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# Chelsea

Last week
26th March 2023 - 1st April 2023
# the end
Thomas Tuchel was sacked by Chelsea during 'three to five-minute' meeting
Thomas Tuchel was dismissed in September by the club’s new owners.
Last month
March 2023
# big step
Chelsea close in on Champions League semi-finals after first leg win
Guro Reiten was on target to secure a 1-0 win for her side against Lyon.
# All Square
Late Ellis Simms goal earns Everton a point and check’s Chelsea’s progress
The hosts saw their winning run ended by Sean Dyche’s team at Stamford Bridge.
February 2023
# Setback
Blow for under-fire Chelsea as Thiago Silva suffers knee ligament damage
The defender was forced off in the first half of Sunday’s defeat to Tottenham.
# winless run
Spurs defeat Chelsea to increase pressure on Potter
Graham Potter’s men have now gone six games without a win, during which run they have scored only one goal.
# Concern
Chelsea boss Graham Potter reveals he and his kids have received death threats
The Stamford Bridge boss has been targeted by an anonymous account in the wake of the team’s recent poor form.
# potter without the magic
Potter says he is not to blame as Chelsea's season hits new low
The Blues lost at home to bottom-of-the-table Southampton, failing to score for the eighth time in 13 games.
# did he mean it?
Coleman stunner gives Everton precious win over Leeds, Southampton shock Chelsea
The pressure is growing on Graham Potter, while Bournemouth helped to blow the relegation battle wide open by beating Wolves.
# sticking around
Chelsea hand contract extension to 38-year-old Thiago Silva
The centre-back has extended his stay at Stamford Bridge despite their January shopping spree.
# headspace
Chelsea set to hire All Blacks mentality coach
Gilbert Enoka is expected to consult on matters relating to team culture at the Premier League club.
# big spenders
Chelsea break British transfer record to complete signing of Enzo Fernandez
The move was completed in the final hour of the window, while PSG were left frustrated with attempts to bring Hakim Ziyech on loan.
# still got mccabe
Ireland captain Katie McCabe still an Arsenal player after dramatic few days
The Gunners reportedly rejected a ‘substantial bid’ from rivals Chelsea.
January 2023
# interesting times
Arsenal reject 'substantial bid' from Chelsea for Ireland captain McCabe - reports
It’s believed that the reigning WSL champions are hopeful that they can negotiate a deal.
# Inquiry
Three men arrested over alleged homophobic chanting at Liverpool v Chelsea game
Two arrests took place outside the stadium on Anfield Road with the other inside the arena itself.
# Report
Drab draw leaves Liverpool and Chelsea still mired in mid-table
The sides could not be separated at Anfield.
# back on track
Havertz on target as Chelsea ease pressure on manager Potter
Chelsea picked up their second Premier League victory since October with a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace
# Signing
Chelsea beat Arsenal to Mykhailo Mudryk on eight-year deal worth €100 million
The 22-year-old is in attendance at his new club’s Premier League game today.
# Premier League
Nightmare Chelsea debut for Joao Felix as Fulham loss piles pressure on Potter
The Blues are 10th in the Premier League table.
# rich felix
Chelsea set to complete loan signing of Joao Felix
The London club will cover his wages and pay a €10 million loan fee.
# Arrival
Chelsea continue spending spree with €40m signing of Benoit Badiashile
The France international arrives from Monaco on a seven-and-a-half-year deal.
# All Square
Nottingham Forest boost survival hopes in coming from behind to hold Chelsea
Forest had already beaten Liverpool and Tottenham at home this season and turned in another impressive performance.
Last year
# new recruit
Chelsea agree deal for 20-year-old striker from Erling Haaland's former club Molde
David Datro Fofana will officially join the Blues on New Year’s Day.
# Frustration
Reece James faces second spell on the sidelines following knee injury setback
Chelsea’s England international had returned to action on Tuesday having missed the World Cup with the problem.
# back on track
Havertz and Mount on target as Chelsea edge closer to Premier League top four
A 2-0 win over Bournemouth leaves Chelsea six points shy of a top-four spot.
# Setback
Chelsea’s Armando Broja out for rest of season after rupturing cruciate ligament
The Albania international was hurt in a collision during a 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa on Sunday.
# Third round
Man City to face Chelsea and Man United to host Everton after FA Cup draw
The London club have lost at Wembley in the last three finals.
# magpies fly high
Joe Willock nets winner over Chelsea as Newcastle remain third in Premier League
Goalkeeper Nick Pope had earlier pulled off a fine save to deny Conor Gallagher.
# in control
Arsenal regain top spot after Gabriel slots winner against Chelsea
The Gunners go two points ahead of Manchester City at the summit of the Premier League.
# Concern
World Cup worry for Chilwell as he suffers hamstring injury in Chelsea win
Chilwell was forced off in the Blues’ Champions League victory.
# back on track
Zakaria grabs winner on debut as Chelsea finish top of Champions League group
A 2-1 victory over Dinamo Zagreb sees Graham Potter’s side return to winning ways.
# No Fault
Potter 'not going to throw Chelsea players under bus' after Brighton humiliation
Chelsea suffered a 4-1 thumping against the side that Potter previously managed.
# poached
Chelsea appoint Southampton recruitment guru four months after leaving Manchester City
Joe Shields spent nine years with the Premier League champions but left his last role for the Saints earlier this year.
# Condemnation
Managers and FA condemn homophobic chanting from Man United fans at Chelsea
Offensive chants were heard at regular intervals during Saturday’s 1-1 draw between the teams at Stamford Bridge.
# reduced
Man United fans threaten legal action over Chelsea ticket allocation
‘Enough is enough,’ said a spokesperson for the Manchester United Supporters’ Trust.
# Concern
Chelsea and England await news on Reece James injury after setback in Milan
The full-back was forced off in the Blues’ Champions League win at San Siro.
# Concern
Reece James injury blow mars Chelsea’s Champions League win over AC Milan
The England full-back limped off just 40 days before the start of the World Cup.
# top target
Chelsea set to appoint RB Leipzig technical director following his sacking
Christopher Vivell will replace Petr Cech at the Premier League club.
# Comfortable
Chelsea swat aside AC Milan to revive Champions League bid
Graham Potter’s side won for the first time in three Group E games.
# group stage
Tough draws for Arsenal and Chelsea in the Women's Champions League
Katie McCabe’s side will play defending champions Lyon, Juventus and Swiss side Zurich.
# stayingtrue
'I very rarely feel sexy... There's no Lamborghini... You have to be true to yourself'
Graham Potter insists his values won’t change now that he’s in charge at Chelsea.