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Wayne Bridge Shares a Theory on Chelsea Replacement

Chelsea loves to deal with loans so much that they can even get their managers involved in it. Something like this has happened recently. Frank Lampard has been appointed as the new substitute for Maurizio Sarri during this summer. He has been welcomed by the fans of the Blues with wide arms. But Wayne Bridge has noticed something about this replacement. He has shared a theory regarding how Frank, who has been his teammate for Chelsea, got this job.

Wayne Bridge along with Frank Lampard won the Premier League in the year 2005. He was desperate to get the appointment for the job. He is of the belief that Roman Abramovich has finished up with Lamps because he knows that bigger names will refuse to join and the reason for that is the transfer ban.
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Wayne Bridge Names his Top 5 Side Team

The former Southampton and Chelsea defender Wayne Bridge has said that Frank Lampard is one of the players that he will not be able to leave out from the perfect 5-side team from amongst players he played within Southampton and Chelsea. The international England player spends 6 years at Chelsea. He had come over from Southampton with left-back that featured 142 times in every competition for Chelsea as they proceeded on to win the title of Premier League in the year 2005 and the League Cup and FA Club in the year 2007.

He is known to have featured in the early success of Chelsea in the era of Roman Abramovich. He has played along with some of the greatest players in the history of the Blues. It doesn’t come as a surprise that Chelsea will dominate the perfect 5 sides of the former left-back. Wayne Bridge chose Matt Le Tissier, the legend of Southampton and as the manager, Glenn after he worked with the former midfielder of Chelsea in the south coast. However, the rest of the 5 side team comprises of teammates from the time he used to play at Chelsea. It includes Frank Lampard, Marcel Desailly, Didier Drogba, and Petr Cech.
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Chelsea have been told by club legend Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink not to pursue the permanent signing of on-loan midfielder Mateo Kovacic. Kovacic was signed in the summer in the dying moments as part of the deal that took Belgium stopper Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid.

Despite initially making a starring impression at the start of the season, the Croatian international has found himself on the bench in recent weeks. The good form of Loftus-Cheek has seen Sarri utilize the England international in the last few games.


Chelsea is a club that is never away from the spotlight since the acquisition of the club by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. The club’s appointment of Maurizio Sarri in the summer was meant to usher in an era of beautiful football to the club.

Initially, this looked to be the case as the Blues went unbeaten in all competitions until November when the Tottenham inflicted their first defeat at Wembley. Since that defeat, Chelsea has been in mixed form. This run of results have seen Sarri and a couple of players receive the heat from pundits and fans alike.

Wayne Bridge Talks about Family Life and More

Wayne Bridge might be retired from the scene of English football as an active player but he still remains in the scene as an inspiration to the younger players. He debuted in the scene of professional football in the year 1998 when he graduated from Southampton Academy. Bridge then played for clubs like West Ham, Chelsea, Fulham, and Manchester City during the years when he played Premier League. Today his focus is his family, his wife and two children, Carter who is three years of age and Parker who is five.

Wayne and Frankie Bridge confess that they would love to have more children when they opened up about their family life at a recent interview. Frankie, the Saturday star, aged 29 and the former footballer at 38 years of age, admitted that they think about it but is not always in sync with the idea. Wayne says that he is open to having another baby but it would not happen so soon. It is not easy and that is also what Frankie agrees. She is not open to the idea of motherhood and that is why she needs time to think about having another baby.
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Wayne Bridge, Harry Redknapp, And Football Partners And Players Have Entered ‘I’m A Celebrity’

I’m a celebrity, get me out of here, the reality television series is as addictive and also quite horrifying to a majority of the viewers. In this show, high-profile figures and celebrities are made to survive in a jungle of Australia in dire situations for several weeks.

The contestants are made to face some difficult challenges in the quest. Completing his will earn them the crown of King or the Queen. With time, some popular figures from the football industry have also been made to survive in the show. One such footballer is Wayne Bridge who has taken part along with Rebekah Vardy, and Harry Redknapp.
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Former England international, Wayne Bridge happened to be one of the first signings of both the Chelsea and Manchester City modern eras, yet the 38 year old admits he never really believed in himself.

When you ask a footballer about his most memorable moment as a player, you would expect him to say something about winning a major title or scoring a cracking goal. However, Wayne Bridge seems to be the odd one out.

Wayne Bridge In Charity Boxing Fight

Every time the name of Wayne Bridge is mentioned, without any delay, John Terry follows him swiftly. These two great figures are often remembered by football fans and also say a lot about the career of Bridge. Although there were several highlights, the most significant ones include Premier League achievement with Chelsea in 2004 -05 and PFA Team of the Year title in 2001-02.

Bridge took his retirement in the year 2014 and needless to say that he played for the national team of England for 36 times. It is certainly not easy to overlook the accomplishments of this great footballer despite of the fact that he has not been in the spotlight much. He has appeared on a reality show and also had a life that people envied him. Football fans were indeed surprised when they got to know about Bridge’s new venture which is boxing and he showed his appearance in a charity boxing competition for the benefit of Sport Relief. Bridge had to undergo training for nearly 10 weeks for his bout against Spencer Matthews, the reality TV star.
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Wayne Bridge Is Certain About England Triumph And He Is Booking Tickets

Wayne Bridge is extremely confident that England is going to win and he is so certain about the same that, he is booking a ticket to the final. In the past 28 years, the team England will be playing their first World Cup semi-final this evening in Croatia. And before the match England’s former defender is confident and as positive as the fans are.


In an interview, when asked what he thinks about the match and who is going to win, Wayne Bridge said: “I am booking my ticket for the final. And he reckoned that England would win 2-0.” Meanwhile, Vinnie Jones, the former England midfielder showed off his exclusive and unique England boots through satellite link as he is looking forward to the next game. It was a very patriotic day with Piers wearing his England pride on his chest.
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Former Chelsea star Tore-Andre Flo has won the Sure Pressure Serie Season II shooting challenge at the Cobham HQ, according to reports. The Norwegian retired from the game five years back but he proved that he still got it when he entered the challenge against former Blue’ stars Wayne Bridge and Eidur Gudjohnsen.

Flo netted 50 goals for Chelsea in his days at Stamford Bridge before he moved to Rangers in the new millennium for £14 million. The 44-year old proved he was still in form when he engaged in the shooting challenge against Gudjohnsen and Bridge.

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