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Manchester United’s Defense Faces Its Biggest Test Against Manchester City

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Prior to last weekend's showdown at Old Trafford, it wasroundly statedthat Manchester United was going to face its biggest challenge of the new campaign when Louis van Gaal's side matched up with league leading Chelsea.

Following the contest,the majority offootball experts agreed that Uniteddisplayed their best performance of the early season by securing a last-minute draw against Jose Mourinho's men.

Man City star Stevan Jovetic says team’s cure is lots of goals over Man Utd

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Manchester City star Stevan Jovetic says his side's cure to their recent troubles is to score lots of goals and beat rivals Manchester United...

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‘Going out of the League Cup’ could be blessing in disguise for Man City, says ex-Arsenal star Martin Keown

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Going out of the League Cup to Newcastle could be a blessing in disguise for Manchester City as it will allow them to focus on the Premier League,...

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NBC Sets Record for Most-Watched Premier League Game On Network

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Sunday's game between Manchester United and Chelsea set a NBC record for the most-viewed Premier League match across NBC Sports since the broadcaster began televising the Premier League in 2013.

The game was viewed by an average audience of 1.29 million people, which was greater than the previous record set on February 8 when 1.

‘Man Utd have shown they can compete with Man City’ says Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher

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Manchester United have shown they can compete with Manchester City this weekend after their display against Premier League leaders Chelsea on Sunday....

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From Germany: Manchester United plot move for £26m Arsenal target

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From Germany: Manchester United plot move for £26m Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

German newspaper Bild have covered a transfer rumour today where they report Premier League giants Manchester United are plotting a sensational move for Schalke 04 defenderBenedikt Höwedes.

Chelsea close to signing £23m Manchester United target, truth behind the story

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Chelsea close to signing £23m Manchester United target, truth behind the story - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

For the past few months, we've found that British tabloid The Metro are using an intelligent ploy to fetch more hits from their articles. Knowing that using other tabloids as source could be a put off among the readers, they're going for a more authentic route, that is finding the story from the point of origination.

Why Didier Drogba Is More Important For Chelsea This Season Than We Thought.

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Why Didier Drogba Is More Important For Chelsea This Season Than We Thought. - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Didier Drogba's return to Chelsea in the summer was more about romance and fairytales than football. That's what most people believed, at least. The club legend, now 36, could surely not offer too much on the pitch.

Carefree Blues Podcast – Episode 5

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Carefree Blues Podcast Episode 5 Under the weather, both myself and Chelsea Football Club lately. Lots of stuff going on, from set piece frustration, to conceding on the road, to injuries to key players. Amadi and I discuss those in today's episode! If you like this podcast please subscribe,..

‘Struggling’ ex-Chelsea and Arsenal star Ashley Cole needs time at Roma

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Former Roma defender Vincent Candela has insisted that struggling Ashley Cole will prove his worth to the Serie A club after a difficult start to...

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Bayern Munich openly declare interest in Man U, Chelsea and Liverpool target Marco Reus

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Bayern Munich have once again risked the wrath of Borussia Dortmund by declaring their plan to sign Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool target...

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Ex-Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti slates Sepp Blatter over ex-Man U star Cristiano Ronaldo

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Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has slated Fifa president Sepp Blatter following comments he made over former Manchester United star Cristiano...

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Man Utd starlet James Wilson ready to grasp opportunity

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Manchester United starlet James Wilson says he is ready to grab the opportunity to show his worth to boss Louis van Gaal. The 18-year-old, who...

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Manchester United plot shock move for £35k-per-week star, full story

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Manchester United plot shock move for £35k-per-week star, full story - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Much has been written about Manchester United's shaky defensive set up, but Louis van Gaal has been really unlucky with injuries. Three central defenders Jones, Evans and Smalling have spent most of the time on treatment room which has made the task even harder for the Dutchman.

Under fire ex-Spurs star Gareth Bale defended by ex-Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti

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Under fire former Tottenham star Gareth Bale has once again received support from his Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti who says people have short...

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Premier League Tactics Corner; Analyzing Cesc Fabregas As A Defensive Asset For Chelsea

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It's August 30, 2014 in the 69th minute of a match between Chelsea and Everton. Steven Naismith has halved the Blues' lead with a goal and it is all Cesc Fabregas' fault.

But why is it his fault? Why do we blame the man who has set up so many goals for this team for the one that nearly opens this match wide open?

Man Utd prepare bid for ex-Chelsea and Arsenal ace Ashley cole

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Manchester United are reportedly preparing a surprise January move for ex-Chelsea and Arsenal star Ashley Cole with the defender keen to end...

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Chelsea linked with Barcelona’s ex-Man Utd defender Gerard Pique

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Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique is a £24m transfer target for Chelsea, according to reports in Spain. The 27-year-old is being lined up as a...

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QPR

Preview: Chelsea vs QPR

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Chelsea will be looking to return to winning ways when they welcome west London rivals Queens Park Rangers on Saturday. Former Chelsea winger Shaun...

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Videos: Chelsea play basketball in training ahead of QPR clash

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Chelsea have been training at Cobham today ahead of their game against west London neighbours Queens Park Rangers. We're not saying that Jose...

