Big Phil's Chelsea: A Tougher Task Than Mourinho's

illya mclellanSenior Analyst IFebruary 16, 2009

Big Phil's Chelsea: A Tougher Task Than Mourinho's

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    LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 01:  Chelsea Manager Luis Felipe Scolari gestures to his players during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on February 1, 2009 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty

A Formidable Pedigree

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Mourinho's Special Timing

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    LONDON - MAY 22:  Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho smiles at fans as players display the FA Barclays Premier League trophy and League Cup on team bus as they make their way down New King's Road on the Chelsea Football Club victory parade on May 22, 2005 in L

Liverpool and Manchester United, A Different Prospect in 2008-09

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    LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 13:  Liverpool Manager Rafael Benitez (R) and Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson shake hands after the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on September 13, 2008 in

Challenging On All Major Fronts Not Quite Good Enough

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    LONDON - AUGUST 17:  Luiz Felipe Scolari manager of Chelsea gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Portsmouth at Stamford Bridge on August 17, 2008 in London, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Stability Sacrificed in the Hope for Instant Success

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    MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 11:  Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka (R) of Chelsea leave the pitch dejectedly at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on January 11, 2009 i