And on Wednesday’s stage five, car leader Sebastien Loeb – a nine-time world rally champion – abandoned the race following an injury to co-pilot Daniel Elena when their vehicle hit a crater in the sand dunes. Top Stories Serie A: Retrieved 29 April Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss to contest Dakar Rally. Retrieved 4 July Villas-Boas jolted his back in the incident but a statement from his team Toyota Overdrive confirmed medical examinations showed the Portuguese coach has not suffered any broken bones. On 17 May , Villas-Boas led the club to the fifth league title in its history, clinching it after a 1—1 draw against FC Ufa with two games left to play.

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AVB withdraws from Dakar Rally after crash

He was two hours 18 minutes and 50 seconds behind the leader av the third stage but on the next his Toyota Hilux hit a sand dune. He is one of a growing number of top-level managers who have never played football professionally.

Retrieved 7 October Archived from the original on 29 June Retrieved 29 September Promising big scorelines away from home such as against FulhamAston Villa and Sunderland along with home wins against Swansea City and Reading, left Tottenham in ral,y place going into the new year. Retrieved 1 March Retrieved 4 November Retrieved 22 June Top Stories Serie A: Former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas says he is “safe and well” but disappointed after being forced to withdraw from the Dakar Rally following a crash that left him hospitalised with a back injury.


Retrieved 22 December Thank you all for your kind messages of support raceforgood dakar Retrieved 18 March On 16 DecemberTottenham announced that Villas-Boas had left the club “by mutual consent. A look back at Tottenham’s campaign”.

On 29 October, Chelsea lost their second derby under Villas-Boas in a 5—3 defeat at home to Arsenal after falling to a 1—0 defeat to Queens Park Rangers. Sunday’s second stage involved the full might of the sand dunes of Ica near Pisco, Peru, and is 90 percent off-road.

On 29 November it was announced that Villas-Boas would compete in the Dakar Rally driving a Toyota Hilux and co-driven by former motorcycle class frontrunner Ruben Faria. The Portuguese coach said in a post on Instagram: Retrieved 29 May On the Chelsea website, it read, “The board would like to record our gratitude for his work and express our disappointment that the relationship has ended so early. Archived from the original on 22 May The opening stage — which stretches miles from Lima, the Peruvian capital, to Pisco — involved a run along the Pacific coast followed by a mile sprint and is regarded as a gentle warm-up before the first real difficulties of the off-road rally begin.


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Retrieved 24 May Villas-Boas spoke last week of his decision to compete in the Dakar Rally, a race his uncle also took part in for the first time at the age of 40 inbefore considering returning to coaching in Europe once the season is over. The route is largely comprised of sand dunes, before moving to Bolivia and ending in Argentina on January By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Spurs won the tie 3—2 on aggregate, after a 2—1 win at home the previous week.

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Even though Tottenham finished a point behind the Champions League playoff spot, they set a new club record by finishing with 72 points. Villas-Boas as manager of Zenit in Views Read Edit View history.

Retrieved 16 March Thank you all for your kind messages of support. He continued his season with a home win, beating Norwich City 3—1.