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Who's next for Chelsea?

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posted May 24, 2008

You missed Frabk Rijkaard. I reckon either rijkaard or laudrup, both are young and get their teams to play good football.

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posted May 24, 2008

Steve McClaren of course

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posted May 24, 2008

maybe Roman should have a shot at the job

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posted May 24, 2008

Amazing, had Chelsea have won the champions league you know he would of been there next year.. one slip-up from John Terry and that costs Avram his job?! I dont like the man but this is just pathetic!

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posted May 24, 2008

Dick Advocaat ! Haha what the heck do you know about football

Get out

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posted May 24, 2008

Sam Allardyce lmao

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posted May 24, 2008

i have a feeling that somehow jose mourinho will be wooed back to manage.
if this does happen...god help man utd!!

i would like to see grant go to man city...it would be interesting winkeye

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comment by Mikewsa (U5547891)

posted May 24, 2008

Abramovich smiley

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posted May 24, 2008

This is ridiculous...on what grounds do the board have for sacking Avram Grant?? runners up in the champions league is nothing to be ashamed of.
Another example of impatience and incompetence on the boards behalf.

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posted May 24, 2008

I think that Jürgen Klinsmann would be a great choice. He did wonders for Germany at the world cup which was essentially a poor team. He also has Bayern scoring goals and he like to bring attacking talent like Toni, Klose and Podolski - the man also has experience with Michael Ballack who he may be able to use even better. German stars like Frings and Klose could be attracted to Chelsea too!

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posted May 24, 2008

I don't think this is what Chelsea needed, we should have kept for at least one more season. But JM to make a return!

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posted May 24, 2008

Queiroz, Javier Aguirre or Rijkaard. Maybe even Wenger.

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posted May 24, 2008

george bush?smiley

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posted May 24, 2008

I agree with Liverpool89. I mean one slip by John Terry and suddenly they fire A.Grant. Hasty decision if you ask me.

I have got no doubt it'll be either Rijkaard or Mancini. Rijkaard's record with Barcelona hasn't been very good recently so i'd welcome Mancini.

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posted May 24, 2008

As a Chelsea fan I would like to see Ron Atkinson have a go at the job. Sure he's been out of the game for a bit but he would certainly bring flair to the team and has a great record in both the premiership and the champions league.

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posted May 24, 2008

SOUNESS

YES

SOUNESS FOR CHELSEA

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posted May 24, 2008

Gordon Brown.
Even when Chelsea lose, he'll massage the numbers to show that they won.

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posted May 24, 2008

I think Avram Grant has been treated shamefully. He should have been given another season. Chelsea played magnificently in the final in Moscow. As for a replacement, well, George Graham is still free...

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posted May 24, 2008

STEVE MCLAREN!

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posted May 24, 2008

How could you leave out, jobless FRANK RIJKAARD??????

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posted May 24, 2008

before though I mean to say a big thank-you to Avram Grant - this sacking is completely unjust. I think the explanation is that Abromovich is angry at losing the champions league in Moscow...

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posted May 24, 2008

He was always going to be sacked unless he won something big, he didn't he was sacked. Avram was just a temporary appointment, i am sure he knew this else he wouldn't have been so indecisive in rpess conferences about his future. I for one think he may have done a good job at Chelsea, but the truth is he was never going to be their any longer without winning a title and getting Chelsea to play good football. If we get in someone who introduces good football then it is onyl fair people who have previously moaned about Chelseas lack of style retract their comments over Avrams sacking. So many hypocrites looking to knock Chelsea down.

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posted May 24, 2008

Not so much 'Who should do the job' as 'Who will be desperate enough to take the poisoned chalice' smiley

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posted May 24, 2008

Dont know who should replace the exrra special one just know that Kenyon should p*** off back to Manchester.WE WANT OUR CHELSEA BACK. Not some jack arse Kenyon from M. utd on loan

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comment by Michael (U8867526)

posted May 24, 2008

People don't seem to realise that as a manager of a well-known club, Grant's job entailed far more than simply managing the team, but that he present a professional face and that he can express himself in full glare of the world's media. Looking at his interaction with the media, he has struggled to deal with them, and in his position, that is a nail he has driven into his own coffin. Sure, results haven't helped but he hasn't helped himself either.

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posted May 24, 2008

MON TH JOSE!!
RE-REVOLT ON TH CARDS!!

(8) WE WANT THE JOSE, WE WANT TH JOSE (8)

Poor Grant Thought, On Reflection He Wasn't That Bad A Manager, Just A Bit Unlucky

smileysmiley

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comment by mardi12 (U2092551)

posted May 24, 2008

Grant shouldn't have come in the first place. He was just too crap for such a club. It was obvious from day one. But now it all depends on Abramovich. If he wants Russia to succeed, he'll pay Hiddink to stay there, if not, he'll bring him to Stamford Bridge at whatever the cost!

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posted May 24, 2008

this is a joke kenyon if ur reading this -PLEASE RESIGN but do agree with the majority that jose mourinho will make a return

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posted May 24, 2008

Jose Mourinho Will Return To The Bridge

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posted May 24, 2008

Roman Arkadaevich Abrahamovic should be the favourite.

On a more serious note I don't want Rijkaard anywhere around the team. Managing a Premier League team is as much a mental as it is a tactical job. Rijkaard failed the mental side miserably at Barcelona and I don't believe he can win any wars with the like of Rafa and Fergie. If you can't get the better of Schuster, who else can you wind up?

