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EPL Talk - Fri Aug 4 11:15 PM
London (AFP) – Frustrated by Chelsea’s transfer miscues and under pressure from big-spending rivals, Antonio Conte admits this season will be the toughest of his career. Just three months ago, Conte was all smiles as he soaked up the acclaim of Stamford Bridge at the climax of Chelsea’s Premier L...
Vital Football - Fri Aug 4 4:52 PM
Conte Confirms Hazard Is Going Nowhere Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/08/2017 16:33:43 With Barcelona awash with cash and looking for targets to spend it on, media speculation has suggested that Eden Hazard is on their wish-list.
Vital Football - Fri Aug 4 4:52 PM
Community Shield - Conte`s Views Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/08/2017 16:39:48 This Sunday Chelsea take on Arsenal, at Wembley Stadium, in the 2017 Community Shield.
EPL Talk - Fri Aug 4 4:02 PM
London (AFP) – Antonio Conte insisted Friday that Diego Costa has no grounds for complaint after a lawyer for the exiled Chelsea striker claimed the Blues boss had made it impossible for his client to remain with the Premier League champions. Costa was left out of Chelsea’s pre-season tour of Asi...
EPL Talk - Fri Aug 4 4:02 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has told Barcelona there is no chance he will allow Eden Hazard to join the Spanish club as a replacement for Neymar. Neymar completed his world record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday, when the Brazil striker signed a five-year deal with th...
EPL Talk - Fri Aug 4 4:02 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has told Barcelona there is no chance he will allow Eden Hazard to join the Spanish club as a replacement for Neymar. Neymar completed his world record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday, when the Brazil striker signed a five-year deal with th...
Soccerlens - Fri Aug 4 1:20 PM
Arsenal vs Chelsea preview: New signings set for bow in Community Shield clash - originally posted on Sportslens.com After a long summer of transfer rumblings and the collective longing for English football’s top flight to return, fans of London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea are set to get an early-...
Vital Football - Fri Aug 4 1:14 PM
VC Poll Suggests Hazard Won`t Join Barcelona Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/08/2017 12:51:19 Let`s hope you are right!
Gooner Talk - Fri Aug 4 12:56 PM
Arsenal fans will get an early season trip to Wembley this weekend as the Gunners’ 2017-18 campaign starts with the Community Shield clash against Chelsea. The North London side ended last season with victory over the Blues in the FA Cup final, rising to the occasion to prove their ability to be...
Vital Football - Fri Aug 4 9:59 AM
From £5 to £500, 000 Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/08/2017 09:47:46 Over on mainland Europe, the world record transfer fee paid by Paris Saint-Germain, to Barcelona, for Neymar has dominated the football news.
Vital Football - Fri Aug 4 7:48 AM
Chelsea Looking To Scupper Liverpool Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/08/2017 07:36:09 Always lovely to get one over on the Reds
Vital Football - Fri Aug 4 7:48 AM
Odds on Hazard Joining Barcelona Tumble Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/08/2017 07:40:02 The world record transfer fee sale of the Brazilian star Neymar, from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain could have ramifications for Chelsea Football Club.
Vital Football - Fri Aug 4 7:18 AM
Chelsea looking at 'fiery` Serge Aurier Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/08/2017 07:06:58 Chelsea hoping the scupper United's quest for the PSG man
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 9:52 PM
Diego Costa Move Approaching The End Game Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/08/2017 21:40:54 Costa putting in a transfer request, but Chelsea hold the aces
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 8:00 PM
DRFC Rovers Former Chelsea Forward In Hospital Vitalfootball: Doncaster: 03/08/2017 19:51:28 Doncaster Rovers forward Alex Kiwomya is currently in hospital and he will be out for at least two months after tests finally got to the bottom of his illness during pre-season
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 5:37 PM
On financial matters, player recruitment and the f Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/08/2017 17:29:43 Layorh12 has come up with a great article, as the editor of this site I hope it gets the praise it deserves.
