Posts Tagged "Chelsea"

They Don’t Make Them Like Dave Sexton Any More

By on Nov 27, 2012 in History, Latest | 1 comment

On Sunday afternoon at Stamford Bridge, the new interim manager of Chelsea Football Club, Rafael Benitez, was introduced to the clubs supporters to a less than rapturous reception. On a day laden heavy with symbolism, Chelsea and Manchester City, two clubs who have muscled their way into the ultra-rarefied air of European footballs top table, then played out a drab...

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Nothing To See Here: Should Chelsea Apologise For The Clattenburg Affair?

By on Nov 22, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 5 comments

Today has been a busy day in the office for Chelsea Football Club. On the one hand, Rafael Benitez has been confirmed as the new interim manager of the club after the sudden (yet completely unsurprising) departure of Roberto Di Matteo, whose luck ran out following Tuesday nights thrashing at the hands of Juventus in Turin, but the bigger headlines in tomorrow...

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Madness, Or Something More Calculated? The Inevitable Early Departure Of Roberto Di Matteo

By on Nov 21, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

If there is one aspect of the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo that actually does retain the capacity to startle, it’s the numbers. Di Matteo is the ninth Chelsea manager to have left Stamford Bridge in the nine years to since Roman Abramovich bought the club. This is a higher managerial turnover than the club had in the first seventy years of its existence, a...

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Chelseas Serious Allegation & The Need For A Little Caution

By on Oct 29, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 6 comments

“Super Sunday”, then, didn’t quite end up as “Super” as those who trailed it might have liked. Since the start of the season, a sense of disillusionment has been growing amongst many supporters, and it seems unlikely that those who have been coming around to this point of view will have had their feelings assuaged very much by the...

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The 200% Pre-Season Previews: Chelsea

By on Aug 2, 2012 in Latest | 3 comments

It was a penalty shoot-out like no other. In the intensity of the moment, perhaps the longer term significance of Chelseas Champions League victory against Bayern Munich was forgotten, but its ramifications have been felt throughout the Premier League this summer, with the stop-start nature of Chelseas season being swept to one side in those few tumultuous minutes....

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