Pellegrini says it’s important to play “attractive football” after Chelsea wins title

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Chelsea has been labeled boring. They have also been labeled Premier League champions.

According to Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, that’s not enough, as the Chilean believes in the importance of playing “attractive football.”

[ RELATED: Pablo Zabaleta says Pellegrini deserves more respect after last year’s trophies ]

Unfortunately for Pellegrini, his supposed “attractive” play has City going home with no silverware this season, while Chelsea has claimed two titles, the league and the Capital One Cup.

It’s important for the Premier League and for the fans to play attractive football.

This team continues as the most scoring team. That side is important, to continue winning in that sense.

They [Chelsea] won exactly the same that we won last year, but we scored 158 goals in the whole season. 101 in the Premier League, 57 in the Capital One Cup. I prefer to win that…

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Newcastle defender Mike Williamson denies Carver’s claims of intentional red card

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Newcastle United is in a complete tailspin. The club has lost an unthinkable eight matches in a row, looked shocking bad in the process, and suddenly thoughts of an unimaginable divebomb towards relegation is in the thoughts of every supporter.

The skid has sent interim manager John Carver into a frenzy, and after the club’s latest embarrassing 3-0 defeat Saturday to Leicester City, Carver boiled over, accusing players of not trying and, most notably, said midfielder Mike Williamson earned his 62nd minute sending off intentionally so he wouldn’t have to endure the remainder of the season.

Williamson, now automatically suspended for two matches for his second yellow earned on a tackle of Leicester’s Jamie Vardy, responded accordingly with a personal statement, denying the accusations by Carver and apologizing to supporters for his actions.

“I would like to apologize to the Newcastle supporters and my fellow teammates for getting sent-off during…

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