RedCafe.net - Thu Aug 3 4:32 PM
Admittedly Chelsea were already league champions and I'm sure we can argue the PL is more competitive than it was but comparing the 05/06 Chelsea squad with what United has now I can't help but feel Jose has no excuses if we don't put up a real title challenge this season. As a reminder Chelsea 2...
All Action No Plot - Thu Aug 3 1:32 PM
Defeat maybe, but there was at least a smidgeon of honour about this one, rather like a chappie still swinging away even as his limbs get hacked off and arrows pierce him at every juncture. After the bizarre Champions League capitulation that boasted all the spine of a gloomy jellyfish, here was...
All Action No Plot - Thu Aug 3 1:32 PM
From the sublime of the markedly, almost scarily professional dismantling of Chelsea, to the pointedly less sublime of an FA Cup 3rd round win against lower league gubbins. This looked every inch the performance of reserves that was advertised in the trailer. 1. First Half Snoozing The first half...
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 12:51 PM
Name the Starting Eleven - Arsenal (Community Shie Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/08/2017 12:41:58 It`s already that time of the year again!
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 12:51 PM
Former Chelsea Boss Gets New Job Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/08/2017 12:47:03 One of our former managers has landed himself a new post.
Chelsea Daft - Thu Aug 3 12:39 PM
Diego Costa has rejected a move to AC Milan in the hope that he can rejoin Atletico Madrid however, the Spanish club are not allowed to register any new players until January. I am fearful that the situation with Diego Costa will explode and dominate our headlines between now and January if we a...
Chelsea Daft - Thu Aug 3 12:39 PM
According to various reports, Antonio Conte has told Leicester City that he will not be held to ransom and pay more than £30m for midfielder Danny Drinkwater, a player he tried to sign last summer. We all saw the first reports of a move by Chelsea to sign Danny Drinkwater from Leicester and, if...
Chelsea Daft - Thu Aug 3 12:39 PM
Chelsea look to have stolen a march on Tottenham and are preparing to meet the £50m asking price from Everton to sign Ross Barkley as we look to bolster the English numbers within our ranks. People have been talking of Ross Barkley as a direct replacement for Nemanja Matic but I do not agree at...
Chelsea Daft - Thu Aug 3 11:45 AM
Paris Saint Germain have sent their lawyers to Madrid and the La Liga offices to pay the £198m release clause to sign Neymar on a five-year contract with over £515, 000 per week. It's the most ridiculous transfer ever, the most ludicrous and a deal that will have an effect on the transfer market...
Republik Of Mancunia - Thu Aug 3 10:25 AM
“Why put another layer of gold paint on the Bentley when you are losing the entire engine?” – Zidane on losing Makélélé For the second time in four years, Roman Abramovich has let the icy façade drop and rewarded one of Chelsea’s long-serving senior players for their service by packing them on a...
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 7:59 AM
Diego Costa Deal Looking Less likely For Now Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/08/2017 07:27:59 The Spanish/Brazilian not keen on an Italian move
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 7:08 AM
Barcelona Looking To Splash The Cash In The EPL Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/08/2017 06:41:57 Obviously the Nou Camp giants are going to want Eden Hazard
EPL Talk - Thu Aug 3 2:05 AM
London (AFP) – John Terry has pledged to lead Aston Villa back into the Premier League as the Championship season kicks off with a host of big-spending clubs gearing up for a frenzied promotion battle. After winning 15 major honours in 22 years with Chelsea, Terry had to search for a new club fol...
Republik Of Mancunia - Wed Aug 2 6:54 PM
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Vital Football - Wed Aug 2 6:07 PM
The huge Joke called FFP Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 02/08/2017 17:48:56 For those who still felt this was a thing..
