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Credit To Chelsea's Resolve

Credit To Chelsea's Resolve

Despite being very happy at helping halt the Chelsea steam train, you can't help but respect their resolve.

It's no secret that I despise Chelsea, I hate what they stand for, I hate how they act, I hate the arrogance of some of their fans, but the boys got fight.

I'm actually fuming at our inability to finish off the Chavs, finishing our home season as it began, with a 1-1 draw, but as a football fan, I can show nothing but admiration (absolutely shocking challenge on Denilson aside) for the determination Chelsea showed in the second half.

I can't help feeling if our boys had shown a bit more of that fighting spirit this season this game may have had a bit more bearing for us aswell as Chelsea & Man Utd.

So while I'm laughing inside, I've also got a little more respect for them this afternoon than what I had this morning.

However, you better make the most of it Chelsea supporters, because tomorrow I'll be back to take the piss.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Sunday May 6 2007
Time: 6:02PM

Comments

0
yeah gallant stuff from them...and thats the last positive comment i make bout them
mish
06/05/2007 18:06:00
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yeah. credit to them for the way they played with 10 men.
G4L
06/05/2007 18:10:00
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Preciated, I honestly didnt think there was much of a chance one down to 10 men against Arsenal at home n losin, but what an Effort from the Chels, might of even won it in the end, great game
JCFC
06/05/2007 18:14:00
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i love adebayor, but u must start finishing it!!! We should of put it away early in the 2nd, but what a preformance by essien. Hes got heart. We should of won though.
gunnerkid107
06/05/2007 18:15:00
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yea well played chelsea all due respect to them
ajwb
06/05/2007 18:15:00
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yeah rocky, that article summed up exactly what I wanted to post. I still think we should have won it though, we created a lot of chances (again) but we couldnt finish it off. I love Adebayor but he needs to learn to finish more of his chances.
prits
06/05/2007 18:17:00
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Such a dissappointing result in the end. Feels like a loss to me!
ptv-
06/05/2007 18:18:00
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Arsenal players showed their inexperience in the second half, gave Chelsea too much space. Question, Why don't your players shoot the ball when they are in a good position? Why do they try to make the killer pass when a shot would be a better option? Very frustrating.
JohnDoe
06/05/2007 18:18:00
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Thanks lads.The game would've been better if the manchester player didn't get sent off at the first half.But what can we do...
k_chelski
06/05/2007 18:19:00
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Good article Rocky... much as I despise some aspects of their team (especially Terry's big effin mouth) it's hard not to respect their resolve after they played it out with 10 men. So well done to them, and well done ManU in winning the title. Finally though, the taste that remains in my mouth (like ptv) is a bit like we lost, and reflects good chunks of our season. I will always love the Arsenal though!
Andy-bayor
06/05/2007 18:28:00
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