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Pressure on Lampard: City inflicts Chelsea’s 4th loss in 6

Chelsea slipped to eighth place after lkay Gündoğan, Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne scored in a 16-minute first-half spell at a chilly Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard.(Pool via REUTERS)
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard.(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 09:50 AM IST
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‘Eden Hazard has sunk under weight of expectations’

The Belgium international inspired Chelsea to two Premier League trophies during his time at Stamford Bridge but has failed to hit similar heights in Spain, with injuries limiting him to 21 appearances in all competitions this season.
Real Madrid Eden Hazard reacts after he was substituted as coach Zinedine Zidane looks on.(REUTERS)
Real Madrid Eden Hazard reacts after he was substituted as coach Zinedine Zidane looks on.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 26, 2020 12:27 PM IST
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Champions League: Lampard concerned by ‘sobering’ night for Chelsea

Lampard captained the Chelsea side that beat Bayern on home soil in the 2012 final, but the gulf between the teams that has emerged in recent years was in full evidence at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard(Action Images via Reuters)
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 08:55 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

Giroud, Alonso on target as Chelsea sink Tottenham

Giroud and Alonso had been reduced to fringe figures in Frank Lampard’s first season as Chelsea manager.
Chelsea's Marcos Alonso celebrates scoring their second goal with Olivier Giroud and teammates(Action Images via Reuters)
Chelsea's Marcos Alonso celebrates scoring their second goal with Olivier Giroud and teammates(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Feb 22, 2020 09:40 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech to join Chelsea in 40m-euro deal

Ziyech joined Ajax in 2016 from fellow Eredivisie club FC Twente for a fee of 11 million euros, and has now scored 49 goals in 160 appearances for Ajax.
Ajax's Hakim Ziyech grimaces on the pitch.(AP)
Ajax's Hakim Ziyech grimaces on the pitch.(AP)
Updated on Feb 13, 2020 07:27 PM IST
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Ajax | ByAgence France-Presse

Chelsea want to keep Willian faith against Saints

While much of the focus this season has been trained on the outstanding contribution of the youngsters in Blues manager Lampard’s squad, Willian’s performances on the right of a front three have been consistently excellent.
Chelsea's Willian(REUTERS)
Chelsea's Willian(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 25, 2019 09:45 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham sink Aston Villa as Chelsea return to form

Lampard’s side ended a run of two successive Premier League defeats thanks to the latest heroics from emerging England duo Abraham and Mason Mount at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea's Mason Mount celebrates scoring their second goal with Tammy Abraham.(REUTERS)
Chelsea's Mason Mount celebrates scoring their second goal with Tammy Abraham.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 08:58 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich ‘not interested in selling up’

The Russian billionaire is not believed to have attended a home match since the spring of 2018, having taken Israeli citizenship after encountering visa renewal issues in Britain.
Former Chelsea player Didier Drogba, center, and club owner Roman Abramovich.(AP)
Former Chelsea player Didier Drogba, center, and club owner Roman Abramovich.(AP)
Updated on Nov 25, 2019 04:33 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Premier League: Tottenham stumble again as Chelsea, Leicester win

Chelsea’s Marcus Alonso broke the deadlock for Frank Lampard’s side at Stamford Bridge against Newcastle for a 1-0 win while Youri Tielemans sealed a 2-1 victory for Leicester over Burnley at the King Power Stadium.
Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli, centre, celebrates with team-mates Harry Kane, left, and Son Heung-min.(AP)
Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli, centre, celebrates with team-mates Harry Kane, left, and Son Heung-min.(AP)
Updated on Oct 19, 2019 10:59 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Antonio Rudiger ruled out for Chelsea on Frank Lampard’s big night

Germany international Rudiger played his first game of the season at the weekend but was forced off at halftime against Wolverhampton Wanderers with a recurrence of the groin injury.
A file photo of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger.(Action Images via Reuters)
A file photo of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 07:51 PM IST
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London | ByReuters

