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Mar 10, 2015

PSG are most aggressive team we’ve met – Mourinho

LONDON (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho has accused Paris St Germain of being the most aggressive team his Chelsea side have played all season ahead of their Champions League last 16 return leg on Wednesday.

Mourinho told a news conference that PSG repeatedly fouled his players in the 1-1 first-leg draw in France last month, with Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard their chief target.

Mar 10, 2015

Soccer-PSG are most aggressive team we’ve met – Mourinho

LONDON, March 10 (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho has accused Paris St Germain of being the most aggressive team his Chelsea side have played all season ahead of their Champions League last 16 return leg on Wednesday.

Mourinho told a news conference that PSG repeatedly fouled his players in the 1-1 first-leg draw in France last month, with Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard their chief target.

Mar 10, 2015

Chelsea buzzing ahead of PSG return, says Cahill

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea are brimming with confidence and, fortified by a seven-day break, go into Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 return match as favourites to knock Paris St Germain out for the second season in a row.

Defender Gary Cahill says “there’s a great buzz” around Stamford Bridge after the Londoners followed their 2-0 League Cup final victory over Tottenham Hotspur on March 1 by winning 1-0 at West Ham United in the Premier League three days later.

Mar 10, 2015

Soccer-Chelsea buzzing ahead of PSG return, says Cahill

LONDON, March 10 (Reuters) – Chelsea are brimming with confidence and, fortified by a seven-day break, go into Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 return match as favourites to knock Paris St Germain out for the second season in a row.

Defender Gary Cahill says “there’s a great buzz” around Stamford Bridge after the Londoners followed their 2-0 League Cup final victory over Tottenham Hotspur on March 1 by winning 1-0 at West Ham United in the Premier League three days later.

Mar 5, 2015

Chelsea can sense they are almost there

LONDON (Reuters) – The late American crooner Andy Williams once sang about being ‘almost there’ and about being close to a ‘paradise so rare’ and that is how Chelsea must have felt after their 1-0 victory at West Ham United.

Manager Jose Mourinho strode purposefully on to the pitch at the end of a typically rumbustious London derby on Wednesday night, fist-pumping the air as he celebrated a potentially significant win with each member of his team.

Mar 5, 2015

Soccer-Chelsea can sense they are almost there

LONDON, March 5 (Reuters) – The late American crooner Andy Williams once sang about being ‘almost there’ and about being close to a ‘paradise so rare’ and that is how Chelsea must have felt after their 1-0 victory at West Ham United.

Manager Jose Mourinho strode purposefully on to the pitch at the end of a typically rumbustious London derby on Wednesday night, fist-pumping the air as he celebrated a potentially significant win with each member of his team.

Mar 4, 2015

Wisecracking Mourinho hails ‘great victory’ by Chelsea

LONDON (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho was full of jokes and wisecracks and even lauded the display of referee Andre Marriner after his Chelsea side took another stride towards winning the title with a 1-0 victory at West Ham United on Wednesday.

The Premier League leaders, who have a game in hand, maintained their five-point advantage over second-placed Manchester City after Eden Hazard’s close-range header in the first half proved the difference in a thriller at Upton Park.

Mar 4, 2015

Soccer-Wisecracking Mourinho hails “great victory” by Chelsea

LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho was full of jokes and wisecracks and even lauded the display of referee Andre Marriner after his Chelsea side took another stride towards winning the title with a 1-0 victory at West Ham United on Wednesday.

The Premier League leaders, who have a game in hand, maintained their five-point advantage over second-placed Manchester City after Eden Hazard’s close-range header in the first half proved the difference in a thriller at Upton Park.

Mar 3, 2015

Terry certain to get new Chelsea deal – Mourinho

LONDON (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho has assured Chelsea fans that John Terry, subject of a ‘captain, leader, legend’ banner that is on permanent display at Stamford Bridge, will be at the club next season.

The 34-year-old centre half, who scored the opening goal in Sunday’s 2-0 League Cup final victory over London rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, has a one-year contract that expires at the end of the season.

Mar 3, 2015

Soccer-Terry certain to get new Chelsea deal – Mourinho

LONDON, March 3 (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho has assured Chelsea fans that John Terry, subject of a ‘captain, leader, legend’ banner that is on permanent display at Stamford Bridge, will be at the club next season.

The 34-year-old centre half, who scored the opening goal in Sunday’s 2-0 League Cup final victory over London rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, has a one-year contract that expires at the end of the season.

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