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Arsenal win Community Shield on penalties

Alvaro Morata missed a penalty on his Chelsea debut as Arsenal won an uncharacteristically feisty Community Shield in a shootout at Wembley, BBC Sport reports. Record signing Morata – a late substitute – dragged a poor effort wide moments after goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois had blazed over in a first use of a new penalty shootout… Continue reading Arsenal win Community Shield on penalties

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Jose Mourinho gives ultimatum to Chelsea over Nemanja Matic transfer

Jose Mourinho has told Chelsea that he wants to know whether a deal for Nemanja Matic is possible within the next 48 hours, according to reports. The Manchester United manager is growing frustrated over United’s stagnant progress with transfers and ideally wants his key signings in place before the team travel to Los Angeles for… Continue reading Jose Mourinho gives ultimatum to Chelsea over Nemanja Matic transfer

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Chelsea FC: The Young Generation

​As the dust settles on another successful season for our Academy, the official Chelsea website sat down with Under-18s manager Jody Morris to reflect on a campaign in which his side lifted three pieces of silverware, including a fourth consecutive FA Youth Cup and a maiden national league title. The first league and cup double… Continue reading Chelsea FC: The Young Generation

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Why Antonio Conte’s tenacity may become a problem for Chelsea

​The Italian’s forceful personality has revived fortunes but his abrupt departure from Juventus in 2014 should serve as a warning to Roman Abramovich That Antonio Conte should prove as canny and unbending an operator away from the dugout as he is in it should not come as a surprise. That applies especially to those who… Continue reading Why Antonio Conte’s tenacity may become a problem for Chelsea