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#Special One

# special-one - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Preston boss labels Maguire 'a special player' as their promising start continues

Alex Neil’s side are in third place in the Championship following Maguire’s winner at Birmingham City.

# special-one - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

'Pep is a genius, but a tireless worker first'

Mikel Arteta has spoken of the subtle nuances of the manager’s coaching style at the Etihad Stadium.

# special-one - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Whatever 'it' might be, there is no denying Jose once had it, or that it has long since deserted him

We’re not witnessing the Mourinho of Porto or Inter anymore, writes Eoin Butler.

# special-one - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'I don't care what people say' - Mourinho blasts critics after defeat of Liverpool

Two goals from Marcus Rashford saw Man United put Liverpool to the sword at Old Trafford on Saturday.

# special-one - Sunday 15 October, 2017

'I'm sure I will not finish my career here': Mourinho states he will not retire at Old Trafford

The 54-year-old is currently into the second season of a three year contract.

# special-one - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Mourinho features in Uefa's all-time top 10 coaches but no room for Pep

Sir Alex Ferguson and Brian Clough are also included but the Manchester City boss was unable to make his way onto the list.

# special-one - Monday 8 August, 2016

Forlan backs Man Utd for title challenge under Mourinho

The former Red Devils striker feels no Champions League football this season will boost their Premier League chances.

# special-one - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Jose Mourinho agrees personal terms with Man United - reports

It’s also being suggested that free agent Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be the manager’s first signing.

# special-one - Friday 8 April, 2016

Mourinho: I can almost guarantee I’ll be back this summer

The Portuguese is confident he will be in a new job after the end of the season and says he is ready to go and give his all at a club where he is “truly wanted”

# special-one - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Mourinho says he'll stay in London... and he's even at a game today

The former Chelsea boss is in the stands to watch the Championship top-of-the-table clash having been sacked on Thursday.

# special-one - Monday 24 August, 2015

5 of the oddest Jose Mourinho stories being reported today

He allegedly stuck out his tongue at John Terry and more quirky claims.

# special-one - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Jose Mourinho has weighed in on the Fifa-FAI controversy

The FAI, earlier in the week, played down criticism following the emergence of this news.

# special-one - Friday 6 February, 2015

Jose Mourinho explains why he refused to talk to the media last week

The coach has given a cryptic explanation for his blackout of journalists.

# special-one - Thursday 1 May, 2014

5 talking points from this week's Champions League action

Jose Mourinho punished for his negativity, Atletico’s miracle continues and more.

# special-one - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Five reasons why Jose Mourinho should win Manager of the Year

The Special One became the Happy One before a ball was kicked and a huge visit to Anfield could see him return in title-winning style.

# special-one - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Jose Mourinho tells Crystal Palace ball boy 'one day somebody will punch you' The Scolding One This post contains videos

Jose Mourinho tells Crystal Palace ball boy 'one day somebody will punch you'

The Chelsea boss had some words of warning for the youngster at Selhurst Park yesterday.

# special-one - Friday 26 July, 2013

Mourinho remaining calm over Rooney bid

The Chelsea boss insists he has enough attacking options even if he doesn’t bag the England striker.

# special-one - Monday 3 June, 2013

13 reasons why we're glad Jose Mourinho is back

It was confirmed today that the Portuguese manager would be returning to Chelsea.

# special-one - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Jose Mourinho return to Chelsea 'not my business' - Rafa Benitez

Rafa was asked about old his old enemy taking his job. Awkward.

# special-one - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

'The devil is white as his name is Cristiano' - Madrid ready to face Fergie's firing squad

Marca, the Madrid sports daily, is calling on Los Blancos to go for the jugular.

Jose Mourinho vows to keep emotions in check whatever the result at Old Trafford

There’ll be no histrionics like those with Porto almost a decade ago.

# special-one - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

VIDEO: Watch ITV’s excellent Mourinho documentary in full

The programme includes original footage from his time as a translator for Bobby Robson and tells the story of his rise to the top of world football.

# special-one - Monday 3 December, 2012

‘Divorce on the horizon’? Mourinho rubbishes Madrid exit reports

Is this the end for the Special One?

# special-one - Monday 17 September, 2012

Former Real chief Calderon slams Mourinho comments

Mourinho said he ‘doesn’t have a team’ after the La Liga champions were beaten by Sevilla on Saturday night.

# special-one - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Call me 'unique' not 'special' says Mourinho

“So whether it pleases or not, if one recognises my value or not… people should may be call me ‘unique’ rather than ‘special’ until someone else wins three championships like me.”

# special-one - Saturday 5 March, 2011

'Special One' Mourinho's lucky escape after attempted airport stabbing

The Real Madrid and former Chelsea and Inter coach José Mourinho was the target of an attempting stabbing last week.