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When did Andre Villas-Boas manage Chelsea?

When did Andre Villas-Boas manage Chelsea?

Luis Andre de Pina Cabral e Villas-Boas (born 17 October 1977) is a Portuguese coach who was manager of Chelsea F.C. from 2011 to 2012.

Is AVB a good manager?

Villas-Boas, who steered Marseille to a second-placed finish last term, boasts the joint best points-per-game record of any pf the club’s managers in Ligue 1, alongside Gerard Gili, who won back-to-back titles in 1989 and 1990. “He is pretty highly regarded,” explains French football journalist Ian Holyman.

Why did Chelsea sack Villas-Boas?

The former Porto manager was back in the Premier League just four months after his dismissal from Stamford Bridge, signing a three-year deal with the Blues’ London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, and he stayed with the club for a season-and-a-half, leaving his post in December 2013 after a run of poor results.

When did Villas-Boas leave Chelsea?

Managerial statistics

Team From Record
Chelsea 22 June 2011 19
Tottenham Hotspur 3 July 2012 44
Zenit Saint Petersburg 20 March 2014 63
Shanghai SIPG 4 November 2016 30

Who does AVB manager now?

On 28 May 2019, Villas-Boas signed a two-year contract to be the new manager of Olympique de Marseille, replacing Rudi Garcia.

How did Villas-Boas become a manager?

Porto. Villas-Boas signed a contract to become the new manager of Porto on 2 June 2010. Two months later, he won his first title as a manager when Porto defeated Benfica 2–0 to win the Portuguese Supercup.

When was Chelsea Villas-Boas sacked?

February 2011
Having moved to West Brom he secured promotion to the Premier League in his first season as the Baggies finished runners-up to Newcastle but his team were thrashed 6-0 in their first match in the top flight, coincidentally at Chelsea, and he was sacked in February 2011.

Why did Villas-Boas fail at Chelsea?

ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS has admitted he failed at Chelsea because he took on ‘too much too soon’. And Villas-Boas, who has so far claimed three domestic honours during his two seasons in Zenit, admits his time at Chelsea came too early in his career.

Where is Roberto Di Matteo now?

On 2 June 2016, Di Matteo was appointed the manager of newly relegated Championship club Aston Villa, working under the new chairman Tony Xia. Di Matteo’s former Chelsea teammate Steve Clarke was appointed as his assistant on the same day.

Did Villas-Boas play football?

He’s Never Played Professionally It may come as a surprise to some, but Andre Villas-Boas is perhaps the most decorated manager in all of football to have never played professionally.

Why was Villas-Boas sacked?

Marseille have sacked head coach André Villas-Boas after he criticised the club for signing Olivier Ntcham against his wishes. “I don’t want anything from OM. I don’t want money.”

What happened Villa Boas?

On 2 February 2021, Villas-Boas announced in a press conference that he had offered his resignation to the club’s board due to his dissatisfaction with the club’s recruitment policy, namely them signing Celtic player Olivier Ntcham on loan the previous day against his wishes.

What kind of football did Andre Villas Boas play?

Luís André de Pina Cabral e Villas-Boas was born on 17 October 1977 in Porto, Portugal. André had no experience as a professional footballer. When he was a child, he went in for football at amateur level. André played for Ribeirense, Ramaldense as a goalkeeper.

How old was Andre Villas Boas when he became manager of Porto?

By doing so, Villas-Boas became the third-youngest coach ever to win the Primeira Liga (behind Mihály Siska in 1939 and Juca in 1962) and the youngest manager ever to win a European competition, at the age of 33 years and 213 days. On 21 June 2011, Villas-Boas tendered his resignation as Porto manager.

When did Andre Villas Boas lose to Manchester United?

On 18 September 2011, Villas-Boas’s Chelsea lost to Manchester United 3–1 at Old Trafford. It was Chelsea’s first defeat of the season and Villas-Boas’s first defeat in 39 league matches, a run stretching back to his spells as manager of Académica and Porto.

When did Andre Villas Boas win the Barclays Asia Trophy?

On 30 July 2011, during the pre-season, Villas-Boas won his first piece of silverware with Chelsea, the 2011 Barclays Asia Trophy. Villas-Boas won all of his pre-season fixtures with Chelsea, with the team conceding only one goal in all six games.