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Archives: Chelsea

Chelsea stay five points clear after 1-1 draw against Manchester City

Posted on by PA Sport
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Under siege Chelsea retained a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after repelling Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. Loic Remy, deputizing for the suspended Diego Costa, struck four minutes before the break, but David Silva deflected in … Continue reading

How Chelsea and Manchester City’s creative strategies of dealing with FFP differ

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Manchester City and Chelsea are often cited as the two clubs that were inspirations for UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. The ownership of both clubs have been accused of “hurting football” thanks to big spending, and have been the … Continue reading

Predicted lineups for Chelsea vs Manchester City

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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In the biggest match of the season, and one that could go a long way in determining this season’s title winners, the league’s top two clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (live at 12:30pm ET on NBC for viewers in … Continue reading

Juan Cuadrado has joined Chelsea according to Fiorentina coach

Posted on by PA Sport
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Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella has confirmed that Juan Guillermo Cuadrado will not play for the Viola on Saturday, with the Colombian winger finalizing his permanent move to Chelsea. Cuadrado is expected to undergo a medical in London on Friday with … Continue reading

FA ban Diego Costa for 3 matches; Will miss Chelsea-Manchester City game

Posted on by PA Sport
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Diego Costa has been banned for three matches after the Chelsea striker was found guilty of violent conduct. The Football Association has announced that an independent regulatory commission ruled that Costa deliberately stamped on the ankle of Liverpool's Emre Can … Continue reading

How Juan Cuadrado can transform Chelsea into a more lethal threat

Posted on by Matt Jones
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There are few players in European soccer that have both the ingenuity and industry to immediately improve this current Chelsea team.  After all, Jose Mourinho is a manager who boasts very bespoke principles and for the Blues to stumble across a … Continue reading

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The top two sides in the Premier League and the Bundesliga will go head-to-head this weekend in their respective divisions, providing a perfect beginning to what should be an engrossing weekend of soccer. German top flight football gets back underway … Continue reading

Wolfsburg on the verge of completing deal for Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Wolfsburg are on the verge of completing a deal for Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle. Once the German international’s return to the Bundesliga is completed, the London club will officially announce the transfer acquisition of Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina. It was … Continue reading

FA’s threat of punishing Diego Costa reeks of inconsistency and bias

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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In response to The FA retrospectively charging Diego Costa for violent conduct from the Chelsea-Liverpool League Cup semi-final on Tuesday, Costa has decided to contest the decision with the full backing of Chelsea Football Club. The charge is a result of the perceived … Continue reading

Chelsea agree £27 million deal with Fiorentina for Juan Cuadrado, say reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Chelsea have agreed a deal worth £27 million for Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado, according to reports emanating from Italy and England. Part of the transfer will see Mohamed Salah join the Serie A club on-loan for the remainder of the … Continue reading

Diego Costa to contest FA charge of violent conduct

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea striker Diego Costa is contesting the Football Association’s charge for violent conduct – a move which has the full support of the club. The Spain international is facing an immediate three-match ban for his apparent stamp on the Liverpool’s … Continue reading

Chelsea striker Diego Costa charged with violent conduct after clash with Liverpool

Posted on by PA Sport
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Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association following his clash with Emre Can in Chelsea's Capital One Cup semi-final second leg win over Liverpool. The striker's apparent stamp on the Liverpool defender was missed by … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho fined £25,000 for his ‘clear campaign’ against Chelsea comments

Posted on by PA Sport
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Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,000 and warned over his future conduct by the Football Association for claiming there was a "clear campaign" against Chelsea. The Blues boss' complaints following the draw at Southampton on December 28 were found to … Continue reading

FA awaits referee report on Diego Costa stamping incidents

Posted on by PA Sport
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Referee Michael Oliver will make the decision on whether Diego Costa should be charged with violent conduct over either of this two apparent stamps during Chelsea's 1-0 win against Liverpool in the Capital One Cup. The Football Association is aware … Continue reading

Watch Jose Mourinho’s post-match interview where he credits Brendan Rodgers [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Jose Mourinho was humble in victory by crediting Brendan Rodgers for changing Liverpool’s season around even though the Reds lost in the semi-final of the Capital One Cup. The Special One credited his Chelsea players and the strong performance his … Continue reading

Ivanovic header sends Chelsea through to League Cup Final

Posted on by PA Sport
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Branislav Ivanovic kept his head as Chelsea edged a frenetic, ill-tempered clash with Liverpool to advance to the Capital One Cup final. An Ivanovic header in the fourth minute of extra-time proved the difference as Chelsea responded from the humiliating … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Liverpool League Cup semi-final: Starting lineups, TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Today will determine whether Chelsea or Liverpool will play in the League Cup Final at Wembley on March 1 after the completion of today’s semi-final, second leg. The first leg ended 1-1 at Anfield, so there’s everything still to play … Continue reading

How to watch Chelsea vs Liverpool League Cup semi-final on US TV and Internet

Posted on by Ben Weich
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Today’s League Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Liverpool promises to be a tense encounter with a chance that it could even go to extra time and penalty kicks given how close the margins are between both sides. Programming note: If … Continue reading