Gianfranco Zola predicts where Chelsea will finish in Premier League under Frank Lampard

first_img About Connatix V67539 Advertisement Full Screen (Picture: Twitter)ICYMI: Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola, who was Maurizio Sarri’s assistant manager at Stamford Bridge last season, claims the Blues WON’T make the top 4 this season.#beINPL #CFC pic.twitter.com/ZdLYRZUckh— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) August 10, 2019 Comment Video Settings Gianfranco Zola has predicted where Chelsea will finish under Frank Lampard (Picture: Getty)Gianfranco Zola expects Chelsea to drop two places in the Premier League table in Frank Lampard’s first season in charge.The Blues largely impressed last term under former manager Maurizio Sarri and assistant Zola, amassing 72 points to finish third in the Premier League.Sarri left Stamford Bridge shortly after the 2018-19 campaign ended to join Italian champions Juventus and club legend Lampard was named as his replacement.Lampard impressed in his first season in management, taking Derby County to the Championship play-off final where the Rams were beaten by Aston Villa.ADVERTISEMENT Gianfranco Zola predicts where Chelsea will finish in Premier League under Frank Lampardcenter_img 1 min. story Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 10 Aug 2019 10:26 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link767Shares More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City The former England manager is working under a transfer ban and will struggle to guide Chelsea to a top-four finish, according to Zola.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘It will be very close,’ the Italian legend told beIN SPORTS. ‘I think it will be a real fight for the final Champions League spot.’Chelsea begin their 2019-20 campaign on Sunday with a trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United, who finished sixth in the Premier League last season.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesOn Chelsea’s transfer ban and the new season, Lampard said: ‘We have to remain competitive while we are in this position.‘With the ban it has been easy to write off this squad, and I don’t write off this squad at all.‘I think that what is important is that you have a target within the group. What matters is how we approach things. We will see how we go.’MORE: Liverpool consider offering contract to free agent after Alisson injury scare PLAY Advertisementlast_img read more

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Sitcom writer Daniels won 8 Emmys

first_imgHe and three MTM Productions colleagues, James L. Brooks, David Davis and Ed Weinberger, left in 1977 to set up a production unit at Paramount Pictures, the Los Angeles Times reported at the time. Their show “Taxi,” starring Judd Hirsch, Marilu Henner and Danny DeVito, debuted the following year and ran through 1983. Daniels also co-created the Brenda Vaccaro series “Lily,” and co-wrote, with Brooks, the 1978 TV movie “Cindy,” a retelling of the Cinderella story with a black cast. Among Daniels’ other TV credits were “The Kid,” “For Richer, For Poorer,” “Glory! Glory!” and “The Substitute Wife.” On Broadway, he composed music and lyrics for “So Long 174th Street,” a 1976 musical version of the play “Enter Laughing.” Born in Toronto, Daniels attended the University of Toronto and before receiving a fellowship to study at Oxford. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Alene, and four children.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Stan Daniels, an Emmy-winning TV writer and producer who worked on two of the most acclaimed comedies of the 1970s, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” and “Taxi,” has died. He was 72. Daniels died of heart failure April 6, according to Mount Sinai Memorial Park in Los Angeles. Daniels won eight Emmys during his long television career, including three as co-creator and executive producer of “Taxi” and three as a writer on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” He wrote for “The Dean Martin Show” and “The Bill Cosby Show,” and early Cosby situation comedy, before joining “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” which ran from 1970 to 1977. He also wrote for the Cloris Leachman spinoff series, “Phyllis.” last_img read more

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