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Eden Hazard: Chelsea attacker wins Football Writers’ award

Eden Hazard (Image credit: PA)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has been voted the Football Writers’ Association player of the year, adding to the PFA award he won in April. The 24-year-old Belgium attacker collected 53% of the votes from the 300-plus journalists who were polled. Tottenham striker Harry Kane finished second, while Blues team-mate and captain John Terry was third. Hazard, who signed for Chelsea in ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Blank Accra Derby and Dutch honesty


Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao returns with his weekly column and this time, he looks at the Accra Derby between Hearts of Oak and Great Olympics, Louis Van Gaal’s bashing of his Man United players as they lost to Everton plus Jordan Ayew, Jose Mourinho, Eden Hazard and Stephen Curry. Yes. Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors. The dull return ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Masterclasses in Bamako and London


Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao returns with his weekly column and this time, he looks at Accra Hearts of Oak’s 2-1 win in Mali in the CAF Confederations Cup and Chelsea’s hatchet job on Manchester United. Hearts grab big win in Bamako On Friday, Hearts of Oak went into a difficult match against AS Djoliba of Mali and the expectation ...

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Ten man PSG sink Chelsea at the Bridge

Chelsea crashed out of the Champions League on a stormy night at Stamford Bridge as Paris St-Germain reached the last eight on away goals after extra time. PSG came from behind twice to take revenge for last season’s quarter-final exit at the hands of Chelsea – showing great character to play for the last hour of normal time and the ...

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Eden Hazard: Chelsea midfielder signs new contract

Eden Hazard with Jose Mourinho

Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard has signed a new five-and-a-half-year deal with Premier League leaders Chelsea. The 24-year-old, signed for a reported £32m from Lille in 2012, has scored 13 times in 36 appearances this season. “Since I came here in 2012, I have always felt good and the club has been very supportive to me,” Hazard said. “He is already ...

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Capital One Cup: Liverpool draw with Chelsea in semi-final first leg

Raheem Sterling on his way to scoring 
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Raheem Sterling’s superb individual goal earned Liverpool a fully deserved draw and ensured the Capital One Cup semi-final with Chelsea remains finely balanced. Eden Hazard’s first-half penalty gave Chelsea the advantage but Liverpool were rewarded for another illustration of their rapid recent improvement when England forward Sterling showed searing pace followed by good composure to equalise on the hour. Liverpool ...

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