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Michael Essien training at Chelsea’s Cobham training complex


Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has been training at Chelsea’s Cobham training complex in a bid to stay fit.  The 33-year-old is without a club since leaving Greek giants Panathinaikos. The Ghana international is back at Chelsea’s training facility where he has been keeping fit at the gym. Citi Sports sources say that Essien has been working with Chelsea’s reserve and ...

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Diego Costa suffers thigh injury, misses matches vs England, Macedonia


Chelsea have been dealt an injury scare with news Diego Costa will miss Spain’s upcoming matches against Macedonia and England due to a thigh injury. The 28-year-old was unable to take a full part in Spain training earlier this week and, after losing his battle for fitness, the Spanish Football Federation announced on Thursday that he had been replaced in ...

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West Ham v Chelsea: Arrests after London Stadium crowd disorder

Seats, coins and plastic bottles were thrown by fans (Image credit: AFP)

Crowd trouble marred West Ham’s EFL Cup fourth-round home win over Chelsea, with police making seven arrests. Plastic bottles, seats and coins were thrown during the Hammers’ 2-1 victory at London Stadium as hundreds of supporters clashed and riot police entered the concourse. It is the latest outbreak of disorder at West Ham’s new ground this season. West Ham boss Slaven ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Horrible Man United, Glorious Sundowns

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Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao puts out his column and this week, he looks at Manchester United’s humiliating loss at Chelsea and the brilliance of Mamelodi Sundowns, new African club champions. Poor, poor, poor Manchester United 5 years after watching Manchester United lose 6-1 to Manchester City at Old Trafford, I witnessed my dear Red Devils wilt in disgraceful way ...

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Chelsea signs record-breaking £900m Nike kit deal

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This is the last season in which Chelsea will wear Adidas kit

Chelsea has signed a new kit deal with US sportswear giants Nike, in an agreement which marks the largest commercial deal in the club’s history. Nike will provide the London club’s kit from the 2017-18 season, after the Premier League team said in May it was ending its Adidas deal six years early. The deal is reported to be worth ...

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Arsenal 3-0 Chelsea: Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil score as Antonio Conte’s Blues are stunned at the Emirates


A stunning first-half performance gave Arsenal the platform to see out a 3-0 victory over Chelsea at the Emirates – LIVE on talkSPORT. As Arsene Wenger marks 20 years in charge of the north London giants, he can celebrate his first home victory against the Blues in the league since 2010. The home side scored twice in three first-half minutes – ...

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Manchester City still perfect, Liverpool on fire and Spurs hold out


After Manchester United thrashed champions Leicester 4-1 at Old Trafford, it’s on to the 3pm action across the Premier League… AFC Bournemouth 1-0 Everton Bournemouth secured their second consecutive home league win after they ended Ronald Koeman and Everton’s unbeaten start to the season. The home side went ahead through Junior Stanislas as he finished off a fine Cherries attacking ...

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Arsene Wenger ‘will not read’ book about Jose Mourinho

Wenger said sorry for shoving Jose Mourinho during a 2-0 defeat by Chelsea in October 2014 (Image credit: Rex Features)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he “certainly will not read” a book in which Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho is quoted as saying he would break the Frenchman’s face. Mourinho regularly clashed with Wenger while managing Chelsea, once describing him as a “specialist in failure”. “I talk about football – that’s all I do,” said Wenger, 66, on Friday. “I’m ...

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EFL Cup: Chelsea come from behind at Leicester , Preston and Norwich beat Premier League opposition while Liverpool book fourth round place


Leicester City 2-4 Chelsea (AET) Out-of-favour midfielder Cesc Fabregas scored two in as many minutes in extra-time to complete Chelsea’s comeback from 2-0 down to beat ten-man Leicester City 4-2. Shinji Okazaki had not scored for the Foxes since March but once he opened his account for the season they came like London buses, the Japanese forward netting a first-half double against Antonio Conte’s men. The ...

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