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Archives: Chelsea

Breakdown Of Chelsea’s Summer Transfer Season

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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Chelsea finished third last season behind runners-up Liverpool and Champions Manchester City, in a season during which the Blues often seemed less than capable of beating opponents they should have. Chelsea manager José Mourinho dubbed the squad “a little horse” … Continue reading

Roberto Martinez Comments Attempt To Mask Everton’s Failure To ‘Psych Out’ Diego Costa

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Following his team’s 6-3 defeat to Chelsea at Goodison Park, Everton manager Roberto Martinez responded to comments made by Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho which claimed certain Toffees’ players had deliberately set out to “chase cards” to get Diego Costa in … Continue reading

Everton vs Chelsea Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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José Mourinho’s Chelsea travel to Merseyside to face Roberto Martinez’s Everton in Saturday’s English Premier League marquee matchup.  Everton finished the 2013-14 season in fifth place, just two places behind Chelsea.  Sharing the points from these fixtures last season, the … Continue reading

Chelsea Trigger Loic Remy’s £8.5m Buy-Out Clause From QPR, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Fresh off the news that Fernando Torres has joined AC Milan on a two-year loan deal, Chelsea have reportedly triggered QPR striker Loic Remy’s £8.5million buy-out clause and the France international looks set to have a medical with the Blues as … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Coy On Fernando Torres’ Future And Updates Diego Costa’s Fitness

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of Saturday’s Premier League showdown with Everton, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has expressed his desire for Fernando Torres to remain at the club, while also stating that striker Diego Costa is a “big doubt” to make the Blues’ bench … Continue reading

Fernando Torres On The Verge Of Joining AC Milan, Say Reports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Over the past few days, there has been growing speculation regarding the immediate future of Chelsea striker Fernando Torres. Yesterday, AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani confirmed his club’s interest in the 30-year-old Spaniard: “Our goal is to take a great striker. Fernando … Continue reading

Chelsea Sweating The Fitness Of Diego Costa Following Hamstring Scare In Training

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Diego Costa’s Chelsea career has gotten off to a fast start as the striker has found the back of the net twice in his opening two league matches. But reports have surfaced from England speculating that the newly-signed goalscorer picked up … Continue reading

Frank Lampard Announces Retirement From International Soccer

Posted on by Alex Muller
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New York City FC footballer Frank Lampard has announced his retirement today from the England national team. Lampard is “hanging up his boots” from international soccer before England begins its first Euro 2016 qualification game. The gifted midfielder made 106 … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Leicester City Player Ratings

Posted on by Nathan Nipper
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Despite Leicester City being the more aggressive, hungrier-looking team in the first half, Chelsea sparked to life in the second half, finding goals from Diego Costa and Eden Hazard for a 2-0 home win. As for individual performances, here are … Continue reading

Premier League Insider: Views On Opening Weekend For Chelsea, Spurs, City, Villa, WBA, Stoke & QPR

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Cesc Fabregas has taken the Premier League by storm once again with a stunning first half performance in his official Chelsea debut on Monday night. The case of Fabregas is curious, as many had written him off as someone who … Continue reading

Watch Burnley 1-3 Chelsea Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Burnley played their first Premier League match in four years Monday night with a home match at Turf Moor against Chelsea. With the odds stacked against them, few expected the Clarets to cause much of a stir against the Blues, … Continue reading

Burnley vs Chelsea: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Burnley returns to the Premier League for the first time since 2010. They’re the smallest town ever to have a club in the Premier League (the town has a population of less than 80,000). Today, they face Chelsea, the bookmakers’ … Continue reading

Man Utd Target Mehdi Benatia Will Re-Sign With AS Roma Within 48 Hours, Says Report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Rumors circulating around AS Roma centre-back Mehdi Benatia went into overdrive on Saturday after Sky Sports reporter Jim White tweeted news that the AS Roma defender was on his way to Manchester United. That news was quickly followed by reports … Continue reading

Premier League Mini Coopers Spotted On the Streets of New York City [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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For the opening weekend of the Premier League season, NBC Sports and Uber partnered in New York City to offer free Uber rides to soccer fans in the Big Apple. There’s a fleet of Mini Cooper Countrymans on the streets of … Continue reading

Predicted Lineups for Burnley vs Chelsea

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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In a match of David against Goliath, newly promoted Burnley kick off their Premier League campaign against last year’s third place finishers, Chelsea. The heavy match and title betting favourites Blues travel to Turf Moor, and will be expected to … Continue reading

Most Instrumental Players at Each of the 20 Premier League Clubs

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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Soccer is far from being a one-man game. However having instrumental players in-form in key games surely increases the chances of winning any match by any team against any opposition. The following is part one of a four-piece feature where … Continue reading

Chelsea 2014/15 Season Preview: Crunch Time For Jose Mourinho

Posted on by Nathan Nipper
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The honeymoon period is over for manager Jose Mourinho in his second stint at Chelsea.  Last season, Chelsea fans serenaded the Special One at virtually every match, celebrating the return of supposed stability at the club after the wacky stretch … Continue reading

2014-15 Premier League Table Predictions: What’s Your Top 20?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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For the past seven years, we’ve asked you — the reader — to predict how you think the Premier League table will finish up at the end of the season. The challenge is that we ask you this before the season kicks … Continue reading