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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 3:55:24 PM   
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It's not surprising though. Managers know they need instant success at Chelsea and therefore don't bother trying to develop the youth, and the one manager that did got the sack after a couple of months.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 3:56:49 PM   
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I'd go as far in saying that its fairly useless of Chelsea having a youth set-up IF Ambro keeps going down this line of bringing in top expensive players and having the Manager change every so often.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 4:03:06 PM   
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Romeu has been injured for nearly the whole season...he played a fair bit the season before though and I can see him playing a lot next season. Moses had about odd 40 games this season and he was at the ACN. Marin WAS highly rated a few seasons before he came here and he was signed right at the beginning of the summer before Hazard, Moses so I think his chance went after they arrived. He hasn't had a fair crack but when he has played he has looked very ordinary.

But yep, the youth policy, or lack of, has not been good. You're right though. We've bought up a lot of players who aren't quite as good (yet) as the ones who are already here. There's no point Courtois, de Bruynel, Lukaku just sitting on the bench so they may as well play elsewhere. They're just seen as a risk.

I wouldn't be surprised if Jose, if/when he comes, calls everyone back for pre-season to look at everyone. He did that the first time he arrived when we'd just bought Cech despite having an in-form Cudicini at the time. He said he hadn't decided who is No.1 was going to be and they'd both be in with a shout. Carlo had a shocking pre-season and so it went to Cech!

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 4:16:56 PM   
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Romeu has been injured for nearly the whole season...he played a fair bit the season before though and I can see him playing a lot next season. Moses had about odd 40 games this season and he was at the ACN. Marin WAS highly rated a few seasons before he came here and he was signed right at the beginning of the summer before Hazard, Moses so I think his chance went after they arrived. He hasn't had a fair crack but when he has played he has looked very ordinary.

But yep, the youth policy, or lack of, has not been good. You're right though. We've bought up a lot of players who aren't quite as good (yet) as the ones who are already here. There's no point Courtois, de Bruynel, Lukaku just sitting on the bench so they may as well play elsewhere. They're just seen as a risk.

I wouldn't be surprised if Jose, if/when he comes, calls everyone back for pre-season to look at everyone. He did that the first time he arrived when we'd just bought Cech despite having an in-form Cudicini at the time. He said he hadn't decided who is No.1 was going to be and they'd both be in with a shout. Carlo had a shocking pre-season and so it went to Cech!


There in lies the problem.Chelsea,unlike Arsenal,Manchester United and occasionally Liverpool,are to concerned in making a risky move.
Chelsea (and I can see this happening to City) may bring in the bigger names but at the very least the clubs mentioned above have a Youth Systems/set-up which you know will be used in its full manner.
I mean what happened to Josh McEachran and Kakuta?

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 4:23:04 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Skiba

Romeu has been injured for nearly the whole season...he played a fair bit the season before though and I can see him playing a lot next season. Moses had about odd 40 games this season and he was at the ACN. Marin WAS highly rated a few seasons before he came here and he was signed right at the beginning of the summer before Hazard, Moses so I think his chance went after they arrived. He hasn't had a fair crack but when he has played he has looked very ordinary.

But yep, the youth policy, or lack of, has not been good. You're right though. We've bought up a lot of players who aren't quite as good (yet) as the ones who are already here. There's no point Courtois, de Bruynel, Lukaku just sitting on the bench so they may as well play elsewhere. They're just seen as a risk.

I wouldn't be surprised if Jose, if/when he comes, calls everyone back for pre-season to look at everyone. He did that the first time he arrived when we'd just bought Cech despite having an in-form Cudicini at the time. He said he hadn't decided who is No.1 was going to be and they'd both be in with a shout. Carlo had a shocking pre-season and so it went to Cech!


There in lies the problem.Chelsea,unlike Arsenal,Manchester United and occasionally Liverpool,are to concerned in making a risky move.
Chelsea (and I can see this happening to City) may bring in the bigger names but at the very least the clubs mentioned above have a Youth Systems/set-up which you know will be used in its full manner.
I mean what happened to Josh McEachran and Kakuta?

And how far has that got Arsenal and Liverpool?

