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Quiz! How many of Chelsea's 50 biggest transfers can you name?

Published<p>9 June 2017<p>We are part of The Trust Project What is it?<p>It was a summer like no other. The year was 2003, and Roman Abramovich finally had …

Summer Transfer Notebook: The definitive shortlist of players Chelsea should be looking at

Veni, vidi, vici...<p>When the transfer window closed on the 31st August 2016, few would have looked at Chelsea’s squad and predicted a title win. This was the first season that I truly felt finishing fourth would have been an achievement. A peculiar feeling as our benchmark has always been …

Soccer

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Gear & Gadgets

5 things you forgot about Chelsea's epic 2012 Champions League final victory

Five years, eh? Five!<p>From Roberto Di Matteo to Rafael Benitez to Jose Mourinho to Guus Hiddink and now to Antonio Conte, via a couple of Premier …

Soccer

European Club Rankings: Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Roma on the Up

Link to Media<p>It was a weekend in which big games were played out across Europe. Arsenal met Manchester United in a match that reshaped the race for the Premier League top four; Borussia Dortmund met TSG Hoffenheim in a direct tussle for third in the Bundesliga; and AS Roma travelled to AC Milan for …

Soccer

Biggest Hole Every Premier League Team Must Fill in Transfer Window

The transfer rumour mill recently juddered back into action after a well-earned period of rest, recommencing the linking of star players to top clubs worldwide. What followed was a flood of reports from various news outlets about potential deals in the offing.<p>Kyle Walker to one of the Premier …

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Premier League Player Rankings: Alli & Eriksen Rise, Sanchez Falls Again

The finish line is in sight for Chelsea. No matter how hard Tottenham Hotspur push, and no matter how many wins they rack up in a row, the Blues refuse to falter enough to make this a title race; they are cantering toward the Premier League title.<p>Chelsea and Spurs players playing well sets the …

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WATCH: Chelsea loanee Christian Atsu scores most nonchalant free kick ever for Newcastle United

This is awesome.<p>If you’ve been watching football for a while, and I’d presume if you’re reading this, you have had, you’ve no doubt seen many free kicks taken, and a few even scored from.<p>You might recall perfect left-footed curlers from Marcos Alonso. You might recall perfect right-footed curlers …

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Barcelona 2017 vs. Barcelona 2007: Which Is the Stronger XI?

Link to Media<p>A decade has passed since a dramatically tight finish to La Liga saw Real Madrid and Barcelona finish level on points, with the former just edging it for the 2006/07 title on the head-to-head record. This season could yet prove just as close, with Barca leading the table by a single …

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F1 2017: Race calendar and rule changes explained ahead of new season

Formula One is constantly changing - but this close season the changes are more stark than usual.<p>The first major regulation changes since 2014 have introduced an air of unpredictability to the 2017 preseason preparations, and centre upon efforts to raise cornering speeds and lower lap times by …

Auto Racing

Sunderland vs. Chelsea: Antonio Conte's Key Pre-Match Press Conference Quotes

Antonio Conte has said Chelsea have not spoken to John Terry regarding his future amid reports he had been informed he would not be getting a new deal at Stamford Bridge, and he will assess Kenedy over the next month before deciding whether to send him out on loan again.<p>Per Goal's Nizaar Kinsella, …

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FIFA 17 | Club & Country | #12 | Silly Red Card, Silly Own Goal & A Silly Goalkeeping Howler!

Chelsea's historic 2004/05 side: Where are they now?

Petr Cech<p>The Czech shot-stopper has helped to solidify a once-defensively shaky side<p>There won’t be too many fans – Chelsea, Premier League or …

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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016: 5 Bold Predictions for Yas Marina Race

The final round of the 2016 Formula One season will take place at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit, where Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton will fight for the world championship.<p>Having held a 33-point lead over his team-mate following October's Japanese GP, Rosberg's …

Motor Racing

F1 title race goes to the wire in Abu Dhabi but will Red Bulls have a final say?

