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Archives: Chelsea

Chelsea Contact Messi’s Father Amid Growing Concerns Of His Son’s Happiness At Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to the Catalan radio station RAC1, Chelsea have contact Jorge Messi, father of Lionel Messi, to gain a better understanding of the player’s situation at Barcelona. For the past few months, speculation has grown that the relationship between Messi and manager Luis … Continue reading

Leicester City Sign Goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer From Chelsea

Posted on by PA Sport
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Leicester have announced the signing of veteran goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer from Chelsea on a free transfer. The 42-year-old has joined on a one and a half year deal and is likely to go straight into the team with regular number … Continue reading

Crests of Premier League Clubs Reimagined With Rival Team’s Colors

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Shudder the thought, but imagine what the crest of your favorite Premier League club would look like if it featured the colors of your team’s closest rival. Reddit user TheTruth1777 has gone ahead and recolored the crests of 19 Premier League clubs … Continue reading

Book Review of ‘The Special One: The Secret World of Jose Mourinho’

Posted on by Robert Hay
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The boy genius gone wrong – this is a familiar theme in the soccer world. The hot-shot young manager slays every challenge he faces until he reaches the summit, the biggest challenge. Then inexplicably he fails, undercutting his genius and … Continue reading

Chelsea Finish With a Flourish Against Watford in FA Cup

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea powered into the fourth round of the FA Cup as second-half goals from Willian, Loic Remy and Kurt Zouma completed a 3-0 victory over Watford. The first half finished goalless and, with the Sky Bet Championship visitors enjoying moments … Continue reading

Comparisons Between Lampard and Gerrard Continue to Run Deep Both On And Off the Field

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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It is no small irony that after 24 hours of headlines about Frank Lampard that the spotlight has passed to Steven Gerrard.  After all, it’s these two players who are forever inextricably linked in the minds of a generation of fans … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho’s Mind Games Backfire As Chelsea’s 8-Point Lead Is Erased

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Imparting a culture of victimization in his players is an old Jose Mourinho trick. An equally old trick of The Special One is to use the media to his advantage planting statements that give his side in an edge in … Continue reading

Watch Tottenham 5-3 Chelsea Match Highlights; Five-Star Spurs Stun Blues [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Tottenham enjoyed an unforgettable start to 2015 as Chelsea were disposed of in remarkable fashion, with Jose Mourinho's side shipping five goals as the Premier League title race burst wide open. Spurs have rarely had the bragging rights in this … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Complains That Ref Phil Dowd Was Too Slow

Posted on by PA Sport
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A seething Jose Mourinho invited scrutiny on the performance of referee Phil Dowd after witnessing his Chelsea side lose 5-3 at Tottenham in a result which wiped out their lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League. Harry Kane … Continue reading

Tottenham vs Chelsea: Preview and Predicted Lineups for New Year’s Day Derby

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Chelsea take the short trip to North London where they face a rejuvenated Tottenham side in the late kickoff on Thursday, New Year’s Day. This match marks the end of the hectic festive period that has seen the Premier League … Continue reading

Combined Premier League XI Team For First Half of Season 2014-15

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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So the final Premier League games of 2014 have come to a close. Chelsea and Manchester City seem destined to battle for this season’s title whilst Manchester United have climbed up to third after a slow start. West Ham United … Continue reading

Mourinho Mind Games Are a Tactic to Invoke Siege Mentality Among Chelsea Players

Posted on by PA Sport
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Jose Mourinho's tirade over perceived injustices against his Chelsea side may have been a tactic designed to invoke a siege mentality among his players. The Chelsea boss railed about a "clear campaign" against his side after Cesc Fabregas was booked … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Continues to Believe that Chelsea Players Don’t Dive

Posted on by PA Sport
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Jose Mourinho has been outspoken on diving in the English game since returning to Chelsea and on Sunday claimed there is a sustained campaign against his side after Cesc Fabregas was booked for simulation. Here Press Association Sport looks at … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Claims There’s a ‘Clear Campaign’ Against Chelsea

Posted on by PA Sport
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Jose Mourinho claims there is a "clear campaign" against Chelsea and labeled the booking handed out to Cesc Fabregas for a supposed dive against Southampton a "scandal". Sadio Mane and Eden Hazard scored in an entertaining, hard-fought 1-1 draw at … Continue reading

Watch Chelsea vs West Ham United Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Diego Costa was on target in a 2-0 win as Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea proved a barrier too far for West Ham. The Hammers, who began the day in fourth place, have been transformed since being criticized by Jose … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Hails Hard-Working Players in Premier League

Posted on by PA Sport
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Footballers playing in Britain deserve respect because of the hectic festive fixture program, according to Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. Beginning with Monday night's 2-0 victory over Stoke, the Blues will play five matches in less than two weeks. Boxing Day … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Week – Gameweek 17

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend of Gameweek 17 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Pantilimon – [Sunderland] – … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Heaps Praise on Chelsea Captain John Terry

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was full of praise for John Terry after the skipper's early goal helped the Blues secure a 2-0 win at Stoke and the Barclays Premier League Christmas number one spot. Terry headed past Asmir Begovic in … Continue reading