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Vital Football - Tue Sep 5 10:33 PM
Roman Unhappy With Chelsea`s Transfers Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/09/2017 22:27:45 Confusion as to who actually does the transfer dealings
SBNation - Tue Sep 5 9:56 PM
The USMNT knows it can’t lose on Tuesday night. Following a loss to Costa Rica on Friday, the United States men’s national team is in a sticky situation in World Cup qualifying. It’s in third place and level on points with Honduras — only ahead on goal differential. The Americans head into Tuesda...
Red Rants - Tue Sep 5 6:57 PM
Former-Chelsea midfielder and assistant manager Ray Wilkins has told Sky Sports that selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United was the ‘worst’ piece of business the West London club have done. The 29-year-old joined us for £40 million over the summer… Continue Reading →
Vital Football - Tue Sep 5 5:35 PM
Chelsea`s Premier League Squad Gains One New Addit Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/09/2017 17:18:54 Baba returns from the cold
EPL Talk - Tue Sep 5 2:00 PM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Honduras vs. USA in the World Cup qualifier, you’ve come to the right place. After losing to Costa Rica on Friday, the United States Men’s National Team faces a difficult test on Tuesday night against Honduras. The game will not be televised on ESPN...
Soccerlens - Tue Sep 5 12:19 PM
Hazard wants Costa back at Chelsea, it's not going to happen and he'll return to Atletico - originally posted on Sportslens.com Eden Hazard wants Diego Costa to end his self-imposed exile and return to Chelsea, but it’s simply not going to happen. Costa has been absent from the Blues since failin...
Soccerlens - Tue Sep 5 11:53 AM
Tottenham defender should be careful what he wishes for amid Chelsea and Man City interest - originally posted on Sportslens.com Toby Alderweireld’s contract situation with Tottenham Hotspur looks set to be latest transfer saga to hit the Premier League. Alderweireld’s agent cranked things up wit...
Vital Football - Tue Sep 5 9:59 AM
The Real Reason Chelsea`s Move for Barkley Stalled Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/09/2017 09:29:46 The recent mystery as to just why the deal that would have seen Ross Barkley become a Chelsea player has taken another turn.
Vital Football - Tue Sep 5 9:59 AM
Chelsea Linked with January Move for Serie A Defen Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/09/2017 09:37:09 Although the summer transfer window slammed shut at 23:00 hours last Thursday, it hasn`t seen a halt in transfer speculation.
Vital Football - Tue Sep 5 9:59 AM
Hazard Hopes for Positive Diego Costa Resolution Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/09/2017 09:47:49 A piece of me had hoped that the Diego Costa situation would have been finally sorted in the last few hours of the summer transfer window.
Vital Football - Tue Sep 5 9:59 AM
Chelsea Name Champions League Group 'C` Squad Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/09/2017 09:51:44 With the group stage fixtures set to commence in a little over a week, Chelsea have named their squad.
