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Jose Mourinho

About Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho is a footballer and is the coach of Real Madrid Football Club. He earlier coached Chelsea football club and oversaw the team winning several titles including the Champions League.

2011-12 La Liga

Real Madrid sealed the 2012 La Liga title beating rival and defending champion Barcelona. Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao 3-0 on May 2, 2012 and has a seven point lead over Barcelona with two games remaining. This is the first Spanish title for Real Madrid in four years and the club's 32nd title. Mourinho now has won league titles in four different countries after triumphs with Porto, Chelsea and Inter Milan.

Chelsea FC's owner Roman Abramovich wanted Jose Mourinho to return to manage Chelsea football club. Mourinho was a former Manager of the Chelsea football club where he lead the club to several titles.

In May 2012, it was reported that Jose Mourinho is all set to sign a new deal with the Real Madrid football club worth 10 million pounds a year after tax. The deal was offered by Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez at 190,000 pounds-a-week three-year contract until 2015.

Comments by Jose Mourinho

Losing on Penalties

On 23 November 2012, Jose Mourinho said that he doesn't understand why the teams that he coaches always lose on penalty shootouts. He said that he has won only one final shootout win in 2008 and has lost several times.

Jose Mourinho in News

Chelsea FC Joins EdWorkz to Launch Maths App for Kids
Business Wire IndiaAdvancement in technology has not only influenced adults, but children are equally tech-savvy from a very young age. EdWorkz, a Sydney based enterprise, has integrated this interest to enhance the maths learning experience of children. They have partnered with English Premier League champions Chelsea FC to launch the Chelsea FC Maths for Kids app

Chelsea Football Club Partners With Wipro to Transform their Digital Journey, Fan Engagement and In-Stadia Experience
Business Wire IndiaWipro Limited, (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been chosen by Chelsea Football Club as its official digital and IT partner

Mourinho doesn't care what people think about him
Jose Mourinho says his negative image sometimes helped his team

Ivory Coast striker Salomon Kalou joins French club Lille
Salomon Kalou joins French Club Lille on a free transfer following his release from Chelsea

Beckham hit backs at claim weak 'Major League Soccer' reason for Team GB omission
David Beckham has slammed a claim made by critics that America's Major League Soccer (MLS) is a weak league, and a possible reason behind his omission from Team GB.

Real Madrid planning to pry Spanish midfielder Silva from Man City
Spanish La Liga champions Real Madrid are preparing to make an audacious bid of 30 million pounds to English Premier League champions Manchester City for their star midfielder David Silva.

Real Madrid planning 30m pounds bid for Man U target Modric
Spanish champion Real Madrid is planning an audacious bid, worth 30 million pounds, for Tottenham Hotspurs target Luka Modric, who is also a target for fellow Premier League club Manchester United.

Real to pursue Man City's David Silva in 30m pounds bid
Spanish giants Real Madrid are ready to shell out 30 million pounds to get Manchester City star David Silva to join the club.

'Frustrated' Ronaldo believes Portugal still has chance after pep talk with Mourinho
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has said his Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has told him that they can still go through the quarter finals following opening round 1-0 defeat to Germany on June 9.

Xavi lifts lid on perpetual Barca-Real rift that plagues Spanish national team
Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has laid bare the ever existing rift between the Catalan and Real Madrid players in Spain's national team by taking a dig at Los Blancos manager Jose Mourinho ahead of their crucial Euro match with Italy on Sunday.

Man City midfielder Silva rebuffs Real Madrid switch talks
Manchester City midfielder David Silva's agent has rubbished reports linking his player with a switch to Real Madrid, and added that the Spanish international is happy at the Etihad Stadium.

'Special' Brendan can bring back glory days to Liverpool: Mourinho
Real Madrid chief Jose Mourinho believes that Liverpool's new coach Brendan Rodgers can bring back the glory days to the club.

Drogba in talks with Mourinho to play for Real Madrid
The hero of Chelsea's Champions League triumph, Didier Drogba, is considering a reunion with former boss Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid.

Ivanovic says Mourinho wants him at Real
Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has said that Jose Mourinho wants him to join Real Madrid.

Mourinho ends speculation over career after signing two-year extension with Madrid
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has ended rumours about joining former club Chelsea by signing a new two-year contract extension with the Los Blancos.

Former manager believes Abramovich 'secretly' hoping Chelsea loses CL final
Chelsea's first ever foreign manager Ruud Gullit has claimed owner Roman Abramovich might be hoping secretly that his side loses the Champions League final against Bayern Munich on May 19.

Alex Ferguson regrets not selling Cristiano Ronaldo for 800 million pounds at Real Madrid
Sir Alex Ferguson regrets selling ex-Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid cheaply, which was then a world record 80 million pounds.

Swansea boss Rodgers hails Man U's veteran Scholes as 'best player' in PL history
Swansea City manager Brendan Rodgers believes Manchester United's legendary midfielder Paul Scholes is the best player to have ever played in the Premier League.

Wear your face - Braun further cements design credentials through the launch of a thought-provoking collection of photography celebrating modern man with iconic contributors.
Famed for pushing the boundaries of creativity in the design of everyday items, Braun, a member of the P&G family of brands (NYSE:PG), is pleased to support and sponsor Wear your face, portraits of men of varying ages, origin and character brought together in tribute to modern men

'Special one' Mourinho says his 'passion is England'
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has expressed his desire to once again manage a top side in the English Premier League.

Kaka could be Chelsea's for cut-price of 22m pounds
Chelsea has been told by Real Madrid that they can land Brazilian superstar Kaka for a cut-price of 22 million pounds.

Barca, Real turn down chance to rescue misfit Torres
Barcelona and Real Madrid have ruled out a move to rescue misfit and out-of-form Chelsea star Fernando Torres from English football.

Mourinho eyeing Real Madrid swap deal for Lampard
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly set to offer Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard a lifeline at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Drogba turns down one-year extension to stay at Chelsea
Didier Drogba has turned down a 12-month extension to stay at Chelsea and is all set to walk away from the club after rejecting a January move to AC Milan.

Mourinho hails Ferguson as 'unique manager' in European football's history
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has hailed "unique" Sir Alex Ferguson ahead of the Scot's 25th anniversary in charge of Manchester United.

Ronaldo celebrates 100th goal for Real Madrid
Football star Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th goal for Real Madrid as they saw off Lyon in the Champions League.

Rooney shortlisted for Ballon d'Or, Ferguson for FIFA's top coach award
England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is among the 23-man shortlist for FIFA's prestigious Ballon d'Or award.

NOTW paid private investigator to spy on royal princes
A private investigator hired by News Of The World had recorded the movements of Princes William and Harry among other high profile targets.

NoTW hired ex-UK policeman to spy on hundreds of celebrities, politicians
The defunct British tabloid News of The World hired an ex-policeman to carry out surveillance on more than 100 targets.

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