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Why Gronkjaer didn’t score Chelsea’s billion-pound goal

On the final day of the 2002-03 season, Jesper Gronkjaer bagged the winner for Chelsea against Liverpool to seal European football and, very possibly, their future as a super-rich club. Right? Well, not quite. According to Premier League folklore, European qualification is what persuaded Roman Abramovich to buy Chelsea and the success that comes with […]

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