Ramires

  • Aston Villa beat league leaders Chelsea 1-0 in EPL 16-03-2014 01:16 AM

    Birmingham: Aston Villa beat nine-man Chelsea 1-0 in an English Premier League game that saw manager Jose Mourinho sent to the stands in the closing stages on Saturday. Visiting Chelsea thought they took the lead in the 41st minute when midfielder Nemanja Matic poked home from close range following a...
  • No divers at Chelsea, says Jose Mourinho 06-01-2014 09:25 AM

    London: Chelsea are not a team of divers, according to manager Jose Mourinho, whose side had a player booked for the offence for the second week running on Sunday. Midfielder Ramires was cautioned by referee Andre Marriner for simulation in the FA Cup third round 2-0 victory over Derby County....
  • Unconvincing Chelsea beat Palace 2-1 to go 2nd in Premier League 14-12-2013 10:34 PM

    London: An unconvincing Chelsea beat relegation-threatened Crystal Palace 2-1 on Saturday to provisionally move second in the Premier League, only two points behind leader Arsenal. Fernando Torres scored in the 16th minute at Stamford Bridge before Joel Ward set up Marouane Chamakh to equalise for the visitors in the 29th....
  • Ramires brace helps Chelsea thrash Bucharest 02-10-2013 08:31 AM

    Bucharest: Brazil midfielder Ramires scored twice as Chelsea got their Champions League Group E campaign back on track with a 4-0 demolition job on Steaua Bucharest at the National Arena on Tuesday. Slick-passing Chelsea, surprisingly beaten at home 2-1 by Swiss club Basel last month, dominated from start to finish...
  • Ramires, Maicon recalled to Brazil squad for freindlies 22-08-2013 02:35 PM

    Rio de Janeiro Chelsea midfielder Ramires and Roma right-back Maicon have been recalled for Brazil's international friendlies against Australia and Portugal next month. Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar was also named in coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's 22-man squad on Wednesday despite not having played a match since the Confederations...
  • Maicon, Ramires back in Brazil team for friendlies 21-08-2013 10:08 PM

    Sao Paulo: World Cup veteran right back Maicon and Chelsea midfielder Ramires are back in Brazil's squad for the friendlies against Australia and Portugal in September. Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari also picked goalkeeper Julio Cesar even though the player hasn't participated in an official match since the Confederations Cup. Maicon,...
  • Chelsea's Ramires glad to make up for missing Munich 16-05-2013 05:45 PM

    Amsterdam: Midfielder Ramires said he felt much calmer helping Chelsea to a 2-1 win over Benfica in a tense Europa League final than he had watching last year's Champions League victory from the stands. The Brazilian international, a tireless runner, told Reuters in an interview that Wednesday night's victory at...
  • Clattenburg cleared of Chelsea racism allegations 22-11-2012 11:16 PM

    London: Referee Mark Clattenburg was cleared on Thursday by the English Football Association of using racist language toward a Chelsea player during a Premier League match. Chelsea midfielder Ramires said he heard Clattenburg tell teammate John Obi Mikel "shut up you monkey" during the Oct. 28 match against Manchester United...