1. Top 10 All-Time Chelsea Greats

    Over the course of Chelsea's 105-year history, many great players have played for the club.From Bentley to Zola to Lampard, the list of legends that have played at Stamford Bridge is long and distinguished...

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  2. Joe Cole Burns His Bridges

    When Joe Cole called Liverpool the "biggest club in the country" and spoke in glowing terms about the atmosphere at Anfield, he simultaneously delivered slaps to the faces of the Chelsea ...

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  3. Michael Ballack: The Nearly Man of German Football

    For the second World Cup in a row, Germany have come up short and been knocked out in the semifinals. The pain of coming so close will be keenly felt by this young squad, but for one ...

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  4. Chelsea Signs Eight Academy Players to Professional Contracts

    The changes at the lower levels of Chelsea continued today as eight Academy players signed professional contracts with the Blues...

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  5. Chelsea Academy Welcomes New Players

    Chelsea return for pre-season training this morning (July 5) and the club's academy is welcoming its latest batch of players. Last season was a very successful one for the young Blues...

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  6. Top 10 Real Madrid Transfer Targets Who Would Fit Jose Mourinho's System

    The transfer window opens today, and the newly-appointed Real Madrid manager, Jose Mourinho, will be deciding who he wants to lure to the Santiago Bernabeu...

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  7. 2010 World Cup Report: Spain Progress, Beating Rivals Portugal 1-0

    Spain overcame Iberian rivals Portugal 1-0 to book their place in the World Cup quarter finals. David Villa was the hero once again, finishing off a neat move with a shot that went in off the underside of the bar...

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  8. 2010 FIFA World Cup Report: Spain Top Group H, Beat Chile 2-1

    Spain finished atop Group H - and set up a second round meeting with neighbours Portugal - courtesy of a 2-1 win over Chile in Pretoria...

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  9. Mexico vs. France World Cup 2010 Live Blog: Results, Scores and Analysis

    Hello, Alan McGuinnes here, and I’ll be taking you through Mexico v France at the Peter Mokaba Stadium this evening. Both sides have one point in Group A and will be looking for a win to edge them closer to the second round...

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  10. FIFA World Cup 2010 Report: Switzerland Stuns Favourite Spain, 1-0

    This was not in the script. A 52nd-minute goal from Gelson Fernandes gave Switzerland a shock 1-0 victory over 2010 World Cup favourites Spain in Group H this afternoon...

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  11. World Cup 2010 Prediction: Spain Set To Cruise Past Switzerland

    Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban Kickoff: 15:00 BST Referee: Howard Webb (England) Assistants: Darren Cann and Michael Mullarkey (England) Fourth official: Martin Hansson (Sweden) Favourites ...

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  12. Germany vs. Australia World Cup 2010 Live Blog: Results, Scores and Analysis

    21:42 BST: With that it is time for me to bid you farewell after a great day of World Cup action. Thanks for reading and posting your comments. Make sure you stay with B/R for reports and analysis of the action from South Africa...

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  13. England 1-1 USA: Viewers Miss Gerrard's Opening Goal Due To ITV Gaffe

    Viewers of ITV HD in the United Kingdom got a nasty surprise when the channel's coverage of the England v USA World Cup game cut out - missing Steven Gerrard's opening goal in the process...

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  14. Juliano Belletti To Leave Chelsea

    Chelsea have announced that defender Juliano Belletti will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the month...

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  15. World Cup 2010 Preview: Spain's Andres Iniesta Suffers 'Minor' Thigh Injury

    Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta suffered a "minor" thigh injury in the 6-0 win over Poland on Tuesday, according to the national side's doctor...

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  16. Joe Cole and Michael Ballack To Leave Chelsea

    Chelsea have announced that Joe Cole and Michael Ballack will leave the club. Both are out of contract at the end of this month, and the club was unable to negotiate fresh terms with the pair...

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  17. Chelsea's Preparations for the 2010-11 Season Begin To Take Shape

    Chelsea’s preparations for the 2010/11 season are starting to become clearer. The Blues will begin their preseason with a friendly against fellow Londoners Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday, July 17...

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  18. World Cup 2010 Predictions: Five Things Spain Need To Do To Get Out Of Group H

    When the draw for the group stages of the 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa was made last December, Spain manager Vincente del Bosque would have been very content with the teams his side was drawn against...

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  19. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Spain's Top WAGs

    "Always the bridesmaid, never the bride." That old adage could be trotted out for Spain at every international tournament in living memory. That all changed two years ago when they won the Euro 2008...

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  20. Chelsea Should Savour This Glory, But Not Rest on Their Laurels

    What can you possibly say about a season such as the one that has just passed for Chelsea? The bare facts speak volumes. Premier League and FA Cup winners. Double winners. 103 league goals in a season...

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  21. Chelsea-Wigan: Blues Aim To Secure Premier League Glory

    In the aftermath of the General Election, as the haggling and deal brokering begins, the thoughts of many up and down the country will turn to another red versus blue contest—and in this one there will be only one decisive winner...

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  22. Chelsea Provide a Glimpse Of the Future With FA Youth Cup Win

    Chelsea stand on the brink of history. Win their next two matches and the club will be able to celebrate its first ever league and cup double. Tonight at Stamford Bridge another little piece of history was made...

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  23. Tottenham 2-1 Chelsea: Day of Drama Blows Race for the Title Wide Open

    Another weekend, another twist in the Premier League title race. The way this season is going, it would be foolish to write Chelsea, Manchester United, or even Arsenal out of the race for top spot...

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  24. Chelsea Debate: How Important Was the Blues' 1-0 Win Against Bolton?

    The story of Chelsea’s last two Premier League title wins contain a common thread - both of those successes were gained in part due to crucial wins over last night’s opponents Bolton Wanderers...

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  25. Aston Villa 0-3 Chelsea: Martin O'Neill Fumes As Blues March on

    In the programme notes ahead of yesterday’s FA Cup semifinal against Aston Villa at Wembley, Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti said the competition was ‘special’. The performance his players produced was anything but that...

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