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Archives: Chelsea

Mourinho vs Dyche; Burnley manager responds to Jose Mourinho claims

Posted on by PA Sport
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The fall-out from Chelsea's draw with Burnley continued on Monday night as Sean Dyche responded to criticism of one of his players. The Burnley manager was moved to film a 10-minute video interview which was published on his club's YouTube … Continue reading

Chelsea appalled by FA’s decision to reduce Nemanja Matic ban to 2 games

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic's suspension has been reduced from three matches to two, the Football Association has announced. Matic was sent off for pushing Ashley Barnes after the Burnley striker had caught the Blues midfielder high on his shin with … Continue reading

Rating three former Atletico Madrid strikers who play in the Premier League

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone
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La Liga champions Atletico Madrid churn out the finest goal scorers in world soccer year after year. Ever since Fernando Torres captained the club in 2007, the standard of strikers being produced has been of the highest quality; far superior compared to other teams around the globe. Three of … Continue reading

No FA action against Burnley’s Ashley Barnes for Nemanja Matic foul

Posted on by PA Sport
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Burnley's Ashley Barnes will face no disciplinary action for his challenge on Nemanja Matic, the Football Association has confirmed. Barnes put in a full-blooded tackle on the Blues midfielder during Saturday's 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge, leaving his foot up … Continue reading

Chelsea make £5.5m profit after selling Thorgan Hazard to Monchengladbach

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Chelsea have confirmed that an agreement has been reached with Borussia Monchengladbach for the transfer of attacking midfielder Thorgan Hazard on a permanent deal for a fee of around £5.8 million. The 21-year-old signed for the Blues in 2012 for … Continue reading

Listen to Soccer Morning live from 10-11:15am ET with guests Kris Heneage and David Amoyal

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It’s the Monday morning episode of Soccer Morning, so let’s start the week off on a good note by catching up on the latest news and discussion, as well as a chat with guest Kris Heneage from ESPN FC and … Continue reading

Instant replays not the solution after poor weekend of Premier League officiating

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The case for some sort of instant replay in the Premier League was made by Jose Mourinho on Sunday’s surprising appearance on Sky Sports’ Goals on Sunday program. Following Kevin Friend’s shocking first half performance in Southampton’s loss at St … Continue reading

Poor officiating overshadows a weekend of exciting Premier League soccer

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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If it wasn’t abundantly clear before this weekend, it should be now. The referees of the English Premier League are detracting from an otherwise great season of soccer. Normally when a team like Burnley steals points from a team like … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho appears on ‘Goals on Sunday’ to discuss refereeing decisions [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was coy with his comments following yesterday’s controversial 1-1 draw with Burnley. During his post-match interviews, the Portuguese tactician would only comment on “four incidents” which took place during minutes 30, 33, 43 and 69 in … Continue reading

Watch Chelsea 1-1 Burnley match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Jose Mourinho launched a thinly-veiled attack on referee Martin Atkinson after Chelsea's 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw with Burnley at Stamford Bridge. The turning point of the match unfolded in the 70th minute when Nemanja Matic was sent off for … Continue reading

Watch Jose Mourinho’s 30-33-43-69 interview [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was furious after his team lost a 1-0 lead against Burnley to tie the match 1-1 in a controversial game where Burnley’s Ashley Barnes should have been red carded for a foul on Nemanja Matic. Instead, … Continue reading

Watch Ashley Barnes foul on Nemanja Matic and the subsequent Chelsea red card [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea's troubled week ended in further controversy when Nemanja Matic was sent off as Burnley plundered a late 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge. Matic was shown a straight red card by referee Martin Atkinson for pushing over … Continue reading

Over half a million people watched PSG vs Chelsea on FOX Sports 1

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX Sports 1′s coverage of the 1-1 draw between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea on Tuesday was viewed by an average audience of 501,000 people, making it FS1′s most-watched Round of 16 match ever, and the fourth most-watched Champions League match … Continue reading

John Terry on course to secure one-year contract extension at Chelsea

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea captain John Terry is on course to secure a one-year contract extension, but Jose Mourinho has refused to comment on reports he is close to agreeing fresh terms on his own deal. Terry stated after Tuesday night's 1-1 draw … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho couldn’t handle pressure at Real Madrid says former president

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon said he believed the pressure to succeed at the Santiago Bernabeu was too much for Jose Mourinho, he revealed during an interview with BBC World Service. For all his domestic and European successes while … Continue reading

Listen to Soccer Morning live from 10-11:15am ET with guest Brian Sciaretta

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It’s the Friday episode of Soccer Morning, which means there’s more time than usual for listener calls and discussion with guest Brian Sciaretta. Sciaretta will discuss Hamburg defender Ashton Gotz (could he play for the USMNT?), the Julian Green situation, … Continue reading

When was the last time an Englishman scored for your Premier League club?

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Listed below are the last English goalscorers for each Premier League club.  Perhaps surprisingly, Aston Villa, Everton, Hull City, Southampton and Chelsea round out the top five clubs that have gone the longest without an English player scoring a league … Continue reading

Chelsea suspend three fans for alleged involvement in Paris train incident

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Chelsea Football Club have suspended three fans for their alleged involvement in the racial incident which took place in a Paris train station earlier this week. Following the club’s hard-fought 1-1 draw with French champions, Paris Saint-Germain, a shocking video went … Continue reading