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What They're Saying
March 4th, 2012 4:53PM



"Unfortunately the results and performances of the team have not been good enough and were showing no signs of improving at a key time in the season. … With that in mind we felt our only option was to make a change at this time. With immediate effect Roberto Di Matteo has been appointed first team coach on an interim basis until the end of the season."

-- A statement from Chelsea after it fired Coach Andre Villas-Boas, who cost billionaire owner Roman Abramovic $21 million to acquire from FC Porto eight months ago. (

1 comment
  1. Kyr-Roger St.-Denis
    commented on: March 6, 2012 at 9:36 a.m.
    I wonder why THIS key time of the season is different from the last key time of the season?

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