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  1. January window: Time to place bets on youth

    Christopher Atkins

    The winter transfer window greatly divides opinion. "The players we would like to bring in are probably not available in January," was the view of David Moyes this weekend, while it is only too common to hear that "there is no value in the market" at...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
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  3. Chelsea ease through with victory over Bucharest

    Mark Worrall

    Chelsea qualified for the knockout phase of this season's Champions League competition as winners of Group E with an underwhelming 1-0 victory over Steaua Bucharest. With the Blues having taken the lead as early as the 10th minute when a Willian c...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  4. Top spot the motivation for Chelsea against Steaua

    Phil Lythell

    When Chelsea take the field against Steaua Bucharest on Wednesday evening the equation for them is simple: win the game and they will finish top of Group E and seeded in the first knockout round in the New Year - Report: Mourinho plays down Euro c...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  5. Mourinho's latest excuses mask strategic shortcomings

    Mark Worrall

    The biggest irony on a night when Chelsea contrived to put on one of their most limp displays in over a decade of Champions League football in losing to Basel was that because of the Steaua-Schalke 0-0 draw in Bucharest, the Blues -- by a strange qui...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  6. Lukaku loan is Everton's gain

    John Brewin

    Bucharest, Monday evening, and Jose Mourinho abruptly takes his leave of a news conference. "You have spoken about [Juan] Mata for three weeks," he says. "Now you're asking about Kevin [De Bruyne]. You are impressed with the players who are not pl...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  7. Mourinho faced with Mata-Oscar conundrum

    Phil Lythell

    As if anybody needed reminding of his enduring class, Juan Mata exhibited just why he is so highly regarded by Chelsea supporters and English football observers in general Tuesday against Steaua Bucharest. But as gratifying as it was to see the Blues...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  8. Schurrle set to shine as Chelseas attacking options narrow

    Mark Worrall

    Perhaps the most gratifying feature of Chelsea's comfortable win over Champions League Group E whipping boys Steaua Bucharest was the impressive performance of GBP;18 million summer signing Andre Schurrle. Having been on the Blues' wish list for a co...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  9. Football GIF: John Terry and David Luiz are perfectly synchronise...

    Chris Wright

    They say the best central defensive partnerships work telepathically and if this little snippet of footage from Tuesday night's Champions League tie against Steaua Bucharest is anything to go by, then John Terry and David Luiz's relationship is almos...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  10. Schurrle and Mata ensure Chelsea reign in Romania

    Phil Lythell

    Chelsea put in a fantastic away performance as they cruised past Steaua Bucharest 4-0. The win gets the Blues' Champions League campaign back on track after having been stunned by FC Basel on Matchday One, and the prospect of not just qualifying for ...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  11. Transfer news LIVE: AVB turns focus to Chiriches

    ESPN staff

    23.00 BST: That's it for another day of transfer deals and rumours. Be back here tomorrow for another jam-packed edition of On The Move. 22.13 BST: Here's the latest from the Observer on Cristiano Ronaldo's future: "Ronaldo has told Manchester Un...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  12. Steaua Bucharest owner Gigi Becali rejects Tottenhams bid for Vl...

    Chris Wright

    There are many, many reasons why clubs pull the plug on transfer deals: medicals showing up knee joints held together by elastic bands and parcel tape, agents angling for enormous cuts, dodgy clauses being bandied around, having to eat a sheep's test...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  13. Hazard and Chelsea give West Ham a footballing lesson

    Phil Lythell

    The 2-0 hammering handed to West Ham was the perfect end to a good week for Chelsea. The exhilarating comeback at Manchester United last Sunday was augmented by a less convincing but equally enthralling win over Steaua Bucharest on Thursday. Compl...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  14. Torres books quarter-final berth as Rafa has last laugh

    Dominic Raynor

    A potential fixture pile up of three games in six days over Easter and the fact that besieged interim manager Rafael Benitez dared show a sense of humour to joke that he'd probably get the blame for that, too, dominated the headlines before Chelsea's...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  15. Lifeless Chelsea stumble against Steaua

    Phil Lythell

    One of the many trials of being a football fan is that you have to endure whatever garbage your team churns out and accept it as part of the emotional contract you have drawn up with your club. You must persist through the torture, unable to leave yo...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  16. Rapid Bucharest sack every single foreign player by email to cut ...

    Chris Wright

    Either they're taking the term 'January sales' ridiculously seriously or things really are tight at Rapid Bucharest at the moment. Having recently filed for insolvency over significant amounts of debt, the Romanian club have hatched an ingenious p...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  17. Video: Angry Romanian mom halts play, threatens to kill player wh...

    Chris Wright

    An angry mother forced a stoppage during the feisty Bucharest derby between Steaua and Rapid's U19 sides recently after she went on the warpath and had to be physically restrained from pouncing upon - and threatening to kill if our conversational Rom...

    Blog | December 03, 2012