrid-based media as he celebrated his 50th birthday on Saturday but told Italian TV he was certain he would win at least one more Champions League title before he retires.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-1-soccer-mourinho-shuns-madrid-based-media-he-turns-50" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Entertainment Football in Portugal Football in Spain Jose Mourinho Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 21:30:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739977 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: 'World waiting for Real v United', says Mourinho http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/football-world-waiting-real-v-united-says-mourinho <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho billed his team's clash with Manchester United as the game the world is waiting for after making a personal check on his Champions League rivals on Sunday.</p> <p>Mourinho, whose side warmed up for the United tie by beating Sevilla 4-1 on Saturday, flew into Manchester to see United extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to 12 points with a 2-0 win over Everton at Old Trafford.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/football-world-waiting-real-v-united-says-mourinho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Portugal Jose Mourinho Sport in Europe AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 19:01:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751996 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-World waiting for Real v Man United clash, says Mourinho http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/soccer-world-waiting-real-v-man-united-clash-says-mourinho <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Martyn Herman</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho ran the rule over Manchester United on Sunday before declaring that Wednesday's Champions League clash between the sides was "the match the world is waiting for".</p> <p>The last 16 first-leg game at the Bernabeu pits old adversaries Mourinho and Alex Ferguson head to head and Real forward Cristiano Ronaldo faces his former club.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/soccer-world-waiting-real-v-man-united-clash-says-mourinho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Portugal Jose Mourinho José Mourinho Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 21:30:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5752098 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Setubal honours 'Special One' with street Jose Mourinho http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/soccer-setubal-honours-special-one-street-jose-mourinho <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LISBON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is to get a street in Setubal named after him in honour of his sporting achievements, the town hall of his home city said on Thursday.</p> <p>Mourinho, the 50-year-old self-styled 'Special One', is arguably the most successful ever Portuguese coach.</p> <p>He has won league titles in four different countries with Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid, and has led teams to two Champions League trophies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/soccer-setubal-honours-special-one-street-jose-mourinho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Portugal Geography of Europe Jose Mourinho Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:45:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5770007 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Mourinho to have street named after him http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/football-mourinho-have-street-named-after-him <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is to have a street named after him in Setubal, his Portuguese city of birth, the region's town hall announced Thursday.</p> <p>According to a resolution passed unanimously, the name of the Portuguese manager, who received the keys to the city -- located roughly 50 kilometres south of Lisbon -- in 2009, "must also be eternalised on the local geography". </p> <p>"Jose Mourinho is today, in a fully deserved way, one of the most prestigious and most qualified coaches in the entire world," the statement added.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/football-mourinho-have-street-named-after-him" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Portugal Jose Mourinho Sport in Portugal AFP Thu, 28 Feb 2013 19:16:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5770105 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Mourinho eyes residency on Old Trafford return http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/football-mourinho-eyes-residency-old-trafford-return <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jose Mourinho will arrive at Old Trafford as an away coach for the sixth time on Tuesday, but on future visits, he will hope to take a seat in the home dug-out.</p> <p>It is thought that the position the Real Madrid manager covets above all others is the one currently occupied by his Manchester United counterpart Alex Ferguson, and Ferguson appears to support his candidacy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/football-mourinho-eyes-residency-old-trafford-return" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Entertainment Football in Portugal Jose Mourinho Sport in Europe War AFP Mon, 04 Mar 2013 01:30:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772418 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Form counts for nothing in United game -- Mourinho http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/football-form-counts-nothing-united-game-mourinho <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho says pre-game form can be discounted ahead of his side's mouth-watering Champions League showdown with Manchester United on Tuesday.