This season was always going to be one of unpredictability. With the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson the seat at the head of the Premier League managers’ table was vacant for the first time in decades. The return of Jose Mourinho at Chelsea seemingly left this seat open for him to succeed and on the evidence this season this theory would seem correct.
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30 August 2013 – 9:30 am
Later on today the 2013 European Super Cup will be competed for between Bayern Munich and Chelsea. Following yesterday’s look at how the two sides won their respective European trophies today we are looking a little more closely at both sides.
29 August 2013 – 9:30 am
This Friday Bayern Munich and Chelsea will play each other at the Stadio Eden in Prague to see who lifts the European Super Cup 2013. The annual competition pits the previous seasons UEFA Champions League winners against the UEFA Europa League winners.
22 July 2013 – 10:00 am
An old adage of the transfer window suggests teams and managers should try to do their business as early and as quickly as possible. It is perhaps something of a ridiculed football cliché, yet it may be the summer transfer window of 2013 that proves it still holds plenty of truth. A lack of urgency could be what stops Arsenal from securing the signature of the much-coveted Gonzalo Higuain.
1 July 2013 – 9:30 am
When Jose Mourinho left Chelsea in 2007 he left a void in the English Premier League that has not been filled despite numerous attempts. That cheeky smile, that twinkle in his eye when he knew his plans were working and his overall engrossing nature made him a hugely controversial character. His chance to return as manager at Chelsea arose this summer and it will be fascinating to see how his second spell in the England will go.
30 June 2013 – 9:00 am
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