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Frank Lampard resists title talk but knows intensity of Chelsea demands

Frank Lampard resists title talk but knows intensity of Chelsea demands

As Roman Abramovich racks up his 1,000th game, the Russian’s favourite player, now manager, faces José Mourinho’s Spurs with the owner’s strong support – but k [...]

Read full article: Frank Lampard resists title talk but kno...→
Henry Winter’s weekend wonders: José Mourinho mounting most effective counter

Henry Winter’s weekend wonders: José Mourinho mounting most effective counter

Of José Mourinho’s triumphant starting XI against Manchester City, the Tottenham manager had only Serge Aurier, Steven Bergwijn and Tanguy Ndombele to work wit [...]

Read full article: Henry Winter’s weekend wonders: José Mou...→
José Mourinho send Pep-ball packing in a rivalry that always delivers | Barney Ronay

José Mourinho send Pep-ball packing in a rivalry that always delivers | Barney Ronay

Tottenham suffocated a possession-hungry Manchester City in a magnetic tactical contest between two old foes: José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola

Read full article: José Mourinho send Pep-ball packing in a...→
From burnt out and bitter to social media star: how José got his mojo back

From burnt out and bitter to social media star: how José got his mojo back

There were many, not least Tottenham Hotspur fans, who saw incompatibility in the club’s embracing of José Mourinho a year ago — like one of those marriages wh [...]

Read full article: From burnt out and bitter to social medi...→
Pandemic football suits José Mourinho, a man at home in sinister circumstances | Jonathan Liew

Pandemic football suits José Mourinho, a man at home in sinister circumstances | Jonathan Liew

In this new and fearful landscape anything seems possible, even the notion that Tottenham are genuine title contenders

Read full article: Pandemic football suits José Mourinho, a...→
José Mourinho: Gareth Bale working with Arsenal coach makes me uncomfortable

José Mourinho: Gareth Bale working with Arsenal coach makes me uncomfortable

José Mourinho is concerned that all of Tottenham Hotspur’s hard work in slowly building up Gareth Bale’s fitness could be “destroyed” by one of Arsenal’s coach [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho: Gareth Bale working with ...→
José Mourinho defends Harry Kane over diving row against Brighton

José Mourinho defends Harry Kane over diving row against Brighton

The Tottenham striker was criticised by pundits after the Brighton game but his manager said players at Manchester United, Liverpool and Manchester City go dow [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho defends Harry Kane over di...→
Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute report: Can Sean Dyche’s side, winless so far this season, find form against José Mourinho’s Spurs? Find out with Scott Murray

Read full article: Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier Lea...→
José Mourinho: my players weren’t psychologically strong enough

José Mourinho: my players weren’t psychologically strong enough

José Mourinho admitted that his Tottenham Hotspur players failed to demonstrate the mental strength needed to withstand West Ham United’s late recovery.Tottenh [...]

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Glenn Hoddle: Passing is Gareth Bale’s strength now, not pace

Glenn Hoddle: Passing is Gareth Bale’s strength now, not pace

Gareth Bale should be given the freedom to play a creative role in Tottenham’s counterattacking approach under José Mourinho, according to Glenn Hoddle.Hoddle, [...]

Read full article: Glenn Hoddle: Passing is Gareth Bale’s s...→
Harry Kane reaching another level as key cog in José Mourinho’s improving Tottenham Hotspur machine

Harry Kane reaching another level as key cog in José Mourinho’s improving Tottenham Hotspur machine

On September 20 after José Mourinho had watched Son Heung-min score four goals in a 5-2 victory over Southampton, it was Harry Kane, his captain, who appeared [...]

Read full article: Harry Kane reaching another level as key...→
Manchester United v Tottenham: Premier League – live!

Manchester United v Tottenham: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute report: José Mourinho returns to his former club in a game between two teams who have made inconsistent starts. Join Tom Davies

Read full article: Manchester United v Tottenham: Premier L...→
Chelsea need better support from Frank Lampard at times, says Mourinho

Chelsea need better support from Frank Lampard at times, says Mourinho

José Mourinho said that Frank Lampard offered his former player some advice about touchline etiquette after Tottenham reached the quarter-finals of the Carabao [...]

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Mourinho catches Macedonians out for undersized goal frames

Mourinho catches Macedonians out for undersized goal frames

José Mourinho was moving the goalposts last night. Before Tottenham Hotspur suffered a scare in their Europa League third qualifying round match in Macedonia, [...]

Read full article: Mourinho catches Macedonians out for und...→
Gareth Bale's love for Spurs could speed return from injury, claims Mourinho

Gareth Bale's love for Spurs could speed return from injury, claims Mourinho

José Mourinho has suggested Gareth Bale’s desire to return to Tottenham could accelerate his highly anticipated Premier League comeback

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Gareth Bale escapes wilderness with every chance of redemption at Spurs

Gareth Bale escapes wilderness with every chance of redemption at Spurs

Gareth Bale should still have his explosive pace and looks suited to Harry Kane’s strengths and José Mourinho’s tactics at Spurs

Read full article: Gareth Bale escapes wilderness with ever...→
José Mourinho says it’s time for Frank Lampard to feel heat

José Mourinho says it’s time for Frank Lampard to feel heat

José Mourinho believes Frank Lampard is yet to experience the pressure he faced as Chelsea manager but reckons the £220 million spent last summer has increased [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho says it’s time for Frank L...→
Unique Harry Kane, the striker who does not need goals to shine, makes Tottenham challengers

Unique Harry Kane, the striker who does not need goals to shine, makes Tottenham challengers

You have probably seen the clip from the Amazon Prime series where José Mourinho tells Harry Kane that he can help him become not just a top-class footballer b [...]

