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Archives: Chelsea

Watch Didier Drogba carried off by teammates in Chelsea farewell [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

In a pre-planned move, Jose Mourinho substituted Didier Drogba in his final game for Chelsea. Not only did the Chelsea legend receive huge applause from the crowd at Stamford Bridge, but the Chelsea footballers carried him off the field in … Continue reading

Didier Drogba announces departure from Chelsea

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba today announced he will be departing the club for the second time but he still feels he has one more season as a player before retirement. Speaking to the Official Chelsea website, Drogba said: “I want to … Continue reading

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho named Premier League manager of the season

Posted on by PA Sport

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been named Barclays Premier League manager of the season. Mourinho guided Chelsea to their first Premier League title in five years earlier this month which completed a domestic double, the Blues having beaten Tottenham in … Continue reading

Top 5 managers of the Premier League season

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

League sponsor Barclays announced its nominees for the Premier League Manager of the season for 2014-15 award on Thursday with the only surprise exclusion being the self-proclaimed “best manager in the league” John Carver. Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho led the way after leading the … Continue reading

Zola hails Eden Hazard’s progress at Chelsea

Posted on by PA Sport

Footballer of the Year Eden Hazard has developed into the complete midfielder under the guidance of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, according to former Blues forward Gianfranco Zola. Belgium international Hazard was forced to miss Thursday night's Football Writers' Association 2015 … Continue reading

English teams must lift their game to ensure fourth place remains a Champions League spot

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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For so many years, the narrative in English soccer has been “finish fourth, finish fourth”. The Premier League’s fourth and final Champions League spot is awarded to the team that finished in fourth, and has been for years. It always seemed … Continue reading

Petr Cech prepared to quit Chelsea after 11 years at club

Posted on by PA Sport

Petr Cech is prepared to leave Chelsea after 11 years for a Premier League rival this summer, according to his agent. After a decade as number one, Cech, who is 33 on Wednesday, has found himself second choice behind Thibaut … Continue reading

WBA vs Chelsea, Gameweek 37: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: West Bromwich Albion vs Chelsea, 3pm ET, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra SEE MORE • Where to find Premier League Extra Time and how to use NBC Sports Live Extra • How to … Continue reading

Do the Premier League’s top 4 spots look impenetrable for the foreseeable future?

Posted on by Matt Jones
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An insightful piece from Sean Ingle in the the Guardian recently suggested that supporters of the Premier League actually prefer a season that goes as expected. The article refers to various studies carried out on what fans are after from their soccer … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho rejects potential Real Madrid return, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid have drawn up a list of potential replacements for manager Carlo Ancelotti, and one of the names in the mix was Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. However, Mourinho rejected the La Liga club’s interest and reiterated his stance that … Continue reading

A closer look at whether Chelsea can dominate the Premier League for years to come

Posted on by Caleb Sage

After four years of Manchester supremacy, Chelsea have finally won their fourth Premier League title. But can they go on to become a real force in England’s top flight, or is another City and United cycle inevitable? With the players … Continue reading

Chelsea complete signing of Brazilian midfielder Nathan

Posted on by PA Sport

Chelsea have signed Brazilian midfielder Nathan from Atletico Paranaense for an undisclosed fee. The 19-year-old will move to Stamford Bridge on July 1. Nathan bolsters the ranks of Brazilians at Chelsea, joining Ramires, Willian, Oscar and Filipe Luis. The Blues … Continue reading

Petr Cech in talks with Besiktas over summer move

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

Chelsea legend Petr Cech has began negotiations with Turkish side Besiktas over a summer move after playing second fiddle to Thibaut Courtois this season. The 32-year-old is frustrated by his lack of game time having made just five Premier League … Continue reading

Eden Hazard named Footballer of the Year by Football Writers’ Association

Posted on by PA Sport

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard has been voted the 2015 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association. The Belgium international topped the poll of 300-plus journalists with 53 per cent of the vote, comfortably ahead of Tottenham striker Harry … Continue reading

Watch Chelsea 1-1 Liverpool match highlights [VIDEO]

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Brendan Rodgers felt Chelsea playmaker Cesc Fabregas should have been sent off in the opening minute as his Liverpool side's Champions League hopes were all but ended at Stamford Bridge. Steven Gerrard was given a rousing ovation after withdrawing from … Continue reading

Study finds that Premier League TV viewers are only interested in the big teams

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Often we’re told as football fans that the Premier League is the best league in the world. Based on the performances of English teams in Europe, that’s not true. What is true is that the Premier League is the most … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Liverpool, Gameweek 36: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Chelsea will receive a guard of honor from Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in the 11am ET kickoff. Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States: Chelsea vs Liverpool, 11am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra Mute the TV and … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Liverpool predicted lineups and team news

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

Newly crowned Premier League champions Chelsea face bitter rivals Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday (11am ET kickoff). Unlike their hosts who are just going through the motions as the season wraps up, the Reds have everything to play for … Continue reading