Vital Football - Mon Sep 4 10:52 PM
The Who Should Be Chelsea`s Second Striker Poll Re Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/09/2017 22:34:45 Disappointment for the Batsman
Vital Football - Mon Sep 4 10:12 PM
Leicester City vs Chelsea Early Pre-Match Preview Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/09/2017 21:54:11 The proper football is back, jog-on internationals
Chelsea Daft - Mon Sep 4 4:45 PM
Now that the transfer window has closed until January, respected Guardian journalist Dominic Fifield has spoken of Antonio Conte's disappointment in not having signed Virgil Van Dijk and Romelu Lukaku. Football is a game of opinions and that's why we take time to catch up on developments regardin...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Sep 4 4:45 PM
Guest on SkySports' Sunday morning Football show "The Sunday Supplement" had claimed that Tottenham are now more appealing than Chelsea having signed Fernando Llorente on deadline day. First and foremost it's important to remember that we only read opinion, rumour and speculation surrounding pla...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Sep 4 4:45 PM
On transfer deadline day, Chelsea signed Davide Zappacosta from Torino for a fee of 28m Euros and his signing gives Antonio Conte and exciting alternative to Victor Moses down our right hand side. I just want to start by saying that Victor Moses has been a revelation playing under Antonio Conte...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Sep 4 3:45 PM
With the transfer window closed, Atletico Madrid unable to sign him or anyone until January and a subsequent loan move falling through, Diego Costa is now "prepared to return to Chelsea". It's a ridiculous chain of events that has led us to this situation and one that we had not seen at the club...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Sep 4 3:44 PM
Chelsea finally managed to get the protracted signing of Danny Drinkwater for £35m on transfer deadline day completed. I look at how much of an impact the midfielder can have at Chelsea under Antonio Conte. Let's be honest from the beginning of this blog post, if we had put a poll of Chelsea fan...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Sep 4 3:43 PM
After finding himself surplus to requirements, Loic Remy has been released on a free transfer by Chelsea on transfer deadline day and has signed a two-year contract at Las Palmas in La Liga. Loic Remy has found himself to be a victim of consequence at Stamford Bridge ever since he joined the clu...
RedCafe.net - Mon Sep 4 12:51 PM
August : 1. Matic - 35.9% votes 2. Pogba - 27.8% votes 3. Mkhitaryan - 13.6% votes Will update the post with Top 3 players for every month as per Redcafe's voting so it would be easier to track.
Vital Football - Mon Sep 4 12:41 PM
7 Games in September, How Many Will Chelsea Win? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/09/2017 12:10:09 August is now confined to the history books, transfer window et-al.
Vital Football - Mon Sep 4 12:04 PM
Remy Leave Chelsea for Las Palmas Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/09/2017 11:54:20 And so, whilst we were all waiting to see who Chelsea Football Club would sign on transfer deadline day it came to pass that one of our strikers left the club.
Vital Football - Mon Sep 4 11:20 AM
Diego Costa Still Not Ready to Return to London Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/09/2017 11:11:37 It would appear that not even being included in Chelsea`s Premier League squad list has appeased Diego Costa.
Vital Football - Mon Sep 4 10:21 AM
The Chelsea System - A recipe for failure? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/09/2017 10:12:12 Or is it?
Vital Football - Mon Sep 4 9:44 AM
Chelsea transfer deals and the 'doom' media narrat Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/09/2017 09:28:34 Where is the truth?
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Sep 4 9:00 AM
Blue Girls lose close game Today’s pre-season game against the FA Women’s Super League 1 Champions Chelsea Ladies took place behind closed doors at St. George’s Park. Everton lost 2-1 but showed improvement since their last pre-season loss against Arsenal . The Toffee’s pre-season record is now a...
Soccerlens - Mon Sep 4 7:00 AM
On This Day in Football: European Cup begins, Chelsea debut at the Bridge - originally posted on Sportslens.com The first ever match of the UEFA European Cup was played on this day in 1955. Sporting hosted Partizan Belgrade in the first leg of their first round clash in Lisbon. 33, 000 fans had g...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Sep 4 7:00 AM
In today’s links: recap of the Bradley Lowery charity match, quotes from Onyekuru and Barkley denies Chelsea medical rumour It’s the international break, and the transfer window is closed. So, there isn’t too much going on at Goodison Park these days. Here are the best links we could find around...
Vital Football - Mon Sep 4 12:05 AM
Pressure Building On Costa To Return Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/09/2017 23:46:49 It's all about to kick off, isn't it
Vital Football - Sun Sep 3 11:31 PM
Hazard Can Return To Chelsea Safe And Sound Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/09/2017 23:13:47 Despite the initial fears, the international break has been good for Hazard
Vital Football - Sun Sep 3 9:40 PM
The Latter Stages Of The Transfer Window Poll Resu Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/09/2017 21:25:15 How did the famous three do as the window came to a close
Bitter and Blue - Sun Sep 3 6:47 PM
Bring home the win, lads! 11 Courtois, Meunier, Alderweireld, Vermaelen, Vertonghen (c), Dembele, Fellaini, De Bruyne, Carrasco, Mertens, R. Lukaku #GREBEL ⚽ — BelgianRedDevils (@BelRedDevils) September 3, 2017 Kevin De Bruyne has been named in the Belgium starting lineup and will represent Manch...
