Stamford Bridge

Next Game

Chelsea v Swansea

Saturday, 08 August 2015, 17:30

Barclays Prem

Cahill: Players back Di Matteo

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill insists the players are all still behind boss Roberto Di Matteo despite their poor recent run of form.

Last Updated: 20/11/12 at 10:36 Post Comment

Gary Cahill: Defender says players are all behind boss Roberto Di Matteo

Gary Cahill: Defender says players are all behind boss Roberto Di Matteo

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Cahill has confirmed there was a dressing room row following Saturday's 2-1 defeat by West Brom at The Hawthorns, but he believes it is good to see a reaction after a result like that.

He said: "From last year, when he took the job, he did tremendously well and achieved such a lot in a short space of time.

"We started the campaign really well. We're all behind him and he's definitely the right man.

"He proved it last year and I'm sure he will prove it this year as well.

"In the short space of time I've been here, losing games is not acceptable. When you do lose, people are disappointed, hurt and upset.

"Sometimes, things need to be said and I think it's great to have that reaction.

"I'd be worried if people were just going in, getting showered and then getting on the bus.

"What happens in the changing room stays there, but it's definitely a positive reaction when that happens in football."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

D

on't go to England at your age, you'll either be mugged or not appreciated. Or made to lump the ball long to a bloke who looks like a mascot.

megabrow (cufc)
Beckenbauer warns Schweinsteiger

F

rom the headline I presumed he meant boots, pants, jim-jams, toothbrush and paste, passport, tickets, premier inn long-term package, Scouse-English-Portuguese-German dictionary, 'How to be a 9 and 3/4' by B. Rodgers, few dozen tins of food and Evian because you can never be sure about the local food/water...

KevinBoatang
Firmino has 'everything' for PL - Willian

H

e looked like he was playing with a plastic pound shop ball in the wind against Juve, his passing was so bad.

paddy7s
Sergio Ramos: Exactly What United Need

Footer 365

Premier League fixtures on Sky Sports: Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester City live on bumper 2015/16 opening weekend

Chelsea will begin their title defence exclusively live on Sky Sports, with Liverpool, Arsenal and Man City also on bumper opening bill.

Skrtel and Allen to sign new Liverpool deals

Martin Skrtel is reported to have agreed a new three-year Liverpool contract and could soon be followed in putting pen to paper by Joe Allen.

Liverpool could end Javi Manquillo's loan from Atletico Madrid early

Liverpool are discussing whether to terminate Javier Manquillo's loan deal and send him back to Atletico Madrid a year early.

Mail Box

Women's Success Won't Alter Viewing Habits

The Women's World Cup hasn't inspired everyone. Also in the Mailbox: a plastic's guide to Brazil, Nani regrets, tears over Henry, and The Beach Boys...

Nani's Failure Still Leaves A Sour Taste

It's a decent afternoon Mailbox, with thoughts on Paulinho, Nani, the future of women's football and yet more of your annoyances. These will be the last of them...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company