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  1. Juan Roman Riquelme the last great leader of Argentine football

    Alejandro Caravario


    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2015
  2. Roman Abramovich would welcome Frank Lampard Chelsea return

    ESPN staff

    Chelsea news

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  3. Torres' English exploits leave behind pair of legacies

    Richard Jolly

    It was a moment to illustrate the different generations at Stamford Bridge. After Sunday's 0-0 draw with Norwich, Tomas Kalas, a veteran of one league start, was asked to take on the duties of photographer by his elders. The core four of the Roman Ab...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  4. Liverpool should still expect a strong Chelsea

    David Usher

    Jose Mourinho caused something of a stir this week when he revealed that he would be asking Roman Abramovich for permission to "play the kids" at Anfield against Liverpool this Sunday. It could all be yet more tedious mind games of course, and few on...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  5. New stadium full of features Roma fans will love

    Julian De Martinis

    Roma's stadium unveiling on Wednesday was announced days ago, but there was perhaps no better way to usher it in than on the back of a late winner from a Roman born and bred, Alessandro Florenzi. No matter what the result against Torino, however, ...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  6. Matic the key for Chelsea down the stretch

    Mark Worrall

    From the minute Jose Mourinho sat himself down once more in the Stamford Bridge hot seat, Chelsea were considered by many to be favourites for the 2014 Premier League title. The Portuguese had the pedigree to make an immediate impact and after a bitt...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  7. Mourinho's master plan?

    Iain Macintosh

    In the days that followed Jose Mourinho's unfortunately public assessment of his strikers, the eyebrows of the cynical arched slightly. Really? Would a man that savvy and that experienced really be daft enough to forget the golden rule of broadcas...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  8. Making History, Not Reliving It -- a decade of Roman's rule at Ch...

    Mark Worrall

    In 80 million pounds of debt and with financial meltdown a matter of weeks away, in July 2003 Chelsea Football Club were saved from almost certain penury by Roman Abramovich, a reclusive young billionaire that few people outside his native Russia had...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  9. PSG stand Valenciennes up on Valentine's Day

    Jonathan Johnson

    Paris Saint-Germain left Valenciennes broken-hearted on Valentine's Day as the French champions eased to a 3-0 win at the Parc des Princes to move themselves a provisional eight points clear at the top of Ligue 1. It was not a game for football roman...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  10. Mourinho the master of his own destiny

    Mark Worrall

    As Jose Mourinho sets about devising a new blueprint for success at Stamford Bridge, it has been interesting to see that so far this season it appears to be "his" masterplan being implemented and not that of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and his adv...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  11. Vitesse Arnhem's use of loans rocks the Eredivisie

    Mo Moallim

    Editor's Note: This piece was edited after publication to add proper attribution to some of the reporting. "No bridge too far" is a saying that the people of Arnhem, situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands, know all too well. The maxim -- ...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  12. Chelsea may be frustrating, but not boring

    Phil Lythell

    Chelsea have always been a team that professional observers and rival fans have loved to slap a derogatory label upon. Rewind 30 years and Chelsea were synonymous with hooliganism as far as the press were concerned. Upon Roman Abramovich's purchas...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  13. Seven questions raised by the Prem's holiday period

    Roger Bennett

    For fans of the Premier League, the holiday period is a sporting orgy in which leaden-legged players trudge through four games in eleven days, while we gawk at their straining limbs like Roman crowds screaming in the Coliseum, or oligarchs distracted...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  14. The five events that shaped Chelsea's 2013

    Phil Lythell

    Chelsea still have one more fixture to negotiate before the advent of the New Year -- a top-four clash on Sunday with old foes Liverpool, no less -- but whatever the result it will not change the fact that 2013 has been yet another roller-coaster yea...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  15. Spurs' stability of recent years offers Liverpool motivation

    Kristian Walsh

    Robbie Keane, Aaron Lennon, Luka Modric, Charlie Adam, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Sebastien Bassong, Rafael van der Vaart, Gareth Bale, Martin Skrtel, Roman Pavyluchenko. This is not the second verse to a Billy Joel song, no matter how melodic it sounde...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  16. What will Mourinho do when transfer window opens in January?

    Mark Worrall

    The January transfer window will be flung open once more in about six weeks, and Chelsea supporters nonplussed by the latest unwanted break in Premier League action have been contemplating whom Blues manager Jose Mourinho might be considering bringin...

    Blog | November 15, 2013