</p> <p>Both teams approach the concluding leg of the last 16 tie at Old Trafford buoyed by excellent recent results.</p> <p>United have established a huge lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League and are also in the FA Cup quarter-finals, while Madrid go into the game following impressive back-to-back wins over old foes Barcelona.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/football-form-counts-nothing-united-game-mourinho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Portugal Football in Spain Jose Mourinho AFP Mon, 04 Mar 2013 20:15:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5773196 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Mourinho claims World Coach vote was erroneous http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/football-mourinho-claims-world-coach-vote-was-erroneous <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has questioned the awarding of FIFA's World Coach of the Year for 2012 to Spain manager Vicente del Bosque, claiming there were people who voted for him that had their votes changed.</p> <p>The Portuguese finished second in the vote carried out by international players, managers and journalists, but the former Chelsea boss said he didn't attend the gala event in Zurich in January due to what he believed to be irregularities in the vote.</p> <p>"I don't regret not attending the event in person," he told Portuguese TV station RTP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/football-mourinho-claims-world-coach-vote-was-erroneous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Portugal Jose Mourinho La Liga AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:00:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5788604 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Mourinho's claims 'childish' says Del Bosque http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/football-mourinhos-claims-childish-says-del-bosque <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has dismissed as "childish" Jose Mourinho's claims that there were irregularities in FIFA's World Coach of the Year vote.</p> <p>Del Bosque beat Mourinho to the prize for 2012 after claiming 35% of the vote to 20% for the outspoken Real Madrid boss.</p> <p>However, in an interview with Portuguese TV station RTP on Tuesday, Mourinho said that he had been informed that some of those who had voted for him, had their votes changed.</p> <p>"It doesn't bother me at all," Del Bosque told radio station ONDA CERO.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/football-mourinhos-claims-childish-says-del-bosque" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Spain Jose Mourinho Sport in Europe AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:00:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5789740 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Mourinho reiterates FIFA manager award 'fix' claim http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130323/football-mourinho-reiterates-fifa-manager-award-fix-claim <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho reiterated Saturday his claim that he and not Spain handler Vicente Del Bosque was the rightful recipient of FIFA's 2012 World Coach of the Year award.</p> <p>Mourinho this week alleged that del Bosque picked up the honour at a ceremony in Zurich in January only after "irregularities" when people who had voted for him had their votes changed.</p> <p>He raised the issue again at a press conference in Setubal where he praised Macedonia captain Goran Pandev for publicly backing his contested version of events.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130323/football-mourinho-reiterates-fifa-manager-award-fix-claim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Portugal Football in Spain Jose Mourinho Technology AFP Sat, 23 Mar 2013 15:31:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5791908 at http://www.globalpost.com Mourinho giving tips to PSG on how to beat Barça, paper says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130329/mourinho-giving-tips-psg-how-beat-barca-paper-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Paris, Mar 29 (EFE).- Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is advising Paris Saint-Germain on how to beat FC Barcelona in the clubs' upcoming Champions League quarterfinal clash, French sports daily L'Equipe suggested on Friday.</p> <p>The paper cited no sources and phrased the assertion in the form of a question, asking whether Mourinho, known for his antagonistic relations with Blancos' archrival Barça, is acting as a "special counselor" to PSG.</p> <p>Mourinho ostensibly sent PSG coaches a montage of video clips from Real Madrid's two recent victories over Barcelona.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130329/mourinho-giving-tips-psg-how-beat-barca-paper-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Football in Portugal Jose Mourinho Agencia EFE Fri, 29 Mar 2013 16:45:35 +0000 Agencia EFE 5797156 at http://www.globalpost.com Football:Mourinho wants goal drought to end against Galatasaray http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/footballmourinho-wants-goal-drought-end-against-galatasaray <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is hoping his goalshy team rediscover their goalscoring form in the first-leg of their Champions League quarter-final here against Turkish giants Galatasaray on Wednesday.</p> <p>Cristiano Ronaldo kept up his imperious form with his 43rd goal of the season in Saturday's 1-1 draw away at Real Zaragoza, but the lack of goals from other areas of the pitch concerns Mourinho.</p> <p>"Perhaps that is one of the differences this season," he said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/footballmourinho-wants-goal-drought-end-against-galatasaray" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Portugal Jose Mourinho José Mourinho AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:46:08 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798897 at http://www.globalpost.com