It will be midweek Europa League expeditions from September, not the more luminous Uefa Champions League that a club of Chelsea's status, wealth and prestige would regard as their natural entitlement.
That the criticisms from the hardcore Chelsea faithful have been more cutting than the inevitable banter from rival fans says a lot about the disconnect at a club that could still end up with silverware this season. Maybe they will help you attract a player who turns out to be a key player.
Newcastle's fifth minute free kick came from a promising angle, but Chelsea cleared the effort with a powerful header.
Martin Dubravka (8/10): Had absolutely nothing to do in the first half but showed once again as to why he has transformed into a cult figure during his short stint with Newcastle with some great saves, which kept denying Chelsea from getting on the scoresheet.
Aside from being a rock at the back, Florian Lejeune made a vital assist for Newcastle's third of the night, which effectively sealed all three points for the Magpies. "But I think when there is this situation the first person to answer for this must be the coach, because if in this game we lacked the spirit, the will, the desire, I'm the first person to answer for this".
The former Italy boss has endured a tougher campaign this time around, as Chelsea sit outside the Champions League spots, but hope remains to land the FA Cup.
Deadpool 2: Not enough orgies
Both the original and the sequel have never really seemed to figured out how to give emotional weight to a weightless character. This movie, in a surprising manner, is also much more emotionally impactful and insightful than the first movie was.
MMA DFS Playbook: UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington
The referee stepped in as she landed a series of grounded shots to Pennington, who suffered a broken nose during the fight. The bout marks the third time Nunes will be defending the belt, since she submitted Miesha Tate in 2016.
Chelsea lose 3-0 to Newcastle on the final day of the Premier League season.
Alan Shearer has taken to Twitter to suggest that Newcastle have enjoyed a fantastic first season back in the Premier League, while he also lauded the supporters for the way that they have stuck by the Magpies this term.
Chelsea have an FA Cup final to look forward to against Manchester United at Wembley next weekend. It will be interesting to see if Chelsea make any move for the English defender this summer, following a series of impressive performances this campaign. I hope very much that Rafa will remain at Newcastle United.
The Premier League put a bow on its remarkable season with a 100-point flourish from Man City, and a new single-season scoring mark.
Jose Mourinho led his Red Devils side to a win over Watford to end their league season on a high and there is no doubting who goes into that huge clash in better shape.
He still has some work to do, as the great scoring conditions at TPC Sawgrass have stripped away some of the course's difficulty. But Woods and Mickelson failed to deliver fireworks and the much-anticipated duel soon fizzled. "I think it's really fun".
World Health Organisation obtained 4,000 doses of experimental Ebola vaccine and was preparing for deployment in Congo. Seventeen of those 21 infected people died. "We have three health care workers infected and one already died ".
Nielsen is responsible for those 20,000 border representatives who work in Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump was furious with Nielsen, telling her he didn't think she was doing enough to secure the border.
Israel says it has a right to defend its border and has accused Hamas of using the protests as a cover for attacking it. Meanwhile, Israel will welcome the embassy move and also mark its 70th year of independence since its creation in 1948.
The annexation has not be recognised by the global community. "I hope we've finished this episode and everyone understood". David Keyes, the spokesperson for Benjamin Netanyahu, says that while Israel doesn't want war, the Iranian regime does.
The blasts came four days after inmates killed five police officers during a revolt at a police detention center near Jakarta . The blasts all occurred within 10 minutes of each other, police said, with the first explosion at 7.30am (0030 GMT).
The 44-year-old German has agreed to succeed Unai Emery, who will leave after the final game of the French season this weekend. Federico Fazio and Lorenzo Pellegrini both tried their luck while Aleksandar Kolarov's free-kick hit the side netting.
Liverpool , meanwhile, have still not secured a place in the Champions League next season - despite reaching this year's final. Southampton are on the verge of Premier League safety and need a point from the game to be absolutely sure of their situation.
Anderson is not a natural clay court performer, and didn't really have an answer for a skilled exponent on the surface like Thiem. He was stopped, however, going down 4-6 2-6 to Austrian fifth seed Dominic Thiem in their semifinal match.
This May 9, 2018, photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency shows China's aircraft carrier Liaoning at a shipyard in Dalian. Its design was based on China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning , which was bought from Ukraine and refurbished.
According to the announcement the company is working on launching "world's first urban aviation network". Urban aviation in Los Angeles is closer than you think , and Uber is showing us what it might look like.
Woman Faces Stalking Charges After Sending Man 65000 Texts
According to a report , Jacqueline Ades sent the man at least 500 text messages per day, totaling to over 65,000 text messages. When police arrived, they say they found Ades taking a bath in his house, and a butcher knife was discovered in her vehicle .
Sonam posts first pic with husband Anand after wedding
Father of the bride, Anil Kapoor was in his element as he danced tirelessly to all his hit songs, reviving the Ram Lakhan time. The Grand Wedding happened yesterday, on 8 May at Rockdale, Bandstand, Bandra which was the ultimate wedding venue.
Mahira Khan wins at Cannes with all the grace and style
Over the weekend, the couple travelled to Delhi, Anand's hometown and from there, Sonam took a flight to the French Riviera. Pakistani actress Mahira Khan is in Cannes , France to attend the much anticipated Cannes Film Festival 2018 .
Iran fired rockets from Syria
Iran does not want "new tensions" in the Middle East, President Hassan Rouhani told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday. The Syrian Observatory for Human rights said 15 people, including eight Iranians, were killed in that attack.
Team by team analysis of Spanish Grand Prix
After five races, we have a much better understanding of the vehicle , of what we need to do to get the auto working. While Hamilton reported drizzle on his visor on lap 21, Bottas' pace surged, over 1.2 seconds faster than Vettel.
Mackenzie Dern Ashamed Of Failed Weight Cut At UFC 224
They told me even without a fight, they're going to make me make weight and they're going to stay on me, but that's what I need. I wasn't cutting anymore weight, I was in the sauna and there's no more water coming out, I wasn't sweating.
Seattle Mariners at Detroit Tigers Free Pick 05/12/18
Three relievers finished the game for Detroit , with Shane Greene pitching the ninth for his eighth save in 10 chances. The Tigers' hitters have been led by third baseman Jeimer Candelario and right fielder Nicholas Castellanos .