Kakuta had a little run in the team a few years ago, not long after all the fuss about signing him. He looked okay in bits but hasn't managed to hold down a regular place since going all over on loan. McEachran I thought was going to play more and he played a lot for Boro last season but hardly set the Championship alight.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 4:26:29 PM   
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They werenít / arenít good enough for the first team? To be fair our Youth System sucks but it hasnít had a massive effect on our successes. Sure itís incredibly frustrating and shitty but this is a Club owned by a man who as we all know has very little time for failure/development you honestly think heís going to wait three/four years for an end product? Some of you seem surprised by this. Iíd love to see Kevin De Bruyne, Thibaut Courtois, Romelu Lukaku, Josh McEachran, Sam Hutchinson, Lucas Piazůn, Patrick van Aanholt, Thorgan Hazard and Nathaniel Chalobah play for Chelsea long term or at all but itíll probably never happen.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 4:38:56 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Skiba

Romeu has been injured for nearly the whole season...he played a fair bit the season before though and I can see him playing a lot next season. Moses had about odd 40 games this season and he was at the ACN. Marin WAS highly rated a few seasons before he came here and he was signed right at the beginning of the summer before Hazard, Moses so I think his chance went after they arrived. He hasn't had a fair crack but when he has played he has looked very ordinary.

But yep, the youth policy, or lack of, has not been good. You're right though. We've bought up a lot of players who aren't quite as good (yet) as the ones who are already here. There's no point Courtois, de Bruynel, Lukaku just sitting on the bench so they may as well play elsewhere. They're just seen as a risk.

I wouldn't be surprised if Jose, if/when he comes, calls everyone back for pre-season to look at everyone. He did that the first time he arrived when we'd just bought Cech despite having an in-form Cudicini at the time. He said he hadn't decided who is No.1 was going to be and they'd both be in with a shout. Carlo had a shocking pre-season and so it went to Cech!


There in lies the problem.Chelsea,unlike Arsenal,Manchester United and occasionally Liverpool,are to concerned in making a risky move.
Chelsea (and I can see this happening to City) may bring in the bigger names but at the very least the clubs mentioned above have a Youth Systems/set-up which you know will be used in its full manner.
I mean what happened to Josh McEachran and Kakuta?

And how far has that got Arsenal and Liverpool?

Kakuta had a little run in the team a few years ago, not long after all the fuss about signing him. He looked okay in bits but hasn't managed to hold down a regular place since going all over on loan. McEachran I thought was going to play more and he played a lot for Boro last season but hardly set the Championship alight.


Well for a start Liverpool and Arsenal dont have a gun-ho billionaire owner,but even if they did I'm still pretty certain both clubs would have stuck to there Youth producing roots because its in there set-up and history,especially with Wenger.
Its done rather well for United though hasn't it.Producing good players while winning,and its a method that Barca enjoy too,something of which Ambromovich is known to be envious of.If only he had the same patience with Managers who wanted to incorporate Club produced youngsters into the Chelsea sqaud.

The Kakuta situation sounds like that of a spoilt player to be fair.When breaking into the Chelsea sqaud I heard a few rumbling from himself that he expects to be involved in first team affairs sooner rather than later.

And by all accounts McEachran has had a good spell at Boro,maybe he hasnt been playing like a world beater but he's getting vital league experience.Will he be given a chance at Chelsea to prove he can step up ?,probably not.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 4:43:18 PM   
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de Bryune no...he's not going to play ahead of Mata or Hazard. Lukaku would've got ahead of Torres for sure! Courtois will be No .1 (assuming we don't sell him) but I think Cech has still got a fair few years.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 5:00:57 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: OPEN YOUR EYES

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ORIGINAL: Skiba

Romeu has been injured for nearly the whole season...he played a fair bit the season before though and I can see him playing a lot next season. Moses had about odd 40 games this season and he was at the ACN. Marin WAS highly rated a few seasons before he came here and he was signed right at the beginning of the summer before Hazard, Moses so I think his chance went after they arrived. He hasn't had a fair crack but when he has played he has looked very ordinary.

But yep, the youth policy, or lack of, has not been good. You're right though. We've bought up a lot of players who aren't quite as good (yet) as the ones who are already here. There's no point Courtois, de Bruynel, Lukaku just sitting on the bench so they may as well play elsewhere. They're just seen as a risk.

