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Petr Cech column: Reflections on the season’s work, sticking together and departing Lollichon’s impact

At the end of a mammoth season featuring highs and lows on the pitch and challenging circumstances off it, Petr Cech uses his final column of the campaign to reflect on our achievements and togetherness, as well as pay tribute to the influence of a departing colleague…

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Pat Nevin: What a team needs to win the Premier League

The time has come to add a full-stop to the 2021/22 campaign and Chelsea legend Pat Nevin does so by looking at big moments from the season, saying some farewells but also by considering what will be need if more is to be achieved next time around…

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Petr Cech column: We found a way to win again

Ten years on from one of his greatest achievements, Petr Cech looks back on the 2011/12 campaign and it’s big turnaround, and remembers one major tactical success from the Munich final itself…

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Pat Nevin: What can Chelsea learn from the two Liverpool finals?

There is a sense of déjà vu for Pat Nevin in his column this week. The Chelsea legend reflects on the weekend result and the bigger-picture learnings to take from it, before looking forward and back and finishing with an important note…

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Petr Cech column: How I made 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 save in 2012 FA Cup final and why it helped us win in Munich

Petr Cech looks back and forward in his column today, first remembering the FA Cup final he contested with Liverpool a decade ago and the extraordinary save he pulled off to preserve our lead, and then previewing yet another momentous weekend for Chelsea Football Club.

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Pat Nevin: What won’t surprise me about Romelu and why I was wrong with cup final prediction

A Premier League task still to complete, a match against traditional rivals and another chance to take on Liverpool on the Wembley stage – there is plenty for Chelsea legend Pat Nevin to get his teeth into in this week’s column…

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Petr Cech column: Precious Azpi epitomises captain’s worth, and why I didn’t like being skipper

Petr Cech chooses Cesar Azpilicueta as the subject of his column this week after the defender reached the milestone of 200 matches as Chelsea captain. His former team-mate Cech explains why the Spaniard has been perfect for the role, and touches on the 33 occasions he led the Blues out…

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April from the stands with Giles Smith: We’ve been on a see-saw but back north we go

Chelsea season ticket holder Giles Smith, our columnist from a supporter's point of view, writes about being underneath the arches as he looks back at the past month and what it has served up for the weeks ahead…

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Pat Nevin: Hope for the finishing straight

This week, Chelsea legend Pat Nevin writes about the complicated end to the season, with the quest to secure silverware and high league finish taking place while the future of the club is being secured too…

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Petr Cech column: Why West Ham win was so important and why I looked forward to Old Trafford

This week, Petr Cech shares his views on the same day as a match and focuses on a home success before discussing two away days up north that come in quick succession, one against some very familiar faces…

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Pat Nevin: Why I agreed with fan at West Ham game and why we can look forward to Old Trafford

Chelsea legend Pat Nevin reviews the weekend home win, explains why an early success in our quest for a top-four finish would be so beneficial, and states his confidence in Jorginho…

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Petr Cech column: When Didier got going, nobody could stop him

On the day Didier Drogba has been inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame, his longstanding Chelsea team-mate Petr Cech discusses the striker’s impact in English football, analyses his success in big games and explains why their Blues’ careers started on the same path…