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May 4, 2015

Mourinho already looking ahead to next season

LONDON (Reuters) – Before the last strands of blue ticker tape were being swept from the Stamford Bridge pitch on Sunday, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho would have cast his mind forward to the task of retaining the Premier League title.

Even the club’s most blinkered critics could not argue that Mourinho’s side were unworthy champions.

May 4, 2015

Analysis – Mourinho already looking ahead to next season

LONDON (Reuters) – Before the last strands of blue ticker tape were being swept from the Stamford Bridge pitch on Sunday, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho would have cast his mind forward to the task of retaining the Premier League title.

Even the club’s most blinkered critics could not argue that Mourinho’s side were unworthy champions.

May 4, 2015

Soccer-Mourinho already looking ahead to next season

LONDON, May 4 (Reuters) – Before the last strands of blue ticker tape were being swept from the Stamford Bridge pitch on Sunday, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho would have cast his mind forward to the task of retaining the Premier League title.

Even the club’s most blinkered critics could not argue that Mourinho’s side were unworthy champions.

May 3, 2015

Aguero overshadows Kane in battle for Golden Boot

LONDON (Reuters) – Sergio Aguero won his personal striking duel with Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane, scoring the winner for Manchester City as they ended a four-game losing streak on the road in the Premier League on Sunday.

With Chelsea already celebrating capturing City’s Premier League title across London, last season’s champions were indebted to Aguero’s sharp-shooting skills and keeper Joe Hart’s agility as they earned a 1-0 win to stay in second place.

May 3, 2015

Soccer-Aguero overshadows Kane in battle for Golden Boot

LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) – Sergio Aguero won his personal striking duel with Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane, scoring the winner for Manchester City as they ended a four-game losing streak on the road in the Premier League on Sunday.

With Chelsea already celebrating capturing City’s Premier League title across London, last season’s champions were indebted to Aguero’s sharp-shooting skills and keeper Joe Hart’s agility as they earned a 1-0 win to stay in second place.

May 3, 2015

Review of Chelsea’s Premier League title-winning season

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea hit the ground running with four consecutive Premier League wins, 15 goals and a swagger that was often missing during Jose Mourinho’s first season back at Stamford Bridge.

New signing Diego Costa struck seven goals in those first four matches, including a hat-trick in a 4-2 home win against Swansea City and two in a 6-3 win at Everton.

May 3, 2015

Costa and Fabregas turned Chelsea into champions

LONDON (Reuters) – It could be argued that Chelsea effectively won the title before a ball was kicked in anger this season.

The fail-safe signings of Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas provided the upgrade required to return Chelsea to the kind of dominance they enjoyed in Jose Mourinho’s first spell in charge.

May 3, 2015

Soccer-Costa and Fabregas turned Chelsea into champions

LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) – It could be argued that Chelsea effectively won the title before a ball was kicked in anger this season.

The fail-safe signings of Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas provided the upgrade required to return Chelsea to the kind of dominance they enjoyed in Jose Mourinho’s first spell in charge.

May 3, 2015

Soccer-Review of Chelsea’s Premier League title-winning season

LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) – Chelsea hit the ground running with four consecutive Premier League wins, 15 goals and a swagger that was often missing during Jose Mourinho’s first season back at Stamford Bridge.

New signing Diego Costa struck seven goals in those first four matches, including a hat-trick in a 4-2 home win against Swansea City and two in a 6-3 win at Everton.

Apr 30, 2015

Cech says new era beginning at Chelsea

LONDON (Reuters) – As Petr Cech prepares to move on to pastures new Chelsea’s long-serving goalkeeper believes the Premier League champions elect are beginning a new era of trophy gathering.

Cech is expected to leave Chelsea at the end of the season after being usurped by Thibaut Courtois but he was back in action on Wednesday as Chelsea beat Leicester City 3-1 to move to within two points of the title.