Tag Roman Abramovich


It was another good weekend for ruthless Russian autocrats. On Sunday, just hours before Vladimir Putin shed crocodile tears outside the Kremlin, Roman Abramovich was giving Chelsea manager André Villas-Boas his marching orders. Putin did emerge the winner of Russia’s… Continue Reading →

Blue Sunday: Abramovich Wields the Axe

As every schoolboy knows, the decline of the Roman Empire was a protracted affair. In the empire of Russian oligarch and football enthusiast Roman Abramovich, things tend to move at a speedier pace. New managers blow through Stamford Bridge with… Continue Reading →

It’s a Shame about Ray

Was it a case of “Et tu, Carlo”, as the Chelsea management stuck the knife into their assistant coach? I thought Alex Epstein’s dismissal from The Apprentice would be the only boardroom exit that captured my attention last week. I… Continue Reading →

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