Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Focus On : José Mourinho "Greatests Managers" Serie

The documentary profiles one of the most successful managers in modern football, who is also one of the most controversial. Having succeeded at Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid, José Mourinho can safely claim to be the world’s greatest football coach. The Best Coach in the World takes a thorough look at the successful career of “The Special One”, offering viewers a detailed insight into the world of a top level manager. Mourinho led a short playing career ranging from 1980 to 1987 before retiring and taking up a management role. As a manager he has been extremely successful winning the Portuguese Liga, Portuguese Cup, UEFA Cup, Portuguese Super Cup, Portuguese Liga and UEFA Champions League with Porto as well as FA Premier League, League Cup, FA Community Shield, FA Premier League, League Cup and FA Cup with Chelsea.  He then went on to win the treble with Inter before joining Real Madrid.  Mourinho is the self-titled 'Special One' and his rise from being a mere translator to becoming one of the best managers in the world was nothing short of meteoric. He never played professionally and had held low-profile positions at Estrela Amadora and Vitoria Setubal before taking his first high-profile role in 1992 when appointed to work under Bobby Robson at Sporting Lisbon. Mourinho initially worked as a translator, but he duly became assistant manager when Robson moved on to FC Porto and, in three years, they clinched two titles.

The Robson-Mourinho combo then moved on to Barcelona in 1996, where they won a pair of Spanish Cups (1997 and 1998) and the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1997, but Mourinho went his own way and, after a nine-game reign at Benfica, he took perennial strugglers Uniao de Leiria to a fourth-place finish and a European adventure. FC Porto took note of the young manager's talents and snapped him up after a poor start to the 2002-03 season. The side then stormed to the league title, the domestic cup and UEFA Cup final in his first season. Almost inevitably, the 2003-04 season yielded more success with Porto retaining their league title but, of course, the outstanding success was their clinching of the Champions League trophy after a 3-0 victory against Monaco; Mourinho was heralded as a genius.
When Chelsea came calling in May 2004, Mourinho jumped at the chance and guided the club to their first title in 50 years, also picking up the Carling Cup trophy. However, he also had numerous run-ins with the football authorities. The most high-profile case came with the Ashley Cole 'tapping-up' affair, while he accused Swedish referee Anders Frisk of bias in the Champions League - a move that saw the official retire - and his clashes with the press provided much amusement. Chelsea retained their Premier League title - Mourinho's second in two years in England - and the club set a new English record for unbeaten league matches at home in August 2007. 

 However, Chelsea did not begin the 2007-08 season well and Mourinho left the club 'by mutual consent' in September amid rumours of a bust-up with the boardroom, thought to stem from a breakdown in his relationship with skipper John Terry. It took until June 2008 for him to get into his new role - taking over from Roberto Mancini at Serie A giants Internazionale - but he immediately showed his talent. He led the side to back-to-back Serie A titles, while in 2009-10 he brought unprecedented success to the club with the Treble of Scudetto, European and domestic cup. However, when Real Madrid came calling at the end of the season, he decided to follow his dream of managing in Spain and moved to the Bernabeu before the 2010 World Cup. In his first season he won the Copa del Rey tournament for the first time since 1993, but was unable to wrestle the La Liga crown from Barcelona. That season, he's still engaged in the champion league and soon winning the Liga.

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Trophies won:
Champions League (2), UEFA Cup (1), Premier League (2), FA Cup (1), League Cup (2), Community Shield (1), Serie A (2), Italian Cup (1), Italian Super Cup (1), Spanish Cup (1), Portuguese League (2), Portuguese Cup (1), Portuguese Super Cup (1)
Greatest achievement: Winning the Treble with Inter in 2010.

Jose Mourinho Quotes

"And I think because of the passion of every English player and every English supporter, and every English journalist for the game, most of the game is played with passion, love for football and instinct, but in football you also have to think.
Arsenal have won that advantage, nobody gave it to them. By playing fantastic football and by winning matches and by winning trophies, they won that respect that the opponent has for them.
At the very least we should be given a bit of credit and a little bit of space, and maybe the media should think we could help them discover why English teams do not win European competitions.
But I think it's more normal for my team to have no success than it is to win two consecutive European cups.
Especially when you play at home, you need a good atmosphere behind you.
Facing the press is not easy, but because you have to go, you have to try to take a lot of positive things for yourself from these face-to-face meetings.
I don't say we are a defensive team. I say we are a strong team in defensive terms, but at the same time lacking sufficient fluidity in attack because that will take time to come.
I enjoy the work, I enjoy every minute of my professional life.
I feel I have a lot to learn from English football and I am completely open to good influences in my way of thinking football. But I also have things to give them.
I followed an Italian manager and it cannot be easy when you follow a manager who thinks very differently.
I think the best place to work in football is England.
I was nine or 10 years old and my father was sacked on Christmas Day. He was a manager, the results had not been good, he lost a game on December 22 or 23. On Christmas Day, the telephone rang and he was sacked in the middle of our lunch.
In five years I have never had a match where my team has had less possession than the opponents.
In the same way that I had to follow an Italian manager here, I can imagine that it was not easy for an Italian manager to follow me at Porto.
Look at the way teams play against Arsenal. They don't believe they can win. They don't believe.
So I know all about the ups and downs of football, I know that one day I will be sacked.
So if one day the result becomes 3-3, for me it doesn't change my mind, because it's football, it's normal. What is not normal is that we haven't been scoring enough goals playing such good football as we've been playing in the last few weeks.
So when they have Mourinho and Benitez joining the Premiership they should say it's good for us, maybe these guys have something new to give.
The negative side of football. The negative side of our society. People sometimes go to football and bring to it the negative aspects of our society.
The only thing I would like is to have more control of the game in terms of possession."