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Chelsea 2 - Stoke City 0

Stamford Bridge

Sunday 7th Feb 2010

Attendance: 41,322

Stoke's cup run ends at the Bridge

The Potters' dream of FA Cup glory ended at Stamford Bridge at Sunday tea-time, but Stoke can still be proud of their best run in the cup for 38 years. Chelsea couldn't be sure of their victory until the 67th minute when John Terry's goal doubled their advantage after his fellow England international, Frank Lampard had given them a first half lead with a fierce strike from the edge of the penalty area.

The Potters failed to take full advantage of the supposed frailties of Chelsea's stand-in keeper, Hilario and really only managed a few serious shots on goal. Mamady Sidibe and Dean Whitehead both had good, early chances to put the visitors into the lead but were thwarted by some goal line clearances from the Chelsea defence who protected their keeper well to deny the Potters their normal scoring opportunities from set-pieces.

Star Player

Robert Huth made the most of his return to Stamford Bridge wearing the captain's armband with a stalwart performance to deny Drogba and Co a more comfortable scoreline.




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The Journalist

Writer: Chris Baldwin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday March 8 2010

Time: 9:05PM

Your Comments

can I ask if you only took 3,000 tickets cos that was all you could seel as opposed to the 6,000 on offer in the Shed End?
merlin
The club were offered the 6k but they would have to buy them first. They knew they could sell 3k easily (we took that number to Man City) but reckoned that with the late kick-off on a Sunday and the match was on TV they wouldn't get rid of all 6k. So short answer: we could sold more but the club didn't want to be left with any unsold which sounds fair enough...
BoothenP
 

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