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Loss of John Terry Is Premiership Fans' Gain

john terry injury Loss of John Terry Is Premiership Fans' GainManchester United moved to six points ahead of second place Chelsea today when the Blues drew 2-2 against Fulham in the west London derby.

Mourinho’s defensive woes continue in what has been the most inconsistent form from Chelsea since the Portugese manager took over the club a few years ago. With Manchester United winning 3-2 against Reading at Old Trafford, the Red Devils now find themselves edging further from Chelsea.

While the rain poured down at Stamford Bridge and throughout England, the level of football on display today seems to be improving. It’s unfortunate for Chelsea fans but good news for neutral Premiership fans that having John Terry injured has made Chelsea matches more entertaining to watch.

Chelsea’s strategy of late is to score more goals than they let in. They almost tied 2-2 against Wigan (if it wasn’t for Robben’s last minute goal to make it 3-2). They tied against Reading, and now have tied against Fulham. These are matches which Chelsea would have cruised through in the past.

So far today, the three matches shown on television have been a great advertisement for the Premier League. Let’s hope this trend continues.

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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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One Response to Loss of John Terry Is Premiership Fans' Gain

  1. Anonymous says:

    Jose can have Hyypia for £10m.

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