Ancelotti's Sacking Highlights Chelsea Woes

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The now ex-Chelsea manager left his post-match press conference at Goodison Park, to be told by chief executive Ron Gourlay that he was “parting company” with his employer.

The reason for the timing? Chelsea wanted Ancelotti to know first and then the players would be told before they went on their summer holidays. How kind. Gourlay, Ancelotti and the squad then travelled to the airport to take their flight back to Gatwick. It must have been an awkward journey.

But then it has been an awkward season. After winning the Premier League and FA Cup last year, after making the changes to...

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