Tearful Mourinho hails Conference League 'history' for Roma
AS Roma

Tearful Mourinho hails Conference League 'history' for Roma

Tirana (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said that he and Roma had made history after winning the Europa Conference League on Wednesday, the club's first ever major European trophy. Portuguese coaching icon Mourinho tried and failed to hold back the tears after Roma beat Feyenoord in their first continental final in over three decades and he […]

AS Roma

/ 132 days ago

Tearful Mourinho hails Conference League 'history' for Roma

Tirana (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said that he and Roma had made history after winning the Europa Conference League on Wednesday, the club's first ever major European trophy. Portuguese coaching icon Mourinho tried and failed to hold back the tears after Roma beat Feyenoord in their first continental final in over three decades and he […]
ByAFP

AS Roma

/ 133 days ago

Euro titles 'no help' to Mourinho ahead of Conference League final

Milan (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said Tuesday that his experience of European glory will be no help to him as Roma are one step away from their first major continental crown. Mourinho has won two Champions Leagues, the old UEFA Cup and the Europa League, but said he was feeling the same pressure ahead of […]
ByAFP

Brendan Rodgers

/ 160 days ago

Mourinho will always be a winner, says Leicester's Rodgers

Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has hailed Jose Mourinho as "one of the greats" as he prepares to pit his wits against the Roma boss in the Europa Conference League semi-finals on Thursday. Rodgers' side host Roma in the first leg as Mourinho returns for his first game on English soil […]
ByAFP

AS Roma

/ 224 days ago

Mourinho suspended for two matches for insulting referee

Rome (AFP) – Jose Mourinho was suspended for two matches on Tuesday after being sent off for an angry stoppage-time outburst at the referee in Roma's Serie A draw with Verona. Mourinho shouted at referee Luca Pairetto and mimed a phone call, an enigmatic gesture that earned him a red card. Italian media reported that […]
ByAFP

AS Roma

/ 263 days ago

The (not-so) inevitable fall of Jose Mourinho

The fall of Jose Mourinho is the concluding act seen in his performances at a number of clubs. This season, AS Roma's 32 points through 21 games represents its worst league start in over 40 years. Most recently, Roma threw away a two-goal lead, suffering a crushing loss to Juventus, 4-3. The loss displayed the […]

AS Roma

/ 380 days ago

Verona inflict first loss on Mourinho's Roma

Milan (AFP) – Roma dropped their first points in Serie A under Jose Mourinho on Sunday as Verona came from behind to earn new coach Igor Tudor a 3-2 victory on his debut. Lorenzo Pellegrini's clever backheel flick gave visitors Roma a half-time lead in the pouring rain as they sought a fourth successive win […]
ByAFP

Jose Mourinho

/ 404 days ago

Mourinho's Roma cruise into Conference League group stage

Paris (AFP) – Jose Mourinho's Roma eased into the group stage of the inaugural Europa Conference League on Thursday with a 3-0 play-off round second leg victory over Trabzonspor at the Stadio Olimpico. The Italian side wrapped up a 5-1 aggregate victory to book their spot in Friday's draw and give Mourinho a third straight […]
ByAFP

AS Roma

/ 411 days ago

Mourinho leads the Serie A manager merry-go-round

Milan (AFP) – Jose Mourinho is the biggest name to arrive on a Serie A bench this summer but the once Special One's shock move to Roma is one of 12 managerial changes in Italy's top flight in a chaotic summer. AFP Sport picks out the key new faces leading the country's top clubs. Jose […]
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AS Roma

/ 412 days ago

After 995 matches, Mourinho calm ahead of competitive Roma bow

Rome (AFP) – Jose Mourinho said he was "calm" ahead of his first competitive game as Roma coach, insisting that taking charge of a team for the 996th time in his career poses little anxiety. "It's true that this will be my first official match with this club, but it will be my 996th match […]
ByAFP

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 447 days ago

Plot thickens as Perez recordings target Ronaldo, Mourinho

Madrid (AFP) – Spanish online daily El Confidencial on Wednesday followed up a batch of audio recordings of Real Madrid chairman Florentino Perez disparaging two former club legends with similar outbursts on former star Cristiano Ronaldo and former coach Jose Mourinho. The latest quotes follow publication by El Confidencial on Tuesday of older recordings dating […]
ByAFP

AS Roma

/ 447 days ago

Wolves 'keeper Rui Patricio becomes Mourinho's first Roma signing

Milan (AFP) – Portugal international goalkeeper Rui Patricio has signed a three-year contract with Serie A club Roma from Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Italian club announced. The 33-year-old becomes new Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho's first signing in a deal which runs until June 2024 and is worth an initial 11.5 million euros ($13.5 […]
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