Football: Villas-Boas step into the unknown

The 33-year-old Portuguese coach was renowned for compiling detailed reports on opposing teams.


Afp August 26, 2011

LONDON: Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas admits he will be taking a step into the unknown when the Blues face Norwich at Stamford Bridge today. Villas-Boas started his career in the professional game as an opposition scout for Jose Mourinho at Porto, Chelsea and Inter Milan before becoming a manager. The 33-year-old Portuguese coach was renowned for compiling detailed reports on opposing teams that played a key role in Mourinho’s gameplan. But, in his new role as Chelsea boss, Villas-Boas is still finding his feet. “I cannot go in depth on Norwich, but I know they had a fantastic season,” said Villas-Boas.



Published in The Express Tribune, August 27th, 2011.

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