Callum Hudson-Odoi senses England opportunity after living Chelsea dream | Football

For Callum Hudson-Odoi, the reality is that had things worked out differently in January he could have been a Bayern Munich player, watching the Frank Lampard academy-fired revolution at Chelsea from afar. How would that have felt? “To be fair, I wouldn’t know how I’d feel because I’m not there,” he replies, showing the kind […]

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Chelsea players face fine of £20k for being late for training

Chelsea players face fine of £20k for being late for training

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has imposed a strict disciplinary regime on his young squad with a series of hefty fines, including £20,000 for being late for the start of training. Blues players are also charged £500 for every minute they are late to team meetings, it is understood. Any player not reporting an illness or […]

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Chelsea players face fines of £20,000 for turning up late to training | Football

Chelsea’s manager, Frank Lampard, has imposed a strict disciplinary regime on his young squad with a range of hefty fines, including £20,000 for being late for the start of training. Players are also charged £500 for every minute they are late to team meetings. Any player not reporting an illness or injury before a day […]

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action | Football

1) Mahrez has failed to convince Guardiola of his worth Riyad Mahrez impressed only in spells during his first season at Manchester City but, with Leroy Sané felled by a cruciate injury in August’s Community Shield victory, the onus was on the £60m man to step up. An imperious performance at West Ham on the […]

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‘Just a snapshot in the big picture’: Lampard has big plans for Chelsea – video | Football

Manager Frank Lampard was delighted with Chelsea’s sixth consecutive win as they took second place in the Premier League table on Saturday. Lampard said he was proud of the young players and the squad, but added the season was about bridging the gap. Chelsea won 2-0 against Crystal Palace with Tammy Abraham scoring in the […]

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Chelsea up to second after Abraham and Pulisic sink Crystal Palace | Football

In a game of defence versus attack, Chelsea needed their striker to rise to the occasion. They needed ruthlessness in front of goal. They needed Tammy Abraham to stay calm after a difficult first half, to be ready when his moment arrived. Fortunately for Frank Lampard, Abraham has not allowed his head to drop once […]

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Chelsea v Crystal Palace: Premier League – live! | Football

11.57am GMT11:57 There will be a minute’s silent reflection before kick-off in honour of the fallen. The lucky denizens of the press room will be able to show their gratitude for the ultimate sacrifices of generations past via the medium of sponge cake, because this is a thing now. The ration book is a nice […]

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Frank Lampard believes superstitions will help Chelsea’s quest to be top dogs | Football

Frank Lampard has revealed he fears Chelsea’s results will suffer if he is unable to carry out superstitions such as walking his dog, spending 50 minutes on the exercise bike and eating pasta before a game. Chelsea’s manager has been superstitious since he was a player and he offered an insight into his mental preparations […]

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