Read full article: Unique Harry Kane, the striker who does ...→
Dream job at Barcelona becoming a ghoulish nightmare for Ronald Koeman

Dream job at Barcelona becoming a ghoulish nightmare for Ronald Koeman

Having guided Tottenham Hotspur to the top of the Premier League after beating Manchester City, José Mourinho promised himself a nice dinner, a relaxed viewing [...]

Read full article: Dream job at Barcelona becoming a ghouli...→
José Mourinho inflicts pain on Pep Guardiola as Spurs go top

José Mourinho inflicts pain on Pep Guardiola as Spurs go top

At full time Kevin De Bruyne shook the hand of every Tottenham player as they left the pitch — he had not intended providing a guard of honour, he just happene [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho inflicts pain on Pep Guard...→
Pep Guardiola renews José Mourinho feud over Sterling's England withdrawal

Pep Guardiola renews José Mourinho feud over Sterling's England withdrawal

José Mourinho said he expects Raheem Sterling to start for Manchester City at Spurs on Saturday, to which Pep Guardiola retorted: ‘Maybe Mourinho is a doctor’

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Harry Kane helps Tottenham bludgeon their way past West Brom

Harry Kane helps Tottenham bludgeon their way past West Brom

After 50 games at Tottenham, José Mourinho, the great survivor, was once again back on top – even if Tottenham were overtaken by Leicester at the Premier Leagu [...]

Read full article: Harry Kane helps Tottenham bludgeon thei...→
Mourinho worried about Bale working with Arsenal coach on Wales duty

Mourinho worried about Bale working with Arsenal coach on Wales duty

José Mourinho has said he is uneasy that Gareth Bale will be under the jurisdiction of an Arsenal coach when the Tottenham winger returns to international duty [...]

Read full article: Mourinho worried about Bale working with...→
José Mourinho's free-scoring Spurs give fans something to cheer about

José Mourinho's free-scoring Spurs give fans something to cheer about

The Tottenham manager, who has been criticised in the past for pragmatic tactics, is making the most of his attacking riches

Read full article: José Mourinho's free-scoring Spurs give ...→
José Mourinho says Spurs 'not strong enough psychologically' after collapse

José Mourinho says Spurs 'not strong enough psychologically' after collapse

José Mourinho criticised his Tottenham players for a lack of mental toughness after they threw away a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with West Ham

Read full article: José Mourinho says Spurs 'not strong eno...→
José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers’ anger at TV charge

José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers’ anger at TV charge

José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers have voiced opposition to the Premier League’s decision to charge television viewers £14.95 to watch individual matches.The p [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers’ anger...→
Gareth Southgate in mood to defy José Mourinho by picking Harry Kane

Gareth Southgate in mood to defy José Mourinho by picking Harry Kane

Gareth Southgate is considering starting Harry Kane against Denmark on Wednesday, which would put him on a collision course with José Mourinho.The Tottenham Ho [...]

Read full article: Gareth Southgate in mood to defy José Mo...→
‘I’m not going to beg’ – Spurs boss José Mourinho warns Gareth Southgate not to overplay Harry Kane for England

‘I’m not going to beg’ – Spurs boss José Mourinho warns Gareth Southgate not to overplay Harry Kane for England

José Mourinho has asked Gareth Southgate to respect Tottenham Hotspur’s English contingent after warning it would be “too much” for Harry Kane to play in all t [...]

Read full article: ‘I’m not going to beg’ – Spurs boss José...→
Mason Mount’s penalty miss is decisive as Spurs hit back to beat Chelsea

Mason Mount’s penalty miss is decisive as Spurs hit back to beat Chelsea

José Mourinho ran down the tunnel at the end, punching the air with glee as Mason Mount’s penalty disappeared into an empty South Stand. Mourinho’s Spurs, chee [...]

Read full article: Mason Mount’s penalty miss is decisive a...→
Dele Alli staying at Tottenham but must fight for his place, says José Mourinho

Dele Alli staying at Tottenham but must fight for his place, says José Mourinho

José Mourinho expects Dele Alli to still be at Tottenham Hotspur when the transfer window closes in October but insists the responsibility to bring him back to [...]

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Harry Kane and Son Heung-min run riot to lift the gloom at Tottenham Hotspur

Harry Kane and Son Heung-min run riot to lift the gloom at Tottenham Hotspur

Subplots, what subplots? The past year at Tottenham has been a storm of chaos, reaching a crescendo in the past week with José Mourinho accusing his team of la [...]

Read full article: Harry Kane and Son Heung-min run riot to...→
Pressure is all on Chelsea and Lampard not Tottenham, says Mourinho

Pressure is all on Chelsea and Lampard not Tottenham, says Mourinho

For José Mourinho, the equation is simple. You manage at a big-spending club and there is pressure to win trophies.

