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RDM`s Final Words

RDM`s Final Words

It`ll be interesting, once the ground fills up on Sunday, what the vocal reaction from the supporters will be like with regards to the managerial chance at Stamford Bridge this Sunday.

One suspects that the air will be filled with chants supporting Roberto Di Matteo whilst Rafa Benitez may very well get a frosty reception.

No matter what has gone on in the past 48 hours, Roberto will always be a legend in our eyes, both as a player and as a manager and following his departure, Roberto remained as civilized as we would expect, considering the manner in which he was treated, and the Italian issued the following statement,

"It was an honour for me to be a manager of a club I loved playing for and one that is close to my heart. I`m proud of the successes and trophies we won recently."

"Lifting Chelsea`s first Champions League trophy was the best achievement in club history and without doubt the highlight of my career to date, both as a player and a manager. It is a memory I`ll treasure."

"I`ve a deep and unreserved passion for Chelsea and I`d like to sincerely thank all of the staff, my players and off course the Chelsea fans, for their tremendous and unconditioned support in the intense time I have been the manager."


The King is dead, long live………….well perhaps not!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Merlin
Date:Thursday November 22 2012
Time: 4:46PM

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i have been dumbfounded since yesterday when the news broke, and the funny part is i nearly got fired by ma boss too, i was shocked and was not focused with ma work, i was also reading comments here and i was caught by ma boss, luckily i was only given verbal warning, i just dont understand roman, wait!!!!, dont roman have conscience at all?
darilngblue
22/11/2012 17:11:00
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but by the way well said robbie, i loved u with ma all heart, u will forever be in ma heart, i hope to see u again at chelsea, THANK U ROBBIE, GOD BLESS U DI MATTEO AND GOOD LUCK RDM.
darilngblue
22/11/2012 17:17:00
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off topic, seems mikel has been charged by fa,(saw something like that on the official site)
darilngblue
22/11/2012 17:20:00
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Always calm and composed. Legend he is and he'll forever remain in my heart and the heart of all the fans of this great club. I can imagine if it were AVB, moan, moan moan. He just showed his class. Best of luck RDM.
BOTUM
22/11/2012 17:32:00
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what i like about him is his calmness in interviews, never get provoked easily, takes everything cool(but sometimes need the mourinho's attitude to instil fear into the opposition and refrees).
darilngblue
22/11/2012 17:43:00
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Have nothing but respect for Robbie. You can not be sacked from our heart. We will miss you.
Keyser Soze
22/11/2012 17:44:00
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A true chelsea hero who will live long in our memories.... I have no doubt that the stamford bridge faithfuls will pay him a tribute before the match. He was and is one of our own. One di Matteo.
Chelz Akamz
22/11/2012 18:04:00
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As for the fat spainish waiter....a mercenary who is looking for a big club that will help him bounce back in to reckoning, we got no choice but to back and support him but i hope the stamford bridge faithfuls would first of all show him and the board their unreserved disapproval. The appointment was a slap no the face of the fans and they need to show their disapproval, they are atleast entitled to that. We need to let Rafa no that if he fails to turn things around as soon as possible then it will be hell for him from the fans.
Chelz Akamz
22/11/2012 18:18:00
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hey rdm is eternally class. but rafa has brought in an old friend in zenden. feeling better and better.
Gian-Franco/Luca
22/11/2012 20:32:00
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All the best Mr Robbie you will always have a place in the hearts of all the Chelsea fans for your feats as a player and superb manager.
BlueKiwi
22/11/2012 22:04:00
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Proper Chelse man
Gaban
22/11/2012 23:15:00
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he will be remembered for a long time as a chelsea legend
blueskywalker
23/11/2012 05:52:00
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It was also an honour to be a chelsea fan under your stewardship and wish you all the best in your future plans
Kendemsblue
23/11/2012 07:45:00
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RDM got sacked rightly so, likewise Eva the medic, she wasn't delivering or rather not 'healing'...Sturridge was out for a looong time, come's back ang get's injured after 2 games, like wtf?? Lamps was scheduled for a couple of weeks off, that's increasingly looking like a couple of months (not that I want him back anyways) our injured players are out for way longer than expected, she had to go plain and simple.
@Mq
23/11/2012 07:58:00
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Best of luck to RDM though...ah that word, Luck, the only thing RDM seemed to possess more than Man-management
@Mq
23/11/2012 07:59:00
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You're way delusional than I thought you this silly muppet.
Ibidayo
23/11/2012 15:30:00
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"The King is dead, long live………….well perhaps not!" LOL, agree 100% merlin. until-rafa-goes.co.uk
Carloss86
23/11/2012 15:58:00
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:( just :(
che-l3k1
23/11/2012 18:08:00
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1 year ago i was like whos that man drogba kissed on the cheek on the bench???? his so suave, that mother *****er won us our FIRST EVER CHAMPIONS LEAUGE, and it will be a time i will NEVER forget, thank you for the memories ROBBIE, thankyou for your PASSION
Bain^DoggZ
24/11/2012 05:00:00
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Roberto will find another job very soon since his CV is up to date
Kendemsblue
24/11/2012 07:40:00
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