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April 11, 2011
Posted by David Kyle on 04/11/2011

The anticipation for the Champions League second leg against Manchester United has been building since the referee blew the full-time whistle last week, by the time of the same whistle on Tuesday night our season could be over - or could it just be beginning?

Passion is all I ask. And a win...
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April 4, 2011
Posted by David Kyle on 04/04/2011

It is quite apparent that once the sting had been taken out of the title race with Man United’s comeback on Saturday, the emphasis and thought process suddenly turned towards the Champions’ League on Wednesday.

Had United slipped up and lost some points on Saturday afternoon I feel that the Stoke match would’ve been played out completely differently. Maybe it was about time that the lingering hopes of a title upset were finally extinguished.

The chase for the title is dead, long live the Champions' League ©Getty Images
Phil Lythell Phil Lythell is a Chelsea season ticket holder and lifelong Blues supporter stretching back to the sepia-tinted days of Kerry Dixon and Pat Nevin. Author of Chelsea-centric blog, Phil has spent his entire life living within a 20 minute walk of Stamford Bridge which has cost him a fortune but has also kept him from those interminable queues outside Fulham Broadway Station giving him more time in the pub to discuss the latest glorious/calamitous/insipid match.

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