1. Scolari Prepares To Unleash Drogba and Anelka

    It may not be a very regular occurrence, but Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka could very well be paired up front for this evening’s Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park...

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  2. Ranieri Handed Emotional Chelsea Return

    It had a sense of inevitability about it. Unable to be drawn against Jose Mourinho’s Inter Milan, Chelsea faced the prospect of drawing Claudio Ranieri’s Juventus, ensuing an emotional return to Stamford Bridge for the Italian...

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  3. Old Boys Return To Hamper Chelsea's Title Ambitions

    Chelsea missed out on the chance to go top of the Barclay’s Premier League this afternoon after drawing 1-1 with Gianfranco Zola’s West Ham...

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  4. Chelsea Gear Up To Welcome Back Gianfranco The Great

    At Stamford Bridge tomorrow afternoon, Chelsea fans will encounter the alien feeling of wishing ill-luck on perhaps their greatest ever player, Gianfranco Zola...

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  5. Familiar Faces Await Blues In Champions League Knockout Draw

    After leaving it to the last group game against the hitherto unknown CFR Cluj to progress to the knockout phase of the Champions League, Luiz Felipe Scolari’s Chelsea could come ...

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  6. Chelsea Still Rely On The Brooding Brilliance Of Drogba

    With his side staring down the very real possibility of exiting the Champions League in the Group stages, Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari threw the dice, hoping to pull an ace from his sleeve...

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  7. Return Of The Drog Secures Chelsea's Progress

    A 70th minute strike from Didier Drogba was enough to send Chelsea through to the knockout stages of the Champions League in a nervy encounter against CFR Cluj...

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  8. Anelka and Deco Create More Happy Memories For Chelsea at The Reebok

    Nicolas Anelka and Deco grabbed the goals as Chelsea beat Bolton 2-0 at the Reebok stadium this afternoon, and set a new record in the process...

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  9. Are The First Cracks Beginning To Appear at Stamford Bridge?

    After a less than impressive run of results, it appears as if the first cracks are appearing at Stamford Bridge. That is, if you believe what you read in The Sun...

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  10. Scolari's Honeymoon Period Is Well and Truly Over

    The solution to Chelsea's recent slip in form may not be clear, but the fact that Luiz Felipe Scolari's honeymoon period is over was made abundantly so by the reaction to yesterday's disappointing 2-1 defeat to Arsenal...

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  11. Stuttering Chelsea Succumb to Robin van Persie Double

    Chelsea's recent slip in form continued as a quick-fire Robin van Persie double stunned the Blues and gave Arsenal a very welcome three points at Stamford Bridge this afternoon...

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  12. Frank Lampard Sees Red As Chelsea Continue To Toil On The Road

    Alou Diarra headed in a late equaliser to give Bordeaux a deserved point which leaves Chelsea sweating over their participation in the knockout phase of the Champions League heading into their final group game against CFR Cluj...

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  13. Uncomfortable Home Truths Begin To Surface For Scolari

    A quick glance at the 0-0 score line gives the impression that this game was a closely fought affair; It was anything but...

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  14. Nicolas Anelka Double Caps Chelsea Stroll

    Nicolas Anelka continued his hot streak of form by scoring twice in Chelsea’s 3-0 win over West Brom this evening, a result that sends the West London side to the top of the Barclay's Premier League table...

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  15. The Schizophrenic Tendencies Of Didier Drogba

    The passage of time from Didier Drogba’s opening goal in the Carling Cup game against Burnley, and the resumption of play afterwards, summed up the Ivorian’s character and temperament in a nutshell...

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  16. Burnley Heap More Spot Kick Misery On Chelsea

    Burnley stunned Chelsea at Stamford Bridge this evening, winning 5-4 on penalties to extend the Blues' seemingly endless penalty curse and progress into the 5th Round of the Carling Cup...

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  17. Chelsea's Homegrown Solution to the Credit Crunch: Reality or Mere Rhetoric?

    The global financial crisis has left a lot of victims in its wake. Banks have been bailed out, jobs have been lost, and revered financial institutions such as Lehman Brothers have gone under...

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  18. Nicolas Anelka Brace Sends Chelsea Back To The Summit

    Nicolas Anelka helped himself to two goals against Blackburn Rovers this afternoon to send Chelsea back to the top of the Premier League on goal difference ahead of Liverpool...

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  19. Chelsea Deny New Stadium Rumours

    Chelsea have denied reports that they are looking to build a new stadium in Battersea, South London.The Observer reported that the development company HOK would design the stadium, which would hold between 65,000 and 75,000 spectators...

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  20. Michael Owen: A Credit-Crunch Beating Gamble?

    On Friday, the Sun lead it’s sports pages with the news that Chelsea will go for Michael Owen in the January transfer window...

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  21. Nightmare in Rome The Only Blemish On Mikel's Exemplary Season

    If you were to apportion the blame for Wednesday’s shocking defeat to Roma in the Champions League, most of it would be placed firmly on the shoulders of John Obi Mikel...

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  22. Resurgent Roma Stun Chelsea

    ‘Goals change games’, or so the old adage goes. Well Chelsea’s encounter with Roma this evening demonstrated this perfectly. Chelsea appeared to be in control before Christian Panucci lost his marker and put the Italians ahead...

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  23. Cole's Injury Tempers a Day of Positives for Chelsea

    The weather may have been dreary and damp, but the fare on offer at Stamford Bridge this afternoon was anything but...

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  24. Chelsea Resume Normal Service In Emphatic Fashion

    Nicolas Anelka helped himself to a hat-trick as Chelsea got back to winning ways at Stamford Bridge with an easy 5-0 win over Sunderland...

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  25. Ricardo Carvalho Adds to Chelsea's Injury Woes

    Chelsea may have gotten back to winning ways against Hull City last night, but it has come at a cost. Today, the club confirmed that defender Ricardo Carvalho is set to be out of action for about three weeks...

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