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Owner Roman Abramovich

‘Champions of England… you can’t sanction that!’

The Blues’ progress in the FA Cup – reaching the semis to face Palace at Wembley after a professional victory at Middlesbrough – means that the eagerly awaited trip to Elland Road to meet Leeds in the league will have to be moved.

Owner Roman Abramovich

It's all up in the air for the Blues

"WHERE’S your money gone?" chanted rival fans, to the tune of the early 1970s bubblegum pop hit Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep after Blues owner Roman Abramovich’s assets – including his football club – were frozen.

Mateo Kovacic

Manager's gamble pays off against Palace

HE’S proving to be a bold tactician. Blues manager Tom Tuchel took a rare, risky gamble with a triple substitution in the 74th minute of the London derby against Palace, breaking the deadlock at Selhurst Park and nicking all three points at the death.

Cesar Azpilicueta

'We are the Champions... of the world'

Chelsea’s opponents – starting with Palace this weekend – already had a strong incentive to beat the reigning European champions. That’s likely to be fiercer now that the Blues rule the world.

Hakim Ziyech

Blues celebrate fourth win over Spurs in a season

GLOWING with pleasure after defeating Spurs four times in a season, without conceding a goal, Chelsea have a Fourth Round FA Cup tie against League One Plymouth Argyle to look forward to in a week’s time.

Thomas Tuchel.

Team is pulling in two directions

ARE the Blues moving forwards or backwards? It’s currently hard to tell as Tom Tuchel seems to be trying to steer Dr Doolittle’s pushmi-pullyu.

Mateo Kovacic

'One of the finest Blue goals of all time'

CHELSEA’S steel-haired matchday announcer Lee Parker urges fans to share Stamford Bridge selfies, with ‘Happy Birthday, Dad’ and ‘My son’s first match’ snaps appearing on the big screen at halftime.

Thomas Tuchel.

All bets are off for Blues match

Back in October, Chelsea fluked a 1-0 win at Brentford’s new ground, with Ben Chilwell – currently out injured – scoring a scorcher against the run of play.

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