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RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 9:25 PM
2017 Ballon d'Or Shortlist Neymar (PSG) Luka Modric (Real Madrid) Paulo Dybala (Juventus) Marcelo (Real Madrid) N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) Luis Suarez (Barcelona) Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) Dries Mertens (Napoli) Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester Ci...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 7:15 PM
2017 Ballon d'Or Shortlist Neymar (PSG) Luka Modric (Real Madrid) Paulo Dybala (Juventus) Marcelo (Real Madrid) N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) Luis Suarez (Barcelona) Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) Dries Mertens (Napoli) Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester Ci...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 5:31 PM
Chelsea: 8W 2D 1L Spurs: 8W 2D 1L United: 7W 4D 0L Everton: 7W 3D 1L City: 6W 3D 2L Liverlol: 4W 4D 3L Arsenlol: 5W 1D 5L PL form table. Last 11 games. In order. With all the hyperbole over Liverpool's manager this season is the other merseyside main man being overlooked? He's earlier in his proj...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Oct 23 4:32 PM
Scott writes for IBFootball about how United’s youth system still outshines City’s. Scott writes for PickPremierLeague about Nemanja Matic’s start to life at United. The Mirror reports on what Mourinho said to the players after the Huddersfield defeat. The Guardian discusses how United can learn...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Oct 23 3:45 PM
Chelsea's biggest problem at the moment is the amount of goals we are conceding. It's our Achilles heel at the moment and this is the reason I believe we are struggling. Chelsea lack the vocal influence in our back-line which is the reason why we are conceding goals and numerous chances at the m...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Oct 23 3:45 PM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has spoken out on comparisons being made with Nemanja Matic and has re-iterated that he is someone who should be judged on what he has come to Chelsea to do. I have to be honest, I am getting a little tired of the ridiculous comments on social media from so-called Chelsea fans w...
LFC Reds - Mon Oct 23 1:16 PM
Right then.. Expected result for Liverpool, Man City, Chelsea Great result for Spurs, Arsenal Horrible result for Man Utd Title Man City only team posting credible title winning results so far in the league. Starting to look highly unlikely that Liver
Chelsea Daft - Mon Oct 23 1:15 PM
Chelsea beat Watford on Saturday lunchtime 4-2 with goals from Pedro, Cesar Azpilicueta and a brace from Michy Batshuayi. It is a result that could prove to be a pivotal moment in our season. Say what you will about the defensive performance (more on that in my next post) but you have to commend...
Vital Football - Mon Oct 23 1:04 PM
Chelsea v Everton (EFL Cup) - Match Officials Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/10/2017 12:42:38 Wednesday evening sees Chelsea take on Everton in the 4th round of the League Cup.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 23 11:44 AM
Conte`s Incredible Relationship with the Chelsea S Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/10/2017 11:29:55 Apart from the ball hitting the back of the Watford net four times, on Saturday, my abiding memory from the game was Antonio Conte crowd-surfing.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 23 9:05 AM
Name the Starting XI - Everton (League Cup) Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/10/2017 08:18:50 After the 4-2 win against Watford, it`s time to focus on the 4th round League Cup fixture against Everton, at Stamford Bridge, on Wednesday evening.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 23 9:05 AM
Spanish Armada (6) - Enrique de Lucas Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/10/2017 08:25:27 In the latest in our on-going series we`ve selected a Spaniard who only stayed at Stamford Bridge for just the one season, Quique de Lucas.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 23 8:15 AM
Who Was Your MOTM v Watford? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/10/2017 08:02:25 The victory, against Watford, on Saturday was very welcome.