Frank Lampard returns to Chelsea as head coach

Lampard, a former Chelsea player who won three Premier League titles and the Champions League in a 13-year spell at Stamford Bridge, managed Derby County last season and led them to the Championship (second-tier) playoff final.
Frank Lampard has been appointed head coach of Chelsea FC.(AP)
Frank Lampard has been appointed head coach of Chelsea FC.(AP)
Updated on Jul 04, 2019 03:15 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Petr Cech makes Chelsea return as technical advisor

Cech will perform an intermediary role between the club’s new manager and director Marina Granovskaia, which had been left vacant since Michael Emenalo quit as technical director nearly two years ago.
Petr Cech celebrates after the match.(REUTERS)
Petr Cech celebrates after the match.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 02:44 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Lampard for Chelsea? Lure of a volatile managerial role

If Chelsea’s most iconic player is made the team’s manager, he will inherit a troubled legacy
FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 file photo, former Chelsea player Frank Lampard does a lap of honour.(AP)
FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 file photo, former Chelsea player Frank Lampard does a lap of honour.(AP)
Updated on Jun 20, 2019 12:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBhargab Sarmah

Maurizio Sarri takes charge at Juventus after leaving Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri was named Juventus coach on Sunday, with the former Chelsea boss signing a three-year deal, the Serie A champions said.
A file photo of Maurizio Sarri.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Maurizio Sarri.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 01:21 AM IST
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Milan | ByAgence France-Presse

Juventus move ends Maurizio Sarri’s unhappy marriage with Chelsea

Sarri met his targets by returning Chelsea to the Champions League via a third-placed finish in the Premier League and winning the Europa League, claiming his first major trophy as a coach in the process.
File image of Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri(REUTERS)
File image of Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 03:28 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri close to Juventus switch

Sarri has been widely linked with Juventus, who are seeking a successor to Massimiliano Allegri, although sports daily Gazzetta reported Saturday that Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino was also on their radar.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri reacts(REUTERS)
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri reacts(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 01, 2019 03:39 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Europa League Final: Hazard scores twice as Chelsea thrash Arsenal to win lift trophy

Chelsea destroyed Arsenal with four second-half goals that handed coach Maurizio Sarri his first major trophy although even that might not be enough to silence the speculation that he could also be leaving Stamford Bridge imminently.
Chelsea players celebrate with the trophy after winning the UEFA Europa League final football match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at the Baku Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijian, on May 29, 2019.(AFP)
Chelsea players celebrate with the trophy after winning the UEFA Europa League final football match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at the Baku Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijian, on May 29, 2019.(AFP)
Updated on May 30, 2019 08:40 AM IST
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Baku | ByReuters

Premier League: Chelsea grab top-four spot as rivals self-destruct again

United’s prospects were already slim but a woeful 1-1 draw away to bottom club Huddersfield Town ensured Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side can finish no higher than fifth.
Chelsea's Gary Cahill is thrown in the air by his team mates after the match(Action Images via Reuters)
Chelsea's Gary Cahill is thrown in the air by his team mates after the match(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on May 06, 2019 09:41 AM IST
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London | ByReuters

Chelsea qualify for Champions League after Arsenal draw with Brighton

Maurizio Sarri’s side were booed off after a sloppy first half, but two goals in three minutes from Loftus-Cheek and Luiz lifted the mood at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's first goal.(AP)
Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's first goal.(AP)
Updated on May 05, 2019 11:27 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Chelsea’s Gary Cahill hits out at Maurizio Sarri after ‘terrible’ final season

Sarri said in December that he felt Cahill was not suited to his possession-based style of football, leading to the centre back making just seven appearances this season.
Chelsea's Gary Cahill and Callum Hudson-Odoi during training.(Action Images via Reuters)
Chelsea's Gary Cahill and Callum Hudson-Odoi during training.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on May 05, 2019 06:47 PM IST
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Chelsea up to fourth after frustrating Burnley draw

In a frantic opening 24 minutes at Stamford Bridge, Gonzalo Higuain put Chelsea ahead, only for Burnley’s Ashley Barnes to punish more dismal defending from the Blues.
Chelsea's David Luiz and Burnley's Ashley Barnes after the match(Action Images via Reuters)
Chelsea's David Luiz and Burnley's Ashley Barnes after the match(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Apr 23, 2019 11:36 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

