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  • Blues look to bounce back

    Blues look to bounce back0

    Chelsea revert to European business on Saturday, trying to put FA Cup disappointment behind them.  The Blues have the seemingly hopeless task of reversing a three-goal deficit against Bayern Munich to get to the quarter-finals of the Champions League in Saturday’s return leg, delayed by five months.  Truth be told, half the players would rather

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  • Blues steady the ship

    Blues steady the ship0

    An Olivier Giroud close-range header in first-half stoppage time was all that separated Chelsea and Norwich at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. His neck muscles bulging, he forced home Christian Pulisic’s cross with such whip that Tim Krul’s fingertips were pushed back by the ball’s pace. But Frank Lampard was pleased that his team steadied

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  • Eagles + Blues = cracking fun

    Eagles + Blues = cracking fun0

    In one of the most absorbing, free-flowing and unpredictable matches of this fractured season, Crystal Palace pushed Chelsea all the way… but just couldn’t pip the Blues at the post in an all-action Tuesday evening thriller at Selhurst Park. Playing in pale blue pyjamas which looked like old Coventry City shirts that had done too

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  • Life without fans: Lamps speaks

    Life without fans: Lamps speaks0

    A deserted London Stadium awaits Chelsea tomorrow evening when they travel across the capital to face West Ham. And that will be different, concedes Blues manager Frank Lampard via Zoom as he looks ahead to the game. Football without fans is unsettling, he agrees, but it’s equally unsettling for everyone. “It’ll be different; we’ve all

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  • Footy in lockdown is surreal

    Footy in lockdown is surreal0

    Talk about contrasts. It was either utter silence or deafening 80s hits at Leicester as Chelsea’s 1-0 win teed up an FA Cup semi against Man U at Wembley. They struggled to get the balance right; the Tannoy messages relayed at full volume, as if competing with 32,000 baying fans. The guy could have whispered

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  • Blues beat the heat (& City)

    Blues beat the heat (& City)0

    Chelsea’s first home game after the lockdown break showed that Frank Lampard’s team is still advancing. Despite having to weather endless Manchester City onslaughts in the evening heat at an echoey Stamford Bridge, the Blues emerged 2-1 winners, in the process deposing the reigning champions and gifting Liverpool their first title since Margaret Thatcher was

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