Red Rants - Mon Oct 23 8:00 AM
Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp heaped praise on Watford’s 20-year-old forward Richarlison following their late 4-2 loss at Chelsea on Saturday. The Brazilian actually missed two sitters in the opening five minutes of the second half, either side of Roberto… Continue Reading →
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 10:13 PM
Chelsea Looking To Capture Madrid Ace Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 21:53:31 And here we go again
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 4:24 PM
Chelsea Quartet make Sky Bet Team of the Day Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 15:59:59 After an epic comeback saw Watford defeated.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 3:50 PM
Spanish Armada (5) - Albert Ferrer Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 15:26:01 Back in June 1998 Chelsea Football Club brought a full-back to the club who was as dependable as they come.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 11:42 AM
Terry Goal Brings Back Memories Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 11:14:54 Yesterday, up at Villa Park, somebody we`re all very familiar with, played a starring role as Aston Villa beat our near-neighbours, from down the Fulham Road, Fulham.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 11:42 AM
Are Chelsea Abusing the Loan System? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 11:31:55 It`s an intriguing question that we`re hoping will spark a debate.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 11:05 AM
Matthew Harding - Gone but NEVER Forgotten Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 10:53:51 They say that as you row older time seems to pass quicker.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 8:58 AM
Chelsea 4 Watford 2 - Post-Match Fascinating Facts Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 08:46:23 For your enjoyment.
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 22 8:23 AM
What will his game plan be against another top 6 team. So how does the nervous one play this. 5 points behind City with Spurs and Chelsea coming up we could be out of the title race after 11 games. Surely he has to go for it, 2 draws will not be enough.
EPL Talk - Sun Oct 22 1:14 AM
London (AFP) – Antonio Conte insists he does not fear the sack after Chelsea eased the mounting pressure on their manager with a gutsy 4-2 win over Watford. Conte’s position has been under growing scrutiny following a dip in the champions’ form in recent week. Back-to-back Premier League defeats...
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 8:28 PM
Danny Drinkwater`s Debut Getting Closer Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 20:14:48 Drinkwater heading finally heading for his Chelsea debut
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 4:12 PM
Chelsea See Off Watford And The Doomsayers Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 15:52:40 It was edgy, it was nervy, but in the end confidence is restored as the players step up
Three and in - Sat Oct 21 4:05 PM
Chelsea host Watford in this Saturday’s early kick-off, with both teams having big points to prove following shock results last weekend. Antonio Conte’s Chelsea and Marco Silva’s Watford will both be looking to prove that the results they achieved last week weren’t mere flashes in the pan with Ch...
Three and in - Sat Oct 21 4:05 PM
Buoyed not just by their first goal, but their first win of the campaign – a win over the champions, Chelsea – Crystal Palace will look to have finally pressed lift-off on their season. Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle have defied the expectations bestowed onto them before the campagin, and find themselv...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 21 4:01 PM
Who's a worse partnership? For me it's still Pogba and Fellaini but I really do think Matic and Herrera don't understand each other at all. Maybe the understanding will come with more games? Or is it that they have fundamental weaknesses that don't work together?
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 3:28 PM
'Dave` Comes to Chelsea`s Rescue Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 14:55:07 Against Watford there were times during the game, especially when Watford edged ahead 2-1, we were left pondering just how many we`d get beaten by.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 3:28 PM
Did Batshuayi Prove a point Today? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 15:05:42 Or is the jury still out?
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 3:28 PM
Chelsea 4 Watford 2 - Views from the Benches Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 15:09:53 Following the entertaining but, at times, worrying 4-2 win over Watford, at Stamford Bridge, this lunchtime, both managers spoke to the media.
