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Barely Believable Stat Illustrates Just How Talented Jose Mourinho Is As A Manager

Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on September 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

From his humble beginnings, starting out as an interpreter for Bobby Robson at Sporting Lisbon, Jose Mourinho has since grown into one of the most well-respected managers of his generation.  Learning more and more about the game during his stints as an assistant at Porto, Barcelona and Benfica in the 1990s and early 2000s, the 54-year-old would eventually stand on his own …

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Gaku Shibasaki Scores One Of The Goals Of 2017 Against Barcelona

Barcelona may have won 2-1 against Getafe today but the game will be remembered by many for a sensational goal scored by Getafe’s Gaku Shibasaki. The Japanese midfielder gave his side the lead just before half-time with an absolutely wonderful volley from Markel Bergara’s knock-down which nearly took the net off as it flew past Marc Andre Ter Stegen into the top …

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Analysing The Options Mourinho Has To Choose From In Pogba’s Absense

Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (2R) gives instructions to Manchester United's French midfielder Paul Pogba (L) during the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Manchester United at the Bet365 Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on September 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Geoff CADDICK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

Paul Pogba limped off during Manchester United’s 3-0 midweek victory over Basel leaving Jose Mourinho with a decision to make.  The French midfielder arrived at the club for a world-record fee last season and has divided opinion since. Some admire his invention, technique and trickery. Others bemoan his frequent bouts of positional naivety and insistence on taking an excessive number …

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Manchester United Add Ireland U-21 Goalkeeper To Champions League Squad

After a disappointing few weeks on the qualifying front for the Republic of Ireland, some encouragement has arrived in the shape Ireland U-21 goalkeeper Kieran O’Hara being added to Manchester United’s Champions League squad.   The Manchester-born shot-stopper, who qualifies for the Boys in Green through his grandparents on his father’s side, will come in as fourth-choice keeper in the squad …

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In The Era Of Managerial Hyperbole Hughton & Howe Provide A Welcome Antidote

The era of the galactico manager is here: the egos and the complicated philosophies, the mind games and coded messages, the sniping and arrogant post-match interviews all adding to the spectacle and feeding into the all-pervasive world of the Premier League. Football’s equivalent to the Queens of the Stone Age, Antonio Conte at Chelsea, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and the big-hitters in Manchester …

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Guardiola Embraces Crossing As Goals Rain In For Man City

Man City made an excellent start to their Champions League campaign beating Dutch side Feyenoord 4-0. Interestingly, three of the four goals came directly from crosses into the box. Guardiola’s vintage Barcelona side was known as a side that didn’t cross the ball. In fact, they didn’t even play with a traditional striker. Over time, harnessing the super human talents …

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Watch: Harry Kane Scores Incredible Individual Goal vs Dortmund

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane shoots at goal during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium on September 13, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Craig Mercer - CameraSport via Getty Images)

Harry Kane has scored one of the best goals of his career as Tottenham grabbed a vital 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund at Wembley tonight. Having succumbed to their Wembley woes in last season’s Champions League – Spurs achieved a massive psychological boost from tonight’s victory, which can largely be attributed to the efforts of Kane. Having scored his first club …

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