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Chelsea’s Conte says life must go on despite Manchester attack

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack on Friday, but said it should not change the way people go about their lives.

Saturday’s FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley will take place amid heightened security measures after 22 people were killed by a suicide bomber following an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday.

After title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup

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West Bromwich (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Even as he nursed a thick lip and lamented his sodden suit amid the mayhem of Chelsea’s Premier League title celebrations, Antonio Conte was already targeting his next trophy bid.

The Chelsea manager said his players should enjoy the success they clinched with a 1-0 win at West Bromwich Albion on Friday to give him glory in his first season in charge.

After title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup

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West Bromwich (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Even as he nursed a thick lip and lamented his sodden suit amid the mayhem of Chelsea’s Premier League title celebrations, Antonio Conte was already targeting his next trophy bid.

The Chelsea manager said his players should enjoy the success they clinched with a 1-0 win at West Bromwich Albion on Friday to give him glory in his first season in charge.

Guardiola rejects Neville’s Man City criticism

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has declared that he will never turn his Manchester City team into an over-physical side to try to win the Premier League title.

Chelsea have won the title with a more robust style under coach Antonio Conte, but Guardiola intends to stick to his principles of fast, possession-based football.

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Conte in crosshairs for England’s mighty managers

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London (AFP) – Left in the starting blocks by Chelsea’s Antonio Conte this season, the Premier League’s all-star cast of super managers will be desperate to hit the ground running in 2017-18.

The 2016-17 title race was billed in some quarters as a shootout between Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United, with Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool and Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal heading the chasing pack.

Conte in crosshairs for England’s mighty managers

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London (AFP) – Left in the starting blocks by Chelsea’s Antonio Conte this season, the Premier League’s all-star cast of super managers will be desperate to hit the ground running in 2017-18.

The 2016-17 title race was billed in some quarters as a shootout between Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United, with Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool and Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal heading the chasing pack.

Conte sets Chelsea’s sights on league-cup double

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has immediately turned his attention to matching fellow Italian Carlo Ancelotti by winning the ‘Double’ in England after his record-breaking team were presented with the Premier League trophy at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

The west London club, crowned champions of England for the sixth time in their history, enjoyed a party after two goals from substitute Michy Batshuayi and strikes from Willian, Eden Hazard and Pedro saw them come from 1-0 down to beat Sunderland 5-1 on an emotionally-charged last day of the Premier League season.

Conte sets Chelsea’s sights on league-cup double

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has immediately turned his attention to matching fellow Italian Carlo Ancelotti by winning the ‘Double’ in England after his record-breaking team were presented with the Premier League trophy at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

The west London club, crowned champions of England for the sixth time in their history, enjoyed a party after two goals from substitute Michy Batshuayi and strikes from Willian, Eden Hazard and Pedro saw them come from 1-0 down to beat Sunderland 5-1 on an emotionally-charged last day of the Premier League season.

Champs Chelsea savour title festivities

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London (AFP) – Chelsea’s extended victory parade will reach a climax with the trophy presentation when Sunderland arrive at the home of the Premier League champions on Sunday.

Having wrapped up the title with two games to go, Antonio Conte’s side have been able to see out the season in comfort, although Monday’s 4-3 victory over Watford confirmed they were certainly not running down the campaign quietly.

Chelsea boss Conte plans fitting farewell for ‘champion’ Terry

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte is planning a fitting farewell for John Terry as the Chelsea legend prepares for his Stamford Bridge send-off against Sunderland on Sunday.

Terry will leave Chelsea at the end of this season and his last appearance at Stamford Bridge, in a blue shirt at least, promises to be an emotional experience for the defender.

Chelsea boss Conte plans fitting farewell for ‘champion’ Terry

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte is planning a fitting farewell for John Terry as the Chelsea legend prepares for his Stamford Bridge send-off against Sunderland on Sunday.

Terry will leave Chelsea at the end of this season and his last appearance at Stamford Bridge, in a blue shirt at least, promises to be an emotional experience for the defender.

Chelsea: Antonio Conte Becomes First Manager To Land His Own Twitter Emoji

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In the wake of Chelsea's title win, Antonio Conte has been bestowed with the highest honour his profession has to offer.

Indeed, as of today, the Blues boss has been given his very own Twitter emoji, la Paul Pogba before him.

Basically, whenever anybody tweets #ChelseaChampions, a little image of Conte in his trademark celebratory pose will appear.

RUMOUR: Two high profile European Midfielders linked with a move to Chelsea.

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Chelsea have a reported £200m war chest to spend this summer and Antonio Conte has identified Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko and PSG's Marco Verratti as prime targets to play next to N'Golo Kante next season.


According to this exclusive report in The Telegraph, Chelsea have stepped up their efforts to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco for a reported fee of 50m Euros (£42.

Conte expects Chelsea great Terry to play on

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte expects departing captain John Terry to play beyond the end of the season, despite the former England centre-back hinting he may retire.

Speaking after scoring in Chelsea’s 4-3 victory over Watford on Monday, their first outing since winning the Premier League, Terry said: “I still haven’t ruled out Sunday being my last game and retiring.

