Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 3 September 2015

Editor's Viewpoint: Chelsea's own goal

Published 22/11/2012

It is little wonder that so many people are disillusioned with much of Premiership football when they see Chelsea sack the manager who only a few months ago delivered the Holy Grail of the Champions League trophy.

Robert Di Matteo's dismissal is just another reason why the London team has donned the mantle of the side everyone but their fans love to hate.

Not since Don Revie's Leeds United has a team attracted such scorn, but it is perhaps just a symbol of a game which is awash with money, but which has no heart and no real connection with, or concern for, its supporters. They are simply the funders of inflated wages and inflated egos.

From the web

Sponsored Videos

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph