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Benitez denies Callejon spat

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez has denied rumours of a rift with Jose Callejon amid interest from Spanish champions Atletico Madrid. […]
Via Soccer News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Benitez: Michu will take time to adjust

Rafael Benitez warned Napoli fans that Michu will take time to settle into his new surroundings, but has backed the […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Benitez targets January raid on Liverpool according to reports in Italy

Benitez targets January raid on Liverpool according to reports in Italy - originally posted on Soccerlens.comNapoli and former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez is looking to bolster his defensive options in the January transfer window and have targeted Liverpool defensive duo – Martin Skrtel and Daniel Agger – as per reports from Italian newspaper CorrieredelloSport. Benitez...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

“The Special One” Draws Near But Spare A Thought For Rafa Benitez

    From the moment Rafa Benitez took over the reins at Chelsea, he was booed, jeered and heckled by fans because of his previous dealings with the club while manager of Liverpool. Add that to the fact that many fans felt that club legend and Champions League winner, Roberto Di Matteo didn’t get a fair crack of the whip, and you have the basis for a toxic environment for...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Benitez: New job hunt started

Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has revealed that the hunt for his next job is already under way. Benitez, who will leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season, has been given a rough ride by the club's supporters since he replaced fan favourite Roberto Di Matteo on a short-term deal. But having done enough to ensure a Champions League place next season with Saturday...
Via Fox Soccer
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rodgers not focusing on Benitez

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists the rapturous welcome Rafael Benitez is expected to receive on his return to Anfield does not faze him. The Spaniard heads back to his former club as an opposition boss for the first time since leaving in 2010 after six years in which he made them European champions again. Benitez's Champions League win in Istanbul in 2005 - his first...
Via Fox Soccer
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Benitez points finger at United

Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez reopened his feud with Sir Alex Ferguson by accusing the Manchester United manager of snubbing his attempt to shake hands before the start of Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final at Old Trafford. Benitez claimed he was waiting to shake hands with the United boss but Ferguson walked past him without doing so. The Chelsea interim manager said: "I was...
Via Fox Soccer
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Chelsea's Eden Hazard gets red card for kicking at time-wasting ball boy (Video)

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard was sent off in the 80th minute of Wednesday's second leg of their Capital One semifinal for trying to kick the ball from underneath a Swansea ball boy who was laying on top of it in order to waste time. With Swansea was leading 2-0 on aggregate, Hazard attempted to retrieve a ball that went out of bounds, but a Swansea ball boy fell on top of...
Via Holdout Sports
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Benitez hints at Chelsea purchases

Rafael Benitez says Chelsea are looking to bring in reinforcements in January, saying cryptically: "We'll see if there are any surprises." Oriol Romeu's season-ending injury has left the European champions short of holding midfielders, with their only other recognised player in that position, John Obi Mikel, on African Nations Cup duty next month. Chelsea have...
Via Fox Soccer
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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