Chelsea FC, the new Premier League champions, revel in their moment of glory

Updated On May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST
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Chelsea Football Club players celebrate after sealing the 2016-17 English Premier League title following a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns Stadium in West Bromwich on Friday. Antonio Conte’s side has amassed an unassailable 10-point advantage over nearest rival Tottenham Hotspur, who have just three more matches to play. (AFP)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

Chelsea Football Club players celebrate after sealing the 2016-17 English Premier League title following a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns Stadium in West Bromwich on Friday. Antonio Conte’s side has amassed an unassailable 10-point advantage over nearest rival Tottenham Hotspur, who have just three more matches to play. (AFP)

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No pool to splash, no problem: Chelsea players celebrate their Premier League title triumph with a slide and dive on the Hawthorns pitch on Friday. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

No pool to splash, no problem: Chelsea players celebrate their Premier League title triumph with a slide and dive on the Hawthorns pitch on Friday. (REUTERS)

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Chelsea Football Club's players, with spirits soaring, decided to take things higher, throwing each other up in the air while celebrating their English Premier League triumph after the match vs West Bromwich Albion on Friday. Pedro, by far, was the most elegant up in the air. (AP)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

Chelsea Football Club's players, with spirits soaring, decided to take things higher, throwing each other up in the air while celebrating their English Premier League triumph after the match vs West Bromwich Albion on Friday. Pedro, by far, was the most elegant up in the air. (AP)

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Next in line for an aerial trip was Chelsea’s grand old man John Terry, who has enjoyed many victories with the club but this one would be special for the veteran, especially since it has come after a lot of turmoil at the club. (REUTERS)
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Next in line for an aerial trip was Chelsea’s grand old man John Terry, who has enjoyed many victories with the club but this one would be special for the veteran, especially since it has come after a lot of turmoil at the club. (REUTERS)

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And then they lifted the man behind the rise of Chelsea as Premier League champions this season -- manager Antonio Conte, who transformed this side so much so that they managed to win 28 out of 36 matches, drew thrice and lost only five times. Two more matches remain in the season. (Reuters)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

And then they lifted the man behind the rise of Chelsea as Premier League champions this season -- manager Antonio Conte, who transformed this side so much so that they managed to win 28 out of 36 matches, drew thrice and lost only five times. Two more matches remain in the season. (Reuters)

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When there is a party, the Brazilians -- Willian and David Luiz combine -- be it scoring goals on the pitch or celebrating Premier League title triumph. (Reuters)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

When there is a party, the Brazilians -- Willian and David Luiz combine -- be it scoring goals on the pitch or celebrating Premier League title triumph. (Reuters)

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This Premier League triumph is special in many ways for Chelsea Football Club and the players won it not just with heart, but with clinical execution of Antonio Conte’s strategies on the playing field. (Getty Images)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

This Premier League triumph is special in many ways for Chelsea Football Club and the players won it not just with heart, but with clinical execution of Antonio Conte’s strategies on the playing field. (Getty Images)

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The party was just beginning and the celebrations spilled into the Chelsea dressing room, where bubbly stuff started flowing. (Chelsea FC via Getty Images)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

The party was just beginning and the celebrations spilled into the Chelsea dressing room, where bubbly stuff started flowing. (Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

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While Chelsea might have sealed the title with two matches to go, the match against West Bromwich Albion was not an easy affair and the 1-0 scoreline stands testament to that. In fact, the match as a whole reflects the journey of Chelsea through the season, enduring many tight encounters and fights. (AP)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

While Chelsea might have sealed the title with two matches to go, the match against West Bromwich Albion was not an easy affair and the 1-0 scoreline stands testament to that. In fact, the match as a whole reflects the journey of Chelsea through the season, enduring many tight encounters and fights. (AP)

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Chelsea's Diego Costa (R) celebrates as Michy Batshuayi (L) scores the goal past West Bromwich Albion's goalkeeper Ben Foster (2R) to seal the match and the Premier League title on Friday. (AFP)
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Chelsea's Diego Costa (R) celebrates as Michy Batshuayi (L) scores the goal past West Bromwich Albion's goalkeeper Ben Foster (2R) to seal the match and the Premier League title on Friday. (AFP)

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Chelsea players knew the significance of Michy Batshuayi’s and the celebratory mood began from that point. (Reuters)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

Chelsea players knew the significance of Michy Batshuayi’s and the celebratory mood began from that point. (Reuters)

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Chelsea's David Luiz begins his celebration of the Premier League title with a prayer. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

Chelsea's David Luiz begins his celebration of the Premier League title with a prayer. (REUTERS)

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The visiting Chelsea fans at the Hawthorns -- home of West Bromwich Albion -- had come prepared, with “champions” banners, they joined the party, celebrating their club’s Premier League title triumph. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 13, 2017 04:57 PM IST

The visiting Chelsea fans at the Hawthorns -- home of West Bromwich Albion -- had come prepared, with “champions” banners, they joined the party, celebrating their club’s Premier League title triumph. (REUTERS)

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