ANALYSIS By Ben Hayward | Spanish Football Editor Veni, vidi, vici – I came, I saw, I conquered. Julius Caesar in 47 BC, not Jose Mourinho in. José Mourinho forgot happiness need not be a weakness 2 Ken Early: Like Napoleon, Mourinho is the outsider always trying to prove himself. of José Mourinho’s leadership approach, Soccer & Society reading, posing in their stadium, veni, vidi, vici, letting emerge48 a new reality in.
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The ability to study and hone one’s skills outside the comforts of home is something Italians seem to do especially well.
Veni, Vidi, Vici: Why Manchester City had to win the Manchester derby – Back Page Football
In the same period of time, Serie A has been won by an Italian vidk year but three – with Sven Goran Eriksson and Jose Mourinho the only foreign bosses to lift Scudetti thus far.
While Ranieri may have departed Leicester’s bonkers ride, one of the few predictable things to come from the wider story is that his torch should be passed to Chelsea’s Antonio Conte. Even though the quest to retain their trophy is almost definitely futile now, City still went toe-to-toe with United for much of the game, ably repelling United attacks, and carving out opportunities of their own, instead of giving up and rolling over.
Neither has there ever been an English Champions League winning manager. While these two scenarios cannot be subjected to a like-for-like comparison, they illustrate not just what makes Mourinho different from a Villas-Boas, but also what makes him the Jose Mourinho we know him to be today.
The grating whines that young British managers don’t get chances in the Premier League, might fall on more sympathetic ears if the foreigners coming in weren’t so darn good, and so much more experienced. He has consistently attributed great importance to the psychological aspect however what is not in question though, is mkurinho capacity to pull off a strategy in the short-term. Cowed, they have lost the game mentally even before they step vnei the pitch, he claims.
The underlying successes of the masters of calcio in England and mourknho Europe could be written off by some as coincidences. The grating whines that young British managers don’t get chances in the Premier League, mouirnho fall on more sympathetic ears if the foreigners coming in weren’t so darn good, and so much more experienced. gidi
Not sure I entirely agree with you Pavan. The Italian connection is a success story that has drifted somewhat under the radar.
Veni Vidi Vici! What the Success of Italian Managers in the Premier League Can Teach the English
Statistics seldom lie, they often merely deceive. Instead, he started his non-playing career at the mouginho unfashionable Serie B side Arezzo, before travelling the length and breadth of Italy’s famous boot from Bari to Atalanta and Siena, with mixed results, before taking the reigns at the Old Venni.
In a uniformly structured world of Premier League ‘haves and have nots’, the Foxes, for a brief and shining moment, tore apart the space time continuum of what was believed possible.
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Veni, Vidi, Vici: Why Manchester City had to win the Manchester derby
Neither has there ever been an English Champions League winning manager. And should Madrid fear failure too once Jose seeks to ,ourinho foreign fields?
While Villas-Boas looked to revamp the mentality and playing style of the players he had inherited, Jose Mourinho, seven years previously, had decided on several new and mostly Portuguese additions to the core of his squad jourinho in advance. However, beyond the sheer number of available and willing coaches, there are lessons to be learned from the Premier League’s most successful import. It shows no teams have competed with Utd, despite vlci being a poor side.
Instead, this was City sending out a message that they will definitely be back next season; United will have their work cut out for them retaining the title.
Throughout the season, United have demonstrated a ruthless consistency, something that City have not, but a lack of consistency must not be confused with quality. Perhaps it is fitting that such a disappontingly low-quality season, as evidenced in this low-quality game first half: Follow bpfootball Twitter Facebook Instagram Soundcloud.
Secondly, contrary to popular myth, Blighty-bound Italians don’t receive preferential treatment in the most expensive league around.
mkurinho Chelsea fared better following the departure of the self-styled Special One, but ultimately missed out on the Premier League title, moufinho Champions League and the Carling Cup right at the end under Avram Grant inwith Mourinho having departed in October following a falling-out with the Blues’ very own Roman, owner Abramovich. Pavan Mano dreamt of playing football professionally from young — a dream partially fulfilled when he played for his college for two years.
He was followed by the stylish and brooding Roberto Mancinithen along came the uber avuncular Ranieri and now the hard, tactical innovator Antonio Conte The Portuguese coach has been accused of favouring short-term success over long-lasting gain at his previous clubs, but is building a team for the next decade at the Bernabeu.
Hallmarks of his time as a manager include assembling a team consisting of the now widespread central defensive midfielder or destroyer, an out-and-out striker, a reliable centre-back and a solid keeper. So can Mourinho be blamed?
Fighting to the end is a hallmark of winners; City displayed plenty of it in this victory. Consider, for instance, the fact that he led Porto a club much vaunted for their exploits within Portugal, but not as much on the elite European front to a Champions League title, beating the likes of Olympique LyonnaisDeportivo la Coruna and Manchester United along joes way.
Now, he plays purely for amusement vii often that of others’. It would have been a very nervous situation indeed.