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Alan Stubbs not content despite St Mirren edging Queen’s Park on penalties

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by PA52 hits

St Mirren boss Alan Stubbs was left frustrated after his side once again required a penalty shootout to defeat Queen’s Park following a goalless draw in the Betfred Cup clash at Hampden Park.Saints drew their first two Group H games against Kilmarnock and the Spartans, and went on to triumph on spot-kicks on both occasions to gain an extra point in each game, and again they were taken all ...Full Story »

Antonio Conte changed my style of play, says Daniele De Rossi

Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by squawka.com174 hits

Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has enthusiastically supported Antonio Conte after he was sacked from his role as Chelsea manager. After many reports on his impending departure from Stamford Bridge, it was a matter of when rather than if, Conte was to leave the west London club. Last Friday, it was finally announced that Conte had been relinquished of his role as Chelsea manager, with form...Full Story »

Maurizio Sarri appointed Chelsea boss, replacing Antonio Conte

Posted Saturday, July 14, 2018 by Skysports.com118 hits

Maurizio Sarri has signed a three-year deal at Chelsea Chelsea have appointed former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri as their new head coach on a three-year deal. Napoli's president revealed Sarri was close to finalising a deal to take over at Chelsea on Wednesday, two days before Antonio Conte's sacking was confirmed by the Premier League club. Former Chelsea forward Gianfranco Zola will be appoi...Full Story »

Furious Conte to take Chelsea to tribunal

Posted Friday, July 13, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com167 hits

Chelsea face a fresh legal fight with Antonio Conte after his dismissal yesterday. Sky Sport Italia says Conte and his staff were sacked for 'just cause' and therefore not eligible for the compensation. It's suggested the infamous 'text' he sent to dismiss Diego Costa is being used by Chelsea for their argument. However, Conte is “disgusted" by the way he has been treated and asked his...Full Story »

Antonio Conte no longer Chelsea head coach

Posted Friday, July 13, 2018 by Skysports.com112 hits

Antonio Conte is no longer Chelsea head coach, according to Sky in Italy. Conte now appears to have left Stamford Bridge after two years at the club, although Chelsea are refusing to comment on reports he is no longer in charge. The Italian led the west London club to Premier League title glory in a successful first season at the helm but his second campaign proved far less harmonious and alth...Full Story »

Chelsea start pre-season with Conte 'hiding'

Posted Sunday, July 08, 2018 by Marca.com106 hits

Chelsea's summer holidays are over and their players have returned to action, though not joined by their coach, Antonio Conte. That is, everyone who has no World Cup commitments, either ongoing or recently ended, returned to Cobham on Saturday for the first physical tests following the break. On Monday, pre-season training among the players will officially begin. Although important players ...Full Story »

Chelsea news: Maurizio Sarri set to replace Antonio Conte in next 24 hours

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by hits

Chelsea are set to appoint to Maurizio Sarri as their new manager The former Napoli manager is due to sign a two-year deal, with an option for a third season. Sarri, 59, has told the Blues he wants to live in Cobham, Surrey, close to the club’s training ground. He has earned a reputation as a workaholic coach. Sarri’s appointment spells the end of Antonio Conte’s two-year r...Full Story »

Chelsea midfielder Cesc hints at Conte frustration over positional switch

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com123 hits

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has taken a veiled dig at manager Antonio Conte. Cesc has hinted he was played out of position last season. While doing punditry for the BBC, he compared his role to that Kevin de Bruyne has been asked to play for Belgium. "Especially for Belgium now, [De Bruyne] plays a little bit deeper," Cesc said. "I am not a big fan of this because he is so good and he...Full Story »

Real Madrid 'call' Chelsea boss Conte about LaLiga move, but...

Posted Friday, June 08, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com175 hits

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has turned down an approach from Real Madrid. Sky Italia says Conte has fielded and rejected an attempt from Real as he remains under contract with Chelsea. Real Madrid directors did call Conte on Wednesday to ask if he was interested in the role. However, he turned them down for a number of reasons, first of all that he intends to respect his contract with Chelse...Full Story »

Chelsea target Maurizio Sarri wants to replace Antonio Conte... but David Luiz remains key

Posted Thursday, May 24, 2018 by hits

Maurizio Sarri to Chelsea: Could it all depend on David Luiz? MAURIZIO SARRI has rejected a £5.2 million a year offer to manage Zenit St Petersburg as he holds out for an offer from Chelsea. Sarri, 59, was replaced last night by Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis as his club agreed terms with former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti on a two-year-deal. But to complicate the situation, ...Full Story »

Antonio Conte warns Chelsea: 'We must change many players'

