In pictures: A look at Helena Costa, football’s ‘Mourinho in a skirt’

Helena Costa, dubbed ‘Mourinho in a skirt’ in her home nation, was recently appointed head coach of Ligue 2’s Clermont, making her the highest-ranking woman in coaching in global football. Ian Hawkey writes about how she exhibits the traditional Portuguese coaching style seen in the likes of Jose Mourinho, Andre Villas-Boas and Carlos Queiroz.

Published: May 10, 2014 04:00 AM