I wouldn't be surprised if Jose, if/when he comes, calls everyone back for pre-season to look at everyone. He did that the first time he arrived when we'd just bought Cech despite having an in-form Cudicini at the time. He said he hadn't decided who is No.1 was going to be and they'd both be in with a shout. Carlo had a shocking pre-season and so it went to Cech!


There in lies the problem.Chelsea,unlike Arsenal,Manchester United and occasionally Liverpool,are to concerned in making a risky move.
Chelsea (and I can see this happening to City) may bring in the bigger names but at the very least the clubs mentioned above have a Youth Systems/set-up which you know will be used in its full manner.
I mean what happened to Josh McEachran and Kakuta?

And how far has that got Arsenal and Liverpool?

Kakuta had a little run in the team a few years ago, not long after all the fuss about signing him. He looked okay in bits but hasn't managed to hold down a regular place since going all over on loan. McEachran I thought was going to play more and he played a lot for Boro last season but hardly set the Championship alight.


Well for a start Liverpool and Arsenal dont have a gun-ho billionaire owner,but even if they did I'm still pretty certain both clubs would have stuck to there Youth producing roots because its in there set-up and history,especially with Wenger.
Its done rather well for United though hasn't it.Producing good players while winning,and its a method that Barca enjoy too,something of which Ambromovich is known to be envious of.If only he had the same patience with Managers who wanted to incorporate Club produced youngsters into the Chelsea sqaud.

The Kakuta situation sounds like that of a spoilt player to be fair.When breaking into the Chelsea sqaud I heard a few rumbling from himself that he expects to be involved in first team affairs sooner rather than later.

And by all accounts McEachran has had a good spell at Boro,maybe he hasnt been playing like a world beater but he's getting vital league experience.Will he be given a chance at Chelsea to prove he can step up ?,probably not.

Arsenal do have a billionaire with more, considerably more, money that Roman on the board but they won't let him have any power...if he got in they'd be no Wenger.

United have the ability to go and spend £30m + as well though so they have the best of both worlds, as do Barca. All those homegrown players yet can still go and spend multiple millions on the likes of Villa, Zlatan, Sanchez and now Neymar.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 5:12:14 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Skiba

Romeu has been injured for nearly the whole season...he played a fair bit the season before though and I can see him playing a lot next season. Moses had about odd 40 games this season and he was at the ACN. Marin WAS highly rated a few seasons before he came here and he was signed right at the beginning of the summer before Hazard, Moses so I think his chance went after they arrived. He hasn't had a fair crack but when he has played he has looked very ordinary.

But yep, the youth policy, or lack of, has not been good. You're right though. We've bought up a lot of players who aren't quite as good (yet) as the ones who are already here. There's no point Courtois, de Bruynel, Lukaku just sitting on the bench so they may as well play elsewhere. They're just seen as a risk.

I wouldn't be surprised if Jose, if/when he comes, calls everyone back for pre-season to look at everyone. He did that the first time he arrived when we'd just bought Cech despite having an in-form Cudicini at the time. He said he hadn't decided who is No.1 was going to be and they'd both be in with a shout. Carlo had a shocking pre-season and so it went to Cech!


There in lies the problem.Chelsea,unlike Arsenal,Manchester United and occasionally Liverpool,are to concerned in making a risky move.
Chelsea (and I can see this happening to City) may bring in the bigger names but at the very least the clubs mentioned above have a Youth Systems/set-up which you know will be used in its full manner.
I mean what happened to Josh McEachran and Kakuta?

And how far has that got Arsenal and Liverpool?

Kakuta had a little run in the team a few years ago, not long after all the fuss about signing him. He looked okay in bits but hasn't managed to hold down a regular place since going all over on loan. McEachran I thought was going to play more and he played a lot for Boro last season but hardly set the Championship alight.


Well for a start Liverpool and Arsenal dont have a gun-ho billionaire owner,but even if they did I'm still pretty certain both clubs would have stuck to there Youth producing roots because its in there set-up and history,especially with Wenger.
Its done rather well for United though hasn't it.Producing good players while winning,and its a method that Barca enjoy too,something of which Ambromovich is known to be envious of.If only he had the same patience with Managers who wanted to incorporate Club produced youngsters into the Chelsea sqaud.

