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Chelsea looking ill-equipped after a summer of stagnation – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) Chelsea looking ill-equipped after a summer of stagnationThe Guardian (blog)A tight squad worked last season because Chelsea were lucky with injuries and had no European football. They cannot hope to get away with it again. Chelsea have excelled in recent years at selling players at a profit, often when they have barely made …Chelsea players angry with [...]

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Premier League 2017-18 preview No5: Chelsea – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) Premier League 2017-18 preview No5: ChelseaThe Guardian (blog)The theory, of course, is far too simplistic. There were contributing factors when it came to both those spluttering follow-up campaigns and Chelsea, as a club used to enjoying regular success, were scarred by their mid-table finish last year in …Chelsea transfer news LIVE updates: Antonio Candreva, Kylian Mbappe, Eden [...]

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With Nathaniel Chalobah, Chelsea did all the hard work – then they undid it – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) With Nathaniel Chalobah, Chelsea did all the hard work – then they undid itThe Guardian (blog)There was something telling about the two pictures, which had revealed not only the identity of the players' next employers but deeper truths about English football itself, and in particular about the one club the two deals had in common. Both …Nathaniel [...]

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Do Chelsea really need new £34m signing Antonio Rüdiger? – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) Do Chelsea really need new £34m signing Antonio Rüdiger?The Guardian (blog)Yet, Conte would have preferred Leonardo Bonucci and there is a lingering sense that Chelsea have again had to settle for second best in this transfer window, even after winning the title so convincingly. They have stumbled over a number of targets …Chelsea boss Conte frustrated: He [...]

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How old-fashioned shadow play has helped Antonio Conte light up Chelsea – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) How old-fashioned shadow play has helped Antonio Conte light up ChelseaThe Guardian (blog)The back three clearly made a huge difference, as did Antonio Conte's man-management, but when Eden Hazard was asked in March what the biggest difference was between Chelsea this season and Chelsea last, he spoke of “automisation”.LIVE FA Cup final, Arsenal vs Chelsea, football live [...]

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José Mourinho left trailing by calmed-down Antonio Conte – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) José Mourinho left trailing by calmed-down Antonio ConteThe Guardian (blog)There have been no summonses from the Football Association's disciplinary unit. No touchline bans, no kicked water bottles, no aggro, no back-page photographs of him screaming into the face of the fourth official. Chelsea, post-Mourinho, have found a …Chelsea Uncovered: Diego Costa plan, three could leave, transfer plans revealedExpress.co.ukManchester [...]

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Violence mars West Ham’s victory over Chelsea – Football Weekly Extra – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) Violence mars West Ham's victory over Chelsea – Football Weekly ExtraThe Guardian (blog)Violence mars West Ham's victory over Chelsea – Football Weekly Extra. The podders look back on the EFL Cup events on and off the pitch. Plus: Wolves axe Zenga, and Aston Villa prepare for a second-tier Second City derby. West Ham United v Chelsea …West Ham [...]

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Chelsea a banter-free zone? Seriously, José, you’re having a laugh – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) Chelsea a banter-free zone? Seriously, José, you're having a laughThe Guardian (blog)According to reports – and we'll come to the way Her Majesty's Press tells 'em shortly – Chelsea football club have “banned banter” at their Cobham training ground. And not just banter; jokes too. But perhaps you instinctively felt this great …and more » chelsea football – [...]

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