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Don’t drop the old guard

Posted Sunday, May 20, 2012 by The Sun

GOLDEN OLDIES ... John Terry and Frank Lampard WHAT DOES THIS RESULT MEAN FOR ROBERTO DI MATTEO? HE is the man. Roberto Di Matteo is responsible for the biggest achievement in Chelsea’s history. What he has done is unbelievable. He has led the team out of a miserable season to win the Champions League and the FA Cup. I’m not the guy who makes the decisions at Chelsea but heR...Full Story »

Bayern Munich 1 : 1 Chelsea (aet, Chelsea win 4-3 on pens) - Champions League glory for Chelsea

Posted Saturday, May 19, 2012 by PA

Didier Drogba was the Chelsea hero as Roman Abramovich finally completed his Champions League odyssey with a 4-3 penalty victory in Munich. Trailing to Thomas Muller's late header, Drogba first saved the Blues by salvaging a 1-1 draw in the 88th minute. Then, after Arjen Robben has missed from the spot in extra-time, Drogba kept his nerve after Ivica Olic and Bastian Schweinsteiger had failed ...Full Story »

Bertrand in as Chelsea spring surprise

Posted Sunday, May 20, 2012 by YAHOO Sport

Chelsea coach Roberto Di Matteo handed a Champions League debut to youngster Ryan Bertrand in a major selectorial surprise ahead of Saturday's final with Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena. In a clear sign that Chelsea will seek to neutralise the threat of Dutch winger Arjen Robben, Di Matteo has picked defender Bertrand to operate ahead of full-back Ashley Cole on the left wing. Bertrand, 22,...Full Story »

Cech hoping for a happy birthday

Posted Saturday, May 19, 2012 by ESPNSTAR.com

There is only one thing Petr Cech wants for his birthday on Sunday, but there will not be any tantrums from the Chelsea goalkeeper if he fails to get it. Cech turns 30 within hours of the final whistle of tomorrow's Champions League final and he admitted there would be no better gift than finally holding aloft the trophy that has eluded him for the last eight years. "It'll be fantastic to ha...Full Story »

Biggest day in world football

Posted Saturday, May 19, 2012 by The Sun

PUNCHING HIS WAIT ... Drogba is desperate to finally win Champions League IT’S the biggest day in world football — with a TV audience of 300million and £140million riding on two games... This afternoon there is £90m up for grabs as Blackpool face West Ham in the Championship play-off final. Then, tonight, Chelsea hunt for a £50m jackpot for beating Bayern Munich i...Full Story »

Bayern Munich vs Chelsea preview - Di Matteo vows Blues will rule Europe

Posted Saturday, May 19, 2012 by PA

After eight managers, an outlay of £700million in transfer fees and an estimated #2billion overall, Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo has promised Roman Abramovich his Champions League odyssey will eventually reach its glorious destination. For the second time in Abramovich's nine years as owner, Chelsea will contest the most important club game on the planet on Saturday. The lure of the Cha...Full Story »

Bayern Munich vs Chelsea preview - Drogba: I'm not an actor

Posted Saturday, May 19, 2012 by PA

Didier Drogba denied he was an "actor" after seemingly being branded one by Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes. Heynckes claimed earlier on Friday afternoon that Chelsea striker Drogba sometimes "overdoes it a bit", adding: "Sometimes he's an outstanding actor on the pitch." Bayern later moved to blame a mistranslation, insisting the word "actor" should have been "performer". But the damage was...Full Story »

Bayern winger Arjen Robben wants final revenge on Chelsea

Posted Friday, May 18, 2012 by The Sun

I'M COMING TO GET BLUE ... Bayern's Arjen Robben ARJEN ROBBEN is out for revenge when he faces Chelsea. The Bayern Munich star was not happy with his departure from Stamford Bridge — and will seek ultimate retribution in tomorrow’s Champions League final. Dutch winger Robben said: “I can’t deny I left the club with a bittersweet feeling. “I felt I should have pl...Full Story »

Lampard: Who’d have thought we’d make the final after Napoli defeat

Posted Friday, May 18, 2012 by The Sun

GISSA CUDDLE ... Frank Lampard and Roberto Di Matteo after Napoli KO FRANK LAMPARD looked back three months to Chelsea’s miserable defeat in Naples and admitted: “I don’t think any of us that night thought we would be where we are now.” Lampard was dumped on the subs’ bench against the Italians — axed by former boss Andre Villas-Boas — and the Blues we...Full Story »

Champions League football crucial to holding on to Falcao, admits Atletico Madrid CEO Gil Marin

Posted Friday, May 11, 2012 by Goal.com

Atletico Madrid CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin has revealed that securing a return to the Champions League is integral to their continued financial stability and, by association, their hopes of holding on to star striker Radamel Falcao. The Rojiblancos lifted the Europa League in Bucharest on Wednesday night but need to defeat Villarreal at El Madrigal on Sunday and hope Malaga drop points at hom...Full Story »

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