Antonio Conte believes that Chelsea's 5-0 thrashing of Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday "finished a great year for us".
The Blues won the title in May and also reached the FA Cup final in a glorious first season at Chelsea for the former Italy coach.
But this season so far has been probably the worst of Sparky's 4.5-year stint in the Potteries (incidentally, that's the 11th longest tenure among the 92 clubs of the Premier League and the Football League).
George Weah set to win Liberia presidential runoff
While all focus is now on the heavy Christmas football schedule, a former Chelsea star is making headlines away from the field. Weah led the first round of voting on October 10 but didn't get enough votes to win outright.
"This year was a fantastic year because to win the title in England is not easy".
Danny Drinkwater is expected to come in for Tiemoue Bakayoko, with N'golo Kante and Cesc Fabregas holding onto their place in midfield and Eden Hazard and top their top goalscorer Alvaro Morata will likely lead the line for Antonio Conte's men once again. We must go game by game.
"There are many competitions and we must be very proud to play every game". But they bounced back from the latter with a routine 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion last weekend, and will be hoping to repeat their 4-0 win against the Potters earlier this season.
If there's one Chelsea player who Stoke will focus on more than the rest, it's No.9 Alvaro Morata. "We've scored less, but we've conceded less, too". "I am very happy to work with them and for sure the club is trying to do its best in the transfer market to improve the squad and our numerical aspect". "We will do our best to finish as high as we can this season".
"We might have Erik Pieters as well so the landscape of Monday's game changes completely for us hopefully".
Infratel (+2.4%), Asian Paints (+2%), TCS (+1.7%), Tata Motors (+1.6%) and Axis Bank (+1.5%) were the top gainers on Nifty50. The US stocks turned choppy during the trading session on Thursday, while the Dow reached a new record closing high.
Holland made $15 million this year , but he did not exercise the $15 million player option after the 2017 season. He recorded a combined 101 saves in three seasons with the White Sox and Arizona Diamondbacks from 2012 to 2014.
The terminations were effective immediately, the paper reported , citing epidemiologist Patrick Sullivan. Coming six months after the resignations, the firings are "a little too coincidental", he added.
The Mega Millions jackpot begins at $40 million and develops by at least $5 million for every draw each time the jackpot rolls. This is the largest Powerball jackpot since Chicopee resident Mavis Wanczyk brought home $758.7 million jackpot in August.
In August, the iPhone maker's CEO received company stock worth $ 89 million after the company hit a key performance target. Cook earned $12.8m for the year to the end of September, up 47 per cent on the previous year when he had taken a pay cut.
Authorities have closed off the area around the church. "We stayed inside for 30 minutes before we were able to get out". Twelve people have been killed in a gun attack outside a Coptic Christian church near the Egyptian capital, Cairo .
It's been three months since Hurricane Maria swept through the US territory and only 70 percent of the island nation has power. Ameren co-workers will work in the Carolina Region, located on the northeast coast immediately east of San Juan.
In Sussex County, the highest temperature for the rest of the week will be 34 degrees Saturday and the lowest 17 on Sunday night. As you shiver in your auto before the heat kicks in, you might think this is the coldest it's ever been, but you would be wrong.
Four teenagers are facing murder charges in the death of a MI man, who was hit by a sandbag tossed off an I-75 overpass in Toledo. The boys, ages 13 to 15, appeared in juvenile court Wednesday in Toledo where they entered denial pleas to the murder charges.
SoftBank will occupy two seats on the company's board and will now be an extremely influential player in decisions at Uber. In June, Kalanick was forced to step down, although he remains on the board and is still one of the largest stakeholders.
Reviled by Palestinians, it is considered one of the most significant documents leading to the creation of the state of Israel. Under construction for years, the high-speed rail line is set to open between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem this spring.
Rajinikanth to make political announcement today
He has said that he is starting his own political party and will be launching it prior to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming science fiction film 2.0 will release on April 14th, 2018.
Women at the forefront of protests in cities across the country
Mashhad government Mohammad Rahim Norouzian was quoted by IRNA as saying the protests were organized by "counter-revolutionaries". "In the beginning, the protests were peaceful and the slogans were about high prices and economic corruption", added the source.
Jairam Thakur: First Himachal chief minister from Mandi
Thakur will be sworn in on December 27 in the presence of PM Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah, reports The Tribune (TT). He did his graduation from a college in Mandi town and postgraduation from Panjab University in Chandigarh.