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The John Obi Mikel Years: Part Two

The John Obi Mikel Years: Part Two – Big Phil and Guus IN Mikel’s third season at Chelsea, he had a third different manager to play under. This meant different tactics, different requirements of him, and the need to win over another big name boss. The man appointed was World Cup winning coach, Luis Felipe […]

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The John Obi Mikel Years: Part Two – Big Phil and Guus

IN Mikel’s third season at Chelsea, he had a third different manager to play under. This meant different tactics, different requirements of him, and the need to win over another big name boss. The man appointed was World Cup winning coach, Luis Felipe Scolari, known affectionately as “Big Phil”. Would the 59 year old, whose […]

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The John Obi Mikel Years: Part One

EARLIER this season, John Michael Obi, or John Obi Mikel as he is now known worldwide, played his 250th match for Chelsea. That’s quite an achievement considering the Nigerian – who speaks with more-than-a-hint of a British accent – is only 25 years old. 6 seasons in to his Chelsea career, his contribution is still […]

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