Petr Cech

  • Chelsea stand in way of Atletico's first Champions League final 30-04-2014 09:19 AM

    London: It's not only illness that has exhausted Jose Mourinho. Defending the virtues of employing defensive tactics once again is wearing out the Chelsea manager. However much Liverpool and Atletico Madrid were frustrated by Mourinho's well-disciplined methods to stifle them in the last week, they kept Chelsea on track to...
  • Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Petr Cech train ahead of Atletico Madrid clash 29-04-2014 08:28 PM

    Chelsea were handed a quadruple fitness boost ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid when Eden Hazard, Petr Cech, John Terry and Samuel Eto'o took part in training on Tuesday. Midfielder Hazard, named on Sunday as the English PFA young player of the year, and forward...
  • I will remain No. 1 at Chelsea, says goalkeeper Cech 04-04-2014 04:28 PM

    London: Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech does not fear having to fight for his place should Belgian international Thibaut Courtois return to Stamford Bridge next season. The 21-year-old Courtois has been on loan at surprise La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid for the past three seasons and is set to occupy the...
  • Cech voted Czech Republic's best player of 2013 04-03-2014 12:19 PM

    Prague: Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has been voted the Czech Republic's player of the year for 2013. The 31-year-old Czech international won Monday's poll of players, coaches, football federation officials and journalists for the sixth consecutive year and record seventh time overall. Arsenal playmaker Tomas Rosicky finished second while Freiburg...
  • Petr Cech chasing Peter Bonetti's Chelsea record for most shutouts 28-12-2013 11:33 PM

    London: Petr Cech will reinforce his status as Chelsea's most decorated goalkeeper if he equals the club record for most clean sheets in Sunday's heavyweight Premier League showdown against Liverpool. The 31-year-old Czech international recorded his 207th shutout in the 1-0 victory over Swansea City on Thursday and another one...
  • Arsenal held to a 0-0 draw by Chelsea at Emirates 24-12-2013 08:07 AM

    London: Arsene Wenger failed for the 10th time to get the better of Jose Mourinho as Arsenal were held to a 0-0 draw by Chelsea on Monday, missing a chance to return to the top of the Premier League. The London derby, played with rain swirling around the Emirates Stadium,...
  • Rosicky, Cech in Czech squad for World Cup qualifier 24-05-2013 03:21 PM

    Prague: Midfielder Tomas Rosicky and goalkeeper Petr Cech have been included in the Czech Republic squad for the 2014 World Cup qualifier against Italy next month. The Czechs need to do well in the June 7 game in Prague to keep their hopes alive to qualify for the tournament in...
  • Where Champions League will be won and lost 19-05-2012 09:34 AM

    Munich: A look at how the Chelsea and Bayern Munich teams compare tactically and where the game might be won or lost ahead of the Champions League final at the Allianz Arena. Goalkeepers Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer, competing in his first Champions League final after reaching the last four with...
  • 'Chelsea will be the underdogs in Munich' 18-05-2012 03:18 PM

    London: Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech believes that their opponents in the Champions League final on Saturday - Bayern Munich - "must be the favourites" because of the advantage of the match being staged at the Allianz Arena, their home stadium. The west London side knocked out tournament favourites Barcelona in...