Vital Football - Sun Sep 3 3:02 PM
Chelsea`s Net Spend Since January Just £4.5m Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/09/2017 14:39:07 Right or wrong the Chelsea hierarchy can add up
Vital Football - Sun Sep 3 1:54 PM
Batshuayi`s Stats Better Than Llorente`s Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 03/09/2017 13:29:01 Give the guy a chance and he'll take it
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Sep 3 1:35 PM
Everton Ladies face their most challenging opponent of the pre-season against Chelsea Ladies on Sunday at 2:00 pm (9:00 am ET). Everton Ladies pre-season record so far is 2-1. They won against Blackburn Rovers and Watford but lost to Arsenal. Coach Andy Spence believes that the team is going in t...
EPL Talk - Sat Sep 2 5:00 PM
Success in soccer is a fragile thing. The United States entered Friday night’s showdown World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica unbeaten in fourteen straight games under Bruce Arena, one more big win away from all but locking up its trip to Russia next summer. It felt like a sure thing. And then –...
Vital Football - Sat Sep 2 4:24 PM
Costa inclusion, a punishment? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 02/09/2017 16:04:32 Or a means of keeping him fit?
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Sep 2 3:50 PM
The Everton midfielder, desired by Tottenham, will reassess his future in the January window. It turns out the stories about Ross Barkley on deadline day were too good to be true after all. Rumors swirled about the Everton midfielder who was the subject of long-standing interest from Tottenham Ho...
Vital Football - Sat Sep 2 2:48 PM
Ola Aina Due Make Nigerian Debut Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 02/09/2017 14:31:32 A change of direction for the new Super Eagle
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Sep 2 2:02 PM
Explains in tweets what really happened In a few tweets today, Ross Barkley clarified what happened on Deadline Day with his purported medical at Chelsea that he apparently walked away from. Contrary to a number of reports in the press, I did not undertake a medical with any club at any point. —...
SBNation - Sat Sep 2 1:53 PM
The USMNT wasn’t as bad as its 2-0 loss suggests. These are the moments where it could have taken control and just missed out. The United States men’s national team dug itself a hole on Friday night. Thanks to a 2-0 defeat to Costa Rica , the Americans sit in third place in World Cup qualifying,...
Vital Football - Sat Sep 2 1:37 PM
Was Chelsea`s Transfer Window Really A Disgrace? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 02/09/2017 13:09:03 To be fair, probably not, but the window is a frustrating time
EPL Talk - Sat Sep 2 1:00 PM
The United States’ World Cup qualification campaign suffered a massive blow on Friday night, as Costa Rica ended the Americans’ fourteen-game unbeaten run under Bruce Arena with a comprehensive 2-0 win at Red Bull Arena. Here are the player ratings. Tim Howard, 3: The U.S. needed a big performanc...
EPL Talk - Sat Sep 2 12:55 PM
Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria have received clearance from FIFA for Chelsea defender Ola Aina to make his international debut in the World Cup qualifier against Cameroon on Monday. Coach Gernot Rohr said Aina, who can play at right-back or left-back, could now line up in Yaounde as the Super Eagles look...
EPL Talk - Sat Sep 2 2:50 AM
Harrison (United States) (AFP) – Costa Rica striker Marco Urena scored twice to leave the United States’ World Cup qualification hopes in jeopardy here Friday as the 2014 quarter-finalists grabbed a 2-0 away victory. San Jose Earthquakes forward Urena exposed slack defending in the US back four i...
