# rafa-benitez - Monday 25 May, 2015
“It has been a very hard decision… but Real Madrid is extremely demanding.”
The Chelsea captain lifted the trophy on Sunday, having featured throughout the clash with Sunderland
# rafa-benitez - Monday 4 May, 2015
The Chelsea captain threw a dig at his former coach Rafa Benitez.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
The two disagreed to an extent on the effectiveness of the style.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 6 September, 2014
Napoli have silenced suggestions that the coach has fallen out with the club’s president and insisted his absence is simply a holiday
# rafa-benitez - Friday 17 January, 2014
The club’s former coach also says Steven Gerrard’s role in their excellent season is being underappreciated.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 31 July, 2013
It’s different, we’ll give them that much.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 27 May, 2013
His exploits at Chelsea have earned Rafa a new job in Serie A.
# rafa-benitez - Friday 24 May, 2013
Aurelio De Laurentiis celebrated his birthday by signing up the Spaniard on a two-year deal.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 16 May, 2013
‘You do your job in six months and it changes nothing if you win or lose the final, in terms of what you’re trying to do.’
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 2 May, 2013
Basel put up a first-half scrap but goals from Luiz, Victor Moses and Fernando Torres wrapped the tie up.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
Rafa was asked about old his old enemy taking his job. Awkward.
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 31 March, 2013
The Chelsea boss is remaining upbeat after yesterday’s defeat to Southampton.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 11 March, 2013
The Chelsea manager risks facing the wrath of the Manchester United boss after the slight.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 7 March, 2013
“The most disappointing thing is that we did not score,” opined Chelsea stopper Petr Cech.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 28 February, 2013
We always fancied a go on Roman’s yacht.
How long more does the former Liverpool boss have at the Bridge?
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
“I am a professional and I will do my job. At the end of the season I will leave.”
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 24 February, 2013
Man City took on Chelsea at the City of Manchester Stadium, as they sought to maintain their dwindling title hopes.
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 17 February, 2013
“I read those stories in the paper but it is completely lazy journalism,” says JT.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
Shane Long and Wes Hoolahan both got their names on the scoresheet tonight while Joey O’Brien also had the ball in the net — but it was at the wrong end.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 24 January, 2013
The Belgian met with Swansea’s ball boy after last night’s clash and the club have also issued an apology via Twitter.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 22 January, 2013
Oh-oh. Matrix said working under Rafa at Inter was ‘like being at school’.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 16 January, 2013
First-half goals from Demba Ba and Eden Hazard put the Blues in a commanding position but they left it slip.
# rafa-benitez - Friday 4 January, 2013
The striker becomes the first Senegalese player to join the club after arriving from Newcastle for a fee of £7million.
The Chelsea captain is upset at the news that his long-time team-mate looks set to leave the London club.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 3 January, 2013
The Spaniard also revealed that the Demba Ba transfer has yet to be officially confirmed.
Our assessment of Luis Suarez’s heroics, Chelsea’s shock defeat to QPR and much more.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 25 December, 2012
Players from all 20 Premier League clubs took time out to wish some young fans in hospital a Happy Christmas.
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 23 December, 2012
The Pensioners host Paul Lambert’s in-form side at the Bridge. Find out how it goes.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 17 December, 2012
“We must work on the positives and I have seen lot of positives here,” Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez said after yesterday’s Club World Cup final defeat.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 15 December, 2012
The European champions face Corinthians in Japan tomorrow.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
The Brazilian side narrowly edged out Al Ahly thanks to a goal from Paolo Guerrero.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 10 December, 2012
He’s done all this before.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
The holders beat Nordsjealland 6-1 at Stamford Bridge but it wasn’t enough to see them through to the last 16.
Neil Lennon’s side claimed a 2-1 win over their Russian opponents at Celtic Park tonight.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
The Spaniard reinforced his backing for the struggling striker, saying he helps the team in other areas (like clearing away corner kicks).
# rafa-benitez - Monday 3 December, 2012
Chelsea say there is “no truth” in reports of a possible return for former manager Avram Grant.