Article of interest
Jose Mourinho: Rafa Benitez destroyed my work at Inter within six months
Jose Mourinho found time in his post-match press conference to attack Rafael Benitez, the Real Madrid coach, after Benitez’s wife teased Mourinho by saying he left a mess at the Bernabeu that her husband will have to clean up.
There is little love lost between Mourinho and Benitez, and the dislike will only fester even further after the Chelsea manager launched a withering riposte following his side’s 4-2 penalty shootout victory over Barcelona in Washington. Read more of the savagery here
chatter from the sidelines
- Miguel Herrera is no longer Mexico's coach Wow
- Real Madrid has closed down its third team sorry, link in Spanish and I haven't totally read it.
- Adebayor on move to Aston Villa Sherwood and himself got on like a house on fire, so
- Ok, this is getting silly now. So let us make it clear. There has been NO bid for Saido. That's it. Carry on everyone Thank goodness, he's not worth £20m, you can do better, Spurs
- Bonucci extends Juventus contract five more seasons
- Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal completes Bayern Munich switch Still can't believe this happening
- Schalke warn Juve off Draxler Draxler said yes, Schalke said no
- Giovani dos Santos' value to LA Galaxy interesting article
- Steven Gerrard, Robbie Keane and Michael Bradley pull out of MLS All-Star squad ahead of match with Tottenham Hotspur People weren't happy about Lampard and Gerrard being on the squad in their first year in MLS, so just as well.
Chelsea and Barcelona played a friendly. Chelsea won
Lukaku is injured. Nice second kit, Everton!
OP: done! Cheers, jeers, corrections and commentary pushback, you know the drill!