Mourinho returns to Old Trafford: Jose and Spurs on Manchester mission

Credit: Published on December 4, 2019
“Respect, respect, respect” was the call from Jose Mourinho that echoed through football the last time he was involved in a Manchester United versus Tottenham clash at Old Trafford. Here was a manager on the cusp of a crisis, in full confrontational mode at a post-match news conference that passed boiling point – riled when...

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Published on December 5, 2019 -  00:38
Jose Mourinho accepts former side deserved to win
Marcus Rashford’s brace ruined Jose Mourinho’s Old Trafford return as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United ran out deserved victors against Tottenham. Less than a year after being sacked as background backbiting compounded poor performances, Mourinho returned to the Old Trafford touchline at a time when pressure was increasing on his successor following the club’s worst start to a season since 1988. The Portuguese received a warm reception at his old stomping ground but Solskjaer’s name filled the air on Wednesday night, when Rashford goals either side of a fine Dele Alli equaliser sealed United a much-needed 2-1 victory against Spurs.

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