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Football enthusiasts around the world would have to concur that this is often the toughest time as a fan. This is merely due to the fact there is no any football action and they have to scavenge for transfer stories and rumors linked to their respective clubs. However, as the clock runs down to the return of the Premier League, a battle is brewing inside London. This is no ordinary feud but a supremacy battle that has existed for a couple of decades now. Who will emerge as the best club in the capital; Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal.
Season 2013-2014 has been deemed perhaps one of the most anticipated of them all. These three adversaries have been known to adore going head to head with each other in a bid to prove who amongst them is indeed the real king of the capital. Chelsea made a bold move by dispatching the services of Rafa Benitezz to bring on Jose Mourinho on a second spell at the bridge. The self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ is who the fans loved and cherished.
Upon his return,...
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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has suggested that the pressure is all on Manchester City after their summer spending spree.
New City boss Manuel Pellegrini has splurged the cash on Spanish duo Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Navas from Sevilla as well as Stevan Jovetic from Fiorentina and Fernandinho from Shakhtar Donetsk - spending more than £80million in the process.
And Mourinho believes...
Super Eagles and Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo may find himself in Chelsea’s first team after Coach Jose Mourinho excluded the Nigerian youngster from the list of players that will be loaned out for the coming 2013/2014 season.
The 19-year old center-back, who has become a key member of the Coach Stephen Keshi led Super Eagles squad following an impressive showing at the AFCON...
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is insistent that he will apply to all his African quartet of Michael Essien, John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Demba Ba a new set of strict rules to beat out indiscipline in the team.
The Portuguese manager has warned his players that time will wait for no man at Chelsea this season.
In a stark message to his squad, Mourinho has set out a series...
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Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea side are set to be major Premier League contenders next season, with the west Londoners strengthening and looking to regain the title from Manchester United.
With the Portuguese coach back at Stamford Bridge, all players will need to prove their worth and fight for a place in the starting position. One important position of key interest...
Jose Mourinho thinks Cristiano Ronaldo will commit his future to Real Madrid .
Mourinho left the Bernabeu to make a return to the Barclays Premier League for a second spell as Chelsea manager and there has been speculation Ronaldo would do the same.
Manchester United seemed the most likely destination for the world's most expensive player, for whom Madrid paid United £80million...
Chelsea defeated a Malaysia All Stars team 4-1 on Sunday for its second straight preseason win under new manager Jose Mourinho.
Teenage midfielder Bertrand Traore scored in the 5th minute after converting a cross by Kevin De Bruyne, who later scored with a volley in the 28th minute at Malaysia's Shah Alam Stadium.
Romelu Lukaku slipped in a low shot before halftime for his...
Derp. In light of the difficultly some people seem to have with saying the word “success” during reports, perhaps the media types should figure out a different word altogether for it and remove “success” from the sports reporting lexicon. We only have to go back a few months how Susannah Collins, a Chicago Blackhawks reporter [...]The post Sky Sports anchor Hayley McQueen...
Chelsea captain John Terry must prove himself worthy of a first-team place and a new contract, Jose Mourinho has insisted.
The 32-year-old defender was the man who lifted the trophies in Mourinho's first spell as boss from June 2004 to September 2007 and has been skipper since, but he will receive no favoritism from the Portuguese.
"He's not safe, and he knows he&...
ose Mourinho believes Real Madrid will block any attempt by Manchester United to take Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford.
Mourinho, who managed Ronaldo for three years at Madrid, said he believed the Spanish club were not under financial pressure to sell their most valuable player.
The possibility of re-signing Ronaldo, who has two years left on his existing deal, has been...
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is wary of comparing Romelu Lukaku with the club’s former striker Didier Drogba of Ivory Coast.
Lukaku scored the third goal in last night’s 4-1 defeat of a Malaysia XI in Kuala Lumpur for his second goal of the club’s pre-season tour of Asia.
In the absence of Fernando Torres, who is on holiday following the Confederations Cup, and...
Romelu Lukaku would welcome the competition provided by Wayne Rooney if Chelsea can persuade Manchester United to sell them the England star.
After impressing on loan at West Brom last term, Belgium forward Lukaku has scored in each game of Chelsea's pre-season tour of Asia, during which Jose Mourinho's bid to land Rooney has been made public.
Lukaku said: "You know...
Robin van Persie has rejected the notion Manchester United are more vulnerable this season than at any time in the recent past.
Even though the Red Devils claimed a record 20th championship by an imposing 11 points last term, Chelsea and Manchester City are tipped to overhaul them.
The reason is obvious. The man who guided United to an incredible 13 Premier League titles is no...
Ryan Bertrand has played down talk linking him with a move away from Chelsea insisting he has no plans to quit Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool have been credited with an interest in Bertrand as Brendan Rodgers looks to bring the left-back to Anfield.
However, Bertrand is determined to stay at Chelsea and fight Ashley Cole for a place in Jose Mourinho's starting XI next season.
The Baggies accept they will lose Peter Odemwingie this summer with a move to the Middle East likely.
They are also extremely uncertain to have impressive Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku on their books after his season-long loan at the Hawthorns as he is highly rated by new Blues boss Jose Mourinho.
Jones is behind England international Peter Crouch and Republic of Ireland forward...
Chelsea’s most exciting youngster: Kevin De Bruyne - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea’s most exciting new player, has actually been a Chelsea player for over a year and a half!
The young Belgian, Kevin De Bruyne, has been at Chelsea since January 2012, but has yet to represent the club in a competitive match.
Signing on from Belgian club KRC Genk for £7 million, and...