Highlighting José Mourinho’s team coached, awards, and performance that led to his current level as one of the best football managers of all time.
José Mourinho is arguably one of the best football managers of all time in terms of achievement with top clubs in the major leagues around Europe.
The Portuguese manager who began his coaching career with home club FC Porto is currently one of the most influential coaches of modern-day football.
How many trophies has Mourinho won? José Mourinho clearly stated he had won 25 and a half titles as manager.
How many clubs has Jose Mourinho coached? Mourinho has managed nine football teams, including Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, etc.
Has Jose Mourinho won a trophy with Tottenham? No, José did not win a major trophy with the club.
Did Mourinho win the Champions League with Real Madrid? No, Mourinho did not win the Champions League with Real Madrid.
Some of the major trophies josé Mourinho won as a manager include the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, Premier League, La Liga, FA Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, etc.
Mourinho continues to hold great respect across the football community
José Mourinho trophies in a nutshell
- UEFA Champions League – 2
- UEFA Europa League – 2
- Premier League – 3
- La Liga – 1
- Série – 2
- FA Cup – 2
- Copa del Rey – 1
- Coppa Italia – 1
- EFL Cup – 4
- Supercopa de España – 1
- Supercoppa Italiana –
- FA Community Shield – 2
- Primeira Liga – 2
- Taça de Portugal – 1
- Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira – 1
José Mourinho teams coached
1. SL Benfica
Dates Joined: 2000
José Mourinho began his managerial career with Portuguese giants Benfica.
2. União de Leiria
Dates Joined – 2001–2002
União de Leiria was the second team josé Mourinho coached. He joined the Portuguese club in 2001 after he left Benfica.
The Portuguese manager performed well at União de Leiria, which led to his move to another Portuguese league giants FC Porto.
3. FC Porto
Dates Joined – 2002–2004
Leaving União de Leiria paved the way for José Mourinho’s recognition on the European continent.
FC Porto appointed the club’s new manager following a disappointing performance that saw them lose major trophies to rivals SL Benfica. His reign at the club became part of the club’s golden years.
Making huge promises like lifting the league title during his presentation, José went on to win the league to fulfill his promise.
He took the club to European success by defeating Scottish side Celtic to lift the UEFA Cup and completed the Portuguese treble by winning the Portuguese Cup.
The former União de Leiria manager entered the UEFA Champions League with his new team after claiming the Portuguese treble the preview season.
During the 2003–04 UEFA Champions League season, Mourinho guided Porto to a second-place finish despite having Real Madrid in the same group and advanced to the next level.
Road to the final, Porto eliminated Manchester United in the Round of 16, Lyon in the quarter-finals, and Deportivo La Coruña in the semifinal to reach the finals.
José and his boys trashed French side AS Monaco to lift the Champions League title with Porto in the 2003/2004 season.
José Mourinho Trophies / Honours at Porto
Primeira Liga: 2002–03, 2003–04
Taça de Portugal: 2002–03
Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira: 2003
UEFA Champions League: 2003–04
UEFA Cup: 2002–03
Dates Joined – 2004–2007 and 2013–2015
His European success, coupled with the Portuguese dominance, attracted Chelsea’s interest.
The London-based club saw the Portuguese manager as the game-changer, capable of taking the club to the next level.
The appointment of José by the new Chelsea’s owner Roman Abramovich became a facelift for the club after over £100 spent on players could not yield better results.
José helped Chelsea claim English football record books as the fifth English team to win back-to-back Premier League titles since World War II. His achievement was between 2004–05 and 2005–06 season responsibility.
Mourinho’s new empire at Chelsea did not stop at winning the Premier League that year. He won the FA Cup and three EFL League Cups.
Chelsea second stint.
The legendary Portuguese manager returned to the club in 2013. He won the Premier League at 2014–15 and the EFL League Cup.
José Mourinho Trophies / Honours at Chelsea
Premier League: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2014–15
FA Cup: 2006–07
Football League Cup: 2004–05, 2006–07, 2014–15
FA Community Shield: 2005
5. Inter Milan
Dates Joined – 2008–2010
Mourinho’s empire at Chelsea ended, after which the blues began a new chapter with the appointment of Guus Hiddink.
Mourinho joined Italian Serie A Inter Milan in 2008, winning the Suppercoppa Italiana (Italy Super Cup) and a fourth consecutive Italia Série A title.
Although Inter Milan’s top hierarchy eyed the Champions League, josé could not make a dream come true as he fell to Premier League side Manchester United en route to the final.
Despite losing to United, Inter Milan returned more robust in the 2009–10 Champions League campaign to lift the title, beating Bayern Munich 2–0 in the final.
José Mourinho made statements with his exploits in Italy with Inter Milan, winning major trophies including the Série A twice, Champions League once, Coppa Italia once, and Supercoppa Italiana once.
