Reuters Soccer Blog

from Mark Meadows:

Real’s psychological barrier key to Barca’s 3-1 win

December 11, 2011

By Drazen Jorgic

Annoyingly for Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho, the supposed plot line of  El Clasico on Saturday did not follow the script. The much-anticipated power shift from Catalunya to Madrid did not take place and his team are back to the drawing board as far as playing against Barcelona is concerned.

Who is new Inter coach Gian Piero Gasperini?

June 29, 2011

It is the question on the lips of many football fans around the world. Why would the 2010 European champions recruit an unknown as coach?

You know football’s gone mad when…

October 1, 2008

 cheeky Mourinho

Italians haven’t quite cottoned on yet to Jose Mourinho’s sense of humour.

Mourinho up to his old tricks at Inter Milan

September 22, 2008

Mourinho, known as ‘Mou’ by the Italian press

When Jose Mourinho first arrived at Inter Milan, I was expecting fireworks.

His sharp wit and tongue while at Chelsea won him fans and enemies in equal measure but no one could say the ’Special One’ was dull. 

Vlog on the pitch – Reactions to Scolari’s arrival

July 9, 2008

Luiz Felipe Scolari held his first news conference as Chelsea manager on Tuesday.

Scolari the showman could outdo Mourinho

July 9, 2008

Luiz Felipe ScolariHowever Chelsea’s fortunes unfold on the field during the coming season, the presence of new manager Luiz Felipe Scolari at Stamford Bridge should guarantee no shortage of entertainment off it.

A special mission for Mourinho – saving Serie A

July 7, 2008

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho, who hopes to sign Frank Lampard this week, sees winning trophies as just part of his job as the new coach of Inter Milan.

Mourinho finally arrives at Inter, but will Lampard follow?

June 2, 2008

Jose Mourinho

The worst kept secret in football has finally been made public – Jose Mourinho is Inter Milan’s new coach.

Forget Mourinho, it’s time for an Italian job at Chelsea

May 26, 2008

Deja vu?After sacking Avram Grant following the club’s first Champions League final, nothing at Chelsea should surprise us.