José Mourinho Provokes Response From Pep Guardiola

This time it’s personal. Barcelona’s coach, Josep Guardiola, finally exploded, sending a year of pent-up anger and frustration gushing forth as he responded to José Mourinho on the eve of the Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid. The question now is whether Mourinho will feel that he has won the mental battle, dragging Guardiola into territory that is not his own, or if Guardiola will feel a release at having…

April 27, 2011

Didier Drogba Lined Up By Real Madrid In £15m Bid

Real Madrid are preparing to offer £15million for Chelsea striker Didier Drogba in a bid to keep Jose Mourinho as manager. The Spanish club have been wracked in turmoil behind the scenes this season with Mourinho jostling for more power from president Florentino Perez and general director Jorge Valdano. The ‘Special One’ has made it clear he is willing to walk away at the end of the season unless he…

April 1, 2011

Zinedine Zidane And Marco Materazzi Make Peace Four Years After World Cup Bust-Up

Zinedine Zidane and Marco Materazzi have ended a four-year feud after calling a truce in Milan, according to Marca. The men have been at odds since their World Cup 2006 battle where Zidane was sent off for his headbutt on the defender in the final between France and Italy. But peace has been re-established as they spoke when Materazzi went to visit Jose Mourinho in a Milan hotel on Wednesday….

November 4, 2010