Mourinho & 7 Other Managers Who Returned For Seconds

There's an old adage in football that you should never go back. As Jose Mourinho returns to Chelsea we consider seven other managers who returned to former clubs, how they fared and what that means for 'The Special One'...
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There's an old adage in football that you should never go back. As Jose Mourinho returns to Chelsea we consider seven other managers who returned to former clubs, how they fared and what that means for 'The Special One'...

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Chelsea's Mourinho & 7 Other Managers Who Returned For Seconds...

Souness To Liverpool

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As a player, it is probably easier to list what Souness didn’t win in his six years at Anfield; his honours including three European Cups and five League titles. Unfortunately for Liverpool fans, his return to the club as a manager in 1991 wasn’t quite so fruitful. In fairness, his Liverpool side did win the F.A Cup… Whilst Souness was off sick…

VERDICT: MISS

Keegan To Newcastle

Adored on Tyneside, Keegan’s first stint at Newcastle saw a couple of second place finishes in the top flight, some ridiculously attacking football and more importantly the signing of Ruel Fox. King Kev’s return in 2008 began with no wins in eight games and ended with a tribunal, a player named Ignacio Gonzalez (never to be heard of again) and Dennis Wise.  You don’t want to make him angry Dennis…

VERDICT: MISS

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