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Zola returns to upset Chelsea

December 14, 2008
By The Insider
As most of Chelsea's all-time greats are either deceased or still playing in their current team, this occasion was always going to be something of a novelty for the Stamford Bridge faithful.

Other than a couple of brief flourishes in the 1950s and 1970s, this club/franchise's history of winning trophies started in the 1996/97 season and it was no coincidence that Gianfranco Zola arrived on the Chelsea landscape at that very moment.

The bold new era Chelsea embarked on under ...

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