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File photo dated 02/06/2004 of Jose Mourinho (right) with Chief Executive Peter Kenyon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Andrew Parsons/PA Wire

File photo dated 02/06/2004 of Jose Mourinho (right) with Chief Executive Peter Kenyon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Andrew Parsons/PA Wire

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File photo dated 22/05/2005 of Jose Mourinho. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Chris Young/PA Wire

File photo dated 22/05/2005 of Jose Mourinho. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Chris Young/PA Wire

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File photo dated 07/05/2005 of Jose Mourinho lifting the Barclays Premiership trophy. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire

File photo dated 07/05/2005 of Jose Mourinho lifting the Barclays Premiership trophy. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire

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MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 01:  Real Madrid fans display a giant banner thanking head coach Jose Mourinho of Real Madrid during his last La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and CA Osasuna at estadio Santiago Bernabeu on June 1, 2013 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 01: Real Madrid fans display a giant banner thanking head coach Jose Mourinho of Real Madrid during his last La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and CA Osasuna at estadio Santiago Bernabeu on June 1, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

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MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 01:  Head coach Jose Mourinho of Real Madrid CF says goodbye to the Real Madrid fans for the last time after the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and CA Osasuna at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on June 1, 2013 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 01: Head coach Jose Mourinho of Real Madrid CF says goodbye to the Real Madrid fans for the last time after the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and CA Osasuna at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on June 1, 2013 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

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File photo dated 12/02/2013 of Jose Mourinho. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wire

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File photo dated 01/05/2007 of Jose Mourinho (right) and Rafael Benitez (left). PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Gareth Copley/PA Wire

File photo dated 01/05/2007 of Jose Mourinho (right) and Rafael Benitez (left). PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Gareth Copley/PA Wire

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File photo dated 06/05/2007 of Jose Mourinho. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

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File photo 13/02/2013 of Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wire

File photo 13/02/2013 of Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wire

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File photo dated 02/06/2004 of Jose Mourinho. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Andrew Parsons/PA Wire

File photo dated 02/06/2004 of Jose Mourinho. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Andrew Parsons/PA Wire

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File photo dated 02/06/2004 of Jose Mourinho (right) with Chief Executive Peter Kenyon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Chelsea have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a four-year contract. See PA story SOCCER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Andrew Parsons/PA Wire

Jose Mourinho has today signed a four-year deal with Chelsea which will see him make a return to Stamford Bridge and the Barclays Premier League.

 

Here, we look at the highs and lows of his three-year first spell at the Blues.

HIGHS

ARRIVING IN STYLE

Mourinho swept into Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2004, fresh from winning the Champions League with Porto, describing himself as the 'Special One'.

PREMIER LEAGUE SUCCESS

Mourinho guided Chelsea to their first league title in 50 years when two goals from Frank Lampard sealed the trophy with a 2-0 win at Bolton in April 2005

RETAINING THE TITLE

Chelsea successfully defended the Premier League title in 2006, with Mourinho celebrating by throwing his medal and jacket into the crowd in a typically flamboyant moment.

WEMBLEY WIN

The first FA Cup final at the new Wembley Stadium in 2007 was won by Mourinho's Chelsea. It proved to be his last major success with the club.

CONSISTENCY

Chelsea set a new record of 64 unbeaten home matches in the English top flight with an August 2007 win over Birmingham.

LOWS

MARRED FIRST SUCCESS

Mourinho was sent off as he celebrated his side's equaliser in the Carling Cup final defeat of Liverpool by strolling down the touchline past opposition fans with his finger pressed to his lips in a silence gesture.

IT'S A DOG'S LIFE

Arrested and cautioned in May 2007 after allegedly refusing to allow police to quarantine his pet dog, a Yorkshire terrier called Leya. It did not have the correct documents.

GHOST GARCIA GOAL

In another duel with Liverpool, Chelsea lost in the Champions League semi-finals with a disputed goal from Luis Garcia. "It was a goal that came from the moon," said Mourinho, who never acknowledged the goal in the future.

WENGER WAR

Mourinho never hit it off with some Premier League managers, Arsene Wenger in particular. In October 2005, Mourinho taunted Wenger by calling him a "voyeur".

GETTING FRISK-Y

Mourinho accused referee Anders Frisk and Barcelona manager Frank Rijkaard of meeting during the half-time interval of their Champions League last-16 first leg in March 2005. Mourinho is labelled an "enemy of referees", receives a fine and a two-match ban; Frisk receives death threats and retires.

EGG ON FACE

Mourinho's tenure at Stamford Bridge ended when he criticised owner Roman Abramovich's failure to buy quality players to help his injury-hit squad. "No eggs, no omelette," Mourinho said. Days later he was gone.

Belfast Telegraph