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Archives: Chelsea

Chelsea Back Rafael Benítez Despite Rant Against Fans and Hierarchy: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Interim Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez has done himself no favors after coming out on the attack against Chelsea supporters and Roman Abramovich, saying that giving him the title of ‘interim’ was a mistake and criticizing Chelsea away supporters for undermining … Continue reading

Middlesbrough vs Chelsea, FA Cup 5th Round: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Chelsea plays Middlesbrough today at the Riverside Stadium in the north east of England. A win for the Blues today and they’ll play Manchester United in the sixth round. If it’s a draw, it’ll be another fixture added to Chelsea’s … Continue reading

Manchester City Seeks Partner Clubs in USA, Mexico and China: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In an exclusive article by Ian Herbert in The Independent newspaper, the reporter reveals that Manchester City have plans to seek partner clubs in the USA, Mexico and China in an attempt to build a global brand. Manchester City has … Continue reading

Benitez Confident of Chelsea Players’ Backing Despite Training Ground ‘Bust-Up’: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The Sun newspaper last week issued an apology for running a story wrongly claiming that Rafa Benitez got into a bust-up with John Terry, but now a new story resurfaced yesterday that a bust-up between senior players and Benitez happened on … Continue reading

Gus Johnson’s Commentating Goes From Bad to Worse On FOX Soccer

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Never before has a commentator been so reliant on his co-commentator during coverage of the beautiful game on FOX Soccer. In most matches, the co-commentator adds color by occasionally sharing some analysis or bringing more insight to the game by … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Chelsea & Newcastle vs Southampton: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester City faces Chelsea today in a match that many are considering the race for second. Mathematically there’s still a chance for City to win the Premier League title, but the way that Manchester United are playing, it seems unlikely … Continue reading

Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna Set for Exit as Arsène Wenger Plans Shake-Up: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna set for exit as Arsène Wenger plans shake-up — The Guardian Video :: Luis Suarez’ 2nd Free Kick Goal Against Zenit – Europa League — The Original Winger Brendan Rodgers … Continue reading

Lyon vs Spurs, Metalist vs Newcastle, Chelsea vs Prague & Liverpool vs Zenit: Europa League Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Today’s a massive day for Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and, to a lesser degree, Newcastle United as all four Premier League teams play the second leg of their Round of 32 tie in the Europa League. The first two matches … Continue reading

Arsenal Owner Stan Kroenke Gives Arsène Wenger His Full Support: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Arsene Wenger will received the dreaded vote of confidence from American billionaire and majority Arsenal shareholder Stan Kroenke Thursday when the American meets in London for a board meeting, reports Guardian writer David Hytner. As we reported recently, Arsenal is … Continue reading

David Gill is to Step Down as Manchester United Chief Executive After 16 Years at Club: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Manchester United chief executive David Gill is going to step down from his post this summer after 16 years at United. Gill will remain a director of the club, but his focus will soon concentrate on his recent position of vice … Continue reading

Arsène Wenger Concedes Trophy Hopes After Bayern Munich Defeat: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Depending whether you prefer to read BBC Sport or The Guardian, Arsene Wenger’s outlook for his club’s chances of qualifying for the next round of the UEFA Champions League either looks dead and buried or there’s still hope. The Guardian leads with … Continue reading

FIFA Confirms Goal-Line Technology Will be Used at Next Summer’s World Cup in Brazil: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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FIFA is finally making a positive step in the game with the announcement that they will have goal-line technology in place for next summer’s World Cup in Brazil. “After a successful implementation of Goal-Line Technology (GLT) at the FIFA Club … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Phil Jones Faces Nervous Wait on Ankle Injury: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Worrying news for Manchester United fans tonight after Phil Jones limped off in the second half against Reading in the FA Cup. The injury could cause the versatile footballer, who can play defense just as well as midfield, to miss … Continue reading

Arsenal Back Arsene Wenger With £70m to Spend in Summer: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It’s hard to believe whether there’s a grain of truth in the story or not, but The Telegraph‘s Jeremy Wilson reports on the back page of tomorrow’s newspaper that Arsenal will hand manager Arsene Wenger a £70 million sum to spend … Continue reading

FA Cup Fifth Round, Sunday Plus Liverpool vs Swansea: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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There are four matches on today involving Premier League teams. Chelsea, Wigan and Manchester City will be hoping that they fair better than Arsenal and Everton today in the FA Cup. Plus, there’s one Premier League match to be played … Continue reading

Chelsea v Brentford Preview: Chelsea Should Finish the Job Second Time Round

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Chelsea v Brentford FA Cup Stamford Bridge, London Sunday 17 February, 2013 12:00 GMT Chelsea will be looking to complete the job over League One side Brentford after securing a draw in the first game which forced this replay. Brentford … Continue reading

Friday Football Special (FFS): David Luiz, Joey Barton, Fernando Torres, Gary Neville and More

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The latest episode of FFS (Friday Football Special) is back in time for the weekend’s FA Cup and Premier League action. And there are plenty of jokes and well-written comedy about Joey Barton, Gary Neville, Fernando Torres, David Luiz, Rafa … Continue reading

Chelsea’s John Terry in Injury ‘Vicious Circle’ Admits Rafael Benítez: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Rafa Benitez revealed tonight that Chelsea captain John Terry is involved in a vicious cycle where he’s been unable to completely recover from his string of injuries. However, Terry believes he’s match-fit and ready to play for the Blues again. … Continue reading