Read full article: Pressure is all on Chelsea and Lampard n...→
José Mourinho can emulate 2015 Chelsea title with Tottenham Hotspur. . . but don’t write off Manchester City

José Mourinho can emulate 2015 Chelsea title with Tottenham Hotspur. . . but don’t write off Manchester City

Matt DickinsonChelsea’s squad has thrilling potential, quite possibly to win titles in the future, but the biggest threat to Liverpool this season is from Tott [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho can emulate 2015 Chelsea t...→
Blunt Manchester City left wanting by resolute Tottenham Hotspur

Blunt Manchester City left wanting by resolute Tottenham Hotspur

Half an hour in, José Mourinho leant to the empty seat beside him. He had a notebook for a neighbour and after jotting something down, he seemed to lift his pe [...]

Read full article: Blunt Manchester City left wanting by re...→
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Premier League – live!

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute report: Will Pep Guardiola get the better of José Mourinho? Join Scott Murray to find out

Read full article: Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Pre...→
Jose Mourinho tells Gareth Southgate to name managers who put pressure on players

Jose Mourinho tells Gareth Southgate to name managers who put pressure on players

José Mourinho has called on Gareth Southgate to name the managers putting pressure on their England stars not to play for the national team, and called into qu [...]

Read full article: Jose Mourinho tells Gareth Southgate to ...→
From Champions League medals with José Mourinho to aiming for an FA Cup upset – the story of Ben Greenhalgh

From Champions League medals with José Mourinho to aiming for an FA Cup upset – the story of Ben Greenhalgh

Ben Greenhalgh’s football career sounds like a Hollywood film plot. The aspiring footballer made his debut for Welling United in 2009, aged 16, before winning [...]

Read full article: From Champions League medals with José M...→
José Mourinho: don’t speak about Harry Kane – other clubs love to dive and they do it well

José Mourinho: don’t speak about Harry Kane – other clubs love to dive and they do it well

José Mourinho has hit back at accusations that Harry Kane was clever in earning a penalty against Brighton & Hove Albion and, in an astonishing three-and-a-hal [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho: don’t speak about Harry K...→
José Mourinho is wrong – he deserves credit for flourishing forward duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-min

José Mourinho is wrong – he deserves credit for flourishing forward duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-min

Harry Kane described it as “not an amazing assist” as, for the 29th time in their careers, he and team-mate Son Heung-min combined to score a Premier League go [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho is wrong – he deserves cre...→
José Mourinho insists his team are not ‘Spursy’ before fresh Europa League tilt

José Mourinho insists his team are not ‘Spursy’ before fresh Europa League tilt

Tottenham’s collapse against West Ham has not persuaded José Mourinho that there is any reason to be pessimistic about extending his 100% Europa League record

Read full article: José Mourinho insists his team are not ‘...→
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José Mourinho tells Gareth Bale he won’t always play in favoured role

José Mourinho tells Gareth Bale he won’t always play in favoured role

Gareth Bale returns to the Premier League tomorrow with a warning from José Mourinho that he may not always play in his preferred role on the right-hand side o [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho tells Gareth Bale he won’t...→
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to signings after ‘my worst day ever’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to signings after ‘my worst day ever’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer described Manchester United’s 6-1 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur as the worst of his professional career.United conceded six for the first ti [...]

Read full article: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to signings a...→
José Mourinho: Dier needed the toilet because he was tired

José Mourinho: Dier needed the toilet because he was tired

José Mourinho has blamed Eric Dier’s toilet break during the second half of Tottenham Hotspur’s penalty shoot-out victory over Chelsea on the punishing fixture [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho: Dier needed the toilet be...→
We’re too busy to fight for the Carabao Cup, says Tottenham Hotspur head coach José Mourinho

We’re too busy to fight for the Carabao Cup, says Tottenham Hotspur head coach José Mourinho

José Mourinho was hired to bring silverware to a club that has consistently underperformed but the Tottenham Hotspur head coach has conceded that in his first [...]

Read full article: We’re too busy to fight for the Carabao ...→
Dele Alli’s future hangs in balance as Tottenham eye move for Jesse Lingard

Dele Alli’s future hangs in balance as Tottenham eye move for Jesse Lingard

Dele Alli was left out of Tottenham Hotspur’s matchday squad for the second game in a row today and faces an uncertain future, with José Mourinho keen to secur [...]

Read full article: Dele Alli’s future hangs in balance as T...→
Frank Lampard resists title talk but knows intensity of Chelsea demands

Frank Lampard resists title talk but knows intensity of Chelsea demands

As Roman Abramovich racks up his 1,000th game, the Russian’s favourite player, now manager, faces José Mourinho’s Spurs with the owner’s strong support – but k [...]

Read full article: Frank Lampard resists title talk but kno...→
Pressure is all on Chelsea and Lampard not Tottenham, says Mourinho

Pressure is all on Chelsea and Lampard not Tottenham, says Mourinho

For José Mourinho, the equation is simple. You manage at a big-spending club and there is pressure to win trophies.

Read full article: Pressure is all on Chelsea and Lampard n...→
Unique Harry Kane, the striker who does not need goals to shine, makes Tottenham challengers

Unique Harry Kane, the striker who does not need goals to shine, makes Tottenham challengers

You have probably seen the clip from the Amazon Prime series where José Mourinho tells Harry Kane that he can help him become not just a top-class footballer b [...]

