Rafa Benitez delighted to be back in England, calls on Newcastle fans to get behind the team.
No bitterness as Benitez walks away from Bernabeu with dignity intact.
Rafa Benitez may not be perfect, but he surely deserves more respect from Chelsea fans than he has received throughout the course of his Stamford Bridge tenure.
Dropped at Manchester United, desired by Bayern Munich and, despite assurances by Sir Alex Ferguson that he has a future at Old Trafford, Wayne Rooney must be wondering what lies…
Brian Glanville witnesses the ongoing struggles of Chelsea's Fernando Torres and wonders whether the influence of club owner, Roman Abramovich, is undermining the striker's confidence.
Well, Rafa Benitez might just as well stay. Stay as what Roberto Di Matteo was for some embarrassing weeks; a temporary manager designated as such.
Crisis at Chelsea? Send for Avram Grant! Who seems to be seen by the dominant, demanding club owner oligarch Roman Abramovich as a kind of magic talisman.