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  1. F365 SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Football365

    ... Mourinho calls his "giant" provided another example of his quality. In this fixture last season, Ramires and John Obi Mikel were bullied by the Potters' midfield, but there was to be no repeat on Monday. Sitting deep to protect the back four, Matic ...

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  2. Stoke 0 Chelsea 2: Jose Mourinho reserves special praise for Eden Hazard after victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... from John Terry and Cesc Fabregas in either half with Mourinho selecting a more defensive midfield pairing of John Obi Mikel and Nemanja Matic to combat the opposition. Mourinho said it was a "clean game" other than Bardsley's reckless tackle on ...

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  3. Chelsea's battlersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    ... at Stoke'," said Jamie Carragher in the Sky Sports studio. In this instance, that meant selecting the 6'2'' John Obi Mikel to partner Matic in midfield. There was little chance of this Chelsea team being bullied. Indeed, they made more tackles and ...

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  4. Stoke City vs. Chelsea: Winners and Losers from Premier League GameRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... barely seemed to put a foot wrong all match, relieving the pressure on his defenders, and with the limited John Obi Mikel alongside him, often stepping forward to give Fabregas, Hazard and others the platform to express themselves on the ball. As we ...

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  5. Chelsea FC News: Jose Mourinho Expects 'Unhappy And...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was being honest about the state of his reserve players, saying that they are "unhappy and frustrated" due to lack of game time. Having a squad filled with quality definitely has disadvantages, as the likes of Petr Cech, John Obi Mikel, Filipe Luis, and Andre Schurrle, who are, more or less, top-class talents, are being kept on the sidelines because of stiff competition.

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  6. Jose Mourinho reveals how John Obi Mikel can be Chelsea's BEST playerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Star

    The Chelsea boss insists his squad players thrive on the hunger of making an impression on the team when they get their chances. "The first time he played [from the start in the Premier League] was Newcastle and he was our best player," Mourinho said of Mikel.

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  7. Chelsea's 12 Days of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... form already this term, hopefully the game will be a far better one. It doesn't matter what game it is in, John Obi Mikel needs to put in a performance for Chelsea at least once this Christmas. Given the congested schedule, it's highly probable ...

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  8. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Star

    Mourinho will ring the changes with fit again Thibaut Courtois set to replace Petr Cech in goal and John Obi Mikel and Filipe Luis also expected to drop to the bench. He said: "It's my decision and the players may not be happy with the decision, or not agree with the decision, but they know my decision is not to favour somebody or to punish somebody.

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  9. African Interest in the Champions League Round of 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | BleacherReport

    ... at Stamford Bridge beyond the January transfer window. Another African player whose future is uncertain is John Obi Mikel . A possible move away from West London has been mooted in the last few transfer windows, and with little sign of edging past ...

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  10. One assist, four key passes: Fabregas excels in new role for ChelseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Business News

    ... as a classic number 10 further up the pitch. With Jose Mourinho adopting two holding midfielders in Matic and John Obi Mikel - wary of the pace possessed by the Rams on the counter-attack - the attacking triumvirate of Fabregas, Eden Hazard and ...

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  11. Derby County vs. Chelsea: Tactical Review of Capital One Cup GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | BleacherReport

    ... a wonderful chance in the second half after Johnny Russell beat his man on the outside and squared it, but John Obi Mikel came up with a game-changing block. was happy post-match, and so he should be. Derby showed an accomplished style and kept the ...

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  12. Chelsea FC: More Vital to the Blues' Success, Cesc Fabregas or Nemanja Matic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | BleacherReport

    ... Fabregas, they can still manage to break down packed defenses with help from each other and their forwards. John Obi Mikel is positionally terrific, but he is sometimes technically vacant; Ramires has Chelsea's best engine, but he has disciplinary ...

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  13. Derby County 1 Chelsea 3 match reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Burton Mail

    ... Luis down the right and pulled the ball back to Hughes whose strike was blocked by a combination of Cech and John Obi Mikel, and the ball squirted wide. This lifted the supporters but Chelsea responded in style to double their lead after 56 minutes, ...

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  14. Derby County vs. Chelsea: Score, Grades, Reaction from Capital One CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BleacherReport

    ... and drove into the box. Russell got his head up and picked out Hughes who fired a shot on target, but it hit John Obi Mikel whose block was enough to snuff out the danger. Luis has been forced to play second fiddle to Cesar Azpilicueta since making ...

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  15. Chelsea fight off scrappy Derby County for League Cup victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Fox Sports

    ... Diego Costa were rested, with Cesc Fabregas returning after suspension to play in front of Nemanja Matic and John Obi Mikel, Andre Schurrle coming in on the right and Didier Drogba playing at center-forward. Ivanovic was brought into the action just ...

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  16. Derby 1-3 Chelsea: Eden Hazard, Filipe Luis and Andre Schurrle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Mail

    ... Schurrle (left) and Cesar Azpilicueta look on Hazard salutes the travelling Chelsea faithful and is joined by John Obi Mikel, Filipe Luis and Didier Drogba on the walk back for the restart Brazil international Filipe Luis strokes his free-kick ...

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  17. Derby County 1-3 ChelseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BBC News

    ... ssed. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by John Obi Mikel. Attempt blocked. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Filipe Luis with a cross.

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  18. Chelsea transfer targets: Who could Jose Mourinho sign in January?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Independent

    ... wanting, with just two goals between them, while the team have struggled for rhythm in recent weeks when John Obi Mikel has played. Defensively, should either John Terry or Gary Cahill be injured then Branislav Ivanovic would be forced from his ...

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  19. Chelsea's Strength in Depth Is Key Reason for Strong First Half of SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BleacherReport

    ... League this season, and he is already a hot favorite for Player of the Year. Yet without the Spaniard, John Obi Mikel was given a chance to impress, and he certainly didn't disappoint. came on towards the end of that match, and given how much of a ...

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  20. Mourinho to field strong team out of respect to DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Star Online

    ... leaders Chelsea return to the iPro Stadium where they beat Derby 2-0 in the FA Cup third round in January. John Obi Mikel and Oscar were on target that day but Mourinho said his side would not take Steve McClaren's attacking team lightly. "Derby ...

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