Read full article: Unique Harry Kane, the striker who does ...→
Henry Winter’s weekend wonders: José Mourinho mounting most effective counter

Henry Winter’s weekend wonders: José Mourinho mounting most effective counter

Of José Mourinho’s triumphant starting XI against Manchester City, the Tottenham manager had only Serge Aurier, Steven Bergwijn and Tanguy Ndombele to work wit [...]

Read full article: Henry Winter’s weekend wonders: José Mou...→
Blunt Manchester City left wanting by resolute Tottenham Hotspur

Blunt Manchester City left wanting by resolute Tottenham Hotspur

Half an hour in, José Mourinho leant to the empty seat beside him. He had a notebook for a neighbour and after jotting something down, he seemed to lift his pe [...]

Read full article: Blunt Manchester City left wanting by re...→
José Mourinho inflicts pain on Pep Guardiola as Spurs go top

José Mourinho inflicts pain on Pep Guardiola as Spurs go top

At full time Kevin De Bruyne shook the hand of every Tottenham player as they left the pitch — he had not intended providing a guard of honour, he just happene [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho inflicts pain on Pep Guard...→
From burnt out and bitter to social media star: how José got his mojo back

From burnt out and bitter to social media star: how José got his mojo back

There were many, not least Tottenham Hotspur fans, who saw incompatibility in the club’s embracing of José Mourinho a year ago — like one of those marriages wh [...]

Read full article: From burnt out and bitter to social medi...→
Jose Mourinho tells Gareth Southgate to name managers who put pressure on players

Jose Mourinho tells Gareth Southgate to name managers who put pressure on players

José Mourinho has called on Gareth Southgate to name the managers putting pressure on their England stars not to play for the national team, and called into qu [...]

Read full article: Jose Mourinho tells Gareth Southgate to ...→
Harry Kane helps Tottenham bludgeon their way past West Brom

Harry Kane helps Tottenham bludgeon their way past West Brom

After 50 games at Tottenham, José Mourinho, the great survivor, was once again back on top – even if Tottenham were overtaken by Leicester at the Premier Leagu [...]

Read full article: Harry Kane helps Tottenham bludgeon thei...→
José Mourinho: Gareth Bale working with Arsenal coach makes me uncomfortable

José Mourinho: Gareth Bale working with Arsenal coach makes me uncomfortable

José Mourinho is concerned that all of Tottenham Hotspur’s hard work in slowly building up Gareth Bale’s fitness could be “destroyed” by one of Arsenal’s coach [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho: Gareth Bale working with ...→
José Mourinho: don’t speak about Harry Kane – other clubs love to dive and they do it well

José Mourinho: don’t speak about Harry Kane – other clubs love to dive and they do it well

José Mourinho has hit back at accusations that Harry Kane was clever in earning a penalty against Brighton & Hove Albion and, in an astonishing three-and-a-hal [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho: don’t speak about Harry K...→
Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute report: Can Sean Dyche’s side, winless so far this season, find form against José Mourinho’s Spurs? Find out with Scott Murray

Read full article: Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier Lea...→
José Mourinho insists his team are not ‘Spursy’ before fresh Europa League tilt

José Mourinho insists his team are not ‘Spursy’ before fresh Europa League tilt

Tottenham’s collapse against West Ham has not persuaded José Mourinho that there is any reason to be pessimistic about extending his 100% Europa League record

Read full article: José Mourinho insists his team are not ‘...→
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José Mourinho says Spurs 'not strong enough psychologically' after collapse

José Mourinho says Spurs 'not strong enough psychologically' after collapse

José Mourinho criticised his Tottenham players for a lack of mental toughness after they threw away a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with West Ham

Read full article: José Mourinho says Spurs 'not strong eno...→
Glenn Hoddle: Passing is Gareth Bale’s strength now, not pace

Glenn Hoddle: Passing is Gareth Bale’s strength now, not pace

Gareth Bale should be given the freedom to play a creative role in Tottenham’s counterattacking approach under José Mourinho, according to Glenn Hoddle.Hoddle, [...]

Read full article: Glenn Hoddle: Passing is Gareth Bale’s s...→
José Mourinho tells Gareth Bale he won’t always play in favoured role

José Mourinho tells Gareth Bale he won’t always play in favoured role

Gareth Bale returns to the Premier League tomorrow with a warning from José Mourinho that he may not always play in his preferred role on the right-hand side o [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho tells Gareth Bale he won’t...→
Gareth Southgate in mood to defy José Mourinho by picking Harry Kane

Gareth Southgate in mood to defy José Mourinho by picking Harry Kane

Gareth Southgate is considering starting Harry Kane against Denmark on Wednesday, which would put him on a collision course with José Mourinho.The Tottenham Ho [...]

Read full article: Gareth Southgate in mood to defy José Mo...→
Manchester United v Tottenham: Premier League – live!

Manchester United v Tottenham: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute report: José Mourinho returns to his former club in a game between two teams who have made inconsistent starts. Join Tom Davies

Read full article: Manchester United v Tottenham: Premier L...→
José Mourinho: Dier needed the toilet because he was tired

José Mourinho: Dier needed the toilet because he was tired

José Mourinho has blamed Eric Dier’s toilet break during the second half of Tottenham Hotspur’s penalty shoot-out victory over Chelsea on the punishing fixture [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho: Dier needed the toilet be...→
Mason Mount’s penalty miss is decisive as Spurs hit back to beat Chelsea

Mason Mount’s penalty miss is decisive as Spurs hit back to beat Chelsea

José Mourinho ran down the tunnel at the end, punching the air with glee as Mason Mount’s penalty disappeared into an empty South Stand. Mourinho’s Spurs, chee [...]