The Kakuta situation sounds like that of a spoilt player to be fair.When breaking into the Chelsea sqaud I heard a few rumbling from himself that he expects to be involved in first team affairs sooner rather than later.

And by all accounts McEachran has had a good spell at Boro,maybe he hasnt been playing like a world beater but he's getting vital league experience.Will he be given a chance at Chelsea to prove he can step up ?,probably not.

Arsenal do have a billionaire with more, considerably more, money that Roman on the board but they won't let him have any power...if he got in they'd be no Wenger.

United have the ability to go and spend £30m + as well though so they have the best of both worlds, as do Barca. All those homegrown players yet can still go and spend multiple millions on the likes of Villa, Zlatan, Sanchez and now Neymar.


Agree,but there home grown players and general youth players still have a big say in the club.
The two clubs highlighted (United and Barca) have young players coming into the first team set-up on a near regular basis and that is something which Chelsea have promised but I cant ever see them doing.
But if Mourinho comes in then who knows he may surprise us in that regard.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 5:32:39 PM   
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It sounds like I don't want a youth policy but I do! I can't see happening either, though...I think most Chelsea fans would accept a season or two of transition if it were to blood the youth. It's a huge risk though, as I've said, as a season or two out of the CL, and you're playing catch up.

Roman bottled it with both AVB and RDM, although the AVB one was probably right as he wasn't exactly playing youth players, he was just shunting out players.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 5:51:25 PM   
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It sounds like I don't want a youth policy but I do! I can't see happening either, though...I think most Chelsea fans would accept a season or two of transition if it were to blood the youth. It's a huge risk though, as I've said, as a season or two out of the CL, and you're playing catch up.

Roman bottled it with both AVB and RDM, although the AVB one was probably right as he wasn't exactly playing youth players, he was just shunting out players.


Nah, I think you just sound frustrated,like me with regards to the English club youth set-up in general.
I think one of the major pluses of being a supporter of a club in any league in this country is to see a young player make the gradual progression through a clubs youth system.It beats spending million/thousands on a rival player in my eyes.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 6:18:40 PM   
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Problem is, as alluded to before, that big club are snapping up promising youngsters to stop other from having them not because they are wanted to improve their team.

The only way to resolve this would be for the youngsters themselves and their advisers to put the onus on their development over the wages/contracts offer. I know it gets stick but I actually think the Championship is a perfectly acceptable level for the under 21's to be playing at, but these kids need games otherwise their long term development can't help but be impacted.

That said they do need to go out to a team who understand that over playing them can also effect their long term career, so it has to be to a club and manager you trust.
All this is why I think if I had a promising 19 year old lad wanted by the top teams I'd advise him to sign for a lower level side and turn down the huge offers. If they have a couple of good seasons those teams would still be interested, and there'd actually be an even better deal while being closer to the first team if they move. The risk is obviously if they have a career threatening injury you don't have the money, but that has to be payoff. Too many youngsters, move too early and don't make their potential.
I really do not understand why any English youngster would even consider going to Chelsea. I just hope McEachran, Bertrand, Hutchinson, Chalobah, Kane, all get to leave Chelsea and forfil their early promise.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 7:02:34 PM   
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There's a few lads at Brentford who were on the books at PL clubs and turned down offers to stay to get first team football elsewhere...I may be wrong but I think it was Forshaw and Forrester and one of them was at Everton I think. Fairplay to them, like as you said Bob, they'll get picked up further down the line if they're good enough. But if you're offered tens of thousands a week, compared to a few grand (and less), you can see why they go.

Bertrand will get plenty of games this season, as he did last season...and the CL final the season before!

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 31/5/2013 7:17:46 PM   
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Off topic from Chelsea.

What do ye reckon of Man City setting up a franchise in USA? I guess in keeping with this topic of conversation, will this give them an easy outlet for some of their developing talent in the future? Seems that if they could do this and also pick up the cream of US talent and be in a burgeoning market.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 11:42:49 AM   
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So what do Chelsea fans think of Benitez now?

He won the Europa League
Finished in 3rd after you were 6th last season (11 more points)
Managed to slip Terry out of the first XI without any fuss
Kept everyone happy by the looks of it



He's still a complete fruit-cake. The Europa League was ours to lose when you see the other teams that were in it.

