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Petr Cech’s Chelsea future in balance after Thibaut Courtois starts – The Guardian


The Guardian

Petr Cech's Chelsea future in balance after Thibaut Courtois starts
The Guardian
Petr Cech remains in the dark over his immediate future at Chelsea as he confronts life as a second-choice at the London club, with Thibaut Courtois the manager's preferred goalkeeper for the start of the Premier League season. The veteran, who has …
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's signing of Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona is Telegraph.co.uk
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech will admire Thibaut Courtois… but the Blues Daily Mail
Jose Mourinho wants substitute Petr Cech to stay at ChelseaBBC Sport
Mirror.co.uk -Express.co.uk -Sports Mole
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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 8:05 am

José Mourinho: Barcelona misused Cesc Fábregas but Chelsea won’t – The Guardian


José Mourinho: Barcelona misused Cesc Fábregas but Chelsea won't
The Guardian
The £30m signing shone on his first Premier League start for Chelsea as Burnley were beaten 3-1 at Turf Moor with goals from his fellow debutant Diego Costa, Andre Schürrle and Branislav Ivanovic. Mourinho also gave a first Premier League start to the …

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 10:21 pm

Diego Costa and Cesc Fábregas start a Spanish revolution at Chelsea – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

Diego Costa and Cesc Fábregas start a Spanish revolution at Chelsea
The Guardian (blog)
All eras close yet even by the unsentimental standards of the Premier League the end of Petr Cech's reign as Chelsea's undisputed No1 served as a brutal act. Thank you and goodbye appeared the message from José Mourinho at Turf Moor to a foundation …

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 6:58 pm

Five Chelsea talking points from their victory at Burnley – The Guardian


The Guardian

Five Chelsea talking points from their victory at Burnley
The Guardian
Chelsea's Cesc Fábregas set up his side's second goal of the game against Burnley on Monday Chelsea's Cesc Fábregas set up his side's second goal against Burnley on Monday night. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images …

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 2:12 pm

Burnley 1-3 Chelsea: Diego Costa, Andre Schurrle and Branislav Ivanovic goals … – Daily Mail


Burnley 1-3 Chelsea: Diego Costa, Andre Schurrle and Branislav Ivanovic goals
Daily Mail
Some will cite the financial gulf between the teams, others the technical divide, but the bottom line problem for Burnley on Monday night was that they had not seen anything like this. There were moments, the second goal in particular, when Chelsea

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 12:33 pm

Burnley 1 Chelsea 3: Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas inspire Jose Mourinho’s … – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Burnley 1 Chelsea 3: Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas inspire Jose Mourinho's
Telegraph.co.uk
As Chelsea waved a banner reading “Cesc is blue”, the Spaniard graced central midfield, alongside Nemanja Matic but with licence to roam forward. He kept taking the ball on the half-turn, always happy to take possession when under pressure, slipping …

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 9:54 am

Premier League: Burnley v Chelsea – in pictures – The Guardian


Premier League: Burnley v Chelsea – in pictures
The Guardian
On 17 August 2013, Burnley were at home to Yeovil Town. A year on, they host Chelsea in the Premier League. Here, fans arrive early at Turf Moor for their first match back in the top flight. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty The team news is in and

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 8:00 am

Monday Night Football analysis: Man City and Chelsea have power to win title – SkySports


Evening Standard

Monday Night Football analysis: Man City and Chelsea have power to win title
SkySports
Arsenal and Liverpool won't be able to cope with the power of Manchester City and Chelsea this season. That was the verdict of the Monday Night Football experts after the opening round of Premier League fixtures in which all of last season's top four
Jamie Carragher: Chelsea and Manchester City have key 'power and strength HITC
Patrick Barclay: Chelsea and Manchester City look a division above Arsenal and Evening Standard
Betting: Chelsea get off to a flyer as Fabregas's odds slashed for Player of Goal.com
New York Times
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Posted on 19 August 2014 | 7:19 am

Cesc Fabregas shines for Chelsea and bursts Burnley’s bubble in Premier … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Cesc Fabregas shines for Chelsea and bursts Burnley's bubble in Premier
Daily Mail
And that, of course, is why Fabregas – 27 now – considered a move to Manchester United last summer and finds himself at the heart of Jose Mourinho's evolving midfield at Chelsea. They may never forgive him at Arsenal. At Chelsea, meanwhile, they will …