Read full article: Mason Mount’s penalty miss is decisive a...→
Mourinho catches Macedonians out for undersized goal frames

Mourinho catches Macedonians out for undersized goal frames

José Mourinho was moving the goalposts last night. Before Tottenham Hotspur suffered a scare in their Europa League third qualifying round match in Macedonia, [...]

Read full article: Mourinho catches Macedonians out for und...→
Harry Kane and Son Heung-min run riot to lift the gloom at Tottenham Hotspur

Harry Kane and Son Heung-min run riot to lift the gloom at Tottenham Hotspur

Subplots, what subplots? The past year at Tottenham has been a storm of chaos, reaching a crescendo in the past week with José Mourinho accusing his team of la [...]

Read full article: Harry Kane and Son Heung-min run riot to...→
Gareth Bale escapes wilderness with every chance of redemption at Spurs

Gareth Bale escapes wilderness with every chance of redemption at Spurs

Gareth Bale should still have his explosive pace and looks suited to Harry Kane’s strengths and José Mourinho’s tactics at Spurs

Read full article: Gareth Bale escapes wilderness with ever...→
José Mourinho says it’s time for Frank Lampard to feel heat

José Mourinho says it’s time for Frank Lampard to feel heat

José Mourinho believes Frank Lampard is yet to experience the pressure he faced as Chelsea manager but reckons the £220 million spent last summer has increased [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho says it’s time for Frank L...→
José Mourinho can emulate 2015 Chelsea title with Tottenham Hotspur. . . but don’t write off Manchester City

José Mourinho can emulate 2015 Chelsea title with Tottenham Hotspur. . . but don’t write off Manchester City

Matt DickinsonChelsea’s squad has thrilling potential, quite possibly to win titles in the future, but the biggest threat to Liverpool this season is from Tott [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho can emulate 2015 Chelsea t...→
Dream job at Barcelona becoming a ghoulish nightmare for Ronald Koeman

Dream job at Barcelona becoming a ghoulish nightmare for Ronald Koeman

Having guided Tottenham Hotspur to the top of the Premier League after beating Manchester City, José Mourinho promised himself a nice dinner, a relaxed viewing [...]

Read full article: Dream job at Barcelona becoming a ghouli...→
José Mourinho send Pep-ball packing in a rivalry that always delivers | Barney Ronay

José Mourinho send Pep-ball packing in a rivalry that always delivers | Barney Ronay

Tottenham suffocated a possession-hungry Manchester City in a magnetic tactical contest between two old foes: José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola

Read full article: José Mourinho send Pep-ball packing in a...→
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Premier League – live!

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute report: Will Pep Guardiola get the better of José Mourinho? Join Scott Murray to find out

Read full article: Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Pre...→
Pep Guardiola renews José Mourinho feud over Sterling's England withdrawal

Pep Guardiola renews José Mourinho feud over Sterling's England withdrawal

José Mourinho said he expects Raheem Sterling to start for Manchester City at Spurs on Saturday, to which Pep Guardiola retorted: ‘Maybe Mourinho is a doctor’

Read full article: Pep Guardiola renews José Mourinho feud ...→
Pandemic football suits José Mourinho, a man at home in sinister circumstances | Jonathan Liew

Pandemic football suits José Mourinho, a man at home in sinister circumstances | Jonathan Liew

In this new and fearful landscape anything seems possible, even the notion that Tottenham are genuine title contenders

Read full article: Pandemic football suits José Mourinho, a...→
From Champions League medals with José Mourinho to aiming for an FA Cup upset – the story of Ben Greenhalgh

From Champions League medals with José Mourinho to aiming for an FA Cup upset – the story of Ben Greenhalgh

Ben Greenhalgh’s football career sounds like a Hollywood film plot. The aspiring footballer made his debut for Welling United in 2009, aged 16, before winning [...]

Read full article: From Champions League medals with José M...→
Mourinho worried about Bale working with Arsenal coach on Wales duty

Mourinho worried about Bale working with Arsenal coach on Wales duty

José Mourinho has said he is uneasy that Gareth Bale will be under the jurisdiction of an Arsenal coach when the Tottenham winger returns to international duty [...]

Read full article: Mourinho worried about Bale working with...→
José Mourinho defends Harry Kane over diving row against Brighton

José Mourinho defends Harry Kane over diving row against Brighton

The Tottenham striker was criticised by pundits after the Brighton game but his manager said players at Manchester United, Liverpool and Manchester City go dow [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho defends Harry Kane over di...→
José Mourinho is wrong – he deserves credit for flourishing forward duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-min

José Mourinho is wrong – he deserves credit for flourishing forward duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-min

Harry Kane described it as “not an amazing assist” as, for the 29th time in their careers, he and team-mate Son Heung-min combined to score a Premier League go [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho is wrong – he deserves cre...→
José Mourinho's free-scoring Spurs give fans something to cheer about

José Mourinho's free-scoring Spurs give fans something to cheer about

The Tottenham manager, who has been criticised in the past for pragmatic tactics, is making the most of his attacking riches

Read full article: José Mourinho's free-scoring Spurs give ...→
José Mourinho: my players weren’t psychologically strong enough

José Mourinho: my players weren’t psychologically strong enough

José Mourinho admitted that his Tottenham Hotspur players failed to demonstrate the mental strength needed to withstand West Ham United’s late recovery.Tottenh [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho: my players weren’t psycho...→
José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers’ anger at TV charge

José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers’ anger at TV charge

José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers have voiced opposition to the Premier League’s decision to charge television viewers £14.95 to watch individual matches.The p [...]

