18.05.2012 [Goal.com America] - By Tom Bradley The two men will go head-to-head for Europe's top football prize at the Allianz Arena, but the game could be Di Matteo's last in charge with owner Roman Abramovich believed to be ready to recruit again. But Heynckes believes that
21.05.2012 [FOXSports.com] - It ended an odyssey both Terry and Roman Abramovich had set out on when the latter bought Chelsea in 2003 and an obsession the club had arguably had since they were denied entry to the inaugural European Cup in 1955. Describing it as his greatest
27.12.2011 [The Independent] - Given Roman Abramovich's track record of hiring and firing, it is a brave Chelsea manager who concedes the Premier League title in December, but that was exactly what Andre Villas-Boas did yesterday. Later on in the day, Manchester City's draw at West
03.01.2012 [Contactmusic.com] - I watched every documentary ever made, and stayed at the house in the south of France that they lived in during the war - it's now owned by (Russian businessman) Roman Abramovich. I tried to go to places that they were at and soak up their energy.
24.05.2012 [Ninemsn] - Despite the trophies it remains unclear if owner Roman Abramovich will give the former West Brom boss the job on a full-time basis but Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay is confident of an announcement in the coming weeks.
23.05.2012 [Express.co.uk] - Hulk is determined to move from the Portuguese club and Blues owner Roman Abramovich is in talks with the Portuguese club, who want a massive £38million. But Chelsea will not pay more than £30m.
23.05.2012 [Reuters] - These include the $6.5 billion scrap between exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky and Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich, and the battle between metals moguls Oleg Deripaska and Michael Cherney, due to go to trial in July.
23.05.2012 [Evening Standard] - The Stamford Bridge club were in turmoil when owner Roman Abramovich terminated the brief reign of Andre Villas-Boas. Roberto di Matteo took over with Chelsea trailing Napoli 3-1 from the first leg of their last-16 clash and their Premier League form
21.05.2012 [Wall Street Journal (blog)] - Though the Chelsea players have been vocal in their support for Di Matteo, owner Roman Abramovich isn't saying anything. “Abramovich's behavior is akin to those men with commitment issues who move on from girlfriend to girlfriend because the next one
03.01.2012 [FootballFanCast.com (blog)] - Chelsea signed the England left back just a month after Roman Abramovich arrived at Stamford Bridge and the former Southampton player doubled his wage overnight. Six years and 87 league appearances later Manchester City; now under the ownership of
19.05.2012 [Yahoo! Sports] - Sports – Sat, May 19, 2012 7:12 PM EDT Chelsea's nail-biting victory in Saturday's Champions League final was the culmination of a dream that cost its owner Roman Abramovich an incredible $2.8 billion. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich lifts the UEFA
01.01.2012 [WhatCulture!] - When Roman Abramovich took over at Chelsea, few would have imagined that in 2011, the London club would not be the main spending power in the transfer windows, but Sheikh Mansour changed a lot of things when he took over at Manchester City
30.12.2011 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - For Chelsea, a team elevated to the European elite by the wealth of Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, the Financial Fair Play rules pose a particular problem because the club will no longer be able to rely on their owner's cheque book to keep the team
30.12.2011 [talkSPORT.co.uk] - By Ian Cruise Eddie Newton insists Roman Abramovich has to back Andre Villas-Boas' Chelsea revolution – and insists it's long overdue. The Chelsea boss has allowed Nicolas Anelka to move to China, and he looks certain to be followed out of Stamford
26.12.2011 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - And the same paper reports that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich plans to invest £150 million in new talent in the January transfer window. Top targets include £50m-rated striker Edinson Cavani and his Napoli midfield team-mate Marek Hamsik
07.05.2012 [Daily Mail] - By Martin Samuel The problem with Chelsea is that nobody can quite get to grips with the problem with Chelsea. So here's what it isn't. The problem with Chelsea is not Didier Drogba who, at 34, scored his eighth goal in eight visits to Wembley on
21.05.2012 [Daily Mail] - By Neil Ashton Andriy Shevchenko is being lined up for a coaching role at Chelsea as part of owner Roman Abramovich's sweeping changes. The £30million Chelsea flop is taking his coaching badges and can accept a role at the club when he decides to quit
03.01.2012 [The Scratching Shed] - Failure to attract serious investors and business partners No Matthew Harding, certainly no Roman Abramovich, apparently no one wants to invest in this climate… erm… apart from Marcus Liebherr at Southampton less than 12 months ago, the Thai backers
04.01.2012 [London24] - “I suppose the bottom line is we know that Fernando Torres wasn't for sale until Roman Abramovich came in and offered £50million for him.” We are unlikely to see any £50million bids for West Ham's players and so it would seem likely that Tomkins and
01.01.2012 [Sunday Mercury] - A clip of him shaking the hand of Roman Abramovich became an internet sensation. He said: “It got 40000 hits on YouTube. I'd been quite friendly with Roman Abramovich, I still am. “When we scored the second up he gets from the front row and tries to
11.05.2012 [Crunchsports.com] - Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is reportedly unwilling to give up in his attempts to pursuade Pep Guardiola to be the club's next manager. Guardiola, who will step down as Barcelona coach at the end of the month, has been thought to be Abramovich's top
23.05.2012 [Crunchsports.com] - Guardiola is known to be Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich's top target to replace Andre Villas-Boas as the Blues' next full-time manager, but the Russian wants to appoint him now, rather than in a year's time. Reports in recent days have claimed
02.01.2012 [Football Trade Directory] - In 2007, Chelsea's Terry was given a two-week trip aboard a £72million yacht belonging to club owner Roman Abramovich. Terry's teammate Lampard has also been pictured on another of the Russian oligarch's yachts with his former partner Elen Rives.
22.05.2012 [Daily Mail] - Ironic, really, considering that if Roberto Di Matteo had delivered Europe's premier trophy and a second domestic cup with a floundering team on the continent, Roman Abramovich would probably be all over him. Chelsea appointed Champions League winners
03.05.2012 [Daily Mail] - By Neil Ashton Roman Abramovich is refusing to give up on his dream of taking Jose Mourinho back as Chelsea manager. Although Mourinho insists he will remain with La Liga champions Real Madrid for at least another season, the Chelsea owner is
23.05.2012 [Virtual-Strategy Magazine] - While the cost of winning the Champions League has been estimated at close to £1 billion for Roman Abramovich there is no doubt that he considers it money well spent. The Director of Aviation at PJC “The fans on the flight home were in an exuberant
03.01.2012 [BSR Russia] - The case, in London's Commercial Court, where self-exiled Boris Berezovsky is demanding £3.6 bn in damages from fellow oligarch Roman Abramovich, will draw to its conclusion; the inquest into the suspicious death of Alexander Litvinenko will open and
02.01.2012 [The Sport Review] - The rumoured addition of Gary Cahill seems to be a bargain but the current Bolton captain has been well below-par this campaign. The rumoured £80m-odd fee for Hulk from Porto certainly isn't the answer: surely Roman Abramovich will have learnt from the
04.05.2012 [Daily Mail] - Roman Abramovich is refusing to give up on his dream of taking Jose Mourinho back as Chelsea manager. Also: Stuart Pearce could be the first casualty of the Roy Hodgson regime, with the former England left-back expected to lose his role with the senior
09.12.2011 [The Sport Review] - The Blues failed to lure Modrić to Stamford Bridge during the summer as Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich tested Spurs' resolve with a reported £40m bid on deadline day in August. And amid speculation Chelsea are now preparing a January swoop