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Chelsea settle for €16m permanent transfer active after 2016

Chelsea settle for €16m permanent transfer active after 2016 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com In the past few seasons we have seen players who go out of Chelsea on loan, usually never return to play for the first team again. Usually. It is therefore safe to assume that Mohamed Salah’s Chelsea career is almost as good as done. The Egyptian winger was sent on loan to Fiorentina...
Via Soccerlens
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Why the Premier League needs to fix deteriorating atmospheres in English stadiums

One thing that stood out when tuning into the UEFA Champions League matches over the last couple of weeks was the thunderous atmosphere conjured by a plethora of sides involved. Teams like Bayer Leverkusen, Juventus, Schalke, Paris Saint-Germain and Shakhtar Donetsk—at a stadium that wasn’t even their own, no less—were afforded a stellar backdrop to some gripping matches as...
Via World Soccer Talk
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Possible Chelsea starting line-up vs Tottenham Hostpur

Possible Chelsea starting line-up vs Tottenham Hostpur - originally posted on Soccerlens.com It’s the first cup final of the season, and it’s a big one. Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have a lot of history between them, and the duo clash in the Capital One Cup final on Sunday at Wembley in a game that promises to be a cracker. Jose Mourinho and his Blues are searching for their...
Via Soccerlens
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea boss Mourinho refuses to bite on Matic suspension

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho on Friday declined to discuss Nemanja Matic's two-match suspension which rules the midfielder out of Sunday's Capital One Cup final with Tottenham. The Serbia midfielder was banned for violent conduct after reacting furiously to a challenge by Burnley's Ashley Barnes in last Saturday's Premier League draw. The automatic three-match ban was reduced to two...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United legend: Mourinho not as influential as Sir Alex Ferguson

Manchester United legend: Mourinho not as influential as Sir Alex Ferguson - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Paul Scholes has stated in a piece in The Independent that Jose Mourinho’s attempts to influence the referees’ decisions may be backfiring, rather than helping Chelsea. Mourinho has been in the news almost every week for the last few months now, with claims that there...
Via Soccerlens
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea sign lucrative kit sponsorship deal with Yokohama

Chelsea have announced their "largest ever commercial deal" with Yokohama Rubber, reportedly worth $61 million per season. Yokohama Rubber, one of the world's leading tyre manufacturers, has signed a five-year deal beginning from the 2015-16 season and their logo will appear on all the Blues' shirts from the first team to their youth teams. The deal eclipses the previous $27 million...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Capital One Cup Final: Tottenham vs Chelsea

The first major silverware of the English football season is up for grabs this Sunday as Tottenham play Chelsea at Wembley in the Capital One Cup final. The game marks the end of a congested week for Spurs who have a second leg Europa League tie in Italy against Fiorentina to play on Thursday evening. Mauricio Potteninto will be hoping not to pick up any fresh injury concerns to...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jose Mourinho plays down favourites tag ahead of "big final" against Spurs

Manager Jose Mourinho has cooled suggestions Chelsea are favourites to win the Capital One Cup. The Blues will be without Nemanja Matic at Wembley, one of Mourinho's best players in midfield. The Serbian's violent conduct ban has been reduced to two games but he will still not be eligible for Sunday's game. And the Portuguese […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Greatest Teams: Chelsea FC 2004-2006

Chelsea FC (4-3-3) Cech, Ferreira, Carvalho, Terry, Gallas, Makelele, Essien/Tiago, Lampard, Robben, Duff, Drogba/Gudjohnsen Jose Mourinho made his name by winning the 2004 Champions League with FC Porto. The next step in his career would come at Chelsea, where he would win various domestic crowns, creating the greatest team in the club’s history. In Mourinho’s first season...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres: The difference between Jose Mourinho and Diego Simeone

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho and Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone are hard to compare, says Fernando Torres. The striker only spent one year under the Portuguese at Chelsea, leaving during last summer's transfer window for Milan. But after struggling to settle down in Italy, the 30-year-old returned to his boyhood club, signing for Atletico Madrid […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mourinho vs Dyche; Burnley manager responds to Jose Mourinho claims

The fall-out from Chelsea's draw with Burnley continued on Monday night as Sean Dyche responded to criticism of one of his players. The Burnley manager was moved to film a 10-minute video interview which was published on his club's YouTube channel and was named 'Dyche brings balance to Stamford Bridge events'. Livid Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho had a number of issues in the wake...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea appalled by FA’s decision to reduce Nemanja Matic ban to 2 games