Chelsea: Blues Celebrate Title Triumph With Eventful 4-3 Win Against Watford (Video)

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With the Premier League title already sewn up, Antonio Conte decided to give a number of his regulars a break on Monday night, making nine changes ahead of their home clash with Watford.

Despite the celebratory mood around Stamford Bridge and the usual guard of honour from the Watford players, the game was anything but an anti-climax, with seven goals scoredon an unpredictable night in west London.

Chelsea’s Luiz makes no secret of Double dream

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London (AFP) – Chelsea defender David Luiz accepted he would be a “liar” to say he was ignoring the prospect of winning a Premier League and FA Cup ‘Double’ with the Blues.

The Blues are already halfway to that achievement after wrapping up the Premier League title ahead of their FA Cup final against London rivals Arsenal on May 27.

Chelsea’s Luiz makes no secret of Double dream

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London (AFP) – Chelsea defender David Luiz accepted he would be a “liar” to say he was ignoring the prospect of winning a Premier League and FA Cup ‘Double’ with the Blues.

The Blues are already halfway to that achievement after wrapping up the Premier League title ahead of their FA Cup final against London rivals Arsenal on May 27.

Chelsea’s Premier League title-winner Batshuayi eyes Watford reward

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London (AFP) – Scorer of the goal that won Chelsea the title, Michy Batshuayi will hope to make his first Premier League start for the club in Monday’s home game with Watford.

The Belgium striker came off the bench to score the decisive goal in Friday’s 1-0 win at West Bromwich Albion, which confirmed Chelsea as champions.

After Premier League title, Chelsea’s Conte sets sights on FA Cup

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West Bromwich (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Even as he nursed a thick lip and lamented his sodden suit amid the mayhem of Chelsea’s Premier League title celebrations, Antonio Conte was already targeting his next trophy bid.

The Chelsea manager said his players should enjoy the success they clinched with a 1-0 win at West Bromwich Albion on Friday to give him glory in his first season in charge.

Chelsea: Diego Costa Celebrates Title Win In Style, By Massaging John Terry’s Gonads And Washing His Own Face With Lucozade (Videos)

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As you may have heard, Chelsea tied up the Premier League title with a 1-0 win over West Brom at the Hawthorns last night.

The final whistle was greeted with mass pandemonium as Antonio Conte and his battle-weary charges celebrated their momentous achievement.

Central to the chaos, as ever, was Diego Costa, who appeared to fully take leave of his senses in the aftermath of the victory.

Chelsea: Champions Of England

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Chelsea are once again Premier League champions, for the fifth time in the last 12 years after beating West Brom 1-0 on Friday thanks to a 82 minute winner from substitute Michy Batshuayi.

Still two games to play for Chelsea, but they can't be caught now. They can still reach 93 points if they win their final two games and that would be the second-highest points total in Premier League history after Chelsea in 2004/05.

‘It’s Nothing Short Of Embarrassing’ – Roy Keane Shares Thoughts On Jose Mourinho’s First Season With Man Utd

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If you can fathom such a thing, Roy Keane has delivered a terse, negative assessment of Jose Mourinho's first season in charge of Manchester United.

With United sixth in the Premier League, some 19 points behind champions-elect Chelsea and almost solely reliant on winning the Europa League to qualify for the Champions League next year, Keane has written off Mourinho's debut campaign as "nothing short of embarrassing.

Courtois relishing prospect of title after Chelsea woes

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London (AFP) – Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois reckons winning the Premier League title with Chelsea this season will be all the sweeter after their struggles last term.

The Blues were crowned champions of England in the 2014/15 season only to suffer a dramatic slump in form the following season that led to the sacking of manager Jose Mourinho.

Courtois relishing prospect of title after Chelsea woes

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London (AFP) – Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois reckons winning the Premier League title with Chelsea this season will be all the sweeter after their struggles last term.

The Blues were crowned champions of England in the 2014/15 season only to suffer a dramatic slump in form the following season that led to the sacking of manager Jose Mourinho.

Chelsea Move To Within Three Points Of Premier League Title While Relegating Middlesbrough In One Fell Swoop (Photos & Video)

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Chelsea strode to within three points of clinching their fifth Premier League title with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Middlesbrough on Monday evening.

The result was also enough to see Boro's relegation confirmed, though it feels like it's been months in the offing now.

The home sidewere buoyant from the off, with goals from Diego Costa (23′), Marco Alonso (34′) and Nemanja Matic (65′) proving more than enough to consign Steve Agnew's waning side to their fate.

Chelsea Now Days Away From Lifting Title

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has challenged his players to finish the job after they moved to the brink of Premier League glory.

The Blues powered past Middlesbrough — condemning them to relegation — and moved within touching distance of regaining the title. Victory over West Brom on Friday will clinch Chelsea's fifth title in the Premier League era.

‘Stay Out Of My Business, Okay?’ – Romelu Lukaku Reacts To Spurious Tabloid Transfer Rumour Linking Him With Chelsea And Man Utd

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Romelu Lukaku has taken the unusual step of publicly rubbishing a tabloid transfer rumour linking him with a summer move to Manchester United.