In Abu Dhabi this weekend Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will – metaphorically at least – touch gloves like a couple of heavyweights as the bell chimes for the final round. The Mercedes duo’s slugfest for the Formula One world championship has endured for eight months and 20 rounds and the Yas …

Motor Racing

Neymar should be given two-year jail sentence for corruption charge, say Spanish prosecutors

Spanish prosecutors recommended that Brazilian star Neymar be handed a two-year jail sentence and a fine of €10million (£8.54m) for alleged corrupt practices in his transfer to FC Barcelona, a court filing revealed on Wednesday.<p>Prosecutors are also seeking a five-year sentence for former Barcelona …

Daley Blind Compares Jose Mourinho, Louis van Gaal Styles at Manchester United

Link to Media<p>Manchester United's Daley Blind has revealed that the main difference between current manager Jose Mourinho and his predecessor Louis van Gaal is that the Portuguese boss "is all about winning."<p>Blind has played a key role for Mourinho so far in 2016-17, operating as a centre-back and …

Soccer

PSG 'stunned' as Serge Aurier barred from entering Britain for Arsenal clash

Paris Saint Germain defender Serge Aurier has been refused permission by British authorities to travel to England for Wednesday’s Champions League match against Arsenal.<p>The French club announced that Aurier, a 23-year-old Ivory Coast international, had been denied an entry visa because of an …

Soccer

How to watch Sporting CP vs. Real Madrid: Live stream, game time, TV channel

Sporting CP will host Real Madrid on Tuesday in a Champions League group stage match.<p>Sporting (three points) needs a victory and some help to have …

Soccer

David Luiz, the happy leader of this Chelsea Family, sets ambitious goal for the season

Chelsea went top of the Premier League on Sunday after a sixth consecutive win and sixth consecutive clean sheet, Middlesbrough the latest victims of a run that began with half-time tactical change in the 3-0 defeat at Arsenal.<p>Much of the team's success can be attributed to defensive solidity; …

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Courtois, Alonso turn attentions to derby day against Spurs

Thibaut Courtois hasn’t had much to do in recent weeks, though he was called into action on Sunday when Álvaro Negredo smashed one towards to bottom corner in the 78th minute after a ridiculous bit of control where he controlled a ball well behind him with the outside of his foot (heel?) and then …

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Champions League 2016: Group Live Stream, TV Schedule, Predictions for Tuesday

Link to Media<p>Leicester City can make sure of their place in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday if they beat Club Brugge at the King Power Stadium.<p>Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur travel to AS Monaco knowing anything less than a win will see them fail to progress if Bayer …

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Cristiano Ronaldo says he's confident of Ballon d'Or win after stellar year for club and country

<b>Paris:</b> Cristiano Ronaldo says he feels confident of winning a fourth Ballon d'Or title after a stellar year in which Portugal wiped the smiles off …

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La Liga Results 2016: Full Table and Scores After Final Week 12 Match

Leganes grabbed their first-ever home victory in La Liga as they defeated Osasuna 2-0 at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque on Monday night.<p>Robert was the hero of the hour as the attacker struck either side of half-time to bag the three points for the promoted minnows.<p>The victory sees Monday's …

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Alcacer yet to deliver for Barcelona | Reuters

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Paco Alcacer took a gamble that has not paid off so far when he moved from Valencia to Barcelona for 30 million euros ($31.9 million) in August.<p>FC Barcelona's newly signed soccer player Paco Alcacer salutes to the crowd during his presentation at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, …

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UEFA Reveal 40-Man Team of the Year Shortlist Including Stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Check out the full list.<p>It’s been a busy day at UEFA HQ in Switzerland as they have revealed their 40-man shortlist for the 2016 Team of the Year. Portugal have a strong influence with Rui Patricio and Raphael Guerrero included in the goalkeepers and defenders, while Welsh players Joe Allen, Aaron …

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Lewis Hamilton: Beating Nico Rosberg to drivers' championship is 'pretty impossible'

Lewis Hamilton has subtly shifted pressure on to Nico Rosberg, his Mercedes team-mate, by claiming that he faces “pretty impossible odds” in his quest to seize a fourth world title in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. For the second time in three years, the tussle for the drivers’ championship will be decided …