Posted Monday, May 21, 2018 by ESPN99 hits

Antonio Conte claimed that Chelsea do not have the players to be successful with a more expansive style of football after a dogged defensive display saw off Manchester United in the FA Cup final. Eden Hazard broke the deadlock at Wembley when he won and converted a penalty in the 22nd minute and Chelsea spent much of the remainder of the game sitting deep to protect their lead, with Antonio Rud...Full Story »

Chelsea losing a 'serial winner' if the let me go, says defiant Antonio Conte

Posted Sunday, May 20, 2018 by ESPN129 hits

LONDON -- Antonio Conte insisted that he cannot change and warned that Chelsea will be losing a "serial winner" if they decide to let him go after winning the FA Cup with a 1-0 victory over Manchester United. Eden Hazard's first-half penalty proved the difference as Chelsea ended a disappointing season by edging United in an underwhelming final at Wembley, securing Conte the trophy that elude...Full Story »

Antonio Conte defends himself and his position after winning FA Cup

Posted Sunday, May 20, 2018 by PA60 hits

Antonio Conte says he is a “serial winner” who “can’t change” as he challenged Chelsea to back him or sack him after Saturday’s FA Cup success.Speculation has been rife all season that Conte will be axed as head coach this summer.The Italian won the Premier League 12 months ago in his first campaign, only for the Blues to finish fifth this term, missing out on...Full Story »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte makes sack revelation ahead of the FA Cup final with Man Utd

Posted Saturday, May 19, 2018 by hits

Antonio Conte admits he may be sacked as Chelsea manager even if he wins the FA Cup final ANTONIO CONTE has admitted he could be sacked by Chelsea even if he wins the FA Cup. But the Chelsea manager insists he is an even bigger hero this season than last, when his team lifted the Premier League title. Conte, whose side have endured a difficult campaign, finishing fifth in the league and missi...Full Story »

Conte expects to stay at Chelsea despite missing out on Champions League

Posted Monday, May 14, 2018 by PA64 hits

A defiant Antonio Conte insisted he expects to remain Chelsea boss next season despite failing to qualify for the Champions League.The Blues, who face Manchester United in the FA Cup final at Wembley next Saturday, saw their faint hopes of overhauling fourth-placed Liverpool on the final day of the Premier League season go up in smoke courtesy of a 3-0 defeat at Newcastle.Speculation is rife tha...Full Story »

Chelsea's Antonio Conte says future will be 'more clear' in next week

Posted Saturday, May 12, 2018 by ESPN87 hits

Antonio Conte admitted that he is in the dark about Chelsea's postseason plans amid ongoing speculation that he will leave the club after the FA Cup final against Manchester United. Chelsea are expected to part with Conte this summer, after months of public and private tensions with senior figures over the club's transfer policy as well as a sharp decline in results since the turn of the year. ...Full Story »

Fit-again Puncheon back in contention for Palace

Posted Saturday, May 12, 2018 by PA48 hits

Crystal Palace have Jason Puncheon available for Sunday’s visit of West Brom following his recovery from a long-term knee injury that had been expected to end his season.Connor Wickham is another player in contention, also following a long-term knee injury that means he is yet to make a first-team appearance this season.At the end of a season disrupted by injury, Palace’s only absent...Full Story »

Antonio Conte refuses to commit his future to Blues after Huddersfield draw

Posted Thursday, May 10, 2018 by hits

Antonio Conte refused to say whether he’ll be at Chelsea next season ANTONIO CONTE has refused to say whether he’ll be at Chelsea next season. The Blues were held to a 1-1 draw against Huddersfield this evening, which all but ended Chelsea’s top four hopes. Chelsea need Liverpool to lose against Brighton on Sunday and the Blues must beat Newcastle to secure a Champions Leagu...Full Story »

Antonio Conte targeting Champions League place after Chelsea beat Liverpool

Posted Monday, May 07, 2018 by PA72 hits

Antonio Conte had almost written off Chelsea’s Champions League qualification hopes a month ago, but now dares to dream of upsetting Liverpool or Tottenham and claiming a place in the Premier League top four.A 1-0 win over Champions League finalists Liverpool on Sunday, courtesy of Olivier Giroud’s first-half header, saw the Blues move within two points of Spurs with two games to pla...Full Story »

Luck required for Champions League success - Conte

Posted Saturday, May 05, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com70 hits

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte feels teams need luck to win the Champions League. After progressing through a tough group at the expense of Atletico Madrid this season, Chelsea were knocked out by Barcelona at the last-16 stage. Conte's side face a battle to qualify for next term's Champions League, with a five-point gap to make up on the top four going into Sunday's home game against thir...Full Story »

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