Jose Mourinho Pulls Out Of Soccer Aid

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho who is the new boss of Manchester United was due to manage the England XI against a Rest of the World XI this weekend for Soccer Aid but he has sensationally pulled out at the last minute.

Jose was set to make his first appearance as Man U coach at Old Trafford but fans will now have to wait until the start of the season to see their new boss on the touchline.

The Portuguese manager has claimed that he has other commitments that he needs to focus on but he will still take part in training on Thursday and Friday in Fulham.

Jose was supposed to be managing England which will feature a mix of celebrities and ex-footballers including; John Bishop, Louis Tomlinson, Jermain Defoe, Olly Murs, Jamie Carragher and many more, but now Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce will take charge.

The Rest of the World XI will still be managed by Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri who will be assisted by One Direction star Niall Horan, while the team will also feature a mix of ex-footballers and celebrities including; Cafu, Ronaldinho, Shayne Ward and many more.

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The charity match in aid of Unicef will be on ITV 1 this Sunday (5th June) from 6pm.

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Written by Laura Klonowski

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