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Pirlo almost joined Chelsea
"It was August 2009 and I'd reached agreement with Chelsea, the club where Ancelotti had just come in as manager," Pirlo revealed in his autobiography - I Think Therefore I Play, which has been printed in English for the first time.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
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Column: England seeks redemption in Rio this summer
As the scorching temperatures are quickly upon those participating in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, England are likely doing their best to cool themselves down after recent World Cup disappointments.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Swansea vs Chelsea recap: All the action from the Liberty Stadium - as it happened
Chelsea kept pace in the Premier League title race courtesy of a narrow win over Garry Monk's men on Sunday If that wasn't enough, we also have the second FA Cup semi-final from Wembley as Sheffield United take on Hull, with the winner facing Arsenal next month.
Swansea 0-1 Chelsea: Demba Ba the hero again as Blues cling to Liverpool's coat-tails
The striker, who netted the crucial goal against Paris Saint-Germain in midweek, struck again to hand Jose Mourinho's side maximum points Demba Ba scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea beat Swansea to cling onto Liverpool's coat-tails in the Premier League title race.
Ba is the hero for Chelsea again
Demba Ba struck another priceless goal following his Champions League heroics to keep Chelsea firmly in the Barclays Premier League title race.
Pellegrini: Aguero the best
Uruguay international Suarez has scored 29 goals in 32 games for Brendan Rodgers' side this season despite serving a ban at the start of the campaign for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Angel Rangel v Branislav Ivanovic: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the ...
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Champions League semi-final draw: Pep Guardiola wary of Chelsea threat as Bayern seek title defence
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Mourinho: Could come up against his former club
Chelsea once again defied the odds to progress in Europe's top club competition on Tuesday, beating Paris Saint-Germain on away goals thanks to Demba Ba's late strike at Stamford Bridge.
Jose Mourinho was thrilled with his side's performance
Jose Mourinho praised his Chelsea players for embracing his high-risk strategy in Tuesday night's Champions League quarter-final success over Paris St Germain.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Chelsea 2 PSG 0 (agg: 3-3) - player ratings: Andre Schurrle may have...
Chelsea 2 PSG 0 - player ratings: Andre Schurrle may have come off the bench but could anyone match him in the ratings? James Mariner is a journalist who has been boring The Independent sports desk with mindless statistics for over four years.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Chelsea, Real Madrid reach Champions League semis
Chelsea's Demba Ba, in blue right, score his sides second goal of the game during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
Mourinho hails "special" Blues
Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea's "special spirit" was key in overcoming Paris St Germain and will worry whoever is pitted against them in the Champions League semi-finals.
Chelsea 2-0 Paris St-Germain
Trailing Paris St-Germain 3-1 from the first leg, substitute Andre Schurrle halved the deficit when he produced a neat first-half finish.
Chelsea should look to these epic European comebacks in last-chance PSG clash
The night that turned around the most incredible season in Chelsea's history. Andre Villas-Boas, on his last legs, succumbed 3-1 in Naples with a bizarre team selection and toothless performance.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Mourinho's mind on PSG
Jose Mourinho immediately turned his attentions from the Premier League to the Champions League and Tuesday's tie with Paris St Germain after Saturday's defeat of Stoke.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
NEWHazard pinches Luiz free-kick after allowing defender huge run-up
Chelsea may have beaten Stoke at a canter to return to the top of the Premier League, but even with the score at 3-0 David Luiz still wasn't entrusted to take a long-range free-kick.
Chelsea 3-0 Stoke City: Blues back on track with easy victory
Mohamed Salah, Frank Lampard and Willian scored the goals as Jose Mourinho's men ended a difficult week on a high and returned to the Premier League summit - for 24 hours at least Jose Mourinho's men suffered a shock 1-0 league defeat to lowly Crystal Palace last weekend before losing 3-1 to Paris Saint-Germain in their midweek Champions League ... (more)
EPL title contender Chelsea hosting Stoke
NO PENALTY There's a half-hearted penalty appeal as Fernando Torres topples inside the penalty area under moderate pressure from Cameron.
Premier League Numbers And Stats
Luis Suarez scores or assists every hour, Wayne Rooney scores 11 of his 15 PL goals against the worst teams and Olivier Giroud joins him as a flat-track bully... Johnny and Al are big fans of Jamie 'Carra, la' Carragher and his unpretentious suits.