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Mourinho left sick dad to ensure Chelsea BPL victory



Even while strategizing to see how his club, Chelsea would grab the Premier League title, manager Jose Mourinho was also under pressure figuring out how his father who was to undergo a brain surgery would come out hail and hearty.

The Portuguese manager had to split his time between England and Portugal, where his father was in hospital for surgery relating to a brain haemorrhage, though a local newspaper had ported that Jose Snr had suffered a stroke.

Chelsea boss Mourinho flew out earlier in the week to be present for his father’s operation and admitted he was glad the ordeal was over.

“When the game finished at Leicester [on Wednesday] I got immediately a private plane to go to Portugal,” said Mourinho.

“I was there with him for the most difficult moment, which was the moment of the surgery.

“Apart from that, everything is under control. He’s strong. He’s getting better, better, better, better. I’m much more relaxed.”

Mourinho’s Chelsea finally secured their Premier League crown on Sunday after beating Crystal Palace 1-0.

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  1. damizzle!!

    May 4, 2015 at 12:48 pm

    i love ds man sha!!may God grant ur dad quick delivery….da blues for life…

    • Don Lucassi

      May 4, 2015 at 1:24 pm

      Imagine life was filled with blues all the time, wont that be super
      boring? No jazz, no funk, no hiphop or reaggae, just bluess…Please no
      blues for life jo, damizzleeee

      • damizzle!!

        May 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm

        don lucassi,where have u been?blues doesn’t make life boring,it meets d soul..just as chelsea score the goals.

        • YouDunno!

          May 4, 2015 at 2:25 pm

          damizzle and don lucassi make una let person hear word jare..if una no get work then make una go mop third mainland bridge…

          • damizzle!!

            May 4, 2015 at 3:05 pm

            schweppes!!!youdunno na ur keyboard i de use type abi wch one b ur own?de ur lane o! *tongue out*

            don lucassi,something has to meet the soul al d time,whatever they like they should chant,as long as we gat the cup, its all that matters.

        • Don Lucassi

          May 4, 2015 at 2:41 pm

          Must something meet the soul all the time? Thats exactly why its boring…you forgot the EPL’s most famous chant- ‘Boring, Boring Chelsea’

  2. Jedimaster

    May 4, 2015 at 2:03 pm

    Mourihno is a boss. He is a master tactitian who puts winning above fancy football (take note Wenger) while I might not agree with that style (I am a fan of joga bonito/ jinga/tikki takka) He gets results and his record speaks for him.

  3. Apachee zooma

    May 4, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Blues for life! Haters go hug GEJ!

  4. damizzle!!

    May 4, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    tell dem ooo zooma!!

  5. naughtynot

    May 4, 2015 at 6:27 pm

    That point, where you have to choose between your career and family…really tough! You have to role up your strategic sleeves, predict accurately and juggle the two. sometimes it is not a win-win situation. Thankfully it was this time. Cheers to Chelsea. Blues so rock..

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