Moving Terry to one side didn't always work. He is still a great player, but certainly not the future.

His best accomplishment was getting Luiz playing well and more consistently.

Now we can only wait and pray that the rumours are correct...

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 11:53:27 AM   
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I'd say we are beyond rumours http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/22752817

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 12:00:49 PM   
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Oh dear God.....

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 12:33:08 PM   
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I can't shake the feeling that The Second Coming Of The Special One is either going to turn out to be a resounding success or a catastrophic disaster for all involved. Will he get the backing he'll want (and need)? Can he bottle lightning at the club twice? Is his reputation now going to be a help or hindrance in signing marquee players?

I really can't wait for next season already, it's shaping up to be one of the most tasty in fucking yonks.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 12:44:00 PM   
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I think it's a sign of desperation both on Chelsea's and Mourinho's part.

Mind, with the general upheaval at all the top clubs right now, I'd expect him to have an instant impact next season (at this point, I'd even say Chelsea are favourites for the title), but the old problems won't have gone away and it will implode spectacularly at some point. I think Mourinho is at a tipping point in his career where I'm not sure how much further he can go at club level with the way he goes about things.


It'll be funny when it does happen, though.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 2:21:27 PM   
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I think it's a sign of desperation both on Chelsea's and Mourinho's part.

Mind, with the general upheaval at all the top clubs right now, I'd expect him to have an instant impact next season (at this point, I'd even say Chelsea are favourites for the title), but the old problems won't have gone away and it will implode spectacularly at some point. I think Mourinho is at a tipping point in his career where I'm not sure how much further he can go at club level with the way he goes about things.


It'll be funny when it does happen, though.



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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 2:30:14 PM   
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I think it's a sign of desperation both on Chelsea's and Mourinho's part.

Mind, with the general upheaval at all the top clubs right now, I'd expect him to have an instant impact next season (at this point, I'd even say Chelsea are favourites for the title), but the old problems won't have gone away and it will implode spectacularly at some point. I think Mourinho is at a tipping point in his career where I'm not sure how much further he can go at club level with the way he goes about things.


It'll be funny when it does happen, though.

Not sure how it's desperation...one needs a manager, the other needs a job. Big job for one of the best managers.

I'm sure it'll end in tears but I think they'll be a trophy or two in the meantime

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 2:32:07 PM   
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He belongs at Chelsea whilst a club Manager... I am so fucking happy, couldn't give a toss if it ends in tears... what a ride it will be.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 2:44:07 PM   
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I think it's a sign of desperation both on Chelsea's and Mourinho's part.

Mind, with the general upheaval at all the top clubs right now, I'd expect him to have an instant impact next season (at this point, I'd even say Chelsea are favourites for the title), but the old problems won't have gone away and it will implode spectacularly at some point. I think Mourinho is at a tipping point in his career where I'm not sure how much further he can go at club level with the way he goes about things.


It'll be funny when it does happen, though.

Not sure how it's desperation...one needs a manager, the other needs a job. Big job for one of the best managers.

I'm sure it'll end in tears but I think they'll be a trophy or two in the meantime


Well, Mourinho spent a lot of last year batting his eyes at Fergie and Old Trafford whilst trying to wriggle out of Madrid, while Chelsea have pretty much come full circle with the amount of managers they're fired.

Still, as long as you guys are happy...

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 2:57:29 PM   
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Still, as long as you guys are happy...


We certainly are...

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 3:00:13 PM   
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Still, as long as you guys are happy...


We certainly are...

Well we are...don't think Impy is too happy!

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 3:04:17 PM   
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To be honest with you I think Chelsea fans should be happy.
They probably know his stint might be short, and if it is its not like Chelsea fans aren't used to managers coming and going,but I think with Jose on board ,and with Ambro unsurprisingly ready to throw money around like nobodies business, then I surely make them Favourites for next years PL title.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 3:37:31 PM   
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Four years is a bit optimistic don't you think?


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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 4:04:51 PM   
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Looks like I'll have to go back to hating Chelsea again.

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RE: Chelsea Thread - 3/6/2013 4:23:19 PM   
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