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Archives: Chelsea

What’s the Solution To Kick Out Diving From the Premier League?

Posted on by Guy Robert
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To simulate or not to simulate, that is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler to stay on one’s feet or hit the ground and try to gain an advantage (sorry, Billy). Yesterday’s incident with Fernando Torres once again throws one of … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 9 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Fifteen goals in four Premier League matches is a healthy return on a Premier League day — an average of 3.75 goals per match. If you missed any of the goals or highlights, here they are for your viewing pleasure (US … Continue reading

Mark Clattenburg Accused of Racial Slur During Chelsea v Man United Match: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here we go again. There are fresh allegations tonight of a racial slur uttered in the Premier League. But it’s not between players. Instead referee Mark Clattenburg has been accused of making a racist remark during Sunday’s match between Chelsea … Continue reading

Premier League Referees Playing With Fire By Awarding Yellows For Diving

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The referees in the Premier League now seem intent on trying to stamp diving out of the game based on the matches this weekend. The obvious examples were Fernando Torres and Antonio Valencia both being shown a yellow card for … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 9: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The clocks have gone back one hour in Great Britain, so all of the Premier League matches today will kick off one hour later than usual. Vote for your favourite English Premier League footballers on Footballtop.com. We’ll need our beauty … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview: Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Shares His Views [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Chelsea has an opportunity to move seven point ahead of Manchester United in the Premier League table with a win tomorrow at Stamford Bridge. A win for the Blues would give a psychological blow to Sir Alex Ferguson’s team, who … Continue reading

Willian Hoping Shakhtar Donetsk Will Grant His Wish for Chelsea Move: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Anyone who watched Shakhtar Donetsk’s victory against Chelsea mid-week would have been impressed by the display of Willian, the Brazilian attacking midfielder. It’s no surprise therefore that Willian is rumored to be interested in a move to moneybags Chelsea FC. In other … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Braga and Shakhtar Donetsk vs Chelsea, Champions League Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Chelsea and Manchester United both are hoping to continue their good form in the UEFA Champions League with victories today against Shakhtar Donetsk and Braga respectively. But both teams will face difficult matches — especially Chelsea in front of a … Continue reading

Chelsea Chairman Bruce Buck Confirms John Terry Will Remain Club’s Captain: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Sky Sports were hounding Chelsea FC and its manager Roberto Di Matteo in yesterday’s press conference, asking the pointed question whether John Terry would remain Chelsea captain. Not satisfied with the answer, Sky Sports continued to barrage Di Matteo, who … Continue reading

John Terry to Miss Next 4 Matches After Deciding Not to Appeal Against Racial Abuse Judgement: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After one year of trials and tribulation, we can finally put the John Terry racist allegations story to bed after the Chelsea captain today decided not to appeal against the racial abuse judgement. Here are today’s Premier League news headlines: … Continue reading

How Some New Fans to the Premier League Find Teams to Follow

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s easy to live in a bubble when following soccer in the United States. Ninety nine percent of my interactions are with hardcore soccer fans, so when I talk to a fan who’s new to the Premier League, it’s often … Continue reading

Ashley Cole to be Fined by Chelsea and Will Miss England Game Against San Marino: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Ashley Cole, in a moment of immaturity, posted his tweet on Friday morning, calling the FA a bunch of twats. And now he’s set to pay the price with fines from Chelsea and possibly England, as well as exclusion from … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 7: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Just as we’re getting back into the swing of Premier League action again, an international break beckons. The next Saturday we’ll have filled with Premier League matches is two weeks away, so savor today as much as you can. Six … Continue reading

FA Report Concludes John Terry is ‘Not a Racist’: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The FA released details from their investigative report this morning, which revealed that Chelsea captain John Terry is not a racist, but his racism defense was not credible. John Terry’s defence against allegations that he racially abused Anton Ferdinand was … Continue reading

John Terry’s International Retirement: Terrible Or Terrific?

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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Few footballers in the English game today polarise opinion as much as John George Terry.  To his supporters he’s a warrior with the heart of a lion and to many Chelsea fans he’s simply their “Captain, Leader, Legend”.  To his … Continue reading

John Terry and the FA: A Proportionate Response?

Posted on by Peter Stickney
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So after last week’s verdict, John Terry is guilty according to the FA.  But he’s not guilty according to Westminster magistrates court.  Yes but he is still guilty….. or, well, not guilty.  Ok, he’s guiltily not guilty.  Clear?  Good, glad … Continue reading

Cluj vs Manchester United, and Nordsjaelland vs Chelsea: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Premier League clubs are back in Champions League action today with Manchester United playing in Romania, while Chelsea plays in Denmark. Two comfortable away victories, or not? We shall see. Post your rants, raves, questions and observations in the comments … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti Fuels Ashley Cole Rumors By Calling Him World’s Best: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Paris Saint-Germain manager is making eyes at Carlo Ancelotti. The former Chelsea boss is obviously trying to win Cole’s attention by coming out and saying that Cole is the world’s best left back, hoping that he can convince Cole to … Continue reading