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Nov 24

Antonio Conte takes Chelsea to task over Thibaut Courtois and fixture congestion

• Conte urges club to ‘face the issue’ of goalkeeper’s contract ending• Manager urges club to ‘pay more attention in future’ over quick turnroundAntonio Conte has embarked for Anfield in combative mood. Chelsea take on Liverpool in the weekend’s most a…

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Nov 23

Chelsea did not give Mohamed Salah his chance to make it, claims Eden Hazard

• Liverpool the latest beneficiary of Egyptian forward’s eye for goal• Hazard intends to swap shirts when the teams meet at Anfield on SaturdayEden Hazard has conceded Mohamed Salah “did not get his chance at Chelsea” as the former club-mates prepare t…

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Nov 22

Willian eases Chelsea into last 16 after early red card ends Qarabag chances

There was no manic celebration from Antonio Conte and his players at the final whistle, polite handshakes replacing joyful punches of the air, but all in the visitors’ ranks could take pride in a job professionally done. Comfortable victory in Baku has…

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Nov 22

Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea: Champions League – as it happened

The early dismissal of Qarabag skipper Rashad Sadygov enabled Chelsea to stroll into the knockout stagesRead Dominic Fifield’s match report 7.04pm GMT Dominic Fifield was the Guardian’s man in Baku and he’s sent us this on-the-whistle report. Related…

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Nov 21

Thibaut Courtois Chelsea contract talks on hold amid Spanish interest

• Former Atlético goalkeeper will have 12 months left on deal next summer• Antonio Conte says Qarabag trip will make it hard to recover for LiverpoolThibaut Courtois does not expect discussions to resume over a new contract at Chelsea until the end of …

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Nov 21

Switch to winter season boosts Manchester City and Chelsea in Europe | Suzanne Wrack

English clubs in the Champions League are benefiting from the change in the calendar of the women’s game with two of two their number in the quarter-finalsLast week Manchester City and Chelsea secured their places in the Champions League quarter-finals…

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Nov 17

Football transfer rumours: Chelsea’s David Luiz to Manchester United?

Today’s fluff won’t let hard times stand in our wayHaving been one of the mainstays of Chelsea’s title-winning campaign last season, this season David Luiz played all but three minutes of the first eight league games for which he was available (there w…

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Nov 15

Chelsea sink Rosengard to ease into Champions League quarter-finals

• Rosengard 0-1 Chelsea (agg: 0-4)• Ji So-yun scores winner in 53rd minuteChelsea are through to the Women’s Champions League quarter-finals for the first time after they beat Rosengard 1-0 in Malmo for a 4-0 win on aggregate.The away goal was scored i…

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Nov 12

José Mourinho mistakes with De Bruyne, Lukaku and Salah haunt Chelsea | Tim Lewis

Portuguese’s name should be mud for allowing the Premier League’s three best players at the moment to slip through the Stamford Bridge net. Another Chelsea talent drain must not be allowed to happenDick Rowe, the head of A&R at Decca Records in the…

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Nov 09

Golden Goal: Ronaldinho for Barcelona v Chelsea (2005) | Daniel Harris

Though football has infinite possibilities, it delivers very few goals unlike any other, but the genius of Ronaldinho found a wayFootball has lots of worthy aims: identity, community, competition and the like. But important though they are, none are fe…

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