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Kurt Zouma

‘I’m happy to learn from captain john Terry’ says Chelsea starlet Kurt Zouma

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Chelsea starlet Kurt Zouma says he is happy to learn from captain John Terry as he seeks to hone his game and force his way into the reckoning of...

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Chelsea to raid Barcelona AGAIN??

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According to various reports in the last few days, Chelsea are preparing to raid Barcelona again and this time to place a bid of around £24m for defender Gerard Pique. I am wondering how you feel about these reports?

If it's true, then you would have to believe that Andreas Christensen (after his impressive debut yesterday) would be allowed to leave on loan, which is a shame.

Diego Costa

PHOTO: Diego Costa returns to training ahead of Chelsea’s clash against QPR

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PHOTO: Diego Costa returns to training ahead of Chelsea's clash against QPR - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea have been handed a massive boost after star striker Diego Costa was spotted during the training sessions on Thursday.

The Spain international has been on the sidelines after the international break earlier in October as he missed the west London club's fixtures against Crystal Palace, Maribor, Manchester United and Shrewsbury Town.

Photo: There’s nothing wrong with Chelsea striker Diego Costa’s hamstring

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Diego Costa in training earlier. #CFC #Chelsea A photo posted by Chelsea FC Official (@chelseafc) on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:15am PDT Any...

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Spain doctor: Diego Costa was fine when we sent him back to Chelsea

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The doctor of Spain's national team has rejected Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's claims that Diego Costa picked up his latest hamstring...

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National team coach will be “stubbon” over Chelsea star

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National team coach will be "stubbon" over Chelsea star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Spain national team head coach Vicente del Bosque says he will be "stubborn" when it comes to calling up Chelsea striker Diego Costa for international duty.

Chelsea manager José Mourinho has blamed the Spanish coach for his striker's continued injury problems.

Photo + Video: Diego Costa returns to Chelsea training

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Photo + Video: Diego Costa returns to Chelsea training - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Finally, there is some good news for Chelsea fans. Striker Diego Costa has returned to training and is expected to available in the Blues' weekend encounter against Queens Park rangers in the Premier League.

Arsenal

Chelsea vs Arsenal (2-0) 05.10.14 | EPL Football Match Preview and Predictions

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho dismissed as ‘translator’ by Raymond Domenech, ex-Arsenal star Thierry Henry praised

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Former France manager Raymond Domenech has hit out at Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho in his new book. Domenech harks back to Mourinho's beginnings...

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Arsene Wenger agrees for ex-Chelsea coach Paul Clement to replace him as boss

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Arsene Wenger has reportedly backed plans for former Chelsea coach Paul Clement to replace him as Arsenal manager at the end of next season. Clement,...

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Arsenal in talks to land Chelsea target Stephan Lichtsteiner

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Arsenal are reportedly in talks over a January deal for Chelsea target Stephan Lichtsteiner – but face a battle with his club Juventus keen to keep...

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, Chelsea’s John Terry and Spurs’ Andros Townsend voice Tube announcements

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger leads a series of London football personalities who are providing Tube announcements this week. The Gunners boss will...

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Capital One Cup

Capital One Cup Quarter-Final Draw Unveiled; Underdogs Face Premier League Teams

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The Capital One Cup quarter-final draw washeld following the completion of the Newcastle United's 2-0 victory over title-holders Manchester City.

The standout tie will be Championship side AFC Bournemouth hosting Premier league giants Liverpool. The Cherries got to thelast-eightof the competition for the first time in club history by beating West Brom 2-1 on Tuesday night.

GIF: Chelsea’s Mohamed Salah puts a shot out for a throw in

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho criticised some of his fringe players for not doing enough to force their way into his plans during last night's...

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Video: Jose Mourinho praises Chelsea’s professionalism vs Shrewsbury

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho praised his side's professionalism after they beat Shrewsbury in last night's Capital One Cup clash. The...

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Transfer News and Gossip

Five Chelsea transfer targets for January

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Things are going just about as well as could be hoped for Jose Mourinho so far this season. His summer business has been a huge success, with the...

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Chelsea and Everton ‘scout Rennes striker Paul-Georges Ntep’

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Premier League duo Chelsea and Everton both had scouts watching Rennes forward Paul-George Ntep at the weekend, according to reports. Both clubs...

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The Rest

Mohamed Salah - Down on confidence and a shadow of that bloke at Basel.

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After his performance against Shrewsbury the other night and subsequent quotes from Jose Mourinho after the game, we are all wondering if Mohamed Salah has a future at Chelsea.

The whole situation in my view for Salah at the moment is that it's very sad and does not seem to working out for him.

Analyzing Who Should Have Made The Ballon d’Or Candidates Shortlist

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FIFA's annual Ballon d'Or shortlist inevitably divides opinion. From the widespread disgust that Wesley Sneijder didn't receive the award for his outstanding 2010 campaign, where he led his club side, Internazionale, to Champions League glory and then his national side, the Netherlands, to the World Cup final, right through to the annual battle for the award between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, there have been a lot of controversial choices down the years.

‘Didier Drogba back to form that won Champions League’, says Chelsea’s Gary Cahill

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Didier Drogba is back to the form that won Chelsea the Champions League in 2012, according to team-mate Gary Cahill. The powering centre-forward has...

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