Reuters Soccer Blog

Unimaginative Inter could have taken punt on Cassano

August 25, 2009

Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho has again lamented the lack of a playmaker* following Sunday’s 1-1 home draw with Bari in their Serie A opener.

Why Mourinho is raging at Lippi

August 20, 2009

Jose Mourinho is no stranger to run-ins with rival club managers, but this week the Portuguese raised his aim and had a swipe at Italian national team boss Marcello Lippi.

‘Special One’ makes few friends in China

August 11, 2009

If Inter Milan were intending their trip to Beijing for last week’s Italian Super Cup to be a China charm offensive, coach Jose Mourinho was obviously not kept in the loop.

Mourinho is back and his tongue is sharper than ever

July 3, 2009

Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho has interrupted his holidays to remind soccer fans what they have been missing in the month since the end of the season.

Mourinho the magician does it again with Inter

May 16, 2009

A Champions League with unfancied Porto, two Premier League titles with Chelsea — the first in fifty years — and the scudetto with Inter Milan in his first season.

Mourinho goes all shy on us

April 2, 2009

Jose Mourinho has finally met his match.

I’ve never seen the Inter Milan boss look so timid and uncomfortable as when he was confronted by a pole dancer on a famously bizarre Italian TV show.

Even Mourinho can’t halt Serie A decline as England dominates

March 12, 2009

The sight of Serie A sides flopping in the Champions League has become a familiar one and although the three teams eliminated this week were a little unlucky, a mental block against English opposition is developing.

If Inter are the best in Serie A…

February 25, 2009

My dad was a sports journalist too so he has seen a fair few matches in his time.

Who is most likely to follow Hiddink at Chelsea?

February 20, 2009

Interim Chelsea coach Guus Hiddink is adamant that he will be leaving at the end of the season to concentrate on the Russia job.