Tag: Chelsea FC

Top 10 football transfers that could happen this summer
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Top 10 football transfers that could happen this summer

We are towards the end of the 2016/17 season which means it is already time for teams to look into the areas that have been problematic for them this season and need to be addressed in the summer. As always, the media houses and the twitterati are busy linking up players and clubs and quoting...

Football in the 21st century and the sad story of it’s fans
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Football in the 21st century and the sad story of it’s fans

Football has come a long way since the days of black and white television, terrace chants and the W-M formation. We now have internet streaming, match day turnstiles and long-drawn pre-match build-ups to attract a larger set of audience. With the advent of technology, there has also been a massive change in the mindset of...

How the fee for a player is determined in the Transfer Market ?
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How the fee for a player is determined in the Transfer Market ?

Through the course of the season football fans experience a myriad of emotions- from pure ecstasy to utter grief, from satisfaction to frustration and so much more. The football season proves to be a roller coaster ride with a gripping mix of highs and lows. No wonder most football fans get saddened as soon as...

Case study: Chelsea squad refurbishment
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Case study: Chelsea squad refurbishment

Football is a game of complexities with several parameters determining the performance of a team. The squad building and the bench strength are one of the significant areas which every football manager concentrates on. Here’s an article on how Chelsea has rebuilt their squad on their old basement. The end of the 2012/13 season had...

Analysis: Who will start the Premier League well?
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Analysis: Who will start the Premier League well?

They’re out. The most awaited day of the summer for all the premier league clubs, managers, pundits, and fanatics. The day that will provide all the clubs information regarding the start of their seasons. Some clubs will be spared from the wrath of the computer and some clubs will be punished. Yes, the English Premier...

Case Study: The Chelsea Loan Army
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Case Study: The Chelsea Loan Army

When Roman Abramovich bought a controlling stake in Chelsea Football Club in 2003, it’s fair to say that the vision he had for the club then and the way he went about implementing it changed the face of modern football. Before the Abramovich takeover, Chelsea was there but not quite there, challenging for the title...

Decoding ‘Subject to a medical’
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Decoding ‘Subject to a medical’

If you are a football fan then the lines ‘A deal’s been done, subject to a medical’ is not something new for you. From Victor Valdes to Loic Remy, a lot of them have failed the medical arranged by the buying club. Failing in medical in world football is as embarrassing as Sergio Ramos’s penalty...

Why Mourinho’s defensive strategy isn’t boring?
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Why Mourinho’s defensive strategy isn’t boring?

Chelsea, the champions of the Premier League and their manager Jose Mourinho are criticized in the recent past for using the defensive style of play to gain the points. Is the style of play which includes short passing, long balls, lightning quick sprints the only way of playing beautiful football? Mourinho doesn’t think so. “I...