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José Mourinho Has No Use For This Loser's Medal, Or For Arsène Wenger

Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 today to win their second straight Community Shield, and it appears Chelsea manager José Mourinho has about as much use for the match as the rest of us. Here he is avoiding congratulating rival manager Arsène Wenger and then throwing his second-place medal up into the crowd. » 8/02/15 12:55pm Sunday 12:55pm

José Mourinho Is Shitting On Managers Again, Which Means Soccer's Back!

We’ve seen preseason play and preseason brawls, and now that José Mourinho has broken out the ol’ charcoal grill and laid on a couple thick slabs of Arsène Wenger and Manuel Pellegrini tenderloin, the aroma of preseason beef means the Premier League season is just around the corner. » 7/28/15 6:39pm 7/28/15 6:39pm

Eden Hazard Is Showing England What A Great Player Can Look Like

Much of what fuels England’s rabid, explosively celebratory, often masochistic, sometimes even violent devotion to soccer is the country’s unique interpretation of the game. Their love of direct attacks, sliding-karate-kick tackles, and ceaseless running almost compels teams into wide-open matches with acres of space… » 4/07/15 10:20am 4/07/15 10:20am

Katie Holmes Had a Secret Whole Foods Entrance: An Update

Last week, we investigated one of the stranger celebrity conspiracy theories: That Katie Holmes had used a secret entrance to the Whole Foods in Chelsea, Manhattan to evade paparazzi after filing for divorce against Tom Cruise. Over the weekend, we learned something that might unsettle some of our readers: The… » 3/31/15 1:59pm 3/31/15 1:59pm

Did Katie Holmes Have a Secret Entrance to Whole Foods in Chelsea?

In the summer of 2012, shortly after she filed divorce papers to dissolve her marriage to Tom Cruise, the actress Katie Holmes moved into a Manhattan apartment complex called the Chelsea Mercantile. The prewar building has 354 units, a private garage, and, on the street level, a Whole Foods Market, where Holmes began… » 3/27/15 11:16am 3/27/15 11:16am

José Mourinho Gets Philosophical In Rant Directed At Haters In The Media

“The world is a bit strange. Maybe because of diets, and maybe because of the quality of produce we are eating, I think memories are getting shorter,” José Mourinho begins his wild, metaphysical ride that somehow ends with him basically calling certain members of the media jealous cowards.
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PSG Overcome Controversial Red Card, Boot Chelsea From Champions League

Schalke's nearly-heroic comeback yesterday put everyone on upset alert, and on cue, Paris Saint-Germain went and made good on its own upset bid with today's 2-2 draw against Chelsea, knocking the English club out of the Champions league. Despite a questionable red card on Zlatan Ibrahimović early on, PSG fought back… » 3/11/15 7:23pm 3/11/15 7:23pm

Why I Love Coutinho, And How Real Madrid's Slip Gives Us A Great Clásico

With the fireworks of the last few days, it would be natural to look down the sights and champ at how those results set up a couple blockbuster head-to-head matchups in the coming weeks. But let's take a second to look back and appreciate what we saw this weekend, which was magnificent. » 3/02/15 5:20pm 3/02/15 5:20pm

Chelsea To Fans: Guys, Please Don't Be Racist This Weekend

In contrast to the sentiment expressed by some fans in Paris last week, Chelsea feel that, though some of their fans may be racist, that is definitely not the way they like it. In light of this and this weekend's opponent, the club is threatening to come down hard on any supporters caught being racist. » 2/26/15 2:00pm 2/26/15 2:00pm

José Mourinho Comes Up With Novel Way To Criticize Poor Refereeing 

José Mourinho was pretty unhappy with referee Martin Atkinson in Chelsea's draw with relegation threatened Burnley, feeling that there were multiple uncalled penalties for Chelsea, and that Nemanja Matic was sent off unjustly. Not wanting a fine, he restrained himself from blasting the decisions directly, instead… » 2/21/15 12:47pm 2/21/15 12:47pm

Racist Chelsea Fans Stop Black Man From Boarding Train, Chant At Him

The video below was shot at the Richelieu-Drouot station of the Paris Métro today, according to The Guardian, before Chelsea took on Paris Saint-Germain in a Champions League clash at the Parc Des Princes. You can see a black man attempt to board a car that has a bunch of singing Chelsea fans in it, only to have… » 2/17/15 8:09pm 2/17/15 8:09pm

Three Defenders Combine For Game's Nicest Move To Put Chelsea Up On PSG

After a cagey start to today's Champions League headliner—Paris Saint-Germain vs. Chelsea—the Londoners dusted off some of the silky skills they've shown all season. One Blues player collected the ball out wide, sent a peach of a cross into the box, where a teammate deftly flipped it over the defense with the outside… » 2/17/15 3:49pm 2/17/15 3:49pm

Premier League Title All But Wrapped Up As Chelsea And City Draw

Sensing an opportunity for cross promotion, NBC broadcast today’s Premier League action from Glendale, Arizona, the site of the Super Bowl. Though he was on site in London, broadcaster Arlo White made sure to explain to the American audience that, without any playoffs, the forthcoming Chelsea-Manchester City match was… » 1/31/15 3:30pm 1/31/15 3:30pm

Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham, Southampton All Lose In FA Cup

It is time for the wonderful FA Cup, England's storied knockout tournament contested among almost every team in the country, where in theory a Sunday pub team could produce a run of stunning results and win the whole shebang. But if you look at the list of FA Cup winners from the last quarter century or so, you… » 1/24/15 1:09pm 1/24/15 1:09pm