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ROMAN ABRAMOVICH RUMORS

Jose Mourinho didn’t want Petr Cech to leave Chelsea, but Abramovich overruled him

Petr Cech went against Jose Mourinho by pushing to leave Stamford Bridge, but the Arsenal new boy is confident their relationship remains intact after speaking to the Chelsea manager. The last campaign was a difficult one for the 33-year-old, having been displaced as first-choice goalkeeper at Stamford Bridge after 10 seasons. Thibaut Courtois’ promotion reduced Cech’s game...
Via World Soccer Talk
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Arsenal's Cech thanks Abramovich for overruling Mourinho

Petr Cech has thanked Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich for allowing him to join Arsenal against Jose Mourinho's wishes. Cech completed his £10million ($15.6m) move to Emirates Stadium on Monday, despite Mourinho making it clear he wanted to keep the goalkeeper at Chelsea. The Czech Republic international says he realised last season he wanted to leave Stamford Bridge after falling...
Via Fox Sports
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Roman Abramovich set to invest £500m in order to build a cathedral of football

Roman Abramovich set to invest £500m in order to build a cathedral of football - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich plans to announce the Stamford Bridge expansion plans tomorrow. The Chelsea owner has confirmed that the club will expand their stadium capacity to 60,000 and will not be leaving Stamford Bridge. Further, the Premier League champions...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester City: Changing the Face of English Football

Manchester City: Changing the Face of English Football - originally posted on Soccerlens.com It is fair to say that while Chelsea may be viewed as the first of English football’s Nouveau Riche clubs, piggybacking on the benevolence of their billionaire owner Roman Abramovich to Premier League success, not even Abramovich himself, nor the Premier League authorities could have foreseen...
Via Soccerlens
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Roman Abramovich and other billionaire owners are good for football

Why Roman Abramovich and other billionaire owners are good for football - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Since Roman Abramovich brought Chelsea back in 2003 the club has constantly come under scrutiny for ‘buying success’ and the same goes for Manchester City who have now recently won their second Premier League since the owner bought the club. There is no doubt that the...
Via Soccerlens
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Chelsea fans are excited about signing players who don't exist

While the Premier League is known for their passionate, tribalistic local fanbases, its worldwide popularity also leads itself to developing legions of frontrunning bandwagoners.  Perhaps no team is more synonymous with this type of fan than Chelsea, a London club that shot to prominence thanks to new owner Roman Abramovich and his Russian oil money and won its first top division...
Via Awful Announcing
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea report losses exceeding $80M

Chelsea has posted annual losses of more than $80 million but the Premier League club remains confident of complying with UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules. The club slipped back into the red a year after making a profit for the first time since Russian billionaire owner Roman Abramovich's takeover in 2003. Chelsea lost 49.4 million pounds ($81.7 million) in the year to June 30...
Via Fox Soccer
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Chelsea reports annual losses of more than $80m

Chelsea has posted annual losses of more than $80 million but the Premier League club remains confident of complying with UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules. The club slipped back into the red a year after making a profit for the first time since Russian billionaire owner Roman Abramovich's takeover in 2003. Chelsea lost 49.4 million pounds ($81.7 million) in the year to June 30...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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