The Sun ran with the supposed news that the Everton striker had privately decided against a returnto Chelsea as he didn't want to be "lumbered with defensive responsibilities" underAntonio Conte's system, ergo leaving United as his preferred destination because they're playing such energetic, dynamic, free-wheeling football at the moment.

Chelsea v Middlesborough: Chelsea's chance to take one giant step towards the Premier League title.

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Tonight, Antonio Conte's Chelsea team can take a massive step towards the Premier League title with a victory over Middlesborough and extending their lead at the top to seven points with three games to go.

Tottenham's defeat to West Ham on Friday night as Tottenham headed into the game in good form in the League and a Manager who liked to re-iterate that his team was ready to win the league, to wait for Chelsea to make a mistake and that they would close the gap to a single point by the time we would have woken up on Saturday morning.

Hardline Conte tells Chelsea to go for the kill

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte is on the verge of winning the Premier League in his first season at Chelsea and the uncompromising Italian has challenged his players to now go in for the kill.

Buoyed by second-placed Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat West Ham on Friday, Conte’s side host Middlesbrough on Monday knowing they need six points from their last four games to be crowned champions.

Hardline Conte tells Chelsea to go for the kill

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte is on the verge of winning the Premier League in his first season at Chelsea and the uncompromising Italian has challenged his players to now go in for the kill.

Buoyed by second-placed Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat West Ham on Friday, Conte’s side host Middlesbrough on Monday knowing they need six points from their last four games to be crowned champions.

Lanzini leaves Spurs’ title bid in tatters

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London (AFP) – Manuel Lanzini left Tottenham’s Premier League title challenge in tatters as the West Ham forward sealed a 1-0 win that put Chelsea within touching distance of being crowned champions.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side paid the price for a lethargic display at the London Stadium and Lanzini’s second half strike may well have ended their hopes of winning the title for the first time since 1961.

Lanzini leaves Spurs’ title bid in tatters

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London (AFP) – Manuel Lanzini left Tottenham’s Premier League title challenge in tatters as the West Ham forward sealed a 1-0 win that put Chelsea within touching distance of being crowned champions.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side paid the price for a lethargic display at the London Stadium and Lanzini’s second half strike may well have ended their hopes of winning the title for the first time since 1961.

Costa should ignore China talk, says Chelsea boss Conte

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte has warned Diego Costa to ignore speculation about a potential move to the lucrative Chinese Super League and focus on firing Chelsea to the Premier League title.

Reports this week claimed Tianjin Quanjian had agreed a deal with the Premier League leaders to sign the volatile Spain striker.

Conte warns Chelsea against complacency

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Liverpool (AFP) – Antonio Conte warned Chelsea not to take the Premier League title for granted after the leaders cleared a major hurdle with a 3-0 win at Everton.

Conte’s side consolidated their position on top of the table thanks to a steely display at Goodison Park on Sunday, but second placed Tottenham remain hot on their heels.

Conte warns Chelsea against complacency

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Liverpool (AFP) – Antonio Conte warned Chelsea not to take the Premier League title for granted after the leaders cleared a major hurdle with a 3-0 win at Everton.

Conte’s side consolidated their position on top of the table thanks to a steely display at Goodison Park on Sunday, but second placed Tottenham remain hot on their heels.

Pedro gem moves clinical Chelsea closer to title

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London (AFP) – Pedro’s sublime strike fired Chelsea a step closer to the Premier League title as the ruthless leaders swept to a 3-0 win at Everton on Sunday.

Antonio Conte’s side had to work hard to break down Everton’s stubborn resistence, but Pedro’s majestic second-half goal put Chelsea on course for a fourth win in their last five league games.

Pedro gem moves clinical Chelsea closer to title

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London (AFP) – Pedro’s sublime strike fired Chelsea a step closer to the Premier League title as the ruthless leaders swept to a 3-0 win at Everton on Sunday.

Antonio Conte’s side had to work hard to break down Everton’s stubborn resistence, but Pedro’s majestic second-half goal put Chelsea on course for a fourth win in their last five league games.

Everton vs Chelsea: Another step towards the title for Antonio Conte?

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Antonio Conte takes his Chelsea side up to Goodison Park in the early afternoon kick off and it's another chance for Chelsea to take three massive points and increase the pressure on Tottenham ahead of their North London derby against Arsenal.
With just five games to go and a four-point lead, a victory this afternoon would surely strengthen Chelsea's grip on the title.

Chelsea and Spurs face stern title tests

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte will hope Diego Costa justifies his faith in having him rather than Everton’s Romelu Lukaku as his main striker and deliver another three points in Chelsea’s chase for the title on Sunday.

Chelsea face their biggest challenge in their remaining five matches at Everton, who are on a run of eight successive home victories.

Chelsea and Spurs face stern title tests

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte will hope Diego Costa justifies his faith in having him rather than Everton’s Romelu Lukaku as his main striker and deliver another three points in Chelsea’s chase for the title on Sunday.

Chelsea face their biggest challenge in their remaining five matches at Everton, who are on a run of eight successive home victories.