José Mourinho

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José Mourinho
José Mourinho.jpg
Mourinho with Manchester United in 2017
Personal information
Full name José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix[1]
Date of birth (1963-01-26) 26 January 1963 (age 56)[1]
Place of birth Setúbal, Portugal
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1982 Rio Ave 16 (2)
1982–1983 Belenenses 16 (2)
1983–1985 Sesimbra 35 (1)
1985–1987 Comércio e Indústria 27 (8)
Total 94 (13)
Teams managed
2000 Benfica
2001–2002 União de Leiria
2002–2004 Porto
2004–2007 Chelsea
2008–2010 Inter Milan
2010–2013 Real Madrid
2013–2015 Chelsea
2016–2018 Manchester United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix, OIH, or simply José Mourinho (born January 26, 1963 in Setúbal) is a Portuguese football manager. The last team he managed was Manchester United. He is commonly known as "The Special One".[2] Mourinho is regarded by some players, coaches, and critics as one of the best football coaches of all time.[3][4][5][6][7][8]

Mourinho won four league titles in a row (two at Porto and two at Chelsea). He has also won the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Cup with Porto. For two years in a row (2004 and 2005), Mourinho was named the world's best football coach by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS). After leaving Chelsea F.C., he was replaced by Avram Grant. He went to coach Internazionale Milano and won the Serie A, Italian Super Cup and Champions League in a single season (2009/10).

Managerial stats[change | change source]

As of match played 16 December 2018
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record Ref.
P W D L Win %
Benfica 20 September 2000 5 December 2000 11 6 3 2 54.5 [9]
União de Leiria July 2001 23 January 2002 20 9 7 4 45.0 [10]
Porto 23 January 2002 2 June 2004 127 91 21 15 71.7 [11]
Chelsea 2 June 2004 20 September 2007 185 124 40 21 67.0 [12]
Inter Milan 2 June 2008 28 May 2010 108 67 26 15 62.0 [12]
Real Madrid 31 May 2010 1 June 2013 178 128 28 22 71.9 [12]
Chelsea 3 June 2013 17 December 2015 136 80 29 27 58.8 [12]
Manchester United 27 May 2016 18 December 2018 144 84 32 28 58.3 [12]
Total 909 589 186 134 64.8

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Mourinho: José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix: Manager". BDFutbol. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  2. I am no longer the Special One, says Jose Mourinho. The Times (3 June 2008). Retrieved on 21 March 2010.
  3. Jose Mourinho 'best manager in the world', says Pep Guardiola. The Daily Telegraph (28 April 2010). Retrieved on 23 August 2010.
  4. «José Mourinho is a ‘phenomenon’», says Arrigo Sacchi. goal.com (2 October 2010). Retrieved on 2 October 2010.
  5. «Best Coach in the World», says Wesley Sneijder. Soccerlens (11 March 2011). Retrieved on 11 March 2011.
  6. «Real Madrid's maestro may be the best coach in any sport». Sports Illustrated (7 March 2011). Retrieved on 7 March 2011.
  7. 'Jose Mourinho is the best in the world' - Cristiano Ronaldo hails coach & targets Champions League trophy. goal.com (9 September 2011). Retrieved on 30 June 2012.
  8. Mourinho World's Best Coach, Maradona Says. novinite.com (20 March 2012). Retrieved on 30 June 2012.
  9. "Squad 2000/2001". ForaDeJogo.net. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  10. "Squad 2001/2002". ForaDeJogo.net. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  11. "Squad 2001/2002". ForaDeJogo.net. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
    "Squad 2002/2003". ForaDeJogo.net. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
    "Squad 2003/2004". ForaDeJogo.net. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 "Managers: Jose Mourinho". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 October 2018.

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