Mourinho your choice as England boss

JOSE Mourinho is the overwhelming choice of East Anglian Daily Times and Evening Star readers to restore some pride to England's football team.On the day the self-styled Special One issued a “come and get me” plea to the FA, our web poll revealed the former Chelsea manager was also the fans' favourite.

JOSE Mourinho is the overwhelming choice of East Anglian Daily Times and Evening Star readers to restore some pride to England's football team.

On the day the self-styled Special One issued a “come and get me” plea to the FA, our web poll revealed the former Chelsea manager was also the fans' favourite.

Mourinho got 844 of the 1,567 votes cast when we asked who you would like to see succeed Steve McClaren as England boss.

Today jobless Jose was reported as telling a national newspaper: “You will have to speak to the FA to see if they are interested in offering me the job.


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“I can not say what I think until they say they are interested. Tell the FA to come and get me.

“We will have to wait and see, but I rule nothing out.”

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Mourinho captured almost 52 per cent of the poll on wwww.eadt.co.uk and www.eveningstar.co.uk, with Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp finishing a distant second with 244 votes.

After McClaren's departure following the debacle against Croatia at Wembley last Wednesday, Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill was heavily touted as the front runner, but he has ruled himself out.

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