Republik Of Mancunia - Wed Aug 2 3:30 PM
Nemanja Matic has large boots to fill if he’s going to emulate the career that fellow Serb, Nemanja Vidic, enjoyed at Manchester United. Vidic was a hugely popular figure at United and left the club as captain in 2014. Matic has spoken about his compatriot and is pleased to be at the same club...
Republik Of Mancunia - Wed Aug 2 2:56 PM
Following his transfer on a three-year deal from Chelsea to Manchester United, Nemanja has insisted the decision to move was an easy one for him. I feel great. Manchester is one of the biggest clubs in the world and I am very happy because I am now part of this great club, part of this …
Cartilage Free Captain - Wed Aug 2 1:30 PM
Pochettino admits signings are necessary to keep his stars from stagnating, but is struggling to find talented players willing to be understudies. If you believe Harry Redknapp, Tottenham Hotspur have had a number of high profile near misses in recent years. Redknapp claimed that he was close to...
Vital Football - Wed Aug 2 1:09 PM
Chelsea Still Interested in Candreva Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 02/08/2017 12:54:25 But so is another big European club!
Tottenham Blog - Wed Aug 2 12:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has revealed new Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata turned down a move to Tottenham because he didn’t want to be back-up to Harry Kane. In an interview published my multiple national newspapers, Pochettino spoke about being in contact with Morata while he was still a Real Madrid pl...
EPL Talk - Wed Aug 2 10:20 AM
London (AFP) – New Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata turned down a move to Tottenham Hotspur because he feared the competition from striker Harry Kane, Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has claimed Morata, 24, joined champions Chelsea from Real Madrid last month for a reported fee of £58 million ($76...
Vital Football - Wed Aug 2 10:18 AM
Match Day Officials v Chelsea (6/8/17) Vitalfootball: Arsenal: 02/08/2017 10:10:03 The Football Association have now confirmed the Match Day officials that will take charge of the Community Shield against Chelsea this Sunday.
Vital Football - Wed Aug 2 9:19 AM
Terry - We Believe In Promotion Vitalfootball: Aston Villa: 02/08/2017 09:14:29 New Aston Villa skipper John Terry has said that the club share a vision of gaining promotion this season.
Vital Football - Wed Aug 2 8:08 AM
The curious case of Conte and the Chelsea board Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 02/08/2017 07:34:35 Our transfer window has got me to really wonder what exactly is going on at Chelsea between Conte and the board regarding transfers.
Soccerlens - Wed Aug 2 6:21 AM
Diego Costa nearing AC Milan move - originally posted on Sportslens.com AC Milan met with Costa's agent Jorge Mendes last week, reportedly to discuss "a few of his clients", which also includes the Chelsea forward. From Sportslens.com - Football News | Football Blog
Gooner Talk - Wed Aug 2 12:09 AM
Arsenal trained today, ahead of their Community Shield game against Chelsea this weekend. The Gunners are going into their final game of the pre-season and although it’s a match that made not be regarded as a legitimate trophy, Arsene Wenger will want to build some valuable momentum and form bef...
Vital Football - Tue Aug 1 11:35 PM
No Surprises for Chelsea against Arsenal on Sunday Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/08/2017 23:24:43 The team remains the same, well what do you expect
Vital Football - Tue Aug 1 5:33 PM
The Worst is yet to Come Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/08/2017 17:14:03 Vital Chelsea member zyte has his say!
Vital Football - Tue Aug 1 5:33 PM
Chelsea`s Chase for Bayern Teenager Waning Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/08/2017 17:21:34 Already today an article on Vital Chelsea covered the possibility that Chelsea were looking at signing Danny Drinkwater, of Leicester, to add some depth to our midfield.
Vital Football - Tue Aug 1 12:56 PM
One Gone, One to Go! Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/08/2017 12:42:34 With the Far East Tour done and dusted, attention turns to the coming Community Shield fixture against Arsenal and the subsequent 2017 / 2018 season.
