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Man United, Chelsea are flawed and second rate FA Cup won't cover their failings

3 days ago   |   By ESPN

Cesc Fabregas and Thibaut Courtois say Chelsea are eager to bounce back against Manchester United in FA Cup final after missing out on the top-four finish in Premier League.
Phil Jones told ESPN that a club like Manchester United should be winning the league plus another trophy to make the season a success.
Remember when the FA Cup final was a day of celebration, anticipation and glorious possibilities?
It was the one fixture in the calendar, usually bathed in sunshine, which brought hope and excitement in equal measure, with even the unlucky runners-up able to measure their progress by at...
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Every FA Cup final winner & who has won the cup the most times in English history

Every FA Cup final winner & who has won the cup the most times in English history

3 days ago   |   By Goal

Manchester United and Chelsea clash in the cup final this weekend... who has won the tournament the most amount of times?
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I'm getting back to my best, warns Gabriel Jesus ahead of the World Cup

I'm getting back to my best, warns Gabriel Jesus ahead of the World Cup

3 days ago   |   By Goal

The 21-year-old attacker has nine goals in 15 outings for his country and believes he is peaking at just the right time for Russia 2018
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Man Utd urged by Cole to take FA Cup final gamble on 'fantastic' Lukaku

Man Utd urged by Cole to take FA Cup final gamble on 'fantastic' Lukaku

3 days ago   |   By Goal

The Belgian striker is facing a race against time to be ready to face Chelsea, but a former Red Devils star says he would start him at 70 per cent
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Fábregas calls on ‘the fire inside' Chelsea teammates for FA Cup final

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

On Saturday, Chelsea will play Manchester United in the FA Cup final. If the Blues win, it will be our eighth FA Cup trophy and a noteworthy fifth in the last twelve years. The odds of lifting it however surely lengthened after Sunday's listless effort against Newcastle United. Out of the fourteen players who played, only goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois had a good game in a dreadful 3-0 loss. Legitimate questions can be and should be asked about the lack of leadership in the dressing room. Cesc Fàbregas, one of the squad's most seasoned winners, is subscribes to that narrative as well. Rather...
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Antonio Conte's Chelsea exit looks inevitable, regardless of FA Cup final result

3 days ago   |   By ESPN

Antonio Conte gives a damning assessment of Chelsea after their humiliating defeat at Newcastle, and takes full responsibility for the club's recent failures.
ESPN's Chelsea correspondent Liam Twomey shares his thoughts on the club's frustrating season where they missed out on a Champions League spot.
Cesc Fabregas and Thibaut Courtois say Chelsea are eager to bounce back against Manchester United in FA Cup final after missing out on the top-four finish in Premier League.
There is little excitement or elation at Stamford Bridge in the run-up to Saturday's FA Cup final. Regardless of...
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Chelsea snubbed: Shock Antonio Conte successor tipped to stay with PL rivals

3 days ago   |   By CaughtOffside

It hasn't been a great season for Chelsea regardless of whether or not they'll be hoping to sign off with the FA Cup this weekend.
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Utd eye City clash in Community Shield

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Rob Dawson MANCHESTER, England - Phil Jones said Manchester United have added incentive to win the FA Cup because it would set up a Community Shield clash with Manchester City and give them the chance to put down an early marker ahead of next season. United manager Jose Mourinho has made no secret of his desire to challenge for the title next season, and Jones insists getting a crack at the champions at Wembley on Aug. 5 - a week before the new season begins - would be a good way to start. "It's another good reason why we need to do that," Jones said. "We've been involved in a lot of...
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Man Utd injury news: Triple boost for Mourinho for FA Cup final clash with Chelsea

3 days ago   |   By CaughtOffside

Man Utd face a crunch clash with Chelsea on Saturday in the FA Cup final at Wembley, with both sides desperate to claim silverware to end the campaign.
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Jurgen Klinsmann would have quit U.S. if he knew he'd be fired for two losses

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Former United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann said he believes the team was on track to qualify for this year's World Cup before he was removed as manager and the Americans subsequently missed out on Russia 2018. Klinsmann also said that he would have quit the team following the 2014 World Cup - despite his contract going through 2018 - if he had known he'd be fired just for losing "two games." After a poor start to the final CONCACAF qualifying round - including losses to Mexico and Costa Rica - Klinsmann was let go. Under his successor Bruce Arena, the Americans failed to qualify for the...
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FA Cup: Watch all Chelsea's goals in this year's competition

3 days ago   |   By BBC

Watch all Chelsea's goals from this season's FA Cup as they prepare to take on Manchester United in Saturday's final at Wembley.
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FA Cup: Every Man Utd goal from this year's FA Cup

3 days ago   |   By BBC

Watch all 12 Manchester United from this year's FA Cup as they prepare for a record-equalling 20th final against Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday.
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