Archives: Chelsea

Juan Mata Move to Manchester United Breaks Two Unwritten Rules Of Football Transfers

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The potential sale of Juan Mata for a reported £40 million from Chelsea to Manchester United is shocking. It breaks two unwritten rules in football transfer dealings, and could be made by a manager in Jose Mourinho who doesn’t make … Continue reading

Manchester United Prepare to Make Record £37million Bid for Juan Mata: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Tomorrow morning’s British tabloids are jumping on the transfer gossip that Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata may be heading to Manchester United in a £37million deal. The Daily Telegraph has the exclusive. Meanwhile, the competition is trying not to get outdone, so they’ve … Continue reading

Chelsea Take Control of the Premier League Title Race

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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A quick glance at the Premier League table shows Chelsea sitting in third position behind Arsenal and Manchester City. But a closer look at the remaining fixtures tells us that the Blues are actually in pole position to win the … Continue reading

Gary Lineker And Lee Dixon Feature In Studio Today For NBCSN’s Chelsea-Manchester United Coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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If you even needed a reason to watch Chelsea against Manchester United today (live at 11am on NBCSN), NBC Sports has the added bonus today of Gary Lineker and Lee Dixon being on-site at Stamford Bridge to bring you even … Continue reading

Chelsea Midfielder Kevin de Bruyne Joins Wolfsburg For £19million: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has joined Bundesliga club Wolfsburg on a five-year deal, the London club announced today. The reported transfer fee is £19million. De Bruyne has been a touchy subject at Chelsea recently. In September, Jose Mourinho walked … Continue reading

WATCH Jose Mourinho Discussing Anti-Chelsea Media Bias In UK Media [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will appear on BBC’s Football Focus this week to discuss several topics, one of which is the perceived media bias against Chelsea in the British media. The words by Mourinho are another guarded attack on ‘Match … Continue reading

Willian’s Brilliant Season Proves How Chelsea Know How to Play the Transfer Market

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Chelsea over the festive period unleashed a new weapon on the Premier League. That weapon was thought by many, myself included, to simply be a “tactical” purchase last summer by Jose Mourinho to prevent the player from joining Tottenham Hotspur. … Continue reading

WATCH 5 Chelsea-Manchester United Matches Mired In Controversy [VIDEO]

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The Chelsea-Manchester United fixture has more often than not decided the Premier League title since Roman Abramovich’s purchase of the Blues that broke up the Arsenal-Manchester United duopoly that dominated the Premier League for many years prior. But beginning in … Continue reading

With Chelsea Signing Nemanja Matic, They Essentially Paid €50million For David Luiz

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea officially announced the signing of Nemanja Matic from Benfica today, for a sum of £21million. Matic, an attacking midfielder, was previously on the books of Chelsea from 2009 to 2011 but only made two league appearances for the Blues. … Continue reading

Chelsea Sign Benfica Midfielder Nemanja Matić In £22million Deal, Says Report

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Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic is en-route to London today to join Chelsea Football Club in a deal reported to be worth £22million, according to a report in Portugal. When asked whether his game for Benfica against Porto on Sunday was … Continue reading

Interview With John Terry On Making 600 Appearances For Chelsea

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Chelsea captain John Terry recently made his 600th appearance for the club, joining a select group of Chelsea legends including “Chopper” Harris, Frank Lampard and Peter Bonetti who have reached the impressive tally. Terry, who made his senior debut for … Continue reading

WATCH FA Cup Third Round Match Highlights Including Arsenal 2-0 Spurs [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It wasn’t the most memorable FA Cup Third Round weekend, but there were enough highlights and storylines to peak the interest of soccer fans around the globe. The FA pointed out today that the average attendance during the FA Cup … Continue reading

Chelsea Midfielder Juan Mata Could Be Heading to Napoli to Rejoin Rafa Benitez

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata could be heading to Serie A to team up with Rafa Benitez again, this time at Napoli, according to a report on the back cover of The Sunday Times newspaper (pictured above). Mata has endured a … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho’s Decision to Exile Juan Mata Has Been Proven Correct

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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In August, several pundits (myself included) felt that Jose Mourinho had to integrate Juan Mata into Chelsea and build around the talented Spaniard to have any chance of success. The decision to freeze Mata out of the preferred starting XI … Continue reading

Chelsea or Manchester United May Play Barcelona In Qatar, While Man City Could Head to UAE

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Either Manchester United or Chelsea may play a February friendly against Barcelona in Qatar, according to a report in the Spanish media. Under Barcelona’s sponsorship agreement with Qatar Sports Investments, the Spanish club is being encouraged to play a high-profile … Continue reading

Who Your Premier League Club Needs to Buy in the January Transfer Window

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The 2013 January transfer window has opened and closes on January 31 in England, while the window stays open through Febuary 2 in Spain, France, Germany and Italy. With this season being one of the tightest Premier League races in … Continue reading

WATCH: Chelsea TV Discuss Pro-Liverpool Bias In British TV Media [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Jason Cundy, a former Chelsea footballer and now talkSport pundit, joined a couple of other Chelsea pundits on Chelsea TV recently to complain about the perceived pro-Liverpool bias among the British TV media since so many of them are former … Continue reading

Chelsea’s Frank Lampard And Branislav Ivanovic Out For a Month: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea footballers Frank Lampard and Branislav Ivanovic will both be out of action for a month, according to Jose Mourinho. The Portuguese manager had originally thought that Ivanovic’s injury wasn’t as severe, but Mourinho confirmed to the Chelsea website that … Continue reading