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Dyche - They Tick all the Boxes!

Dyche - They Tick all the Boxes!

On paper an opening Premier League fixture away to somewhere like Burnley is fraught with danger.

Travelling to take on a newly promoted side, in their own backyard, is always going to be a pressure situation.

Last night Turf Moor was full to capacity as the locals sought a memorable win over a side that is the favourite to win the Premier League and is also recognised as one of the best in Europe.

The fact that we fell a goal behind, early-on, only seemed to stir the locals even more as the noise levels crept up to a crescendo.

However, our quick response, whereby we were only a goal behind for three minutes, saw Burnley over-whelmed by our slick football, some of which was simply sublime.

After the crowd had gone home with the Burnley fans disappearing into the night and the Chelsea support making the long trip home, the Burnley manager, dubbed the 'Ginger Mourinho` had this to say about us,

"I think they have all the boxes ticked - power, quality and can hurt you any different way."

"We scored and they got angry. We will learn from this."


Indeed, Burnley will and on the evidence of last night, they won`t be the only Premier League team to be carved apart by a resurgent Chelsea.



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Writer:Merlin
Date:Tuesday August 19 2014
Time: 11:08AM

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'we scored and they were angry' ginger mourinho indeed. That is what we should be doing more this season; when teams gets a liitle jittery, punish them and kill off the game. We can use the the second half as mere play around and introduce our kids...
Ikdaniels
19/08/2014 11:15:00
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"We scored and they got angry. We will learn from this." Yeah, Learn that it is unwise to anger CFC by scoring against them.
Gian-Franco/Luca
19/08/2014 12:19:00
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lovely comments..... we scored and they got angry........
Dwonder
19/08/2014 12:19:00
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hahaha feels nice ;) this way zouma n cris can play few minutes ....
gary777
19/08/2014 12:26:00
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Isn't that a problem? Started playing only after conceeding? What if that was a better team?
foreign_viewer
19/08/2014 13:05:00
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If that was a better,I'm very very very sure they wouldn't score first,that I'm very sure about,+ if they score first we will just 'get angry' all over again.
Stacks Ayo
19/08/2014 13:47:00
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foreign viewer doing all he can to spoil our day. F-v your answer; ''till then (we face a better opponent), enjoy this precious three points''
Ikdaniels
19/08/2014 15:32:00
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foreign viewer doing all he can to spoil our day. F-v your answer; ''till then (we face a better opponent), enjoy this precious three points''
Ikdaniels
19/08/2014 15:32:00
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I think we are going to have the "fear factor " back this season ,its been a long time but it feels great .
Michael Reid
19/08/2014 15:45:00
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'we scored and they got angry...' very hilarious but feels good
kolagold25
19/08/2014 16:08:00
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foreign_viewer - have you ever considered changing your handle to "eternal_pessimist"?
solid7
19/08/2014 16:22:00
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You can't disappoint a pessimist .
foreign_viewer
19/08/2014 16:31:00
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Common foreign viewer. Have some fun
Demmyblues
19/08/2014 16:48:00
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@foreign_viewer - no, you certainly can't disappoint a pessimist. But seeing as you can't ever please them either, they're generally regarded as good for nothing. ;)
solid7
19/08/2014 16:56:00
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Spot on @Stacts Ayo if they score and provoke us we get angry
Larger_chelsea
19/08/2014 19:47:00
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OMG, I hope we didn't scare 'em from trying to score against the Citehs and the Gooners lol
The Josh
19/08/2014 23:13:00
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they will park n make it worse for them wic is what i want ... manc n arse n loserpool to lose points
gary777
20/08/2014 08:04:00
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