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 12:13 am

Burnley 1 Chelsea 3 Premier League – The Guardian


The Guardian

Burnley 1 Chelsea 3 Premier League
The Guardian
Then Chelsea snapped them out of their dreams, ruthlessly and brilliantly. It was pass-them-to-death football during that blitz of retaliatory strikes and, by the time they were done, José Mourinho's team had left the team that came up from the

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 9:08 pm

Chelsea – Yahoo News Search Results

Cesc Fábregas won't help Chelsea in Europe, but will deliver a league title

On Monday, Cesc Fábregas did exactly what Chelsea bought him to do. What Chelsea bought Fábregas to do is beat up on teams like the Clarets, because that's his specialty. At Barcelona, Fábregas racked up huge goal and assist numbers against La Liga's minnows while disappearing in Clásicos and massive Champions League tilts.

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 10:30 am

Soccer-Mourinho hopes Cech stays despite losing Chelsea spot

By Simon Evans BURNLEY, England, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he hoped goalkeeper Petr Cech will stay loyal to the club despite losing the starting spot to Belgian Thibaut Courtois. Courtois, 22, who has returned to Chelsea from a successful loan spell with Atletico Madrid, was Mourinho's choice for the club's Premier League opener on Monday, a 3-1 win at Burnley. Cech …

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 10:42 pm

Chelsea beats Burnley 3-1 in Premier League

Diego Costa scored just 17 minutes into his debut and Cesc Fabregas had two assists as Chelsea opened its Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win Monday at newcomer Burnley. The hosts were given hope of a huge upset when Scott Arfield put Burnley in front in the 14th minute, but it was all Chelsea after that. Costa showed why Chelsea spent $53 million to bring him in from Atletico Madrid when he …

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 10:17 pm

Soccer-Fabregas impresses, Costa scores in Chelsea win

* Chelsea ease to victory after conceding first * Costa equalises on Premier League debut * Fabregas too classy for battling Burnley (Adds quotes) By Simon Evans BURNLEY, England, Aug 18 (Reuters) – New signings Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas made an instant impact for Chelsea as they launched their Premier League title bid with a confident 3-1 win at promoted Burnley on Monday. Former Arsenal …

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 10:12 pm

New signings shine for Chelsea

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said last week his Blues were title contenders in the Premier League. With the amount of money Chelsea continues to spend on players, many would say he was stating the obvious.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 9:50 pm

Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa shine in Chelsea's win against Burnley

Chelsea proved the pundits right tonight, sweeping aside new boys Burnley 3-1 at Turf Moor and cementing their status as the Premier League title favorites in the process. Chelsea scored three times in 17 minutes as Diego Costa, Andre Schurrle and Branislav Ivanovic staged a Cesc Fabregas led clinic at Turf Moor.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 9:14 pm

Burnley vs. Chelsea: Final score 1-3, spectacular display from the Blues

Scott Arfield got Burnley off to a great start with a brilliant goal, but Chelsea's response was swift and ruthless. Chelsea are top of the Premier League table, and they might not venture far from that place for the rest of the season. The Clarets got off to a great start, with Lukas Jutkiewicz finding a shooting opportunity just wide.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 8:52 pm

Burnley vs. Chelsea: Lineups

Three of Chelsea's summer additions get starts as the Blues travel to face Burnley at Turf Moor.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 6:09 pm

Mourinho eyes strong start from improved Chelsea

Jose Mourinho's belief that Chelsea are better equipped to challenge for the Premier League title faces an immediate test when his side travel to Burnley in their season opener on Monday. Last season Blues boss Mourinho maintained Chelsea were not ready to launch a sustained title bid and he was proved right when his players faltered in the final stages and eventually finished third. Key to …

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 3:02 pm

Burnley vs. Chelsea: Preview and TV schedule

Chelsea open their Premier League campaign against newly-promoted Burnley on Monday.This season Chelsea are tipped by many to win the Premier League title for the first time since 2010. Boasting a handful of excellent summer signings and perhaps the best manager in the entire league, they're certainly a strong contender.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 7:52 am