# rafa-benitez - Saturday 6 September, 2014
Napoli have silenced suggestions that the coach has fallen out with the club’s president and insisted his absence is simply a holiday
# rafa-benitez - Friday 17 January, 2014
The club’s former coach also says Steven Gerrard’s role in their excellent season is being underappreciated.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 31 July, 2013
It’s different, we’ll give them that much.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 27 May, 2013
His exploits at Chelsea have earned Rafa a new job in Serie A.
# rafa-benitez - Friday 24 May, 2013
Aurelio De Laurentiis celebrated his birthday by signing up the Spaniard on a two-year deal.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 16 May, 2013
‘You do your job in six months and it changes nothing if you win or lose the final, in terms of what you’re trying to do.’
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 2 May, 2013
Basel put up a first-half scrap but goals from Luiz, Victor Moses and Fernando Torres wrapped the tie up.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
Rafa was asked about old his old enemy taking his job. Awkward.
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 31 March, 2013
The Chelsea boss is remaining upbeat after yesterday’s defeat to Southampton.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 11 March, 2013
The Chelsea manager risks facing the wrath of the Manchester United boss after the slight.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 7 March, 2013
“The most disappointing thing is that we did not score,” opined Chelsea stopper Petr Cech.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 28 February, 2013
We always fancied a go on Roman’s yacht.
How long more does the former Liverpool boss have at the Bridge?
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
“I am a professional and I will do my job. At the end of the season I will leave.”
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 24 February, 2013
Man City took on Chelsea at the City of Manchester Stadium, as they sought to maintain their dwindling title hopes.
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 17 February, 2013
“I read those stories in the paper but it is completely lazy journalism,” says JT.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
Shane Long and Wes Hoolahan both got their names on the scoresheet tonight while Joey O’Brien also had the ball in the net — but it was at the wrong end.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 24 January, 2013
The Belgian met with Swansea’s ball boy after last night’s clash and the club have also issued an apology via Twitter.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 22 January, 2013
Oh-oh. Matrix said working under Rafa at Inter was ‘like being at school’.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 16 January, 2013
First-half goals from Demba Ba and Eden Hazard put the Blues in a commanding position but they left it slip.
# rafa-benitez - Friday 4 January, 2013
The striker becomes the first Senegalese player to join the club after arriving from Newcastle for a fee of £7million.
The Chelsea captain is upset at the news that his long-time team-mate looks set to leave the London club.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 3 January, 2013
The Spaniard also revealed that the Demba Ba transfer has yet to be officially confirmed.
Our assessment of Luis Suarez’s heroics, Chelsea’s shock defeat to QPR and much more.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 25 December, 2012
Players from all 20 Premier League clubs took time out to wish some young fans in hospital a Happy Christmas.
# rafa-benitez - Sunday 23 December, 2012
The Pensioners host Paul Lambert’s in-form side at the Bridge. Find out how it goes.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 17 December, 2012
“We must work on the positives and I have seen lot of positives here,” Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez said after yesterday’s Club World Cup final defeat.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 15 December, 2012
The European champions face Corinthians in Japan tomorrow.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
The Brazilian side narrowly edged out Al Ahly thanks to a goal from Paolo Guerrero.
# rafa-benitez - Monday 10 December, 2012
He’s done all this before.
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
The holders beat Nordsjealland 6-1 at Stamford Bridge but it wasn’t enough to see them through to the last 16.
Neil Lennon’s side claimed a 2-1 win over their Russian opponents at Celtic Park tonight.
# rafa-benitez - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
The Spaniard reinforced his backing for the struggling striker, saying he helps the team in other areas (like clearing away corner kicks).
# rafa-benitez - Monday 3 December, 2012
Chelsea say there is “no truth” in reports of a possible return for former manager Avram Grant.
Rafa Benitez had previously claimed that the pair’s days at Stamford Bridge were numbered.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 1 December, 2012
Can the Pensioners register their first goal under Rafa Benitez at Upton Park?
# rafa-benitez - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
The former Liverpool chief has penned a short-term contract with the Stamford Bridge outfit.
# rafa-benitez - Saturday 15 September, 2012
The full transcript from our sitdown chat with the former Liverpool manager in Dublin this week where he answered your questions.
# rafa-benitez - Thursday 13 September, 2012
The former Liverpool boss told TheJournal.ie that that the truth was important for everyone connected to the disaster and now allows people to continue the fight for justice.