# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 5 January, 2016
Benitez thanked everyone at the club for their help during his spell in charge.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 4 January, 2016
The ex-Liverpool and Chelsea coach leaves with the Spanish club just four points off the top of the table.
Meanwhile, Cian O’Connor has lost his appeal over the bizarre incident that cost Ireland Olympic qualification.
The French legend has replaced the former Liverpool coach in the role.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 30 December, 2015
The Colombian was replaced by Mateo Kovacic in the 58th minute.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 28 December, 2015
New year, new challenges, which managers will be under the spotlight in 2016?
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 8 December, 2015
Karim Benzema scored a hat-trick… and Ronaldo still found a way to overshadow him.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 5 October, 2015
From Graeme Souness to Brendan Rodgers, we rate each of the Anfield club’s modern-day coaches.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 15 September, 2015
The Liverpool legend gives his thoughts on Mario Balotelli, the 2010 England World Cup squad and more.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 29 August, 2015
The former Liverpool boss eventually opted to join Real Madrid to replace Carlo Ancelotti.
The 28-year-old former Holland international subsequently attempted to defend his behaviour.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 19 August, 2015
Rafa Benitez has backed the Wales international to shine this season after a difficult 2014-15 campaign.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 28 July, 2015
Don’t worry, Montserrat Seara was joking.
# rafa-benitez - Friday 17 July, 2015
The coach declined the opportunity to select a favourite.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 15 June, 2015
The Wales coach says the incoming Madrid boss must have been happy with the winger’s display against Belgium.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 3 June, 2015
There’s also a new radio show for Marty Morrissey and more developments in the Fifa corruption story.
Will he be gone within a year?
# rafa-benitez - Monday 25 May, 2015
“It has been a very hard decision… but Real Madrid is extremely demanding.”
The Chelsea captain lifted the trophy on Sunday, having featured throughout the clash with Sunderland
# rafa-benitez - Monday 4 May, 2015
The Chelsea captain threw a dig at his former coach Rafa Benitez.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
The two disagreed to an extent on the effectiveness of the style.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 6 September, 2014
Napoli have silenced suggestions that the coach has fallen out with the club’s president and insisted his absence is simply a holiday
# rafa-benitez - Friday 17 January, 2014
The club’s former coach also says Steven Gerrard’s role in their excellent season is being underappreciated.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 31 July, 2013
It’s different, we’ll give them that much.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 27 May, 2013
His exploits at Chelsea have earned Rafa a new job in Serie A.
# rafa-benitez - Friday 24 May, 2013
Aurelio De Laurentiis celebrated his birthday by signing up the Spaniard on a two-year deal.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 16 May, 2013
‘You do your job in six months and it changes nothing if you win or lose the final, in terms of what you’re trying to do.’
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 2 May, 2013
Basel put up a first-half scrap but goals from Luiz, Victor Moses and Fernando Torres wrapped the tie up.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
Rafa was asked about old his old enemy taking his job. Awkward.
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 31 March, 2013
The Chelsea boss is remaining upbeat after yesterday’s defeat to Southampton.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 11 March, 2013
The Chelsea manager risks facing the wrath of the Manchester United boss after the slight.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 7 March, 2013
“The most disappointing thing is that we did not score,” opined Chelsea stopper Petr Cech.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 28 February, 2013
We always fancied a go on Roman’s yacht.
How long more does the former Liverpool boss have at the Bridge?
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
“I am a professional and I will do my job. At the end of the season I will leave.”
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 24 February, 2013
Man City took on Chelsea at the City of Manchester Stadium, as they sought to maintain their dwindling title hopes.
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 17 February, 2013
“I read those stories in the paper but it is completely lazy journalism,” says JT.