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Wigan can upset Chelsea, says Martínez

Posted Friday, May 07, 2010 by theguardian.com167 hits

Roberto Martínez insists his Wigan team can create 'special memories' against Chelsea on Sunday. Roberto Martínez has said his Wigan Athletic team are determined to show the world at Stamford Bridge on Sunday that they can defy the odds for a fourth time this season by adding to their victories over Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal. Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed Manchester United woul...Full Story »

Houston Dynamo Vs FC Dallas

Posted Wednesday, May 05, 2010 by Goal.com80 hits

Time for Texas tussle. On Form Houston began a stretch of 4 matches in 13 days with a 3-0 defeat of the Kansas City Wizards. The first half red card to Davy Arnaud helped the effort but for the first time all season, the Dynamo spent the majority of a match with their heads up and looking to create scoring chances. They easily could have scored 6 on Saturday if not for some near misses and gr...Full Story »

Florent Malouda rediscovers sweet smell of success at Chelsea

Posted Monday, May 03, 2010 by The Independent94 hits

The winger has battled his way back to a starting berth. But will he get a look-in for France at the World Cup? Florent Malouda – is he Chelsea's most improved player this season? In the visitors' dressing room at Anfield this lunchtime, before the team emerge on to the grassy battleground, one of Chelsea's most dangerous weapons will take out a bottle of perfume and aim a few sprays at...Full Story »

Chelsea beat Liverpool to close in on title

Posted Monday, May 03, 2010 by BBC.com309 hits

Chelsea moved to the brink of the Premier League title as they cruised to a comfortable victory against Liverpool at Anfield.Carlo Ancelotti's side must beat Wigan at home on the final day of the season to guarantee the crown, following Manchester United's later 1-0 win at Sunderland. After a slow start at Anfield, they were put on the path towards the title by Liverpool captain Steven...Full Story »

Chelsea on the brink

Posted Sunday, May 02, 2010 by PA58 hits

Chelsea edged closer to the Barclays Premier League title with a crucial victory 2-0 over Liverpool at Anfield. An error by Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard handed Didier Drogba a simple opening goal in the first half and Frank Lampard added a second after the break. The result ensured Chelsea remained in pole position to win their first championship for four years but also finally put paid to...Full Story »

Liverpool v Chelsea - Maxi boost for Reds

Posted Sunday, May 02, 2010 by PA315 hits

Midfielder Maxi Rodriguez is likely to return to Liverpool's starting line-up for Sunday's visit of Chelsea in the Barclays Premier League. The Argentina international was ineligible for Thursday's Europa League semi-final exit to Atletico Madrid and so will be a welcome addition of fresh legs to an injury-hit squad. Striker Dirk Kuyt recovered from a calf injury to face Atletico but his fitne...Full Story »

Sir Alex Ferguson asks Liverpool to do him a favour against Chelsea

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by theguardian.com444 hits

Arch-rivals are a 'great' club who will do their dutyStopping United winning record 19th title not a concern Sir Alex Ferguson has expressed his confidence that Liverpool will try their hardest to derail Chelsea's championship ambitions on Sunday even though it could mean directing Manchester United towards the 19th league title that would establish them above the Merseysiders as the most suc...Full Story »

Real Salt Lake Vs Toronto FC

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2010 by Goal.com126 hits

Showdown in Sandy, Utah. On Form Salt Lake: RSL suffered yet another road loss to yet another top-notch opponent, but they played yet another solid match in the process.  Only a questionable call and Will Hesmer standing on his head prevented Real from earning a draw in Columbus last week.  Javier Morales and Robbie Findley are on the mend, and when they came into the Columbus match,...Full Story »

Liverpool's Steven Gerrard Wants To Beat Chelsea Despite Possibility Of Manchester United Title

Posted Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by Goal.com118 hits

United are seeking a record 19th Premier League title. Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is adamant that he wants to defeat Chelsea on Sunday despite the fact that a victory over the Blues would effectively give Manchester United the Premier League title. Chelsea hold the top spot in the Premier League by one point over United with two games to play and many Anfield supporters do not want to se...Full Story »

Manchester United 'charged up' to overhaul Chelsea

Posted Saturday, April 24, 2010 by theguardian.com503 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson said Manchester United had been 'lifted' by last week's last-minute victory over Manchester City. Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Chelsea his Manchester United players are "lifted and charged up" by moving within a point of the Premier League leaders but he also recognised the dangers posed by Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford tomorrow when he described them as the best team f...Full Story »

Chelsea's Essien set for return against Stoke

Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2010 by theguardian.com113 hits