Read full article: José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers’ anger...→
Harry Kane reaching another level as key cog in José Mourinho’s improving Tottenham Hotspur machine

Harry Kane reaching another level as key cog in José Mourinho’s improving Tottenham Hotspur machine

On September 20 after José Mourinho had watched Son Heung-min score four goals in a 5-2 victory over Southampton, it was Harry Kane, his captain, who appeared [...]

Read full article: Harry Kane reaching another level as key...→
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to signings after ‘my worst day ever’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to signings after ‘my worst day ever’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer described Manchester United’s 6-1 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur as the worst of his professional career.United conceded six for the first ti [...]

Read full article: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to signings a...→
‘I’m not going to beg’ – Spurs boss José Mourinho warns Gareth Southgate not to overplay Harry Kane for England

‘I’m not going to beg’ – Spurs boss José Mourinho warns Gareth Southgate not to overplay Harry Kane for England

José Mourinho has asked Gareth Southgate to respect Tottenham Hotspur’s English contingent after warning it would be “too much” for Harry Kane to play in all t [...]

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Chelsea need better support from Frank Lampard at times, says Mourinho

Chelsea need better support from Frank Lampard at times, says Mourinho

José Mourinho said that Frank Lampard offered his former player some advice about touchline etiquette after Tottenham reached the quarter-finals of the Carabao [...]

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We’re too busy to fight for the Carabao Cup, says Tottenham Hotspur head coach José Mourinho

We’re too busy to fight for the Carabao Cup, says Tottenham Hotspur head coach José Mourinho

José Mourinho was hired to bring silverware to a club that has consistently underperformed but the Tottenham Hotspur head coach has conceded that in his first [...]

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Dele Alli staying at Tottenham but must fight for his place, says José Mourinho

Dele Alli staying at Tottenham but must fight for his place, says José Mourinho

José Mourinho expects Dele Alli to still be at Tottenham Hotspur when the transfer window closes in October but insists the responsibility to bring him back to [...]

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Gareth Bale's love for Spurs could speed return from injury, claims Mourinho

Gareth Bale's love for Spurs could speed return from injury, claims Mourinho

José Mourinho has suggested Gareth Bale’s desire to return to Tottenham could accelerate his highly anticipated Premier League comeback

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Dele Alli’s future hangs in balance as Tottenham eye move for Jesse Lingard

Dele Alli’s future hangs in balance as Tottenham eye move for Jesse Lingard

Dele Alli was left out of Tottenham Hotspur’s matchday squad for the second game in a row today and faces an uncertain future, with José Mourinho keen to secur [...]

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Frank Lampard resists title talk but knows intensity of Chelsea demands

Frank Lampard resists title talk but knows intensity of Chelsea demands

As Roman Abramovich racks up his 1,000th game, the Russian’s favourite player, now manager, faces José Mourinho’s Spurs with the owner’s strong support – but k [...]

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José Mourinho says it’s time for Frank Lampard to feel heat

José Mourinho says it’s time for Frank Lampard to feel heat

José Mourinho believes Frank Lampard is yet to experience the pressure he faced as Chelsea manager but reckons the £220 million spent last summer has increased [...]

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Pressure is all on Chelsea and Lampard not Tottenham, says Mourinho

Pressure is all on Chelsea and Lampard not Tottenham, says Mourinho

For José Mourinho, the equation is simple. You manage at a big-spending club and there is pressure to win trophies.

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Unique Harry Kane, the striker who does not need goals to shine, makes Tottenham challengers

Unique Harry Kane, the striker who does not need goals to shine, makes Tottenham challengers

You have probably seen the clip from the Amazon Prime series where José Mourinho tells Harry Kane that he can help him become not just a top-class footballer b [...]

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José Mourinho can emulate 2015 Chelsea title with Tottenham Hotspur. . . but don’t write off Manchester City

José Mourinho can emulate 2015 Chelsea title with Tottenham Hotspur. . . but don’t write off Manchester City

Matt DickinsonChelsea’s squad has thrilling potential, quite possibly to win titles in the future, but the biggest threat to Liverpool this season is from Tott [...]

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Henry Winter’s weekend wonders: José Mourinho mounting most effective counter

Henry Winter’s weekend wonders: José Mourinho mounting most effective counter

Of José Mourinho’s triumphant starting XI against Manchester City, the Tottenham manager had only Serge Aurier, Steven Bergwijn and Tanguy Ndombele to work wit [...]

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Dream job at Barcelona becoming a ghoulish nightmare for Ronald Koeman

Dream job at Barcelona becoming a ghoulish nightmare for Ronald Koeman

Having guided Tottenham Hotspur to the top of the Premier League after beating Manchester City, José Mourinho promised himself a nice dinner, a relaxed viewing [...]

