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Chelsea - Second Time Lucky

A familiar face comes back to take over Mourinho's Chelsea team
Started on 1 August 2015 by Addicted2FM
Latest Reply on 2 August 2015 by Addicted2FM
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August round-up

5-0

x3 Diego Costa
John Terry
William Carvalho

Chelsea had a very strong start against a newly promoted team for the 2nd year running. They managed to put 5 past Norwich at Stamford Bridge as they grabbed top spot on the opening weekend.

1-1

Mark Noble
Morgan Amalfitano
Nemanja Matic
Oscar

Both teams saw red in the London derby at Upton Park as Chelsea dominated the game but remain unbeaten in their first 2 league games

Capital One Cup 3rd round draw

Burnley vs Chelsea – Turf Moor

Champions League group stage draw

Chelsea
Porto
Sevilla
Roma

3-0


Juan Cuadrado
Oscar
Falcao


Competitions



We currently sit in 4th place in the league but we are still unbeaten and have bagged ourselves 9 goals whilst only conceding one, so not a bad start!

All Transfers


Tranfers In

Ryan Bertrand - £20 million
William Carvalho - £15 million
Will Hughes - £15 million
Brad Guzan - £5 million
Eder Alvarez Balanta - £11 million


Tranfers Out

Marko Marin - £5 million
Ramires - £20 million
John Obi Mikel £14.25 million
Matej Delac - £250k

Net spend so far: £26.25 million
I have a Chelsea save myself, and, I bought Hughes for 7.5m - so 15m is a bit much!
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2015-08-01 15:20#217533 IWelshWizard : Great result to Arsenal but *transfers :P

I know - what a mistake, cheers ;)
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September round-up


Swansea 1-1 Chelsea - Premier League

Bafetimbi Gomis
Loic Remy

Chelsea 2-4 Roma - CL Group Stage

Falcao
Mattia Destro
Ivan Perisic
Kenedy
Kevin Strootman
Asmir Begoic o.g

Chelsea 3-0 Manchester United - Premier League

x2 John Terry
Diego Costa

Burnley 1-3 Chelsea - Capital One Cup 3rd round

Willian
Gary Cahill
George Boyd
Ryan Bertrand

Aston Villa 0-1 Chelsea - Premier League

Eden Hazard (pen)

Sevilla 1-1 Chelsea - CL Group Stage

Khron-Dheli (pen)
Diego Costa

Not the best start in the Champions League groups as we are winless in our first 2 games but I still think we can get through the groups, but a nice unbeaten start in the league!

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Villas-Boas enjoying a good start with Chelsea

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Andre Villas-Boas has enjoyed a very good start at Chelsea since his return. Abrahmovic knew bringing the Portuguese back would be a massive risk after his return to Stamford Bridge after a poor first spell. Since AVB joined Chelsea they are yet to lose a league game and currently sit top of the table. He spent a fair bit of money with a net spend of £26 million.

In Villas-Boas' next 2 games he will face two of his former sides in Tottenham Hotspur and Porto!
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October round-up


Chelsea 2-0 Sunderland - Premier League

Gary Cahill
Juan Cuadrado

Spurs 1-3 Chelsea - Premier League

John Terry
Cesc Fabregas
Eden Hazard
Harry Kane

Chelsea 3-0 Manchester United - Premier League

x2 John Terry
Diego Costa

Chelsea 2-1 Porto - CL Group Stage

Falcao
Falcao
Courtois o.g

Chelsea 2-1 Everton - Premier League

Oscar
Falcao
Pienaar

Chelsea 3-0 Leicester - Capital One Cup Round 4

Falcao
Nemanja Matic
Willian

We have drew Everton in the Quarter Finals - the match will be played at Stamford Bridge!

A very good month winning all our games and even better as we manage to beat some of AVB's former teams in Spurs and Porto which makes it extra sweet...

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We now go onto November - a month that Chelsea usually struggle in!
That result in the UCL was needed! Good month!
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AVB admits Chelsea are in real danger of not getting past Champions League groups


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After Chelsea's 4-2 loss away against Porto Chelsea's manager AVB has admitted they will struggle to qualify for the Champions League knock out stages.