Michael Essien set for a timely return in must-win Stoke City showdown Michael Essien damaged a hamstring in a Champions League group stage match against Apoel Nicosia in December. Chelsea's preparations for their potentially pivotal Premier League match against Stoke City on Sunday have been further disrupted after Mikel John Obi, their first-choice defensive midfielder, succumbed to a knee ...Full Story »

Tottenham 2-1 Chelsea

Posted Sunday, April 18, 2010 by theguardian.com502 hits

Gareth Bale and Tottenham slice through Chelsea's title pretensions Gareth Bale scored an outstanding goal for Tottenham's second, also his second of the week against the club's major London rivals. Before kick-off, it was easy to poke fun at the eternally optimistic Tottenham supporter who laid a heavy sum on his team to beat Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United at odds of 40-1. Well, we...Full Story »

Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Chelsea: Defoe And Bale Prolong Title Race And Keep Spurs In Champions League Hunt

Posted Sunday, April 18, 2010 by Goal.com121 hits

Tottenham's pivotal role in the destiny of the Premier League title race continued with an emphatic victory over Chelsea that propels Harry Redknapp's side into the Champions League places. Jermain Defoe struck from the penalty spot following a John Terry handball before a Gareth Bale special added to Spurs's lead, with Chelsea's captain seeing red in the second half for two bookable offences i...Full Story »

Spurs stun Chelsea in title twist

Posted Saturday, April 17, 2010 by PA71 hits

Jermain Defoe and Gareth Bale blew the Barclays Premier League title race open with goals against Chelsea - and also put Tottenham back in the Champions League places.Defoe tucked away from the penalty spot for his 24th of the season after John Terry handled in the area, then Bale followed up his midweek goal against Arsenal with another before the break at White Hart Lane.Terry's miserable eve...Full Story »

Preview: Tottenham Hotspur - Chelsea

Posted Saturday, April 17, 2010 by Goal.com290 hits

Blues aim to take a step closer to title against rejuvenated Spurs...Kickoff: Saturday 17 April, 17:30 GMTWhite Hart Lane, London Expect the unexpected in football: just three days after crashing out of the FA Cup against relegated Portsmouth after extra time, Tottenham Hotspur were in action once again, entertaining their bitterest of rivals Arsenal at White Hart Lane and winning 2-1 thanks to...Full Story »

Chelsea 1-0 Bolton Wanderers

Posted Wednesday, April 14, 2010 by theguardian.com245 hits

Didier Drogba, left, fights for the ball with Bolton defender Gary Cahill. Chelsea always believed they boasted the quality to regain their title. Now they might be convinced fortune is with them as well. A stubborn Bolton side were squeezed out here but the victory that has opened up Chelsea's four-point advantage at the top of the table was gleaned only amid the visitors' livid protestations...Full Story »

Chelsea v Bolton - Blues to rest midfield duo

Posted Tuesday, April 13, 2010 by PA255 hits

Chelsea will rest at least two players in their Barclays Premier League clash against Bolton at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. Midfielders Deco and Joe Cole will be replaced in the starting line-up by Michael Ballack and Salomon Kalou. Right-back Branislav Ivanovic is expected to return to the squad after recovering from his injured knee. However, Michael Essien (knee); Ashley Cole (ankle);...Full Story »

Chelsea back on top

Posted Saturday, April 03, 2010 by PA61 hits

Didier Drogba's controversial winner allowed Chelsea to shrug Manchester United aside and put themselves back in pole position in the Premier League title race with a 2-1 victory.Sir Alex Ferguson and his team will feel hard done by as Drogba was clearly offside as he collected Salomon Kalou's pass and drove home 12 minutes from time.The significance of the error only became clear once Federico...Full Story »

Chelsea Boss Carlo Ancelotti: I'm Not An Attacking Coach

Posted Saturday, April 03, 2010 by Goal.com131 hits

Former Milan boss denies only thinking of gung-ho approaches... Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has laughed off suggestions that he is an attacking coach and that his side must take the game to Manchester United on Saturday. With Chelsea set to visit a Manchester United side without top-scorer Wayne Rooney, Ancelotti has told his men that they must be responsible and control the tempo of the game...Full Story »

Marcel Desailly On Chelsea v Manchester United & Why Argentina Will Win World Cup 2010

Posted Friday, April 02, 2010 by Goal.com610 hits

Former Stamford Bridge hero looks ahead to top-of-the-table clash The 41-year-old Ghana-born Frenchman has lifted the World Cup, a European championship and two Confederations Cups for his country, whilst at clubs including Marseille, AC Milan and Chelsea he scooped two European Cups, a clutch of league titles and a host of domestic cup victories.  Known as ‘The Rock’ for hi...Full Story »

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