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Chelsea announce record profit, turnover for 2013-14 season

Chelsea have announced a profit of $28.9 million and a record turnover of $50.2 million for the year ending June 30, 2014. Figures released on Thursday, showed the west London club recorded their second profit in three years and the largest since Roman Abramovich took over the club in 2003. The club state the figures demonstrate they have satisfied UEFA's break-even criteria...
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Manchester City: Changing the Face of English Football

Manchester City: Changing the Face of English Football - originally posted on It is fair to say that while Chelsea may be viewed as the first of English football’s Nouveau Riche clubs, piggybacking on the benevolence of their billionaire owner Roman Abramovich to Premier League success, not even Abramovich himself, nor the Premier League authorities could have foreseen...
Via Soccerlens
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

DONE DEAL: Chelsea defender to join Dutch club on loan

DONE DEAL: Chelsea defender to join Dutch club on loan - originally posted on Another Chelsea youngster left the club to join Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem on loan for the rest of the season, the club has confirmed.  Chelsea share a strong relation with Vitesse, with the Dutch team’s owner, Alexander Chigirinsky, is thought to be good friend of Roman Abramovich...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Roman Abramovich and other billionaire owners are good for football

Why Roman Abramovich and other billionaire owners are good for football - originally posted on Since Roman Abramovich brought Chelsea back in 2003 the club has constantly come under scrutiny for ‘buying success’ and the same goes for Manchester City who have now recently won their second Premier League since the owner bought the club. There is no doubt that the...
Via Soccerlens
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tough Tie For Newcastle Youngsters

Newcastle will play Chelsea FC in the FA Youth Cup quarter finals, after the strong London side beat Cardiff City 2-0 on Tuesday. Adam Armstrong – 17 year-old budding star on Tyneside And Chelsea have had an excellent Youth program under owner Roman Abramovich, and they have reached the FA Youth Cup final four times […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Chelsea fans are excited about signing players who don't exist

While the Premier League is known for their passionate, tribalistic local fanbases, its worldwide popularity also leads itself to developing legions of frontrunning bandwagoners.  Perhaps no team is more synonymous with this type of fan than Chelsea, a London club that shot to prominence thanks to new owner Roman Abramovich and his Russian oil money and won its first top division...
Via Awful Announcing
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea reports annual losses of more than $80m

Chelsea has posted annual losses of more than $80 million but the Premier League club remains confident of complying with UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules. The club slipped back into the red a year after making a profit for the first time since Russian billionaire owner Roman Abramovich's takeover in 2003. Chelsea lost 49.4 million pounds ($81.7 million) in the year to...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

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