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Blunt Manchester City left wanting by resolute Tottenham Hotspur

Blunt Manchester City left wanting by resolute Tottenham Hotspur

Half an hour in, José Mourinho leant to the empty seat beside him. He had a notebook for a neighbour and after jotting something down, he seemed to lift his pe [...]

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José Mourinho send Pep-ball packing in a rivalry that always delivers | Barney Ronay

José Mourinho send Pep-ball packing in a rivalry that always delivers | Barney Ronay

Tottenham suffocated a possession-hungry Manchester City in a magnetic tactical contest between two old foes: José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola

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José Mourinho inflicts pain on Pep Guardiola as Spurs go top

José Mourinho inflicts pain on Pep Guardiola as Spurs go top

At full time Kevin De Bruyne shook the hand of every Tottenham player as they left the pitch — he had not intended providing a guard of honour, he just happene [...]

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Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Premier League – live!

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute report: Will Pep Guardiola get the better of José Mourinho? Join Scott Murray to find out

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From burnt out and bitter to social media star: how José got his mojo back

From burnt out and bitter to social media star: how José got his mojo back

There were many, not least Tottenham Hotspur fans, who saw incompatibility in the club’s embracing of José Mourinho a year ago — like one of those marriages wh [...]

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Pep Guardiola renews José Mourinho feud over Sterling's England withdrawal

Pep Guardiola renews José Mourinho feud over Sterling's England withdrawal

José Mourinho said he expects Raheem Sterling to start for Manchester City at Spurs on Saturday, to which Pep Guardiola retorted: ‘Maybe Mourinho is a doctor’

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Jose Mourinho tells Gareth Southgate to name managers who put pressure on players

Jose Mourinho tells Gareth Southgate to name managers who put pressure on players

José Mourinho has called on Gareth Southgate to name the managers putting pressure on their England stars not to play for the national team, and called into qu [...]

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Pandemic football suits José Mourinho, a man at home in sinister circumstances | Jonathan Liew

Pandemic football suits José Mourinho, a man at home in sinister circumstances | Jonathan Liew

In this new and fearful landscape anything seems possible, even the notion that Tottenham are genuine title contenders

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Harry Kane helps Tottenham bludgeon their way past West Brom

Harry Kane helps Tottenham bludgeon their way past West Brom

After 50 games at Tottenham, José Mourinho, the great survivor, was once again back on top – even if Tottenham were overtaken by Leicester at the Premier Leagu [...]

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From Champions League medals with José Mourinho to aiming for an FA Cup upset – the story of Ben Greenhalgh

From Champions League medals with José Mourinho to aiming for an FA Cup upset – the story of Ben Greenhalgh

Ben Greenhalgh’s football career sounds like a Hollywood film plot. The aspiring footballer made his debut for Welling United in 2009, aged 16, before winning [...]

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José Mourinho: Gareth Bale working with Arsenal coach makes me uncomfortable

José Mourinho: Gareth Bale working with Arsenal coach makes me uncomfortable

José Mourinho is concerned that all of Tottenham Hotspur’s hard work in slowly building up Gareth Bale’s fitness could be “destroyed” by one of Arsenal’s coach [...]

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Mourinho worried about Bale working with Arsenal coach on Wales duty

Mourinho worried about Bale working with Arsenal coach on Wales duty

José Mourinho has said he is uneasy that Gareth Bale will be under the jurisdiction of an Arsenal coach when the Tottenham winger returns to international duty [...]

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José Mourinho: don’t speak about Harry Kane – other clubs love to dive and they do it well

José Mourinho: don’t speak about Harry Kane – other clubs love to dive and they do it well

José Mourinho has hit back at accusations that Harry Kane was clever in earning a penalty against Brighton & Hove Albion and, in an astonishing three-and-a-hal [...]

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José Mourinho defends Harry Kane over diving row against Brighton

José Mourinho defends Harry Kane over diving row against Brighton

The Tottenham striker was criticised by pundits after the Brighton game but his manager said players at Manchester United, Liverpool and Manchester City go dow [...]

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José Mourinho is wrong – he deserves credit for flourishing forward duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-min

José Mourinho is wrong – he deserves credit for flourishing forward duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-min

Harry Kane described it as “not an amazing assist” as, for the 29th time in their careers, he and team-mate Son Heung-min combined to score a Premier League go [...]

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Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute report: Can Sean Dyche’s side, winless so far this season, find form against José Mourinho’s Spurs? Find out with Scott Murray

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José Mourinho's free-scoring Spurs give fans something to cheer about

José Mourinho's free-scoring Spurs give fans something to cheer about

The Tottenham manager, who has been criticised in the past for pragmatic tactics, is making the most of his attacking riches

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José Mourinho insists his team are not ‘Spursy’ before fresh Europa League tilt

José Mourinho insists his team are not ‘Spursy’ before fresh Europa League tilt

Tottenham’s collapse against West Ham has not persuaded José Mourinho that there is any reason to be pessimistic about extending his 100% Europa League record

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José Mourinho: my players weren’t psychologically strong enough

José Mourinho: my players weren’t psychologically strong enough

José Mourinho admitted that his Tottenham Hotspur players failed to demonstrate the mental strength needed to withstand West Ham United’s late recovery.Tottenh [...]

