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The Daily Mail’s got it in for Chelsea

by | 13th, February 2015

Does the Daily Mail have problem with Cheslea FC?

Yesterday the paper led with a question: did Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic bite Everton’s James McCarthy. The paper provided some pictorial evidence to help readers best answer:


Branislav Ivanovic bites


No. There was no bite. Only the Mail suggested there had been. The Mail also said Ivanovic had “throttled” McCarthy and possibly headbutted him.

But he didn’t do either of those things, either.

And the Mail , rather than deferring to the FA’s panel of experts (three former referees), calls it a “CHOKE” and states that Ivanocic choked McCarthy, which he didn’t. There was no “throttling”, either.




The Mail’s Neil Ashton uses this as evidence that Chelsea manager “Jose Mourinho has got rivals and game’s rulers on the run…” The Mail declares:” TIME TO STOP JOSE MADNESS.”

There can be little doubt that Mourinho is an irritant. Graceless is victory and snide in defeat, Mourinho cultivates an

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