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Wow, Chelsea's Players Really Hated Mourinho, Didn't They?

An ESPN FC postmortem published shortly after José Mourinho finally paid for Chelsea’s debacle of a season with his job included a telling anecdote about the manager’s suspicions of a silent mutiny on the part of his players. In the locker room after the 1-0 loss to Bournemouth, an exasperated Mourinho asked the team…

Chelsea Conveniently Pile Blame For Their Disastrous Season All On Mourinho

While no one could seriously argue that José Mourinho didn’t earn today’s firing because of his team’s god-awful performances this season, it would be similarly disingenuous to paint the coach himself as the sole cause of this inexplicable confluence of events. The club’s technical director, naturally, takes up…

José Mourinho Brash, Brutally Honest In Interview After Yet Another Chelsea Loss

All José Mourinho knows about Chelsea’s completely baffling, stunningly terrible season is that it’s not his fault. The bad times rolled on today when league-leading (!!!!!) Leicester City came in and smashed up on the reigning champions, who currently sit one point above the relegation zone (!!!!!).

Arsenal Fan Idris Elba Loves Laughing At Sorry-Ass Chelsea As Much As We Do

Idris Elba is from London. Thus, he’s an Arsenal fan. Because his team has been cast over the past decade as The Big Engine That Can’t, he’s had to endure repeated humiliations and ridicule at the hands of the Gunners’ rivals. Now that the shoe’s on the other foot with regards to Chelsea’s God-forsaken season, he’s…

José Mourinho Continues To Lose, Then Give Great Postgame Interviews

Chelsea lost at home today, as they’ve been doing all season, and José Mourinho gave some performatively defiant comments about his tenuous job status, as he’s been doing all season. Chelsea’s season from hell got worse as they let Liverpool come back and beat them 3-1 on a pair of tremendous Coutinho strikes. Here’s…

José Mourinho's Self-Regard Grows In Inverse Proportion To Chelsea's Record

Hey remember when David Moyes coached United for a year, everyone agreed it was an unmitigated disaster, and it became the standard by which to measure all EPL meltdowns? José Mourinho, the little tyrant man who will probably get fired from the USMNT someday, and Chelsea have started this season three points worse…

Diego Costa And José Mourinho Are The Shitheads We Need

The more you think about it the more inevitable it seems that José Mourinho—the ne plus ultra of managerial shit-talking, barb-throwing, and incessant needling of rivals—and Diego Costa—his dispositional equivalent on the field, only with elbows substituted for verbal barbs as his projectile of choice—would combine…