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Frank Lampard reminded Jose Mourinho his class hasn’t diminished with age as he scored a spectacular free-kick to put Chelsea two goals up against Hull City on the Special One’s return to Stamford Bridge. Clearly angered by seeing an early penalty saved, the 35-year-old struck a ferocious shot that swerved mid-air to deceive Hull goalkeeper Allan McGregor. It was Lampard’s 204th goal for Chelsea, a club record – two more than the man he overtook in May, Bobby Tambling. [Continue Reading]
Goal of the Weekend without question. Absolutely brilliant strike by the age-less Frank Lampard. Chelsea is off to a good start this year. I expect they will contend for the title and Fernando Torres will be benched or off the club mid-way through the year.
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Jose Mourinho insists he will walk away from Chelsea if his Midas touch deserts him.
The Portuguese's second spell as Blues boss begins at home to Hull on Sunday with his side many people's favorites for the Premier League title.
Mourinho plans to develop the existing talent in the first-team squad, on the periphery and in the academy and stay at Stamford Bridge in the...
Chelsea marked Jose Mourinho's Premier League return by overwhelming Hull 2-0 on Sunday as unity was restored following a season of division at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea ripped Hull apart from the start of its season opener, scoring both goals by the 25th minute. Oscar slotted in the first in the 13th, and Frank Lampard scored directly from an exquisite free kick 12 minutes later...
Jose Mourinho wants his Chelsea team to show a ruthless streak and "destroy" opponents when the opportunity presents itself.
Chelsea were scintillating at times early in their 2-0 win over Hull on Sunday and host Aston Villa in the Premier League on Wednesday night.
Villa's most recent trip to Stamford Bridge was on December 23, when they were thrashed 8-0 by the...
Chelsea fans welcome Jose Mourinho back. (@KABAR_CHELSEA)
The “Jose Mourinho Return Party” started with a bang as the Blues score 2 goals to the Hull City Tiger’s zero in the opening day game that was dominated by Chelsea FC. I personally was not at Stamford Bridge, but watching at home, I was delivered the newly packaged Barclay’s Premier League on the NBC Sports Network...
Michael Essien remained an unused substitute in Sunday’s game
Michael Essien failed to get off the Chelsea bench in the opening season win over Hull City despite his ‘daddy’ Jose Mourinho at the helm.
The Ghana international was quite a surprise omission for the Blues starting line up for their first game of the season on Sunday.
Mourinho preferred to start the much dynamic...
The second edition of Jose Mourinho’s reign at Stamford Bridge will begin with the Chelsea vs Hull City match this Sunday, August 18, 2013 (8:00 AM Pacific). Mourinho’s first stint with Chelsea was from 2004 to 2007, where he obtained ... Read More
Chelsea will test Manchester United 's determination to keep Wayne Rooney before the transfer window closes, boss Jose Mourinho has hinted.
Chelsea have already seen two bids for the United striker rejected, but Jose Mourinho is not yet prepared to cut his losses and will continue his pursuit until the September 2 deadline.
Mourinho was asked the motivation behind a probable...
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has hinted he will continue his pursuit of Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney until the end of the transfer window.
The Blues have already had two bids for Rooney rejected by United, with David Moyes insisting the striker is not for sale at any price.
Chelsea are set to test that resolve once more, perhaps even before the trip to Old Trafford next...
Is Juan Mata being phased out by Jose Mourinho? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea won their opening game of the 2013/14 Premier League season with a 2-0 win over Hull City.
Named on the substitute’s bench was last season’s Player of the Year nominee Juan Mata – who was also named in the PFA Team of the Year.
The Spanish attacking-midfielder failed to feature in...
Defender Kenneth Omeruo
Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruo has undergone successful surgery and is set to make a return to action in the coming weeks.
The Chelsea based youngster who is yet to know his fate at the club, suffered a relapse on a shoulder injury he suffered at the confederations cup before he could even train with the senior side.
He is however determined to impress Chelsea...
Jose Mourinho will make a final bid of £40million for Wayne Rooney within the next 48 hours writes Alan Nixon of the Sunday People.
Chelsea boss Mourinho wants Rooney as his new No.9 and owner Roman Abramovich will back him up with a stunning four-year contract worth an incredible £300000 a week.
But if Manchester United manager David Moyes maintains his stance that the England...
Eto’o is available for around £5million with his current employers Anzhi looking to trim their massive wage bill.
Blues boss Jose Mourinho is on the lookout for a new forward and is keen to be reunited with the 32-year-old who he managed at Inter Milan should he miss out on number one target Wayne Rooney.
However according to Italian newspaper Gazzetta Dello Sport United have...
Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining...
David Moyes reckons the returning Wayne Rooney moved a step closer to staying at Manchester United after his "incredibly committed" display in their romp at Swansea.
Fulham boss Martin Jol suffered...
Premier League’s goal-line technology system was put to good use today with its first genuine decision that ruled that Branislav Ivanovic’s header for Chelsea against Hull City did not cross the line.
The Hawk-Eye goal-line technology correctly ruled that the whole of the ball did not cross the line. The referee was alerted on his wristwatch within a second that it was no goal...
Pellegrini, Manchester City and the benefit of a calm hand on the tiller - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThere’s an old Chinese curse along the lines of:
“May you live in interesting times.”
The point being that although there may be plenty of fireworks and noise to distract and attract during times of excitement, the best road map to success is through a calm and measured...