Top 10 things we love about Jose Mourinho


20th, September 2007


1 The Shaddap Your Face song
Just a great impression from Gift Grub. Always makes me smile.

2 The Special One arrives…
For having the cojones to turn up in the country that invented football and announce ‘I am a Special One’. From that moment on, every football writer and fan alike knew that everything Mourinho did and said would be worth paying attention to.
yorkshire_terrier_pups_03a.jpg 3 The Terrier incident
We had to laugh when Jose was arrested and cautioned, in May of this year, for obstructing police officers who tried to quarantine his pet Yorkshire terrier. Who wouldn’t laugh out loud at the mental image of Mourinho sprinting away from Chelsea’s player of the year awards, his long coat flapping behind him, and rushing home to Belgravia to protect his ‘untouchable’ pet. A priceless Mourinho Moment.
4 Wine games with Fergie
I loved the fact that Mourinho and Alex Ferguson were so damn competitive that they even extended their one-upmanship to booze: ‘The last time Chelsea came to Old Trafford, Mourinho brought a superb bottle so I’ll have to reciprocate with something pretty special,’ said Fergie. ‘I wouldn’t want him

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  1. Kipp says:

    How about the tongue out celebrations?
    The worried about bird flu interview…
    The naming the date he’ll win the premiership..
    The speech about how he’s thought of at porto
    oh josé it’s a pity you were at the new hearts

  2. Ollie, Pies Ed. says:

    All good shouts Kipp!

  3. Kipp says:

    Ollie, i didnt even have to think about the best i just picked a few that popped to mind…and they’re still the best eggs to make an omlette with

  4. Clayton says:

    So who wants him as the next England manager?

  5. Jimbo says:

    How about his sometimes insane goal celebrations, including telling a load of scousers to be quiet, and who could forget the trouser staining, on the floor, arms in the air one against barca? Yet another manager with a smidgen of character has been banished from the premiership, shame.

  6. Kate says:

    When we won two Premier titles in a row. But of course, the thing I’ll always rembember is the way he celebrated when Drogba scored that draw goal against Barcelona in the last Champions League.