Soccer world reacts to sad news of Vilanova’s passing

As the soccer world mourns the loss of Tito Vilanova, numerous players, managers and clubs offered their condolences:


Mourinho’s Eye-Gouge Reaches Spain’s Constitutional Court


No matter where he goes, Jose Mourinho just can’t seem to leave the drama behind.

According to a report from Spanish newspaper Marca, Mourinho is the subject of a legal case that has just reached Spain’s Constitutional Court. The topic? The infamous ‘eye-gouge’ incident in which Mourinho poked then-assistant coach of Barcelona, Tito Vilanova, in the eye.

A law-firm based in Barcelona took it upon themselves to file a complaint against the former Real Madrid manager, alleging that he was guilty of disrupting the public order.

Are we sure they’re referring to the eye-gouge incident, or the season Real Madrid managed to break Barcelona’s grip on La Liga?

Either way, Spain just can’t seem to get enough of Jose.


Barcelona plots move for Mata

Barcelona seems to be taking a big interest in Chelsea players at the moment - especially the club’s Spanish contingent - as Juan Mata appears to have joined Fernando Torres on Tito Vilanova’s transfer wishlist.

The rumors making the rounds are suggesting that this speculation flying around is due to a dispute with Jose Mourinho. Either way the Chelsea manager will be desperate to get the midfielder back from the Confederations Cup to try and tie down his main man at Stamford Bridge.

Barca is also making other transfer news as interest from Manchester United grows for Thiago Alcantara and Cesc Fabregas talks about Gareth Bale’s potential move to Real Madrid. For all today’s transfer gossip visit Paper Chase.