So much for home advantage: Deeper in Champions League teams go, the better they fare away

In the first two of those ties, in 2004-05 and 2006-07, Rafael Benitez’s Liverpool progressed to the final after taking out Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea in the semis. On both occasions, Liverpool played the second leg at their fortress Anfield.
A file photo of Cristiano Ronaldo.(AFP)
A file photo of Cristiano Ronaldo.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 08, 2019 11:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBhargab Sarmah

Maurizio Sarri’s stubbornness threatens Chelsea’s top-four hopes

Languishing in sixth, the Blues trail fourth-placed Arsenal by just three points but face a much tougher run-in than the Gunners in the remaining eight games of the Premier League season.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri looks on.(REUTERS)
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri looks on.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 18, 2019 11:39 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Europa League: Olivier Giroud hat-trick helps Chelsea ease into quarters

Olivier Giroud scored a hat-trick as Chelsea cruised into the Europa League quarter-finals with an 8-0 aggregate thrashing of Dynamo Kiev on Thursday, while Napoli also booked a last-eight spot
Chelsea's Antonio Ruediger, Olivier Giroud and Andreas Christensen celebrate a goal against Dynamo Kyiv.(AFP)
Chelsea's Antonio Ruediger, Olivier Giroud and Andreas Christensen celebrate a goal against Dynamo Kyiv.(AFP)
Published on Mar 15, 2019 10:07 AM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

Eden Hazard late show rescues Chelsea in Wolves draw

Eden Hazard spared the under-fire Sarri’s blushes with his thunderous stoppage-time equaliser, but it was still a frustrating day for the Blues boss.
Chelsea's Eden Hazard, right, celebrates with Chelsea's David Luiz after scoring his side's opening goal.(AP)
Chelsea's Eden Hazard, right, celebrates with Chelsea's David Luiz after scoring his side's opening goal.(AP)
Updated on Mar 10, 2019 11:43 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Maurizio Sarri planning for next season at Chelsea

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is unconcerned by the speculation regarding his future at the club and is already planning for next season, the Italian said on Wednesday
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri during a press conference on Wednesday.(Reuters)
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri during a press conference on Wednesday.(Reuters)
Published on Mar 06, 2019 11:06 PM IST
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‘I’m not worried’: Under-fire Chelsea manager Sarri doesn’t fear the sack

Maurizio Sarri faces a fight to save his job after FA Cup holders Chelsea crashed to a 2-0 fifth round defeat at Stamford Bridge on Monday.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri reacts during the FA Cup match against Manchester United.(Reuters)
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri reacts during the FA Cup match against Manchester United.(Reuters)
Updated on Feb 19, 2019 10:30 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

FA Cup: Sarri on the brink as Pogba fires Manchester United into last eight

Paul Pogba set up United’s opening goal for Ander Herrera with a majestic cross and the France star added the second himself as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side produced a commanding display at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester United's Paul Pogba gestures alongside with Chelsea's N'Golo Kante at the end of their FA Cup match.(Reuters)
Manchester United's Paul Pogba gestures alongside with Chelsea's N'Golo Kante at the end of their FA Cup match.(Reuters)
Updated on Feb 19, 2019 08:52 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

Derby County boss Frank Lampard plays down talks of Chelsea return

Chelsea suffered their worst-ever Premier League defeat at Manchester City on Sunday and Maurizio Sarri is now the bookmakers’ favourite to become the next Premier League manager to be sacked
File photo of Frank Lampard.(Action Images)
File photo of Frank Lampard.(Action Images)
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 08:51 PM IST
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Eden Hazard can leave Chelsea if he wants, says manager Maurizio Sarri

Eden Hazard has been linked with a move to Spanish side Real Madrid in recent months and the Belgium international had said in October last year that it was his dream to play for the reigning European champions.
Chelsea's Eden Hazard shakes hands with manager Maurizio Sarri after being substituted off.(Reuters)
Chelsea's Eden Hazard shakes hands with manager Maurizio Sarri after being substituted off.(Reuters)
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 05:36 PM IST
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Reuters | ByReuters
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