Tag: jose mourinho

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Do world class managers guarantee success?

So Euro 2016 has ended and all eyes will now be cast keenly back to the upcoming Premier League campaign. In a tournament that may not go down as one of the most exhilarating, one thing was an ever-present –

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Why success for Gary Neville could help decide Manchester United’s managerial dilemma

It seems like every week Louis Van Gaal faces a ‘win or lose your job game’ and he should have been sacked about ten times by now if the media were correct in their assumptions. With this in mind and

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Watch: Chelsea fan has meltdown following Southampton loss

Things aren’t going too well for Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea at the moment. The Blues lost at home to Southampton on Saturday, meaning they’re hovering just above the relegation zone in the Premier League. The play

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What does the future hold for Chelsea’s Juan Cuadrado?

Before the World Cup, Colombia coach Jose Peckerman said that Juan Cuadrado was “ready to go to a great club,” and few could argue with him after what they saw in Brazil. If it weren’t for his one goal and

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Can Radamel Falcao revive his career at Chelsea?

The summer transfer window is a catalyst for conversations between football fans across the world. With this year’s window barely open, Falcao’s almost certain move to Chelsea is causing a massive division between Blues f

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Managerial manipulation – the strength of spin

You hear the saying all the time. It’s trotted out as an all-encompassing explanation of everything said by a manager with an agenda. If it’s coming from a manager at a struggling club, or one with boardroom pressure and a s

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Fixture favours for Chelsea?

The Premier League will have three representatives in the last 16 of the Champions League but one team in blue managed by a certain Portuguese master tactician, Jose Mourinho, should enter that stage fresher than the o

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Jose Mourinho does the ALS ice bucket challenge

In case you’ve been living under a rock for a while, the ice bucket challenge pretty much does exactly what it says on the tin. You fill a bucket with ice and water and chuck it over your head and

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Louis van Gaal’s refreshing stance on mind games

Manchester United’s new Dutch boss Louis van Gaal has started his tenure at arguably the world’s biggest club in rather impressive fashion. United are playing attractive football this pre-season, mood around the camp

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Parking the bus – just another soundbite

“Parking the bus” – a phrase now levied at any team who deviate from the Keegan attacking philosophy of ‘scoring one more’. Though managers on the losing end have often criticised defensive displays, it was J

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Chelsea need a new Jose Mourinho

As a Chelsea fan, loving a manager is rare occurrence, purely because we chop and change them so much. Jose Mourinho is one of the few exceptions though. Fellow Chelsea fans adore him, mainly down to witnessing hug

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Why I can’t stand Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho. The Special One. That Portuguese bloke who’s got an excellent track record but has ruffled a few feathers along the way. Before I divulge, I must stress I firmly believe him to be a superb manager who’s definitely

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Chelsea fans praise wig after thumping Arsenal

Yes, you did read that headline correctly, and no, here at Natter Football we aren’t taking copious amounts of drugs and submitting content to the masses. We’re passed those days, although perhaps this hilarious group of