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Chelsea 8 - Wigan Athletic 0

Stamford Bridge

9/05/10 4pm

Attendance: 41,383

Chelsea 8-0 Latics

Chelsea were proclaimed the Champions today as the sorry Latics were left licking their wounds after a storming display by the West London side that was started by Nicolas Anelka crashing home on six minutes.

A tough game and soundly beaten though the Latics started off brightly enough but once Chelsea got their noses in front as early as they did there was only going to be one winner.

The Wigan team can feel a little sorry for themselves with Chelsea`s first goal laid on by an off-side Malouda and then Chelsea were awarded a penalty after Frank Lampard went down like he`d been shot after the merest of touches from Gary Caldwell who was shown a red card for the offence, all that just after the half hour mark, effectively game over.

Unfortunately for the Latics it wasn`t and Chelsea stamped their authority and superiority by scoring another 6 goals in the second half to make the final score 8-0 and make a sorry end to the season for Roberto and his weary troops.

A time now to re-group and plan for the next campaign where better things will be expected, an influx of quality in the summer should see the Latics build on some of the good results and put performances like today well and truly behind them.

Congratulations to Chelsea on being crowned Champions

Chelsea

Cech, Ivanovic (Belletti 58), Terry, Alex, A. Cole, Ballack (Matic 70), Lampard, Malouda, Anelka, Drogba, Kalou (J Cole 58)

Subs: Hillario, J. Cole, Zhirkov, Ferreira, Sturridge, Matic, Belletti

Latics

Pollitt; Melchiot, Boyce, Caldwell, Gohouri, Figueroa; Diame (Scharner 72), Watson (Thomas 61); McCarthy N'Zogbia, Rodallega (Moses 82)

Subs: Stojkovic, Thomas, Scharner, Scotland, Mustoe, Cywka, Moses


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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 9 2010

Time: 10:20PM

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Roll on next season, lets start again
worbo
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09/05/2010 22:30:00

worst goal differential in the league
Wiganlatics09
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09/05/2010 23:02:00

I think it's points that keeps you in the league this season? Let me check wikipedia!
avantsweater
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09/05/2010 23:33:00

I don't think you boys have done too badly this season, really. Martinez has done a good job, bringing some nice football in as well, and I think you've got a lot to look forward to again next year. Nice touch as well with you lads giving us a clap at the end today as well - I don't think anybody wanted to see United win it for another year, did they?
daspecial1
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09/05/2010 23:41:00

i did!
HuddersfieldYiddo
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10/05/2010 01:38:00

Way to go to Stamford Bridge and promise Manchester United your side will be no pushovers when they take on Premier League title-chasing Chelsea. Aww yeah.
AussieVilla
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10/05/2010 03:21:00

Is that a Villa fan calling us for losing by a large score to Chelsea?
lythamlatic
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10/05/2010 05:53:00

All the best for next season fellas, Moses looks a real talent..
JT_daniel
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10/05/2010 07:50:00

Is Terry holding up the cup or someones Skirt in that picture?
zakidaman
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10/05/2010 16:27:00

yes it may be the points that keep you in the leauge but having the worst goal differential is not a stat we want to have
Wiganlatics09
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10/05/2010 16:51:00

Congratulations to Chelsea for the title. The worst goal difference and ending the season on a real low is hugely disappointing, but we shall move on and hopefully push further than just a relegation battle next season.
robin
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10/05/2010 20:49:00

 

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