Roberto Di Matteo

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Losing 2-0 on their first meeting at home, Schalke are in for a tough time when they travel to Santiago Bernebau for the second leg of their Champions League knock out stages fixture against Real Madrid. Although it's difficult, Schalke boss, Roberto Di Matteo is not ready to give up as just yet, stating his…
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Successfully grabbing another three points on their English Premier League campaign this weekend, Chelsea are preparing themselves for an important Champions League clash against Schalke this upcoming midweek. Still sitting at the top of their group with eight points, Chelsea acknowledge that a win over their German opposition will see Jose Mourinho's men through into…
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Failing to put on any sort of consistency in the start of this new season, Bundesliga side, Schalke decided to remove Jens Keller as their tactician and replacing him with former Chelsea boss, Roberto Di Matteo. Explaining that decision to the media, Schalke's sporting director, Horst Heldt, stated that after such disappointing results in their…
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After parting ways with Paulo Di Canio couple of days back, Sunderland are searching for potential successor and rumors claimed that another Italian boss could be on the cards as Roberto Di Matteo along with Gianfranco Zola are being named as strong candidates. Among the two, Di Matteo might be 'easier' to persuade considering he…
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With Rafael Benitez most likely won't be staying at Chelsea by the end of this season, talks about potential new tactician continue to arrive and after recent statement from Gustavo Poyet about his interest in taking the job, support starts to arrive for the former Uruguayan international. One of the latest person who believes that…
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Early in the season, under Roberto Di Matteo's reign Chelsea's attacking play was being touted as one of the best in the Premier League, but in the last two games in which Rafael Benitez took charge, scoring goals seemed to be a tough area for them. Benitez himself admitted that they're attacking play still need…
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Sudden managerial change in Chelsea from Roberto di Matteo to Rafael Benitez still puzzle many people, including Dutch legend and former Blues' player/manager, Ruud Gullit, who also questions the direction that Roman Abramovic's is heading with his decision. Gullit stated that he doesn't really know the real story behind Abramovic's decision, but the Dutchman can't…
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Southampton boss Nigel Adkins shared his views about the recent sackings happening in the Premier League, involving Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers, which saw both Roberto di Matteo along with Mark Hughes losing their jobs. Adkins believes that those events showed that there's no difference in the Premier League in terms of treatment for managers…
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The managerial chance at Chelsea continue to raise opinions from many people, including Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger who also shared his views regarding Roberto Di Matteo's sacking and the appointment of Rafael Benitez. Speaking after Gunners' Champions League victory over Montpellier, Wenger admitted that he was surprised to hear the news about Di Matteo's sacking…
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Roberto Di Matteo's sacking by Chelsea was more than just a shocking news for many, but is considered a harsh move by the Blues' owner, Roman Abramovic, considering all the things Di Matteo achieved last season. Several Premier League managers have already showed their sympathy for their fellow tactician, such as Andre Villas-Boas who said…
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Andre Villas-Boas may have a full support for Roberto Di Matteo, but the Portuguese tactician said that he doesn't have any rights to give a professional advice for the Italian manager. Speaking ahead of Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League match against Lazio on Thursday, Villas-Boas said that he hasn't had any personal conversation with Di Matteo,…
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The sacking of Roberto Di Matteo is like a similar scenery for Tottenham Hotspur tactician, Andre Villas-Boas, who also suffered the same experience last season. Di Matteo was actually the replacement for Villas-Boas at that time, but instead of holding a grudge, the Portuguese gives his support to the Italian tactician on his future career.…