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Vlog on the pitch – Do semis offer last chance for Rijkaard and co?

April 21, 2008

Has it reached the stage where a Champions League semi-final is not enough to safeguard a coach’s job?

What next for Shevchenko?

April 11, 2008

Shevchenko and DrogbaIf a footballing-loving Martian suddenly appeared, you’d be hard pressed to persuade him that Andriy Shevchenko was once the most feared striker on our planet.

Grant was Sunday’s big winner, Mascherano the loser

March 25, 2008

Ronaldo celebrates his goal against LiverpoolAvram Grant was being ridiculed last week as not good enough to manage Chelsea, while referees were getting stick for not coming down harder on dissent.

Champions League draw — your views

March 14, 2008

Cech prepares for last season’s penalty shoot-out

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Champions League looks great, but there will have been a collective groan from anyone looking ahead to the semi-finals.

Grant can’t match Mourinho at the microphone

March 12, 2008

Grant at a news conferenceIt’s true I had been up half the night worrying about our half-finished loft conversion during the worst gales of the winter but even so I should not have dropped off to sleep during Chelsea coach Avram Grant’s news conference this week.