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic's suspension has been reduced from three matches to two, the Football Association has announced. Matic was sent off for pushing Ashley Barnes after the Burnley striker had caught the Blues midfielder high on his shin with a late tackle during Saturday's 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho defended Matic...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea's Nemanja Matic has suspension reduced to two games

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic's suspension has been reduced from three matches to two, the Football Association has announced. Matic was sent off for pushing Ashley Barnes after the Burnley striker had caught the Blues midfielder high on his shin with a late tackle during Saturday's 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho defended Matic...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No FA action against Burnley’s Ashley Barnes for Nemanja Matic foul

Burnley's Ashley Barnes will face no disciplinary action for his challenge on Nemanja Matic, the Football Association has confirmed. Barnes put in a full-blooded tackle on the Blues midfielder during Saturday's 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge, leaving his foot up and studs showing as he made contact with Matic's leg. Having initially gone to ground in pain, the Serbian ran towards Barnes...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Dyche defends Ashley Barnes in wake of Matic incident

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has hit back at Jose Mourinho's criticism of referee Martin Atkinson after the Chelsea boss blamed poor decisions for his side's 1-1 draw with the Clarets on Saturday. After the game, Mourinho cited four "crucial moments" as decisive in the result at Stamford Bridge, the most controversial of which saw Chelsea's Nemanja Matic sent off in the second half...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ashley Barnes escapes FA punishment for tackle on Nemanja Matic

Burnley's Ashley Barnes will face no disciplinary action for his challenge on Nemanja Matic, the Football Association has confirmed. Barnes put in a full-blooded tackle on the Blues midfielder during Saturday's 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge, leaving his foot up and studs showing as he made contact with Matic's leg. Having initially gone to ground in pain, the Serbian ran towards Barnes...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Mourinho highlights Four decisions that went against Chelsea against Burnley

PHOTO: Mourinho highlights Four decisions that went against Chelsea against Burnley - originally posted on Soccerlens.com For the past few months, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been saying in the press that there has been ‘conspiracy’ going on against his team. Mourinho criticised Sky Sports for their coverage over Nemanja Matic’s sending off against Burnley. The Portuguese...
Via Soccerlens
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mourinho Reaction Over ‘Career-ending’ Tackle Points to Refereeing Incompetencies

Jose Mourinho did his best to not incriminate himself in the eyes of the FA during Saturday’s post match interview. Rather than speaking about a ‘campaign’ against Chelsea or directly criticizing referee Martin Atkinson, the Chelsea manager asked us to ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Instant replays not the solution after poor weekend of Premier League officiating

The case for some sort of instant replay in the Premier League was made by Jose Mourinho on Sunday’s surprising appearance on Sky Sports’ Goals on Sunday program. Following Kevin Friend’s shocking first half performance in Southampton’s loss at St Mary’s to Liverpool on Sunday afternoon, Mourinho’s calls for replay seemed perfectly timed.  Coming from the perspective...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Mourinho praises Louis van Gaal, takes fresh swipe at Arsene Wenger

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has a "dream job" at the Emirates. The Gunners went nine years without winning a trophy, ending the drought last year with their FA Cup win over Hull City and Mourinho says not many managers can afford the luxury to go nine years without a trophy. […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Mourinho still fuming over Ashley Barnes' tackle on Nemanja Matic

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Ashley Barnes' tackle on Nemanja Matic could have ended the Serbian's career. The 26-year-old was furious after the Burnley striker got away with a very late challenge in the second half of Saturday's game. And to Jose Mourinho's surprise, referee Martin Atkinson decided to show a straight red to Matic […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eden Hazard asked Jose Mourinho to get him bespoke all-around shin guards

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Jose Mourinho on Chelsea's five-point lead and technology in football

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he expected Manchester City to take all three points against the Magpies. The Citizens were at their very best in disposing of Newcastle United 5-0, reducing the gap from the Blues to only five points. But the Portuguese says the gap doesn't reflect what his side deserved so far this […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mourinho queries English refereeing standards

LONDON (AP) Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho made a surprise appearance a British soccer television show on Sunday, to query the standard of refereeing he has seen this season. Mourinho, whose side drew 1-1 at home to Burnley on Saturday, was frustrated that referee Martin Atkinson sent off Nemanja Matic in the game for pushing Ashley Barnes after he made an aggressive challenge on...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho lashes out at media and Ashley Barnes

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has criticised the national media in the aftermath of the controversial draw with Burnley, and discussed Louis van Gaal and Arsene Wenger. The Chelsea manager saw his Premier League leaders held 1-1 by relegation-threatened Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in a match shrouded in controversy. Mourinho felt his side deserved to be awarded two penalties...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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