World Club Cup News Archive

FA want Chelsea out of the Europa League!!

Chelsea look set to give the football authorities a real headache over the date for the FA cup replay with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. The FA will be desperately hoping that the Blues fail to overcome the 1-0 first leg deficit against Steaua Bucharest on Thursday. If Chelsea exit the Europa League, it will

Chelsea's Lucas Piazon slams his team after WCC flop

Lucas Piazon has slammed his Chelsea team-mates after their 1-0 loss in the World Club Cup final. Chelsea we’re hot favourites to win the cup, and had the majority of possession in the final, but failed for inspiration in the final third. Piazon said: “It seems that some people are missing a few things, principally

Corinthians beat Chelsea – The best team won…

Corinthians just beat Chelsea 1-0 in the World Club Cup, and are now World Club Champions. Chelsea looked the better team in the first-half, but failed to get on the score-sheet. Corinthians kept it tight in midfield and didn’t allow Chelsea to play their game. Corinthians broke the deadlock half-way through the second half, when

World Club Cup final:Chelsea FC V Corinthians preview plus predictions

Chelsea play Brazilian side Corinthians this morning at 10:30 (UK time) vying to become World Club Champions. Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez insists that this tournament means a lot to the Chelsea team and will do all he can to win it. “I’m trying to keep our winning mentality and our hunger to win trophies,” said

Ivanovic: Chelsea will have to overcome 'another Munich'

Branislav Ivanovic insists that Chelsea will have to overcome Corinthians and their mass of fans in tomorrow’s final, just as they beat FC Bayern in the Champions League in Munich. Almost 30,000 Corinthians fans are expected to attend the Yokohama International Stadium tomorrow. The Serbian captain said: “We’ve all been impressed by the Corinthians fans

Chelsea legend Lampard admits he may have to leave

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard fears he may not play on at Chelsea past the summer, with no talks of a new contract planned as yet. Lampard is keen to stay on at Chelsea, but doesn’t know if he is a part of Chelsea’s plans for next season. He has been linked with various clubs all

Chelsea reach World Club Cup final

Chelsea beat Monterrey 3-1 in the World Club Cup semi-final today, and will now face Brazilian side Corinthians on Sunday to declare themselves club champions of the world. Chelsea we’re comfortable winners over the Mexican side, who simply couldn’t handle the pace and skill off the Chelsea midfield. Juan Mata opened the scoring in the

Corinthians await Chelsea or Monterrey in World Club Cup final

Brazilian side Corinthians beat Egypt’s Al Ahly 1-0 to claim their place in Sunday’s World Club Cup final. The South American champions now await the result of tomorrow’s semi-final fixture between Chelsea FC and Mexico’s Monterrey to find out who will challenge them to be crowned champions of the world. Chelsea are odds-on favourites to

Monterrey coach ahead of Chelsea clash: "I believe we can win.”

Monterrey coach Victor Manuel Vucetich told reporters he believes his side can beat Chelsea ahead of tomorrows World Club Cup semi-final. The Mexican was shocked to see Chelsea sack their manager so soon after winning the Champions League, saying:: “I was very much surprised that the coach was suddenly changed, They’d played under one coach

Cech believes Chelsea fans are getting behind Benitez

Petr Cech believes the hate towards Rafa Benitez is relenting, and Chelsea fans are getting behind the team after consecutive wins. Cech said: “The atmosphere is getting better as the results and performances are getting better. “You need results and better performances to get this pressure off the team and make the supporters happier. I