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  • Blues’ joy at turnaround

    Blues’ joy at turnaround0

    Chelsea managed to turn a 1-0 halftime deficit into a 2-1 victory at Villa Park in their opening match back after the Covid break, notching up their first away win of 2020 and making a clear statement about their intention to hang on to a Champions League place for next season. But the biggest takeaway

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  • Fan-free footy: the new normal

    Fan-free footy: the new normal0

    Men’s football resumes this month, with Blues fans dividing their interest between FA Cup and Premier League. Looking back to Saturday 21 March seems as far removed from real life as watching scratchy black-and-white First World War footage, but that was the day Chelsea should have travelled to Leicester for a lunchtime FA Cup quarter-final.

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  • Call off this season; start afresh

    Call off this season; start afresh0

    Premier League clubs bicker about whether or not to finish the interrupted season, despite many countries deciding there’s no point, and English football’s public relations disaster rolls on. Every statement from football governing bodies begins with the insistence that safety of players, staff and spectators is the paramount concern. Frankly, it should only be news

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  • Blues show other clubs the way

    Blues show other clubs the way0

    Of course it helps having a multi-billionaire owner, but Chelsea have gone above and beyond in looking after staff, players and the community during the current crisis. No furloughs, no lay-offs, no using government aid to pay the wages. In fact, Chelsea has gone further than any other football club. It is even paying its

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  • The Cat dies at 78

    The Cat dies at 780

    It was more of a surprise when The Cat wasn’t playing. I’d meet the others from school, noon on Saturday, on the bridge linking the platforms at Wimbledon. Up the now-redundant stairs at Fulham Broadway, we’d push through the boys’ turnstile to stand as close to the nasty bit of The Shed as we dared.

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  • They’re off!

    They’re off!0

    And they’re off! Football has been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus crisis. The decision was taken at a meeting of the great and the good on Friday, with an indefinite – and inevitable – suspension of games. Confirmation that Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi had tested positive led first

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