AVB bought on Falcao at half time in what was thought to be a 4-4-2, switching from his normal 4-2-3-1 to try and make a fight back but that looks to have backfired as his team ended up conceding 4 before Diego Costa managed to pull 2 back in the last 10 minutes.

Former Porto player Falcao who is on loan at Chelsea has revealed how furious AVB was in the dressing room at full time as he locked them all in the room whilst talking to them!

Porto 4-2 Chelsea

Vincent Aboubakar (34,51)
Hector Herrera (57)
Cristian Tello (62)
Diego Costa

This is how the group looks after matchday 4:

Chelsea pick up vital win in Rome


Chelsea managed to win 3-1 in Rome to pick up a crucial 3 points in Champions League Group F as they have moved from bottom up to 2nd and are now in with a chance of qualifying for the next round.

Chelsea manager AVB said: "We started the game with our normal game plan, patient build up from the back but after the 70th minute the patience went out the window and I told the lads to go route one and just get goals, no matter how - thankfully it paid off and we are now in a stronger position than we we're in the last game week"

Roma 1-3 Chelsea

Courtois o.g - 3 mins
Diego Costa - 13 mins
Juan Cuadrado - 75 mins
Eden Hazard (pen) 87 mins

November round-up


Crystal Palace 0-2 Chelsea - Premier League

John Terry 14'
Falcao 84'

Porto 4-2 Chelsea - CL Group Stage

Vincent Aboubakar (34,51)
Hector Herrera (57)
Cristian Tello (62)
Diego Costa

Watford 1-5 Chelsea - Premier League

Prodl o.g 4'
Jose Manuel Jurado 26'
Oscar 45+2'
Loic Remy 50'
Eden Hazard 57'
Arlauskis o.g 69'

Chelsea 3-0 Southampton - Premier League

Eden Hazard (pen 8', pen 87')
Falcao 21'

Roma 1-3 Chelsea - CL Group Stage

Courtois o.g - 3 mins
Diego Costa - 13 mins
Juan Cuadrado - 75 mins
Eden Hazard (pen) 87 mins

Leicester 2-1 Chelsea - Premier League

Wes Morgan 10'
Juan Cuadrado 80'
Shinji Okazaki 90+2'

They do say November is often an unlucky month for Chelsea and that has shown as we have lost our first league game against Leicester but we still sit top of the league as we go into the packed month of December!

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Chelsea's win over Sevilla confirms their place in the Champions League last 16



Andre Villas-Boas has done it once again, ensuring his team go through on the last game of the group stage. He said "I always felt confident of us getting through this tough group and we have done it!"

Chelsea 2-0 Sevilla

Ryan Bertrand 24'
Eden Hazard 84'

This is how the final group standing looked:


Champions League Last 16 Draw

Chelsea draw Valencia


We have been drawn with Valencia of Spain in the last 16 of the Champions League with the first leg being played at Stamford Bridge and the return at the Mestalla. We have also drawn Shrewsbury in the FA Cup 3rd round!

BREAKING NEWS: Frank Lampard re-signs for Chelsea

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Our sources are telling us Chelsea and New York City have reached an agreement on a deal involving Frank Lampard as Andre Villas-Boas is continuing to bring back ex-Blues. The fee is thought to be around £600k and Lampard has agreed on personal terms thought to be around £40k per week on a 5 year deal!

December Round-up


Chelsea 2-0 Bournemouth - Premier League

Loic Remy 67'
Juan Cuadrado 82'

Man City 1-0 Chelsea - Premier League

Edin Dzeko 80'

Chelsea 2-0 Sevilla -CL Group Stage

Ryan Bertrand 24'
Eden Hazard 84'

Chelsea 3-0 West Brom - Premier League

Falcao - 12, 90+2
Kenedy 47'

Chelsea 2-2 Everton - Capital One Cup Quarter Final

Everton win 28-27 on penalties

Phil Jagielka o.g 31'
Steven Naismith 47'
Diego Costa 53'
Ross Barkley 66'

Liverpool 3-3 Chelsea - Premier League

Danny Ings 14'
Mario Balotelli (pen 21')
Roberto Firminho 38'
Falcao 48' 53'
Eden Hazard 59'

Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal - Premier League

Falcao 80'

Newcastle 0-1 Chelsea - Premier League

Juan Cuadrado 71'

We have now reached the halfway point of the season and currently sit top of the league!

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