Vital Football - Tue Aug 1 12:56 PM
The Great Safe-Standing Poll Result. Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/08/2017 12:47:38 Our snap poll yesterday came as a result of an independent poll relating to the introduction of safe-standing areas.
Vital Football - Tue Aug 1 8:48 AM
Terry Cleared for Villa Debut Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/08/2017 07:48:25 This weekend, the Football League starts the 2017 / 2018 season with a round of fixtures.
Vital Football - Tue Aug 1 7:56 AM
Ferguson Set To Turn Attention Away From Chelsea Midfielder Vitalfootball: Doncaster: 01/08/2017 07:30:26 Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson says Jordan Houghton is still in his thoughts but he might have to move his attention away from the Chelsea midfielde
Vital Football - Tue Aug 1 7:56 AM
Chelsea's Morata Needs to Improve Claim Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/08/2017 07:39:05 The acquisition of Alvaro Morata was welcomed by the Vital Chelsea support.
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Aug 1 7:00 AM
Midfield reunion at Chelsea? With Nemanja Matic off to Manchester United , Chelsea needs some midfield depth: Their midfield options are currently N’Golo Kante, Tiemoue Bakayoko, and Cesc Fabregas. Some reports say Chelsea may have found their man in the same place they found last summer’s marque...
Vital Football - Mon Jul 31 11:20 PM
Conte looking at Drinkwater and 'the Ox` as Matic Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 31/07/2017 22:57:16 Chelsea looking to strengthen the midfield axis
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 9:37 PM
I'm high over the moon right now! Let's get this discussion going!!! 1. De Gea 2. Lindelaouf? 3. Bailly 4. Jones 5. Rojo 6. Pogba 7. 8. Mata 9. (Lukaku?) 10. ̶W̶a̶y̶n̶e̶ ̶R̶o̶o̶n̶e̶y̶ 11. Martial 12. Smalling 13. 14. Lingard 15. Januzaj 16. Carrick 17. Blind 18. Young 19. Rashford 20. Romero 21....
Vital Football - Mon Jul 31 8:51 PM
Player No. 24 leaves Stamford Bridge Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 31/07/2017 20:27:53 Another one bites the dust
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 7:37 PM
Just watching Transfer Centre and they're on about us spending £169m WTF?!?!? Now Lukaku cost 75, Lindelof 30ish, and Matic rumoured to be 35. With any other figures being dependent on success, why are they being reported as fact? Unrelated they have an agent wondering why Bar a would let Neymar...
Vital Football - Mon Jul 31 7:07 PM
Mourinho Gets His Man as Matic Signs for United Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 31/07/2017 19:02:22 Patience has proven to be the key trait when it comes to signing the Chelsea defensive midfielder Nemanja Matic.
Vital Spurs - Mon Jul 31 6:42 PM
In a slight variation of what has been discussed in a couple of other threads, comparing Chelsea to Tottenham highlights the two opposite ends of the spectrum in how to run a team. Is it better to load the team with players and rotate managers in and out? Or is it better to create a stable enviro...
Vital Football - Mon Jul 31 6:04 PM
It`s Official Matic Leaves Chelsea Football Club Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 31/07/2017 17:41:32 News has broken late this afternoon that Nemanja Matic has left the club.
Vital Football - Mon Jul 31 5:39 PM
Chelsea Have No Chance of Signing Sandro Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 31/07/2017 17:13:21 According to someone who might know a thing or two about the player!
Vital Football - Mon Jul 31 5:39 PM
The Great Does Two Defeats on the Bounce Poll Resu Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 31/07/2017 17:18:19 How did you vote!
Vital Football - Mon Jul 31 5:39 PM
Make the Dream Come True for Antonio Conte Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 31/07/2017 17:30:54 Today is a special day in the life of Antonio Conte, it`s his birthday.
