In football, Czech national goalkeeper Petr Čech was on the substitutes bench for London club Chelsea’s first game of the new season away at newly promoted Burnley. Manager José Mourinho preferred 22-year-old Belgian Thibault Courtois between the posts. According to some reports, the Portuguese manager said he was thinking of the club’s future. Burnley threatened an upset when they scored first, partly due to an error by Courtois, but Chelsea struck back with three goals to win 3:1. Čech’s back-up role will renew speculation that he might be headed soon for a new club after being Chelsea’s first choice ‘keeper for more than a decade.
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