Match reports The Times, Matt Hughes: “Grant’s team continued their dogged pursuit of Manchester United and Arsenal with a ninth..
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It’s not often you see the world’s all-time greatest footballer loitering down at Chelsea’s training ground (Andy Myers left before..
Match reports The Observer, Paul Wilson: “[A] masterful contribution from Nicolas Anelka, who scored one goal, made another and added..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, Tim Rich: “Avram Grant’s attempt to convince the world that Chelsea were not especially bothered by..
If a week is a long time in politics, then three months in football is surely an eternity (including tea..
Match reports Independent on Sunday, Guy Hodgson: “Claudio Pizarro, the striker who Chelsea supporters feared might never score in the..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, Henry Winter: “After Shaun Wright-Phillips and Ayegbeni Yakubu had exchanged fine goals, this semi-final first leg..
Match reports The Observer, Duncan Castles: “QPR, taken over in September by two Formula One money men and refinanced last..
Match reports The Times, Matt Dickinson: “It is as difficult to imagine Avram Grant in a fury as it is..
Match reports The Observer, Stuart Barnes: “After the Boxing Day goalfest against Aston Villa, Avram Grant’s side had lived on..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “The score, with a penalty for the visitors in the last minute, may have..
Match reports The Times, Matt Hughes: “If he could bring himself to tune into a freezing English winter from the..
I asked a friend who watched the game to sum it up in one sentence. Here’s his somewhat festive response:..
Match reports The Independent, Jason Burt: “Big games define big teams, Arsène Wenger reminded us before this encounter. They also..
Match reports Sunday Times, Brian Glanville: “Chelsea, deprived of Didier Drogba, beat a passive Sunderland team without panache or excessive..
Match reports The Observer, Paul Wilson: “Inevitably this west-east London derby was a bad-tempered bearpit, and inevitably it was won..
Match reports The Guardian, Dominic Fifield: “The Champions League was supposed to have done away with mismatches like this. Chelsea..
Match reports The Observer, Jamie Jackson: “Chelsea will take the three easy points from this outing against dire opposition, but..
Match reports The Independent, Sam Wallace: “Delivering exciting football, as Avram Grant is discovering, is a splendid idea as long..
Match reports The Times, Matt Hughes: “Avram Grant’s mission impossible is to make Chelsea the most attractive team in the..
Match reports The Observer, Paul Wilson: “No goal feast this time, but Chelsea will be well content with a fourth..
Unfortunately we missed this game and had to make do with radio commentary here in England because of a lack..
Match reports Independent on Sunday, Steve Tongue: “A lot of water has flowed under Stamford Bridge since Eriksson took tea..
Match reports The Times, Matt Hughes: “Given that his boss is the man who has everything, it is perhaps just..
Match reports The Observer, Duncan Castles: “This match proved to be ugly viewing for Middlesbrough, but further testament to the..
Unfortunately I had to make do with radio commentary and brief Match of the Day highlights, so links to match..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “Mourning no longer intruded and Chelsea, just as they did on their previous visit..
Match reports The Observer, Duncan Castles: “You pay off your manager, you make your choice. Grant appears a less intelligent..
Match reports The Guardian, Louise Taylor: “Jose who? Admittedly it was against a Championship side in the Carling Cup but..
In life, it sometimes happens that those we love deeply embarrass us in ways that we find absolutely impossible to..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “Once United had scored, with Carlos Tevez notching his first goal for the club,..
A rich man’s fart can be expensive; Roman Abramovich has proved this with his latest gambit. In a pique, he..