Tag Archives: Chelsea

Diego Costa: Obnoxiously Infuriating, Beautifully Gifted

He’s a Brazilian traitor. He’s the Spanish scapegoat. One moment he’s in a tussle with an opponent. The next he’s banging another goal in just to remind you he’s the leading scorer in the most popular league in the world. He … Continue reading

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Balance At The Bridge

Before the season began, I wrote about Jose Mourinho building a squad that would contend with the best of Europe, and perhaps pick up a few trophies along the way. I still think Chelsea are a juggernaut, probably not on … Continue reading

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Every Day Is Zlatan Day Hangout #3: Champions League Matchday Three

Here we are, folks, the third edition of the EDIZD Hangout, recorded Wednesday. Some notes: 1. If you haven’t watched one of these before: yes, this is normal hangout length. 2. I made a mistake when I said Atlético Madrid … Continue reading

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EDIZD Guide to the Weekend, Vol 1

We’ve decided to start offering you a new feature to help you through the weekend, so it’s not all EPL, all the time (not that there’s anything wrong with that). Here’s your guide to the best the world of football … Continue reading

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Jose Mourinho & His Amazing Technicolor Squad

  Chelsea have been pretty busy this transfer window. While their squad was pretty good last year, Jose Mourinho decided that he wanted more. After selling Brazilian defender – which is a stretch – and probable Sideshow Bob impersonator David … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: Belgium

(Over the next month or so, we’re going to be doing previews for all 32 teams participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Yes, all 32 teams. We’ll make you laugh, cry, get mad and perhaps question why you read … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: Nigeria

(Over the next month or so, we’re going to be doing previews for all 32 teams participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Yes, all 32 teams. We’ll make you laugh, cry, get mad and perhaps question why you read … Continue reading

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José Mourinho Took Over @YahooSports, And the Results Were Fantastic

Chelsea boss José Mourinho took over tweeting duties on @YahooSports on Friday (because, why not? Not like he’s winning trophies). And as you may expect, it was pretty entertaining. Here is the entire Q and A, with comments/snark where applicable: … Continue reading

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What Happened This Weekend?

Oh, man. We had a lot of good footy this weekend. Time to do a roundup. Premier League Manchester City 4-1 Southampton: Dominant win for the hosts, to the surprise of no one. Stevan Jovetic scored! Aston Villa 1-2 Fulham: … Continue reading

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Atlético Madrid: Europe’s Underappreciated Power

The Manzanares is a river that begins flowing in the Sierra de Guadarrama, a mountain range in the center of the Iberian Peninsula. Flowing southeast from its source, the Manzanares enters the city of Madrid via the El Pardo barrio. … Continue reading

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