SBNation - Sat Sep 2 1:51 AM
Marco Ureña was in phenomenal form for Costa Rica. The United States defense was not up to the task on Friday night, as an otherwise solid display was wasted by two serious defensive mistakes that Costa Rica forward Marco Ureña punished with clinical precision as the Ticos ran off to a 2-0 win th...
Vital Football - Sat Sep 2 12:10 AM
Costa Named In Chelsea`s Squad Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 23:49:44 He's there in name only
SBNation - Fri Sep 1 11:55 PM
Follow along live as the USMNT faces Los Ticos in a crucial CONCACAF qualifying match. 1’ — Kickoff! We’re not expecting this one to be wide-open, but you never know. Costa Rica is playing a defensive team, clearly OK with a draw. Christian Pulisic is going to be huge for the USMNT. And here’s th...
SBNation - Fri Sep 1 11:54 PM
The United States men’s national team has given themselves some breathing room in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification, but they’re still treating Friday night’s game as a must-win. The Americans are expecting three points when they face off against Costa Rica in New Jersey. During these teams’ firs...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 11:29 PM
Chelsea Transfer Housekeeping. Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 23:15:42 It's all but done and dusted, phew
RedCafe.net - Fri Sep 1 9:50 PM
https://www.premierleague.com/news/465277 Baba Rahman not registered for Chelsea (Costa is). The former does have an ACL injury that'll keep him out until January though. Manchester United's 25 man squad (* = homegrown): Goalkeepers (3): De Gea, Johnstone* (on loan at Villa), Romero Defenders (10...
SBNation - Fri Sep 1 8:56 PM
Coming off a big Gold Cup win, it’s time for the USMNT to improve their World Cup qualification standings. The United States men’s national team is coming off a big triumph in winning the Gold Cup, their first tournament under manager Bruce Arena in his second stint in charge of the team. Now the...
Soccerlens - Fri Sep 1 6:20 PM
Former England striker thinks Chelsea will still sign Everton star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former England striker Dean Ashton believes Everton’s Ross Barkley will join Chelsea this season. Barkley was undergoing a deadline day medical at Chelsea when the plug was pulled on the £35 m...
EPL Talk - Fri Sep 1 3:30 PM
The start of the World Cup in Russia is less than ten months away, and the U.S. has a new lease on life. Since Bruce Arena replaced Jurgen Klinsmann at the helm of the national team last November, the U.S. has gone unbeaten in fourteen straight games – winning the Gold Cup, taking a point out of...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 3:02 PM
Chelsea Ladies Get Tough Draw Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 14:51:20 This season as well as the men having a crack at the Champions League, Chelsea Ladies are also hoping to do well in the competition.
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 2:43 PM
No Trouble Yet Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 14:16:04 And there's always January to look forward to!
EPL Talk - Fri Sep 1 2:34 PM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch USA vs. Costa Rica in the World Cup qualifier, you’ve come to the right place. With the United States sitting in third place in the CONCACAF qualifying for the World Cup, behind Costa Rica and Mexico, a win tonight for the USMNT will go a long way to...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 9:38 AM
And Another Chelsea Youngster Goes Of on Loan Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 09:22:29 Whilst we were eagerly awaiting news of whom might be coming to Stamford Bridge, on transfer deadline day, another of our youngsters was allowed to go out on loan.
Soccerlens - Fri Sep 1 9:22 AM
Drinkwater relieved as saga between Leicester and Chelsea finally ends - originally posted on Sportslens.com Danny Drinkwater finally sealed his dream move to Chelsea at the end of a hectic transfer deadline day. A fee of around £35 million was agreed with Leicester, with the midfielder’s transfe...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 9:19 AM
The Will We Make a Big Signing on Deadline Day Pol Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 09:03:37 As we prepared, yesterday, for the closure of the summer transfer window, we thought we`d use our front-page poll to ask a very pertinent question.
