Antonio Conte’s damning and withering verdict of Chelsea’s performance as they threw away two points against West Ham has left even more question marks hanging over his future - with any hope of Champions League football next season now looking forlorn.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
It is hard to imagine now, in this era of micro-managed media opportunities, that a generation ago, football reporters could routinely shoot the breeze with leading players, without an agenda, tape recorder, or press officer in sight.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
The ability of Chelsea as a football club to snatch ignominy from the jaws of victory can never be underestimated, although last night’s victory at the Hawthorns at least protects a memorable Premier League campaign with another title, their fifth of the Abramovich era, writes
Sun, 14 May, 2017
JI-SUNG PARK, Anderson and Michael Owen will hope goals scored against Blackpool add impetus to their Champions League final chances but it will be Darren Fletcher who gives Alex Ferguson the most sleepless nights as he ponders how many of the team that ended the league season with a 4-2 victory should start against Barcelona.
Mon, 23 May, 2011
IF Roman Abramovich is looking for scapegoats for Chelsea’s disappointing season and a painful Champions League defeat against Manchester United — and of course he is — then maybe it is time to look in the mirror and consider his own part in the way the club has disintegrated over the last 12 months.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2011