Ancelotti, who led the Blues to a Premier League and FA Cup double in 2010, also admits he left out Didier Drogba for a match after he arrived 30 minutes late
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Tuesday 29 January 2013
Manchester United manager was furious after match against Tottenham
After Matt Jarvis rallies against homophobia, here are five other footballers who've got involved politically
Friday 04 January 2013
Rarely do professional footballers make public statements that zigzag anywhere near political engagement - so the appearance of West Ham's Matt Jarvis on the cover of Britain's best-selling gay magazine, Attitude, and his attempt to address homophobia, one of the beautiful game's last remaining stigmas (in 21 years of the Premier League not one footballer has come out), is to be welcomed. Here we select five other pros who have used their profile to political effect.
Magical memories of 2012 - Football: 'When Chelsea saw off Barcelona, the joy was in watching the spoilers have their day'
Friday 21 December 2012
24 April: Barcelona 2-2 Chelsea (agg 2-3); Champions League semi-final second leg
Tuesday 13 November 2012
England new boy turns down Ivory Coast offer to join squad for January tournament
Thursday 18 October 2012
Sunderland forward who is excited about Sunday's derby tells Martin Hardy of his responsibilities to his west African homeland
Tuesday 09 October 2012
The Toxic Twins? Sure, John Terry and Ashley Cole have behaved idiotically. But then footballers always have, and you can't help resigning yourself to the fact they always will.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Chelsea midfielder set to start tonight after being left out of team for Stoke and Arsenal
Friday 28 September 2012
Roberto Di Matteo today challenged Chelsea to prove they could “move on” from the Didier Drogba era in tomorrow's clash at Arsenal.
Saturday 25 August 2012
When Andre Villas-Boas studies the West Bromwich Albion team sheet today, he will be only too aware that there is one player itching to prove a point to him. Romelu Lukaku.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Shinji Kagawa scored his first goal for Manchester United as the Red Devils picked up the Chevrolet China Cup after a 1-0 victory over Shanghai Shenhua.
Thursday 31 May 2012
Manchester United have confirmed a friendly against Chinese Super League outfit Shanghai Shenhua on July 25.
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