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Wake Up it`s Not a Dream

Wake up you have had a nightmare, hang on it`s not a dream it`s happened fortress Stamford Bridge has been over run!

No not by Manchester United or Barcelona but QPR, Fulham, Southampton etc what a mess.

Benitez home games in the league well four of them City, Fulham. QPR and Saints got us three points and two goals and the management want Barcelona type football they must be joking.

Talking of jokers we are no better off now than under AVB and RDM so what are our management doing? They don`t seem to recognize the need to develop and with the installation of any new regime it needs time.

Benitez was never the answer, he spent shed loads at Liverpool and never won the title. The trouble is we now have a reputation for sacking even managers who have been successful so who would want the job.

If you look at Manchester United, which I loathe to do, they have let their manager rebuild the team many times and when he does and they don`t win anything do they sack him? Of course not and then they are off winning again, also I think he is allowed to run the club so he knows how his youth are developing and gets who he wants on his playing staff.

We on the other hand have spent £80 million plus on two strikers the managers at the time didn`t want. We desperately need to find a long term man and let him manage but will or can Roman let him?

We need to have a good look at our club, I like all of you am so frustrated at what is happening I have been with the club since 1970 and seen some shockers but I don`t want to see us slide, we have still got chances to put down solid foundations, it needs to start now.

Get a permanent manager who is allowed time and get an experienced football man on the board any other suggestions out there?

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Date:Thursday January 17 2013
Time: 4:39PM


Jose Mourinho
17/01/2013 16:51:00
No doubt. The right man from the first place
17/01/2013 16:56:00
Klopp as manager, ballack as assistant and hiddink as a board member or unpaid sooth sayer. If roman listens to guus then he is to be the one. Maybe Dennis wise in there somewhere.
17/01/2013 17:01:00
Agree but our players need a good kick up the backside too. Either that or pay cuts/incentivised salaries. Too many freeloaders and a laxidaisy approach to matches.
17/01/2013 17:10:00
Anybody but Jose Mourinho.
17/01/2013 17:25:00
most of our players have won nothing. Winning mentality is important.
Blue India
17/01/2013 17:25:00
I saw an interesting list of potential managers for us for summer, all the regulars were there, but one name stood out at 50/1 dan petrescu. Which I thought was interesting.
17/01/2013 17:31:00
Everyone knows that Jose is the answer, with Guus Hiddink as Technical Director. But the problem is, Roman sincerly believes that his judgement assisted by Michael Emenalo, is the way forward. Just buying as many small, expensive, tricky midfield players will not gaurantee that they will perform like Barcelona and conquer the world. The whole plan is deluded. Does he not realize that creating a squad is very different to just cherry picking young individuals with potential. The problem is, that the ridiculous experiment is only half way through and how long will it be before it is obvious, that it is not going to work. The other danger is that once FFP kicks in, Roman Abramovich is in danger of becoming a liability and not an asset, because money can not simply be wasted as it has been previously. Correct decisions will become imperative.
17/01/2013 17:40:00
as i said before also...Zola and Poyet will love them...they will make chelsea play good football...they will integrate youth and experience well...just that roman shiuld allow them to build from the bottom and give them time also...we have great young players will be a great combination...and appoint hiddink as your director of football...get set chelsea...if we get all these stuff right then not only we will play good football we will be loved by everyone...thats what i want...
17/01/2013 17:47:00
17/01/2013 17:50:00
gus poyet would be a good shout , but he's doing well with brighton and no one but mourihno can bring our grit to win back honestly.....
17/01/2013 17:50:00
Bielsa or martinez are good style football but also great youth and man managers, do like poyet shout though
17/01/2013 17:52:00
No offence but this article doesn't say anything that hasn't been said, like, 100 times before.
17/01/2013 18:13:00
Marti who??this becomin ridiculous,why on earth would we go for martinez?? His team never improves,season after season they are engaged in relegation battle,they only up their game when the opponent is chelsea but invite manure and arsenal to come feck them
17/01/2013 18:31:00
It is not a fortress cause we don't mix it up that often. If teams start parking the bus and want to hit us on counter like QPR, Swansea etc.. then we can play long balls and move Luiz behind BA so he can win 2nd balls. If we play direct football BA will score goals we just need somebody strong behind him like Fellaini.>>>Chelsea play with a really slow tempo even in the last 10 mins.>>>We pass too much instead of having a shot or finding BA with defence splitting passes.>>>BA will thrive when we play direct football.
17/01/2013 19:07:00
I'll write the same comment that I wrote in another article in the morning, roman should appoint guus as DOF and confer with him and the board for atleast 3 months on who will build chelsea and put them where they belong among the elites in the world, names like klopp, low, laudrup, the nordsjaeslland coach, diego simeone, bielsa, pellegrini, rijkaard, adi viveash etc, one of this coaches would be suitable for the brand of style roman wants and he should stop his gnome like search for success at all cost every season, he should put his money where his mouth is in terms of the style he wants chelsea to play or put the club up for sale if he can't handle it anymore, its as simple as that. No sentiments, city doesn't have the amount of sucess we have achieved for the past 5 years but football wise they have overtaken us, why their owners have a plan and they are working on that plan efficiently, first by maintaining their coach and not pressing the panick button, I am sure they'll offer rdm a 5 years contract if he won them the UCL
17/01/2013 19:46:00
I said it before and I am going to repeat it.Benitez will be handed a two-year deal in the summer.Personally,I want Mourinho and Zola as his assistant.Zola should learn all the good things he has in him before he eventually takes over.But I feel,these clowns will Rafa a new contract.
17/01/2013 20:14:00
Steve Clarke as coach because he knows all the intricacies of J. Mourinho, he's doing fine at Westbrom and if he has the talents in ouR team he will perform Wonders.
17/01/2013 20:51:00
Pep has gone to Bayern. So who is Roman going to pursue? Mourinho? Don't bet on that.
Blue Day
17/01/2013 20:59:00
What do people have against small players? Football is not rugby.
17/01/2013 21:20:00
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