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Archives: Chelsea

Putting the Robin van Persie ‘One Man Team Argument’ to Rest

Posted on by Adam Heap
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Without Robin van Persie, Manchester United would be 16th in the table, right? The flaws in the ‘One Man Team’ argument are numerous, but the biggest of these flaws is that when arguing United would be a lesser team without van … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Swansea City, League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After yesterday’s spectacularly entertaining match between Bradford City and Aston Villa where the Bantams won the first leg 3-1, today’s attention turns to Stamford Bridge where Chelsea plays Swansea City in the other semi-final first leg. In injury news, both … Continue reading

The Trials and Tribulations of Trying to Watch Chelsea-Swansea Today in the USA

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea plays at home against Swansea City today in the first leg of their League Cup game. For the Blues, it represents their first opportunity to move a giant step closer to winning their first piece of silverware this season. … Continue reading

Arsenal Home Tickets for Manchester City Priced Up to £126: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Arsenal is facing a lot of criticism and scorn today regarding their prices for this weekend’s match against Manchester City with some home tickets priced up to £126. A third of away tickets available to Manchester City (priced at £62) … Continue reading

Theo Walcott Edging Towards New £25m Deal With Arsenal: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Good news for Arsenal fans tonight as a deal to sign Theo Walcott to a new contract appears to be imminent, perhaps as early as next week. Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Theo Walcott edging towards new £25m … Continue reading

Chelsea Should Think Carefully Before Letting Legend Frank Lampard Walk Away

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The direction that the Chelsea hierarchy are looking to steer the club in is very clear. The world’s best young players are very much the agenda in the transfer market whilst the ‘old guard’ look as though they will be … Continue reading

Stoke City Footballers’ Private Fantasy Premier League Table Revealed: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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You’ve got to love Stoke City football club. Eighteen of their players are playing Fantasy Premier League in their own private league. Each of the teams reveal some interesting insights into each player. Peter Crouch has Begovic and Shawcross in … Continue reading

Howard Webb to Referee Manchester United v Liverpool: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The referee for Sunday’s Premier League clash between Manchester United and Liverpool will be one Howard Webb, one of the better referees in the division. In such a high profile match, the referee is bound to come under some immense … Continue reading

Chelsea is Close to Agreeing Deal to Sign Metalist Kharkiv Midfielder Taison: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It’s been a busy morning for transfer news as Sky Sports are reporting that Chelsea is close to signing a new midfielder named Taison from FC Metalist. Meanwhile, West Ham have signed a Brazilian on loan, while Sunderland has signed … Continue reading

FA Cup Saturday, Third Round: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FA Cup fever is here. This is the Saturday of the season that, for many, is the one that we look forward to the most. And there are several potential shock results on the cards. For readers in the United … Continue reading

Sir Alex Ferguson Urges Inquiry Into Tottenham’s Signing of Zeki Fryers: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson came out on the offensive Friday to criticize Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy over the Spurs signing of Zeki Fryers, a former Manchester United youth academy footballer. Ferguson is incensed that Tottenham signed the player … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Ruled Out for Another 2 Weeks; Will Miss Liverpool Clash: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Bad news for Manchester United fans this morning, but it’s good news for Javier Hernandez. Wayne Rooney has been ruled out of action for a further two weeks, which will mean he’ll miss the match against Liverpool on January 13. … Continue reading

Johan Cruyff Confirms Pep Guardiola Will Coach in England Next Season: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After Johan Cruyff managed what was probably his last game for Catalonia in a friendly yesterday, the Dutch legend was asked whether former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola  could be next in line for the Catalonia job. In a surprising answer, … Continue reading

Deconstructing Chelsea’s Loss Against QPR: Will A Striker Fix Chelsea’s Long Term Problems?

Posted on by Eric Overbey
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Two things are very clear about this year’s Chelsea squad; they are very talented and very inconsistent. At times watching Chelsea you think you are watching the best squad in the world and other times it’s like watching the worst … Continue reading

Yossi Benayoun Returns to Chelsea After Completing Loan Spell at West Ham: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Israeli attacking midfielder Yossi Benayoun has completed his loan deal at West Ham United, and today has returned to Chelsea. Unfortunately he’s one of those talented players who has slipped off the radar despite playing for Liverpool, Arsenal and the … Continue reading

Liverpool’s Joe Cole to Return to West Ham With a £3m Payoff: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Liverpool is ready to cut their ties with Joe Cole so the attacking midfielder can join West Ham United. If the move goes through, Joe Cole will return to the club where he started his career in the youth academy … Continue reading

Premier League Wednesday, Gameweek 21: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Expect ESPN commentator Ian Darke to be frothing at the mouth during today’s broadcast of Liverpool against Sunderland on US television. Darke will assuredly be very excited about all of the transfer activity today with Daniel Sturridge expected to be … Continue reading

Liverpool Sign Chelsea Striker Daniel Sturridge for Undisclosed Fee: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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A busy day in the January transfer today in England as Demba Ba appears to be on his way to Chelsea, while Liverpool has announced that they’ve signed Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge for an undisclosed fee. Here are today’s Premier … Continue reading