The departing Didier Drogba threw down the gauntlet to the young Chelsea squad on Sunday as he led Premier League celebrations at Stamford Bridge, telling them they had to win more titles to stand comparison with the class of 2005.
Jose Mourinho regrets using the word "campaign" to describe how he felt Chelsea were treated this season but still believes they were harshly treated by officials and media, British newspapers reported on Saturday.
Jose Mourinho will receive a third Premier League winners` medal on Sunday but the Chelsea manager is not feeling so charitable this time -- meaning no surprise souvenir for a lucky fan at Stamford Bridge.
Last September, many worthy contenders embarked upon a journey to glory with a sense of hope and pride. Their goal was to be crowned the Kings of football across European territories. The Battle for supremacy over Europe has been fierce where the defending champions Real Madrid have been vanquished. Liverpool’s retreat is further proof that history has no bearing on the consequences. Pep Guardiola’s master plan was felled by his one-time friend turned adversary, while Jose Mourinho is left to lick his wounds in London. Only a few brave hearts remain on that road to chart their way to glory.
Chelsea's brilliance in 2014-15 season meant the title run-in was somewhat of an anti-climax for the Premier League audiences. Nonetheless, there were enough moments through the course of the season that left an indelible impression on the minds of fans.