Villas-Boas at Chelsea

Revival yet clear faultlines at Chelsea

December 14, 2011
By John Brewin
The sight of John Terry delivering a Churchillian on-pitch speech before Chelsea's victory against Manchester City was familiar. He had performed the same function just five days previously, prior to a crucial win against Valencia.

Terry perhaps believes he has redefined the idea of doing his talking on the pitch but while Chelsea have revived their campaign with three vital wins a note of discord still rings from Stamford Bridge. "Team spirit is an illusion only glimpsed in victory," ...

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