Chelsea fired manager Andre Villas- Boas after eight months in charge, as the west London soccer team slipped further back in the race for England’s final Champions League slot.
Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti denied he’s considering quitting the Premier League soccer champion.
Chelsea assistant manager Ray Wilkins said his team showed “great determination and mettle” as it beat Arsenal 2-0 yesterday to extend its lead to four points in English soccer’s Premier League.
Chelsea soccer club settled a dispute with former assistant coach Ray Wilkins, who had said his Nov. 11 departure from the team was “undoubtably unfair.”
Premier League soccer champion Chelsea named Michael Emenalo assistant first-team coach to succeed Ray Wilkins, who left last week after his contract wasn’t renewed. Emenalo was previously the club’s head opposition scout.
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Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti called for “character” from his team after the defending champion’s winless run in the Premier League was extended to three matches.
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"Arsenal play some wonderful football and they are one of the teams that scare me, they can take the ball off us and not give us it back."
- Ray Wilkins on Oct 03, 2010