I would like to see a Lippi/Zola combo at the Bridge. If not then we should look to bringing in Guus Hiddink as he's got the skill and experience.

And if I am allowed to dream then I would want to see Jose Mourinho back. Chin up boys.

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posted May 24, 2008

Wigan fan in peace. I'm sorry but the sacking of Avram Grant is just ridiculous.

As said many times before, you can't win them all. The inability to accept defeat is immature.

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posted May 24, 2008

Avram did an ok job but tactically he was found wanting.

Mourinho - absolutely. If not then Mark Hughes. None of the others in the frame have experience of managing in the premiership.

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posted May 24, 2008

Grant was only ever a stop gap. This was clear from the start. The fact is that he isn't a 'big name' manager who will attract the likes of Messi and Kaka. Abramovich wants to bring in both those players at all costs next season so he wants to get the manager that will do that for him.

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posted May 24, 2008

mark hughes. install some discipline into the chelsea team and get some more english passion in there. bring Bentley with him too , please!!

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posted May 24, 2008

Chelsea should've looked at the situation in more detail, he would definatly be here next season had we won the champions league, the only reason we didn't was because a player slipped, he can't control this.

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posted May 24, 2008

Roman AMBROMNOVICH - HE IS PERFECT - HE CAN NO NO WRONG!

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posted May 24, 2008

comment by Cold War Kid (U3275391)
posted Just Now

Queiroz, Javier Aguirre or Rijkaard. Maybe even Wenger.

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Catch yourself on man. Wenger to Chelski. Get a grip.

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posted May 24, 2008

Actually Lippi would be a good choice, why not? I would go for Lippi/Atkinson combo rather than Zola though.

Chelski team next season:

1) Cech,
2) Cole A,
3) Bowingadingo,
4) Carvalho,
5) JT,
6) Ballack,
7) Essien,
8) fat Frank,
9) Drogba,
10) Kaka,
11) Messi,

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posted May 24, 2008

What are Chelsea thinking! He should have had more time. The candidates are great but the only man I feel the Chelsea supporters are ever going to be happy with is Jose. I agree withthe above, one slip by Terry and he is fired??!?!? come on Roman! Chelsea fans need to wake up and realise that nobody is good enough for Roman Abramovich. He will ever be satisfied. All Roman has is the money... good luck Chelsea, your'e going to need it.

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posted May 24, 2008

More rubbish from Chelski. Again foreigners making a mockery of engish football.

Who actually cares about chelski??????

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comment by vasilis (U8397050)

posted May 24, 2008

My feeling is that even the CL would have not saved Grant's job.Simply he would have moved upstairs instead out of the door.

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posted May 24, 2008

Kenyon and Buck are a joke.... so Terry and Anelka each miss a penalty, Drogba gets sent off, all of this when Chelsea are "on the edge of victory" (and not, I'm NOT a Chelsea fan) and they get rid of Grant??? He inherits a team that by their own standards are struggling and losing ground in the EPL, gets them to finish 2nd, gets them to the Euro final where they've never been before, and that's not good enough??? So what does the next victim/manager have to do to keep his job - go unbeaten for a year?

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posted May 24, 2008

It shows the modern day thinking of a football club, when a manager that got more points than anyone else whilst he was in charge during the premiership season, and got to the champions league final is sacked for a season of failure. And Chelsea fans wonder why everyone else hates them so much.... Who cares who will be the new manager, they'll only throw millions at him, and then sack him after 5 minutes in charge for not winning Baseball's Major League, The Stanley Cup and The NFL. Footballs going down the drain, and it's clubs like Chelsea that are taking it there... Shocking!!!

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comment by nathan (U12069964)

posted May 24, 2008

avram grant paid the price for winning nothing this year but was always going 2 face a difficult task of replacing THE SPECIAL ONE next manager has 2 be mourhino or rijkaard

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posted May 24, 2008

Stupid decision. I really don't care who takes over but it does confirm the fact that they are a club in complete disarray! Madness - sack him after a season when he took them to the Champions League final.

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posted May 24, 2008

I don't know why anyone would want the job with that sort of life expectancy and unrealistic demand for instant success in every competition? However, my money is still on Rijkard.
If Jose Mour-ego is wooed back it will speak volumes about the clueless ownership

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posted May 24, 2008

I've been a Chelsea fan for over 15 years and I have been there when Jose was on top form and yes I know he was a tough act to follow but Avram did his best. He got us to two finals and up till the last day of the title race. Ok we didn't win anything this season, it was painful to watch but the players have just as much part in us losing as does the manager. I'm not pointing fingers but some players haven't played as well as they could of.

I wish Avram all the best, I'm sad to see him go but I can see why he had to go. I just wish we could of won something and this didn't have to happen. At the end of the day he did his best and that is all you can ask for, the rest is up to the players and a little bit of luck on the night.

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posted May 24, 2008

I as a chelsea fan am clue less about my club's owner requirement.

roman is unable to understand the fact that success cannot come in an instant. even all the money in the world cannot bring trophhies the next day. every thing needs time.

i personally would love to see zola back at the club but i wont mind having rijkaard for a few seasons before zola moves in.

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comment by HAYDON (U3615035)

posted May 24, 2008

Chelsea are mad.

The whole Premiership is going mad.
How long before managers are only given a contract for a month.

Why doesn't your man from Moscow, Obramo-dtich have a go?
He obviously thinks he can do it better.

How must all the other managers in the Premieship
feel? If you can finish second and get the Champions Final and still get fired.

The game is becoming a farce!






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