EPL Talk - Sat Oct 21 3:10 PM
London (AFP) – Michy Batshuayi stepped off the bench to inspire Chelsea’s fightback as Antonio Conte’s side eased the pressure on their manager with a hard-fought 4-2 victory over Watford on Saturday. Conte’s position has come under scrutiny after back-to-back Premier League defeats and claims of...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sat Oct 21 2:02 PM
De Gea, Valencia, Jones, Smalling, Young, Herrera, Matic, Mata, Lingard, Martial, Lukaku. Subs: Romero, Blind, Darmian, Lindelof, McTominay, Mkhitaryan, Rashford.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 12:05 PM
Chelsea Linked to French Striker Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 11:50:28 Transfer tittle-tattle has Chelsea, amongst others, linked with a move for a young French forward.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 11:44 AM
Chelsea v Watford - Team-Sheets Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 11:33:40 This Saturday Chelsea welcome Watford to Stamford Bridge for a Premier League fixture.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 10:10 AM
Match Day Moments - Watford (h) Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 09:39:19 Back to league action for Chelsea, Watford are the visitors on what could be a tough afternoon for the Blues
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 8:53 AM
Chelsea v Watford - Follow On Twitter - 21-10-17 Vitalfootball: Watford: 21/10/2017 08:15:27 Watford go to Stamford Bridge as the visitors to Chelsea today, this will be a 12:30pm kick-off.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 6:53 PM
Why I`m done with CFC if Conte`s fired Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 18:41:09 OK, I was only joking when I suggested the rats on the Chelsea board would be after Antonio Conte next - but it`s true
EPL Talk - Fri Oct 20 6:10 PM
London (AFP) – Watford manager Marco Silva has called for more of the self-belief his high-flying team showed in their win against Arsenal when they face “favourites” Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Hornets climbed to fourth place — one spot ahead of defending champions Chelsea — in t...
EPL Talk - Fri Oct 20 6:06 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on Friday dismissed rumours of discontent over his training methods following successive Premier League defeats for the defending champions. Conte said Chelsea’s training loads are “70 percent less” than during last season’s Premier League-winning camp...
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 4:28 PM
Conte on Training, Losing and Pressure Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 16:13:17 Antonio faces the media ahead of the home game against Watford, this Saturday.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 1:22 PM
Chelsea v Watford - Fascinating Facts Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 12:56:41 Ahead of what is being termed a must-win game, we`ve taken the opportunity to delve into the form and record books to see which way the pendulum might swing on this fixture.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 1:00 PM
Roma Charged By UEFA For Racist Chants Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 12:46:00 Let's hope UEFA actually act positively for once
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 12:08 PM
Chelsea v Watford - Early Team News Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 11:52:11 It`s a lunch-time kick-off for Chelsea this weekend when they face Watford on Saturday.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 10:50 AM
Spanish Armada (4) - Rafael Benitez Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 10:34:20 It`s time to continue our on-going series with a look at a controversial (interim) managerial appointment made by Chelsea, that of Rafa Benitez.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 9:39 AM
Matic Praises Mourinho Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 20/10/2017 09:18:41 To be brutally honest, it came as something of a surprise when Nemanja Matic joined Manchester United from Chelsea.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 9:23 AM
Silva Gives Pre Chelsea Update Vitalfootball: Watford: 20/10/2017 09:07:12 Watford head coach Marco Silva has confirmed that he has the same pool of players available to him for the game against Chelsea this weekend.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 9:07 AM
Former Chelsea Duo set to Exit China? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 08:39:49 News has reached us that two former Chelsea employees are set to say goodbye to the Chinese Super League.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 8:46 AM
Your MOTM v Roma(h) Was? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 08:16:00 For the neutral, the Champions League fixture against Roma, at Stamford Bridge, was a real treat.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 7:56 AM
Abraham Not Coming Back to Rescue Chelsea Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 07:43:45 Down in South Wales, one of our young strikers, Tammy Abraham, is starting to convince people that he can do the business in the Premier League.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 7:56 AM
Conte Coming Under Increasing Pressure at Chelsea Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 07:31:01 They wouldn`t would they?
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 3:39 AM
Name the Starting XI - Watford (h) Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 03:08:56 Three games without a win (Manchester City, Crystal Palace and Roma) have left Antonio Conte under pressure.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 2:40 AM
Chelsea v Watford - Match Officials Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 02:15:58 This Saturday, Chelsea entertain Watford in the lunch-time kick-off.
EPL Talk - Fri Oct 20 1:16 AM
London (AFP) – Manchester City will be aiming to continue their recent scintillating form when the free-scoring Premier League leaders host Burnley on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s side are two points clear of second-placed Manchester United as they chase a first English title since 2014. While City...
Soccerlens - Thu Oct 19 5:54 PM
Blow for Arsenal and Chelsea in pursuit of Inter Milan 24-year-old - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal and Chelsea have hit a stumbling block in their pursuit for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, with reports from Italy that his release clause could be raised to ward off interest. Acco...