EPL Talk - Mon Jul 31 5:39 PM
London (AFP) – Serbian international midfielder Nemanja Matic signed for Manchester United on Monday from Premier League champions Chelsea, the buying club announced, for a reported fee of £40 million ($52.7m, 44.7m euros). It is the second time United manager Jose Mourinho has invested in the 28...
Vital Football - Mon Jul 31 5:18 PM
Conte Admits Squad are Tired Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 31/07/2017 17:13:23 Now back in the UK, Chelsea, under the guidance of Antonio Conte, will be getting ready for the Community Shield fixture against Arsenal, this Sunday.
SBNation - Mon Jul 31 4:59 PM
The Red Devils will reportedly pay Chelsea £40 million. Manchester United have made their third signing of the season, picking up defensive midfielder Nemanja Matić from league champions Chelsea. The 28-year-old has moved for a fee of around £40m — or four-fifths of a Torres — and has signed a th...
EPL Talk - Mon Jul 31 4:50 PM
London (AFP) – Serbian international midfielder Nemanja Matic signed for Manchester United on Monday from Premier League champions Chelsea, the buying club announced. It is the second time United manager Jose Mourinho has invested in his talents, having brought him back to Chelsea in 2014 after a...
Vital Football - Mon Jul 31 4:37 PM
A way forward Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 31/07/2017 16:32:03 A realistic feasible proposal to build a competent squad for the season ahead.
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 31 4:25 PM
Following his transfer from Chelsea to Manchester United, Nemanja Matic has spoken about his hopes for the future. I am delighted to have joined Manchester United. To work with Jose Mourinho once again was an opportunity I couldn’t turn down. I have enjoyed my time at Chelsea and would like to t...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 31 4:09 PM
The club has confirmed that Nemanja Matic has signed on a three year deal. Jose Mourinho is delighted that the midfielder who played for him at Chelsea has decided to make the move to Manchester United. Nemanja is a Manchester United player and a Jose Mourinho player. He represents everything w...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 4:09 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Done. 3 years is a surprise, option for a 4th I guess.
Chelsea Daft - Mon Jul 31 3:49 PM
Chelsea have come under scrutiny these past couple of days over our poor pre-season performances against Bayern Munich followed by Inter Milan and our apparent lack of transfer activity. The headline states, "Chelsea are repeating their mistakes from 2 years ago — Antonio Conte sees it from a mi...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jul 31 2:41 PM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte made a dig at Jose Mourinho last week when talking about the season ahead. The season after Mourinho won the league with Chelsea, the club suffered terrible form, and Conte has insisted he wants to avoid a “Mourinho season”. Two years ago Chelsea finished 10th. That...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 11:22 AM
(Or played for him at two different clubs) Ricardo Carvalho Played for Mourinho at Porto, Chelsea and Real Madrid. At 6 foot 0 Centre Back who could play as a full back. He has fallen out a number of times with Jose, but normally remained a trusted servant. Paulo Ferreira Another Porto player tha...
Vital Football - Mon Jul 31 9:19 AM
Terry Will Relish The Championship Vitalfootball: Aston Villa: 31/07/2017 09:15:50 Manager Steve Bruce has been speaking about John Terry and he feels he'll relish the physicality of the Championship this coming season.
Soccerlens - Mon Jul 31 7:06 AM
PHOTO: Top class star completed his medical yesterday, pictured in Man Utd training gear - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic is all set for a reunion with Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford this summer. The Serbian has been linked with a move to Manchester United for...
With Jose, we have clarified the situation, Conte said. There is not a problem between him and I.
Daily Mail - 12:15 PM
It has been a good signing for us, said Conte. As you know, I needed a player with this characteristic, strong physically, to hold the ball up and allow our No 10s to make combinations with him.
Daily Mail - 12:15 PM
After two years, Chelsea know me very well, Conte said.
Daily Express - 8:13 PM
After these two seasons I will always love this colour, these fans, this club, said Conte.
Daily Express - 7:41 AM