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Mourinho’s Toughest Test

As Graziano Pellé struck for Southampton in the 72nd minute to put the Saints ahead 3-1 at Stamford Bridge the Sky Sports commentator remarked, “This is turning from a blip into a full blown crisis for Chelsea.” Southampton would win … Continue reading

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The Myth of Mourinho

I remember the first time I watched a José Mourinho team, and I think that’s very much telling. Usually, you don’t really focus on the manager, no matter how good he is, when watching a game. Back then, managers were … Continue reading

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Offensively Blue

Arsene Wenger claimed his first win in fourteen tries against Jose Mourinho when his Arsenal squad beat Mourinho’s Chelsea in the Community Shield thanks to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s first half strike. While Mourinho will be quick to downplay the loss as … Continue reading

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A Game With A New Throne

It wasn’t supposed to take this long, but it’s finally happened: Chelsea are Premier League champions. Jose Mourinho’s three-year quest for a meaningful title ended this week with Chelsea crowned after their 1-0 defeat of Pardiola’s Crystal Palace, and while I … Continue reading

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Mailbag: Spurs’ Defense, Mou’s Bus Preferences, Monaco’s Rebirth

Q: Will Tottenham ever find a back four that actually knows how to defend properly? A: Spurs have benefited a lot this season (and last and even the season before last) from Hugo Lloris’ talents. He’s has made no shortage of huge saves for … Continue reading

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Chelsea 1 – PSG 1: Midfield Dominates, Forwards Stifled For Blanc’s Crew

PSG and Chelsea battled to a 1-1 draw at the Parc des Princes, with PSG probably ruing the fact that they couldn’t get more out of this game. Because of PSG’s injury problems (Serge Aurier, Yohan Cabaye, Lucas Moura and … Continue reading

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Diego Costa: Obnoxiously Infuriating, Beautifully Gifted

He’s a Brazilian traitor. He’s the Spanish scapegoat. One moment he’s in a tussle with an opponent. The next he’s banging another goal in just to remind you he’s the leading scorer in the most popular league in the world. He … Continue reading

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