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Conte to be sacked and replaced by Sarri: reports

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Antonio Conte is to be sacked as Chelsea manager within days and former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri installed as his replacement according to British media reports on Thursday. Conte is presently on holiday but is to be told he is no longer needed despite …

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Abramovich, Conte uncertainty clouds Chelsea future

London, United Kingdom | AFP | With their Premier League rivals already strengthening for next season, Chelsea risk losing further ground as uncertainty swirls over the future of manager Antonio Conte and even owner Roman Abramovich. A fifth-placed finish just a year after winning the league in Conte’s first season …

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Chelsea owner Abramovich becomes Israeli richest citizen

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP |  Russian Jewish billionaire and Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich arrived in Israel on Monday after receiving citizenship of the Jewish state, local Channel 10 television reported. “He landed today in his private aircraft at (Tel Aviv’s) Ben Gurion airport and was presented with an …

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Chelsea owner Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen: report

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Russian Jewish billionaire and Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich arrived in Israel on Monday after receiving citizenship of the Jewish state, local Channel 10 television reported. “He landed today in his private aircraft at (Tel Aviv’s) Ben Gurion airport and was presented with an …

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Chelsea’s top four bid in tatters as Huddersfield survive

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea’s bid to qualify for the Champions League suffered a hammer blow as Huddersfield secured their Premier League survival with a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. Antonio Conte’s side fell behind to Laurent Depoitre’s second half strike and although Marcos Alonso bagged …

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After Roman conquest, Liverpool face Battle of the Bridge

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Fresh from booking their place in the Champions League final after a dramatic night in Rome, Liverpool’s European heroes return to the fight for a Premier League top four finish when they face Chelsea on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp’s side are still on a high …

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Chelsea face Man Utd in FA Cup final as Giroud sinks Saints

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea booked an FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United as Olivier Giroud tormented Southampton again with a sublime strike in Sunday’s 2-0 win at Wembley. Giroud has made a habit of scoring against Southampton and the France forward was their nemesis in a …

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Chelsea keep Champions League hopes alive at Burnley

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea kept their outside chances of chasing down Tottenham Hotspur for a place in next season’s Champions League alive as a much-changed side secured a 2-1 win at Burnley. At the other end of the table, Southampton crept closer to relegation as a 0-0 …

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Giroud kickstarts Chelsea career with Southampton fightback

Southampton, United States | AFP | Olivier Giroud hopes to have kickstarted his Chelsea career after coming off the bench to inspire an eight-minute turnaround from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Southampton on Saturday with his first Premier League goals for the club. The French international striker has largely …

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Defiant Conte won’t talk about potential Chelsea exit

London, United Kingdom | AFP | With Chelsea’s reign as Premier League champions all but over, it’s fitting Antonio Conte approaches that dispiriting conclusion in the same tetchy mood he began their doomed title defence. Blues boss Conte has cut a frustrated figure from the moment he sagely warned of a …

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