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Chelsea FC – Jose Mourinho is Lucky not to Start Season With a Loss

Posted on 9 Aug, 2015, by in Soccer

Considering how poorly Chelsea played; how ill prepared the defense seemed to be; how lucky the goals from Oscar and William (or was it an own goal) were; and Thibaut Courtois making a foolish mistake that resulted in a goal and red card; Jose Mourinho has nothing to complain about, and actually feel lucky that his team didn’t lose in the season’s opening match. More

Chelsea FC – Diego Costa Living Up to Expectations

Posted on 24 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

In yet another mostly comfortable win over a newly promoted side, Chelsea once again showcased a big difference to last year’s team: Having a capable striker in Diego Costa, who has opened his Premier League chapter with two goals in two matches. More

Transfer Rumors 2014 – Chelsea Bringing Back Thibaut Courtois

Posted on 4 May, 2014, by in Soccer

It’s been quite a ride for Thiabut Courtois with Atletico Madrid, and it might end with two historic titles in the next month or so, but if Jose Mourinho has his way, the Belgian goalkeeper will be coming back to Chelsea after three years of being on loan, this time to become the team’s number one goalkeeper, which leaves questions around what Petr Cech will do in the future. More

Chelsea FC – Thibaut Courtois Waiting for Decision on Petr Cech

Posted on 5 Feb, 2014, by in Soccer

Another season goes by and it’s getting clearer that Thibaut Courtois is going to be one of the best goalkeepers in Europe for the foreseeable future. However, the team that owns him, Chelsea, can’t keep loaning him forever and still hope to retain him on a new contract, which means it’s time they’ve made up their minds about Petr Cech. More

Chelsea FC – Jose Mourinho Might Cost Them Thibaut Courtois

Posted on 22 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

There’s really no love loss between Marca and Jose Mourinho, but it doesn’t mean that recent news of the Chelsea manager threatening Thibaut Courtois to be benched for the next two years if he doesn’t sign a new contract with the team to be untrue. More

FC Barcelona – Replacing Victor Valdes With Thibaut Courtois

Posted on 9 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

The fantastic form Victor Valdes is in this season for Barcelona doesn’t change the fact that he’s leaving at the end of the season, and the club needs to find a new goalkeeper to anchor the defense for the future. The best option on the table? Thiabut Courtois, on loan at Atletico Madrid for the last two years and a Chelsea player once more when the season is over. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Chelsea Interested in Fraser Forster From Celtic

Posted on 22 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

Even though Petr Cech is only 30, it feels like he’s much older, and his dropping form in the last couple of years suggests that he isn’t exactly playing according to his age. While Chelsea aren’t planning to ditch their goalkeeper of almost a decade, they’re certainly looking at younger options, with Fraser Forster of Celtic an option to become his backup, and possibly heir, depending on other developments. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Barcelona Want to Get Thibaut Courtois

Posted on 21 Jan, 2013, by in Soccer

Suddenly, it’s all about goalkeepers when it comes to Barcelona, who have been solid and unworried with that position for about a decade. The news of Victor Valdes looking to move on in the near future brings new options with it, the most interesting of them might be young Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, belonging to Chelsea but playing for Atletico Madrid. More