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José Mourinho says Spurs 'not strong enough psychologically' after collapse

José Mourinho says Spurs 'not strong enough psychologically' after collapse

José Mourinho criticised his Tottenham players for a lack of mental toughness after they threw away a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with West Ham

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Glenn Hoddle: Passing is Gareth Bale’s strength now, not pace

Glenn Hoddle: Passing is Gareth Bale’s strength now, not pace

Gareth Bale should be given the freedom to play a creative role in Tottenham’s counterattacking approach under José Mourinho, according to Glenn Hoddle.Hoddle, [...]

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José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers’ anger at TV charge

José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers’ anger at TV charge

José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers have voiced opposition to the Premier League’s decision to charge television viewers £14.95 to watch individual matches.The p [...]

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José Mourinho tells Gareth Bale he won’t always play in favoured role

José Mourinho tells Gareth Bale he won’t always play in favoured role

Gareth Bale returns to the Premier League tomorrow with a warning from José Mourinho that he may not always play in his preferred role on the right-hand side o [...]

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Harry Kane reaching another level as key cog in José Mourinho’s improving Tottenham Hotspur machine

Harry Kane reaching another level as key cog in José Mourinho’s improving Tottenham Hotspur machine

On September 20 after José Mourinho had watched Son Heung-min score four goals in a 5-2 victory over Southampton, it was Harry Kane, his captain, who appeared [...]

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Gareth Southgate in mood to defy José Mourinho by picking Harry Kane

Gareth Southgate in mood to defy José Mourinho by picking Harry Kane

Gareth Southgate is considering starting Harry Kane against Denmark on Wednesday, which would put him on a collision course with José Mourinho.The Tottenham Ho [...]

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to signings after ‘my worst day ever’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to signings after ‘my worst day ever’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer described Manchester United’s 6-1 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur as the worst of his professional career.United conceded six for the first ti [...]

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Manchester United v Tottenham: Premier League – live!

Manchester United v Tottenham: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute report: José Mourinho returns to his former club in a game between two teams who have made inconsistent starts. Join Tom Davies

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‘I’m not going to beg’ – Spurs boss José Mourinho warns Gareth Southgate not to overplay Harry Kane for England

‘I’m not going to beg’ – Spurs boss José Mourinho warns Gareth Southgate not to overplay Harry Kane for England

José Mourinho has asked Gareth Southgate to respect Tottenham Hotspur’s English contingent after warning it would be “too much” for Harry Kane to play in all t [...]

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José Mourinho: Dier needed the toilet because he was tired

José Mourinho: Dier needed the toilet because he was tired

José Mourinho has blamed Eric Dier’s toilet break during the second half of Tottenham Hotspur’s penalty shoot-out victory over Chelsea on the punishing fixture [...]

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Chelsea need better support from Frank Lampard at times, says Mourinho

Chelsea need better support from Frank Lampard at times, says Mourinho

José Mourinho said that Frank Lampard offered his former player some advice about touchline etiquette after Tottenham reached the quarter-finals of the Carabao [...]

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Mason Mount’s penalty miss is decisive as Spurs hit back to beat Chelsea

Mason Mount’s penalty miss is decisive as Spurs hit back to beat Chelsea

José Mourinho ran down the tunnel at the end, punching the air with glee as Mason Mount’s penalty disappeared into an empty South Stand. Mourinho’s Spurs, chee [...]

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We’re too busy to fight for the Carabao Cup, says Tottenham Hotspur head coach José Mourinho

We’re too busy to fight for the Carabao Cup, says Tottenham Hotspur head coach José Mourinho

José Mourinho was hired to bring silverware to a club that has consistently underperformed but the Tottenham Hotspur head coach has conceded that in his first [...]

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Mourinho catches Macedonians out for undersized goal frames

Mourinho catches Macedonians out for undersized goal frames

José Mourinho was moving the goalposts last night. Before Tottenham Hotspur suffered a scare in their Europa League third qualifying round match in Macedonia, [...]

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Dele Alli staying at Tottenham but must fight for his place, says José Mourinho

Dele Alli staying at Tottenham but must fight for his place, says José Mourinho

José Mourinho expects Dele Alli to still be at Tottenham Hotspur when the transfer window closes in October but insists the responsibility to bring him back to [...]

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Gareth Bale's love for Spurs could speed return from injury, claims Mourinho

Gareth Bale's love for Spurs could speed return from injury, claims Mourinho

José Mourinho has suggested Gareth Bale’s desire to return to Tottenham could accelerate his highly anticipated Premier League comeback

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Harry Kane and Son Heung-min run riot to lift the gloom at Tottenham Hotspur

Harry Kane and Son Heung-min run riot to lift the gloom at Tottenham Hotspur

Subplots, what subplots? The past year at Tottenham has been a storm of chaos, reaching a crescendo in the past week with José Mourinho accusing his team of la [...]

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Dele Alli’s future hangs in balance as Tottenham eye move for Jesse Lingard

Dele Alli’s future hangs in balance as Tottenham eye move for Jesse Lingard

Dele Alli was left out of Tottenham Hotspur’s matchday squad for the second game in a row today and faces an uncertain future, with José Mourinho keen to secur [...]

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Gareth Bale escapes wilderness with every chance of redemption at Spurs

Gareth Bale escapes wilderness with every chance of redemption at Spurs

Gareth Bale should still have his explosive pace and looks suited to Harry Kane’s strengths and José Mourinho’s tactics at Spurs

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