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 9:07 AM
Hazard Comes Through International Comeback Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 08:56:40 And gets on the score-sheet.
Soccerlens - Fri Sep 1 8:57 AM
Tottenham beat Chelsea to the signing of Swansea striker - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente. The Spaniard leaves the Swans having spent just over a year at the Liberty Stadium after enjoying a successful deb...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 8:51 AM
Conte Adds Zappacosta to his Squad Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 08:41:29 A case of better the devil you know?
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 8:51 AM
Barkley Opts Out of Chelsea Move Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 08:42:01 He's staying put until he's regained 100% fitness.
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 8:30 AM
Chelsea Finally Sign Drinkwater Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 08:23:54 As the clock moved towards 23:00 hours last night, it looked as if Chelsea were not going to be able to add to their midfield department.
Chelsea Daft - Fri Sep 1 7:45 AM
Photo: Daily Express . In this summer window, according to various reports, Chelsea have missed out on FOUR of their transfer targets as each player rejected a move to Stamford Bridge after a fee was reportedly agreed between the clubs. Questions must be asked as to what is going on. Make of i...
Chelsea Daft - Fri Sep 1 7:45 AM
Despite all the doom and gloom from those so-called Chelsea fans around the world, looking at our squad now heading into the first half of the season with the new signings that we HAVE made, I am pleased that we have added quality this summer. Last season it's fair to say that once Antonio Conte...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 7:16 AM
Barkley's Chelsea Confusion Vitalfootball: Everton: 01/09/2017 07:00:54 Ross Barkley will remain at Everton until the January transfer window, at least, after a proposed transfer to Chelsea, seemingly all but agreed, didn't go through on Thursday.
EPL Talk - Fri Sep 1 6:05 AM
London (AFP) – Premier League champions Chelsea completed a challenging transfer window on Friday by bringing in England midfielder Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City and Italy right-back Davide Zappacosta from Torino. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte saw moves for several targets fail to come off...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 4:06 AM
Suspensions, Injuries and fatigue; Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 01/09/2017 03:43:57 Post mortem following the close of the transfer window.
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 2:31 AM
Drinkwater Completes Chelsea Move Vitalfootball: Leicester City: 01/09/2017 02:10:49 Leicester City have confirmed at this ridiculous hour that England midfielder Danny Drinkwater has now completed his permanent transfer to Chelsea.
SBNation - Fri Sep 1 1:57 AM
Chelsea have completed a couple of late deadline day deals. They may have missed out on signing Everton playmaker Ross Barkley , but it’s not all deadline day disappointment for Chelsea . They’ve completed two late signings, bringing in wing-back Davide Zappacosta from Torino , and central midfie...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 1:28 AM
Chelsea Youngster Joins Hull Vitalfootball: Hull City: 01/09/2017 00:56:16 Hull City have announced the capture of Chelsea youngster Fikayo Tomori.
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Sep 1 1:01 AM
All sorts of rumours abound about what went on All summer long, the only real contenders for Ross Barkley’s signature at the end of this transfer window were Tottenham Hotspur . However, in the last few days Chelsea emerged as a genuine contender and then today on Deadline Day things seemed to ta...
EPL Talk - Fri Sep 1 12:52 AM
It was a very good summer for the USMNT. The month of June saw them move closer to securing a berth at the World Cup in Russia next summer with a home win against Trinidad & Tobago before going down south of the border to get a draw against Mexico at the vaunted Azteca Stadium. July brought a cha...
Vital Football - Fri Sep 1 12:42 AM
Drinkwater & Silva Rumbles On Vitalfootball: Leicester City: 01/09/2017 00:32:25 Leicester City are still working with Chelsea and Sporting Lisbon when it comes to the respective departures of Danny Drinkwater and the arrival of Adrien Silva.
LFC Reds - Fri Sep 1 12:07 AM
Turned down by Ox, Barkley and Llorente. Current champions of England rejected by 3 bang average players. Oh dear.
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