Tag Archives: Jose Mourinho

Football’s money-wise winners and losers – and a reminder from Mourinho

Interesting article in the FT today about football clubs and which ones have (and have not) spent most wisely on players and salaries. Manchester United is not among the wisest spenders you won’t be surprised to learn although there are ...

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Mourinho shouts the Heineken Champions League from the rooftops – and he’ll be watching on TV too

The UEFA Champions League kicks off tonight and who better to blow sponsor Heineken’s trumpet than two-time winner (With Porto and Juventus) Jose Mourinho, currently ensconced at Manchester United. Only problem being, of course, that Man U aren’t in it ...

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BT Sport’s ‘Beat the Bin’ online film scores

The Premier League has started (well someone entombed in a cellar might not know) and already we have Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho throwing a vintage collection of strops. Will Jose resign in a huff (not enough new players and nobody loves ...

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Are Mourinho’s moods in the BT Sport script?

BT Sport is running a rather peculiar campaign through AMV BBDO, depicting the boys and girls from the agency/production company as plonkers. We observed at the start of this (the first ad featured Ewan McGregor) that this was the sort ...

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Yahoo signs Jose Mourinho for 2014 football fest

Yahoo has signed up Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as an ambassador cum analyst for its football coverage, including the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil. This will include Jose’s first big appearance on social media via a new Tumblr site. ...

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Can new manager David Moyes nurture the £3bn Manchester United ‘brand’

We put brand in inverted commas because brands and their valuation in football are even more difficult to compute than in other areas of business – and, indeed, sport. Manchester United turns over about £350m and makes an operating profit ...

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GM’s ‘Special One’ Joel Ewanick riles Ford with Super Bowl Silverado spot knocking its trucks

Ouch! No wonder Ford’s lawyers spent the weekend on the phone to General Motors and, no doubt, broadcaster NBC about this Super Bowl spot, ‘Apocalypse,’ for Chevy’s Silverado truck – its point being that Ford trucks break down whereas Silverados ...

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Who would like a Jose Mourinho cartoon and cuddly toy? Value £3.75m

Real Madrid’s Special One must be the first football manager to inspire a children’s cartoon series and the merchandise to go with it (you can’t imagine anyone wanting the Sir Alex Ferguson version can you)? Sports Stars Media is aiming ...

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