Vital Football - Thu Oct 19 5:23 PM
Debunked Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 19/10/2017 16:55:49 I think it`s time to dispel another false theory/idea/story that is often being thrown around on this site this season and constantly used as an excuse whenever we perform poorly.
Vital Football - Thu Oct 19 3:41 PM
Matic transfer joke increasingly unfunny Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 19/10/2017 15:21:05 Chelsea were both lucky to hold Roma to a draw last night, and a shade unlucky.
Vital Football - Thu Oct 19 1:03 PM
Chelsea 3 Roma 3 - Conte`s Post-Match Views Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 19/10/2017 12:35:47 Last night, leading 2-0, Chelsea looked as if they were going to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory when Roma showed their class to take a 3-2 lead.
Tottenham Blog - Thu Oct 19 12:00 PM
Gareth Bale would consider joining Tottenham if he leaves Real Madrid next summer, according to reports in Spain. The Welshman left Spurs in the summer of 2013 for a then record fee of around £85 million. He has won the Champions League three times with Madrid, but Bale has been consistently link...
Vital Football - Thu Oct 19 11:00 AM
The Chelsea Injury Table Updated 19/10/2017 Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 19/10/2017 10:37:29 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Chelsea FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
Vital Football - Thu Oct 19 9:27 AM
Officials - Chelsea v Watford (21/10/17) Vitalfootball: Watford: 19/10/2017 09:11:37 The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Chelsea and Watford this Saturday.
Republik Of Mancunia - Thu Oct 19 9:00 AM
John Terry Five years ago, John Terry was found guilty of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand by an independent regulatory commission. The FA’s enquiry took place after Terry had been found not guilty in court, where it couldn’t be proven beyond reasonable doubt that the former England and Chelsea c...
Chelsea Daft - Thu Oct 19 8:47 AM
Chelsea drew 3-3 with Roma in matchday three of our Champions League group on a night of fantastic attacking football that demonstrated the best and worst of Antonio Conte's side at the moment. For the neutrals, this was an immense game of football and another demonstration of how teams in Italy...
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 19 8:44 AM
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 19 8:43 AM
Wenger vs SAF Rafa vs Allardyce Rafa vs SAF Capello vs Sacchi Mourinho vs Guardiola Mourinho vs Wenger Clough vs Revie Cruyff vs Van Gaal SAF vs Kenny Dalglish Mourinho vs Rafa Mourinho vs Frank Rijkaard SAF vs Keegan Which was/is the fiercest managerial rivalry we have ever seen? And of course,...
EPL Talk - Thu Oct 19 1:50 AM
London (AFP) – Antonio Conte took the blame for Chelsea’s failure to protect their lead in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Roma in the Champions League. Blues boss Conte opted to deploy Brazil defender David Luiz in midfield in a bid to solidify his injury-hit team. Luiz gave Chelsea the lead at Sta...
Red Rants - Thu Oct 19 1:30 AM
Manchester United’s injury list has been building up in recent weeks with Eric Bailly, Marouane Fellaini and Michael Carrick joining Paul Pogba, Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the sidelines. Jose Mourinho admitted he was short of options for our… Continue Reading →
It will be very difficult this season because Manchester City are having an impressive run and are winning games, Conte told Sky Sports. I think that we have to look at ourselves and try to have this type of game with the same spirit [as against Man United] and then to try to give the bes...
Sport Review - 6:00 AM
I don't want to answer this question, said Conte. Not out of a lack of respect for you, but who must ­understand understands. He's very good to play on the left. I don't understand why we have to try again to put him on the right. But sometimes a misunderstanding can happen.
Mirror - 9:22 PM
I don't know [if he has a future at Chelsea], said Conte. He has to work really hard with the others, otherwise they are on the bench or in the stand.
Mirror - 11:30 AM
For sure, to have the possibility to play with the three midfielders, it was very important, Conte said at Stamford Bridge. That was very important for me to recover Kante and to play with Bakayoko and Fabregas, and to have an important substitute on the bench like Drinkwater. This...
Goal.com - 10:06 AM