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Chelsea Transfer Flops (Part Four)

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Concluding the series looking at some of the times that high profile transfers to Chelsea failed to work out for club or player. For Part One click here; Part Two click here; and Part Three click here. Slobodan Rajković 2007 Mention the name Slobodan Rajković to many Chelsea fans and chances are that the majority will not even recognise the ...

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Chelsea Transfer Flops (Part Three)

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Continuing the series looking at some of the forays made by Chelsea in the transfer market during the Premier League era which did not work out for either club or player. For Part One please click here; and Part Two please click here. Andriy Shevchenko 2006 At his peak Andriy Shevchenko was one of the top strikers in European football, ...

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Chelsea transfer flops (Part Two)

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Continuing the series looking at some of the biggest transfer flops in the Premier League era at Chelsea. For Part One please click here. Winston Bogarde 2000 This Dutch defender came to symbolise the worst traits of modern footballers. He joined Chelsea on a free transfer in 2000 from Barcelona and the London club promptly put him on huge wages ...

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Chelsea transfer flops (Part One)

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With the January transfer window just around the corner, Chelsea, along with a number of other Premier League clubs, may well be active in the market, hoping to strengthen their squad with a judicious signing or two. Nowadays a lot of consideration is involved before a club decides to bid for a player. They will be scouted, in person and ...

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The Invincibles (Part Six)

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Concluding the series looking at some of the key matches during the epoch-making 2003 – 2004 season which saw the Invincibles – the Arsenal side managed by Arsène Wenger – go through the entire league campaign unbeaten. For Part One please click here; Part Two here; Part Three here‘ Part Four here; and Part Five here. 4th May 2004, Portsmouth ...

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The Invincibles (Part Five)

Continuing with the series looking at some of the key matches during the 2003 – 2004 season, during which the Invincibles team of Arsène Wenger’s Arsenal went through the entire campaign unbeaten. For Part One please click here; Part Two here; Part Three here; and Part Four here. 9th April 2004, Arsenal v Liverpool Although many things went right for ...

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The Invincibles (Part Four)

Continuing the look back at some of the key matches as the Arsenal Invincible side went through the whole of the 2003 – 2004 season unbeaten. For Part One please click here. Part Two here; and Part Three here. February 21, 2004, Chelsea v Arsenal By 2004, Chelsea were beginning to emerge as one of the major forces in the ...

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The Invincibles (Part Three)

Continuing the look back at some of the key matches involving the Arsenal Invincible team as they went through the entire 2003 – 2004 season unbeaten. For Part One please click here; and Part Two click here. October 4th, 2003, Liverpool v Arsenal Two weeks after their dramatic draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford, Arsenal were back in the ...

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The Invincibles (Part Two)

Contunuing the series look at the famous Invincibles, which saw Arsenal go through the entire 2003 – 2004 Premier League season unbeaten. For Part One click here. We will now look at some of the key matches in that iconic season, beginning with, arguably, the most controversial of them all. September 21st, 2003, Manchester United v Arsenal In the late ...

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The Invincibles (Part One)

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A recent film which has just come out in the UK revisits the Invincible season of 2003 – 2004 under Arsène Wenger, placing that in the overall career of the Frenchman’s time at the club. Although the film also focuses on how he came to leave the Gunners after 22 years in charge, that one season was the highlight, not only of his ...

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