Portuguese winger bags two-goals in pre-season friendly against Crewe after he was linked with a move to AS Monaco
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Friday 30 May 2008
Wayne Rooney's temper and volatility on the pitch are worrying Fabio Capello to the extent that he will speak to the England striker about curbing his aggressive tendencies. Indeed the England manager had to talk to Rooney at half-time during the 2-0 victory over the United States on Wednesday evening, telling him to calm down after a reckless first-half challenge that could have led to a dismissal.
Thursday 29 May 2008
The Portuguese Football Federation said last night that Chelsea are keen to appoint Luiz Felipe Scolari as their next manager. "I already know that Chelsea are interested in Scolari," said the federation's vice-president Amandio De Carvalho when asked about the Brazilian's future.
Friday 16 May 2008
Michael Ballack has revealed his reasons for refusing to back down in his extraordinary on-field row with his team-mate Didier Drogba during last month's League meeting with Manchester United – and said that Chelsea still suffer from a lack of popular appeal because of "envy" over Roman Abramovich's wealth.
Wednesday 07 May 2008
Avram Grant has sent out a positive message to his Chelsea players ahead of Sunday's climax to the domestic season by the simple expedient of trashing the reputation of his predecessor.
Sunday 04 May 2008
Sunday 27 April 2008
Saturday 26 April 2008
Chelsea beat Manchester United 2-1 to pull level at the top of the Premier League on Saturday and keep alive their hopes of snatching the title from United's grasp.
Thursday 03 April 2008
Chelsea's apparently serene progress to the Champions League semi-finals was shaken up last night by the "Coca-Cola Kid". Colin Kazim-Richards, who was once transferred as a result of a competition by the sponsor, last night wrote another chapter into his extraordinary journey from Leytonstone to the banks of the Bosphorus.
Sunday 09 March 2008
Wednesday 20 February 2008
After the white-out, a white-hot atmosphere – but a match devoid of real drama except for the intriguing omission of John Terry and Frank Lampard from the starting line-up. Maybe a drab affair is the way Chelsea will have liked it after the confusion of getting here. The goalless draw gives them a clear advantage for the return leg as they attempt to reach the last eight of the European Cup and their ultimate destination: Moscow in May and the final.
Saturday 16 February 2008
John Terry is back for Chelsea in the FA Cup against Huddersfield Town today after recovering from a broken foot ahead of schedule. The Independent revealed yesterday that the club captain had told Avram Grant that he was fit and ready to prove his fitness ahead of next Sunday's Carling Cup final.
Monday 21 January 2008
Avram Grant may not provide the verbal pyrotechnics offered by his predecessor as Chelsea manager, but in his more measured way he can communicate just as effectively.
Sunday 20 January 2008
Claudio Pizarro, the striker who Chelsea supporters feared might never score in the Premier League again, confounded doubters yesterday to maintain the push towards the top of the table. He might find goals hard to come by against everyone else, but against Birmingham City he is deadly.
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