Suarez Hat-Trick Secures Barcelona La Liga Title

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In Granada on Saturday, shortly after 17:35 Central European Time, Luis Suárez scored his and Barcelona’s second goal of the game to seal a sixth Barcelona La Liga title in eight seasons. A third goal for the Uruguayan just before full-time rounded off a 3-0 win for the Blaugrana, sparking scenes of triumph back in the […] READ MORE


Chelsea Offer John Terry A One-Year Contract Extension

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On Friday, Chelsea FC confirmed that John Terry and his representatives met with Chelsea club director, Marina Granovskaia, this week as the club offer him a one-year contract extension. Terry is considering this offer along with his family and will make a decision in due course. John Terry made his first senior appearance in 1998 […] READ MORE


The Blue Review: Hazard Returns to Form and New Kit Launched

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Hazard Returns To Form It turns out Eden Hazard hasn’t lost all of his magical sport playing powers in a ‘Space Jam’ style talent-draining escapade after all. It appears he just likes scoring goals which win Premier League titles; albeit if he had showed his second half form against Spurs for the entire season, he […] READ MORE


The Blue Review: FA Youth Cup Triumph and a London Derby

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Spurs Title Sorrow After Tottenham’s disappointing/West Brom’s glorious (delete as applicable) draw on Monday night at White Hart Lane opened the possibility of Leicester City clinching the title at Old Trafford this coming Sunday, levels of paranoia in North London have thankfully dipped from the heights of conspiracy theorists linking Chelsea players wanting to beat […] READ MORE


Male, Pale and Stale: Inclusion and Diversity at the FA

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“Male, pale and stale”. This was how an FA insider described the view of the top of the Football Association earlier this week. Their assertion is correct. If you ask members of the general public walking down high streets in the towns and villages of England what they think of when they think of the […] READ MORE


The Increasing Cult of The Manager

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Whilst listening to this Sunday’s edition of BBC Radio 5Live’s Sportsweek programme – hosted by the excellent Gary Richardson – there was an interview with former England rugby union coach, Stuart Lancaster. Richardson and he were discussing Lancaster’s time as coach and discussed extensively England’s performance at the previous Rugby World Cup. The way Lancaster […] READ MORE


Stage set for Nou Camp Cruyff Celebration

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One of the many reasons why sport is so enduringly popular is that it often provides the most incredible sense of occasion and timing. Some of the best stories written in sporting history would be laughed out of Hollywood if proposed by a scriptwriter, yet it is these moments which live long in memory, adorn […] READ MORE


Rebuilding Required to Restore Chelsea's Roman Empire

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Shortly after the final whistle blew at Stamford Bridge late on Saturday afternoon, Chelsea fans exited the stadium trying to take the positives out of a game that saw the Blues drop more points, yet remain undefeated under Guus Hiddink. With talk already turned to next season, some frustration still lingers amongst fans, especially as […] READ MORE



Chelsea Should Look to Diego Simeone

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Moments earlier, Thibaut Courtois had made a stunning save to keep the score level at 1-1. At the other end, after dusting himself down in front of the Matthew Harding Stand, Diego Costa began his run up and placed a masterful spot kick high into the roof of the net; this was the moment Chelsea […] READ MORE