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Archives: Chelsea

Premier League sees 316% increase in Chelsea-Man City TV audience in 5 years

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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While it’s not scientific nor is it an apples to apples comparison, the average number of viewers who watched the Chelsea-Manchester City game last weekend on NBC was 316% greater than the number of people who watched the same two … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho tells media ‘You know why I’m here’ in glum press conference [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho cut a glum figure in his press conference this morning, telling reporters “You know why I’m here. So you cannot expect that I’m super happy.” The self-proclaimed “Happy One” wasn’t happy at all as his short … Continue reading

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho to break silence on Friday

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is scheduled to end his vow of silence on Friday. The 52-year-old has not spoken publicly in 10 days after avoiding media duties around last weekend's draw with Manchester City. It is expected he will plan … Continue reading

NBC broadcast of Chelsea-Manchester City delivers huge audience in US

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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NBC’s live broadcast of Chelsea against Manchester City registered as the third most-viewed Premier League game in US television history. The game scored an average viewing audience of 1.35 million people who watched the January 31 game live on the over-the-air NBC … Continue reading

Towns and cities in the USA that have Premier League club names

Posted on by Ben Weich
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Not since The Beatles first landed in 1964 has a British export enjoyed as much success in the United States as the Premier League. Beginning with David Beckham’s stint with the LA Galaxy and continuing with a Gareth Bale billboard … Continue reading

Why Juan Cuadrado may end up being a bad buy for Chelsea

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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With the January transfer window now closed, here’s my column to sort through all of the good buys and bad buys from the deadline day as clubs across Europe attempted to add depth to their squad while others looked for a way … Continue reading

Top 5 Brazilians of the English Premier League era

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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Brazil. The land of Samba. Home of some of the finest football legends. Pele, Romario, Ronaldo, Socrates, Rivellino, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Dunga, Tostao, Carlos Alberto. The list is endless. A record five World Cup triumphs for the Selecao do justice to … Continue reading

Official: Chelsea sign Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina for £26.8 million

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea has officially finalized the signing of Fiorentina and Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado for a fee of £26.8million, making him the top transfer signing of the January Transfer Deadline Day. The deal for Cuadrado took longer than expected due to … Continue reading

Watch Chelsea 1-1 Manchester City match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manuel Pellegrini made a veiled criticism of Chelsea's style as Jose Mourinho continued his vow of silence after his side's impressive rearguard display in a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. City remain five points behind Mourinho's Premier League leaders despite … Continue reading

Chelsea striker Diego Costa pleads innocence over stamping incident

Posted on by PA Sport
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Chelsea striker Diego Costa insists there was no malicious intent behind the stamp on Emre Can which earned him a three-match ban from the Football Association. The 26-year-old was suspended for three games for violent conduct by the FA after … Continue reading

Chelsea stay five points clear after 1-1 draw against Manchester City

Posted on by PA Sport
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Under siege Chelsea retained a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after repelling Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. Loic Remy, deputizing for the suspended Diego Costa, struck four minutes before the break, but David Silva deflected in … Continue reading

How Chelsea and Manchester City’s creative strategies of dealing with FFP differ

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Manchester City and Chelsea are often cited as the two clubs that were inspirations for UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. The ownership of both clubs have been accused of “hurting football” thanks to big spending, and have been the … Continue reading

Predicted lineups for Chelsea vs Manchester City

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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In the biggest match of the season, and one that could go a long way in determining this season’s title winners, the league’s top two clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (live at 12:30pm ET on NBC for viewers in … Continue reading

Juan Cuadrado has joined Chelsea according to Fiorentina coach

Posted on by PA Sport
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Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella has confirmed that Juan Guillermo Cuadrado will not play for the Viola on Saturday, with the Colombian winger finalizing his permanent move to Chelsea. Cuadrado is expected to undergo a medical in London on Friday with … Continue reading

FA ban Diego Costa for 3 matches; Will miss Chelsea-Manchester City game

Posted on by PA Sport
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Diego Costa has been banned for three matches after the Chelsea striker was found guilty of violent conduct. The Football Association has announced that an independent regulatory commission ruled that Costa deliberately stamped on the ankle of Liverpool's Emre Can … Continue reading

How Juan Cuadrado can transform Chelsea into a more lethal threat

Posted on by Matt Jones
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There are few players in European soccer that have both the ingenuity and industry to immediately improve this current Chelsea team.  After all, Jose Mourinho is a manager who boasts very bespoke principles and for the Blues to stumble across a … Continue reading

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The top two sides in the Premier League and the Bundesliga will go head-to-head this weekend in their respective divisions, providing a perfect beginning to what should be an engrossing weekend of soccer. German top flight football gets back underway … Continue reading