José Mourinho Trophies / Honours at Inter Milan
Serie A: 2008–09, 2009–10
Coppa Italia: 2009–10
Supercoppa Italiana: 2008
UEFA Champions League: 2009–10
6. Real Madrid
Dates Joined – 2010–2013
Mourinho’s successful outing with FC Porto and Inter Milan was too big to ignore by Real Madrid’s top hierarchy, who sought to bring the Portuguese to Spanish football.
His previous success in the European scene did not go unnoticed as Real Madrid made further steps to announce his appointment as the club’s new manager.
José joined Real Madrid in 2010. His first challenge was to win the Copa del Rey, currently the club’s lowest domestic trophy dominated by Barcelona and Athletic Club Bilbao.
Mourinho successfully won the Copa del Rey with Real Madrid courtesy of an extra-time goal. In 2011–12, the Portuguese manager guided the club to another Spanish La Liga title, which was the club’s record 32nd time in history.
By winning the 2011–12 league title, he also helped the club set new a record which includes
* 100 points reached in a single season
* 121 goals
* 16 away wins
* 32 wins overall.
He also won the Supercopa de España (Spanish Super Cup) in 2012.
José Mourinho Trophies / Honours at Real Madrid
La Liga: 2011–12
Copa del Rey: 2010–11
Supercopa de España: 2012
7. Manchester United
Dates Joined – 2016–2018
He moved to Manchester United in 2016. United needed to return to the top after a series of poor performances, which was the aftermath of Sir Alex Ferguson’s exit.
Mourinho brought smiles to Old Trafford as he won three major trophies in his first season, including the FA Community Shield, EFL Cup, and UEFA Europa League.
With high expectations already placed on the Portuguese manager, he could not replicate the same form in his first season in charge of the team’s preceding campaigns which led to his exit.
José Mourinho Trophies / Honours at Manchester United
EFL Cup: 2016–17
FA Community Shield: 2016
UEFA Europa League: 2016–17
8. Tottenham Hotspur
Dates Joined – 2019–2021
As Tottenham Hotspur’s new manager, José Mourinho built a new team capable of challenging titles.
In his first few games in charge, the club enjoyed favorable results across all competitions. Tottenham eventually replaced Mourinho due to poor outcomes.
9. AS Roma
Dates Joined – 2019-present
Mourinho was appointed AS Roma’s new manager. The Portuguese manager was saddled with building a solid team capable of competing with the Série A elites.
Roma is currently his new European project after leaving English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.
Starting on a bright note with average players in his squad, he grinds out actual results, although consistency has slowed down the progress lately.
He, however, promised more time and patience for the club to grow under him.
José Mourinho’s all-time best performance across all teams coached
FC Porto formed the basis of José Mourinho’s recognition across the world when he took the club to Champions League glory and domestic treble.
Moving to Chelsea, he brought the club back to life with Premier League titles. José helped the London-based club claim back-to-back Premier League titles.
He also won the FA Cup and League Cup in two tenures.
Inter Milan was elevated by the appointment of the Portuguese manager who took the club to Champions League triumph. In the process, he won the Copa Italia, Italian Super Cup as well as the Série A.
From winning the Copa del Rey as his first assignment, he took the club to the La Liga title the following season, followed by some club records, including most points (100) in a single season.
He brought back smiles at Old Trafford as he won the UEFA Europa League, Community Shield, and EFL Cup.
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Above were the top clubs he performed excellently, leading to numerous awards throughout his managerial career.
José Mourinho Awards as manager
The manager has won numerous awards throughout his managerial career in Europe.
After his exploits in Portugal, Mourinho moved to Chelsea, winning back-to-back Premier League titles and Champions League titles with Inter Milan after a long wait for the top European price.
Smiles at Man United since Sir Alex Ferguson departed, as he won the EFL Cup, Community Shield, and Europa League all in his first season.
The major awards
- Onze d’Or Coach of the Year: 2005
- FIFA World Coach of the Year: 2010.
- IFFHS World’s Best Club Coach: 2004, 2005, 2010, 2012.
- IFFHS World’s Best Coach of the 21st Century 2001–2020.
- Premier League Manager of the Season: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2014–15
- Serie A Coach of the Year: 2008–09, 2009–10
- UEFA Manager of the Year: 2002–03, 2003–04
- Portuguese Coach of the Century: 2015
- PFA Portuguese Manager of the Year: 2017
- Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry
About José Mourinho
José Mourinho is a Portuguese manager and former player. He’d led some of the biggest football clubs in Europe, including Chelsea, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Manchester United, FC Porto, etc
He is widely considered one of the most excellent managers of all time.
José has won major trophies, including the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, Premier League, La Liga, Série A, Primeira Liga, FA Cup, Copa del Rey, etc.
Mourinho is also one of the most decorated managers ever. Jose Mourinho teams coached includes Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, AS Roma, etc.