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Marc Warren: a tribute

Marc “Wazza” Warren is a true cult hero of the A-League.<p>Perth Glory management have this week announced the departure of the 26-year-old from their …

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Three things we learned from Chelsea v. Barcelona

LONDON — It was honors even at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday as Chelsea and Barcelona battled to a 1-1 draw in an intriguing UEFA Champions League Round …

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Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona: Champions League – as it happened

Willian scored one and hit the woodwork twice, but Lionel Messi denied Chelsea victory.

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For several top Premier League clubs, left-back is a liability

The FC crew review Man City's stunning defeat at League One side Wigan in the FA Cup, focusing in on Fabian Delph's red card. Pep Guardiola plays …

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Olivier Giroud reveals the final conversation he had with Arsene Wenger and relief over Chelsea move

OLIVIER Giroud saw the writing on the wall at Arsenal and has revealed the tone of the conversation with Arsene Wenger that sealed his move to …

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Marcos Alonso set to be fit for Chelsea’s clash against Barcelona after returning to training

Marcos Alonso has handed Chelsea a significant boost ahead of their clash with Barcelona tomorrow night by returning to first-team training.<p>The …

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Chelsea fans rejoice as Antonio Conte confirms Tiemoue Bakayoko will miss Champions League clash against Barcelona

Antonio Conte has confirmed that Tiemoue Bakayoko will all but miss Chelsea's Champions League clash against Barcelona on Tuesday - and Blues fans …

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Chelsea: Best XI’s in the 3-4-3 and 3-5-2 after the January transfer window

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Willian of Chelsea celebrates with team mates after scoring his team's third goal of the game during The Emirates FA …

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FPL managers must focus on full-back potential

The Scout on why three-man defences make players such as Ben Davies and Victor Moses a must in Fantasy<p>The Scout is giving a position-by-position …

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Real Madrid eye shock move for Chelsea star and it's not Hazard

Marcos Alonso has emerged as a surprise target for Real Madrid this summer in more ways than one according to reports in Spain.<p>The reigning LaLiga …

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Lionel Messi better than 'world-class' Eden Hazard - Thomas Vermaelen

Thomas Vermaelen said Chelsea's Eden Hazard is "world-class" and that he shares similarities with Lionel Messi, but suggested his Barcelona teammate …

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Unbelievably This Player Was Not MOTM

Unbelievably This Player Was Not MOTM<br>Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 17/02/2018 19:14:00<br>Poor old Willian was never going to get this MOTM award

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Willian takes centre stage as Chelsea turn on style to destroy Hull

Quite what the scouts dispatched from Barcelona to this corner of south-west London, charged with casting their eyes over next week’s opponents, could hope to glean from this mismatch is anyone’s guess.<p>Chelsea barely broke into a sweat in sweeping aside Hull City to secure their passage into the FA …

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Antonio Conte reveals why Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante are not in Chelsea squad vs Hull

Antonio Conte confirmed that Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante had been rested for Chelsea’s FA Cup clash with Hull City.<p>The Italian manager made six …

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Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde laments Chelsea's extra day of preparation for Champions League tie

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde feels that Chelsea's extra day of rest is a big advantage ahead of Tuesday's Champions League meeting at Stamford …

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Pick And Share Your Chelsea Side To Beat Barcelona

After a season away Chelsea are back in the Champions League knockout stages and tonight the Blues welcome familiar foes to Stamford Bridge; La Liga …

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Celebrate Chelsea’s 4-0 win over Hull City with Tunnel Cam!

Featuring Marcos Alonso’s love for Morata<p>All of us may have been busy celebrating Chelsea’s emphatic victory over Hull City in the FA Cup clash but much like our players and our manager who are focused on the real test™ against Barcelona, our YouTube Channel was focused on providing us with …

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Revealed: Alonso's injury status ahead of Barcelona after Hull City absence

Marcos Alonso has missed his third game in a row for Chelsea after failing to make the squad to face Hull City after Blues’ 3-0 win over West Brom on …

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Batshuayi's scoring heroics won't be enough to impress Conte

Michy Batshuayi played the role of hero once again Thursday, scoring in the 91st minute to give Borussia Dortmund a 3-2 win over Atalanta in Europa …

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Real Madrid lining up audacious move for Man United's Paul Pogba

Clubs are slowly turning their eyes toward the summer window, and Transfer Talk has the updates on all the latest rumours. Real planning audacious …

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Chelsea injury news: Three players could miss FA Cup clash with Hull City

We have an injury update to bring you ahead of Chelsea’s FA Cup clash with Hull City courtesy of Physio Room.<p>The FA Cup provides the Premier League …

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Arsenal, Chelsea Reportedly Monitoring Luke Shaw Amid Summer Transfer Rumours

Arsenal and Chelsea are reportedly monitoring Luke Shaw's situation at Manchester United.<p>According to James Nursey of the <i>Daily Mirror</i>, the Red Devils have not approached Shaw over a contract extension, with his current terms set to expire in 2019.<p>"Shaw is keen to secure his long-term future at …

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Mythbusters: Three at the back is NOT an inherently defensive formation

Many so-called “pundits” and other honestly mistaken fans constantly refer to a back-three as a defensive formation when, in actuality, it’s far from the truth.<p>For some time, British managers have simply employed a hastily taught and poorly implemented five-man defence in order to limit opposing …

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MNF Extra: Conte deserves respect

Amid continued speculation over Antonio Conte's future, his outstanding work at Chelsea shouldn't be forgotten, explains Jamie Carragher in this …

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January signing provides update on fitness levels

• <b>Emerson Palmieri insists that he is fully fit and ready to feature for Chelsea.</b>• <b><br>Palmieri ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament during his time at AS</b> …

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Antonio Conte explains why Marcos Alonso misses Chelsea’s clash with West Brom

Antonio Conte has revealed that Marcos Alonso suffered a fresh injury blow in training which has ruled him out of Chelsea’s Premier League clash …

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Antonio Conte says his clubs will not spend big as he improves players too much

ES Football Newsletter<p>Antonio Conte believes he is a victim of his own success because his ability to significantly improve players has resulted in …

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Chelsea vs. WBA: Three things to look for as both sides aim to reverse form

Chelsea has won just two matches since the turn of the year in all competitions. West Brom visits Stamford Bridge on Monday night hoping to make most …

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How should Chelsea line up against West Brom to save Antonio Conte’s job?

I don’t even want to think about what might happen if Chelsea were to lose a third-straight match on Monday as West Bromwich Albion roll into town from the very bottom of the Premier League. So let’s talk about what we need to do to ensure that doesn’t happen. Or, to be more precise, what would you …

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Don’t jump on the Arsenal bandwagon: Fantasy Premier League – Gameweek 27 Preview

If you thought Gameweek 25 was bad Gamweek 26 was something else!<p>It was a disaster for most people with top captain choices Alexis Sanchez and Harry …

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