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FIFA World Cup. Watching my 7th game on day 3.

I watched the opening game on Thursday, then two games at home yesterday, and one at the gym.  Russia had an impressive game.  Egypt played as well as Uruguay, and possibly should have won the game.  237 more words


Olivier Giroud replies to talk Laurent Blanc could be new Chelsea FC boss

Olivier Giroud has admitted that he knows nothing about the speculation linking Laurent Blanc with the Chelsea FC manager’s job.
The 52-year-old Frenchman has been touted as a possible target for the Blues as Antonio Conte’s future at Stamford Bridge continues to remain as a source of speculation. 210 more words


"Let's see" - Chelsea fans in shock after one of Antonio Conte's key men says he could leave Stamford Bridge

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata could leave the club during the summer transfer window, reports have claimed.
The Spaniard has struggled to make an impact at Stamford Bridge since joining from Real Madrid last summer. 91 more words


Chelsea: Robert Lewandowski Age 30. Another Big Mistake Imminent?

Talk that Robert Lewandowski interests Chelsea for £100,000. Is he worth this amount? Is he past his prime? Is he a better bet than Giroud?


Conte accepts Chelsea's Champions League hopes are fading

Antonio Conte feels Champions League qualification is likely beyond Chelsea after a 1-1 home draw with Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Wednesday.

Marcos Alonso’s fluke goal levelled after Laurent Depoitre gave the Terriers the lead at Stamford Bridge, but Chelsea could not find a way to beat Jonas Lossl late on despite intense pressure, the goalkeeper brilliantly tipping an Andreas Christensen header on to the post.With Chelsea in fifth, last season’s champions must hope Liverpool slip up at home to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday, so they can take advantage in their closing match of the campaign away to Newcastle United.And Conte, who rested Eden Hazard and was without goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois due to a back injury, accepts a top-four finish will now be difficult for Chelsea.”The situation wasn’t in our hands before this game and, for sure, the possibility is less now after this game,” Conte told a post-match news conference. 375 more words


Coshcast: Arsenal pull their Wenger out | Napoli in with a shout

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This week on the Coshcast,

Arsenal finally pull their finger out as it’s Wenger out at the Emirates – we look back at the career of the Gandalf of football – the glory and the yawns, the glamour and the false dawns, and ask who is the right man for this brave new era, from Max Allegri to Patrick Vieira. 55 more words


Why it's time for Conte to unleash Olivier Giroud

It’s quite clear to see that Chelsea have had a poor run of form in recent weeks. Four defeats in their last five Premier League matches, losses against both Manchester clubs have showcased how Antonio Conte is beginning to run out of innovative tactics. 561 more words