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  • Mourinho targets Benitez over wife's messy remark

    Mourinho targets Benitez over wife's messy remark

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    Mourinho targets Benitez over wife's messy remark

    Jose Mourinho has launched a stinging attack on Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez after the Spaniard's wife teased the Chelsea boss by saying her husband was always having to tidy up messes left by the Portuguese. Montserrat Seara triggered the attack after Spanish newspaper La Region published her light-hearted remark following Benitez's appointment at the Bernabeu last month, the third time he has joined a club previously managed by his rival. Mourinho was clearly not amused and speaking …

  • West Brom sign Wales defender Chester from Hull City

    West Brom sign Wales defender Chester from Hull City

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    West Brom sign Wales defender Chester from Hull City

    Premier League West Bromwich Albion have signed Wales international defender James Chester from relegated Hull City on a four-year deal, the Baggies said on Wednesday. West Brom manager Tony Pulis told the club website (www.wba.co.uk) that the 26-year-old, who started his career at Manchester United, came with glowing references from Hull boss Steve Bruce. …

  • Barca defender Douglas faces two-month injury layoff

    Barca defender Douglas faces two-month injury layoff

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    Barca defender Douglas faces two-month injury layoff

    The Brazilian, who was given little playing time by coach Luis Enrique last season, went off in the first half of Barca's friendly defeat on penalties by Chelsea during their tour of the U.S on Tuesday. The right back position has been a problem for Barca and while Dani Alves has renewed his contract with them, they have little cover. Along with Douglas there is the versatile Adriano, who has been linked with a move to Roma while new signing Aleix Vidal will not be available until January due …

  • Mourinho fires back at Benitez's wife

    Mourinho fires back at Benitez's wife

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    Mourinho fires back at Benitez's wife

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho fired back at comments from the wife of Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez, who said her husband is "tidying up" Mourinho "messes" once again. Montserrat Seara told Le Region newspaper that her Spanish husband has had to clean up after Mourinho in three stops where he has followed the Portuguese coach, at Inter Milan and Chelsea as well as Real Madrid. After Chelsea beat Barcelona 4-2 on penalty kicks following a 2-2 draw in regular time, Mourinho noted that only …

  • Chelsea, Barca sore but ready to defend crowns

    Chelsea, Barca sore but ready to defend crowns

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    Chelsea, Barca sore but ready to defend crowns

    Reigning English Premier League champions Chelsea and reigning European kings Barcelona exited their friendly showdown injured but intensely motivated as they return to Europe to defend their crowns. Chelsea captured the International Champions Cup victory 4-2 on penalty kicks after the teams were deadlocked 2-2 after regular time thanks to Chelsea defender Gary Cahill's header in the 85th minute. In the third, Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois denied Gerard Pique and Chelsea's Ramires and …