Chelsea’s Boxing Day fixture with Fulham at Stamford Bridge could be postponed due to a planned strike by London Underground train drivers, Reuters
The Blues have recovered from a poor start to the season and face a busy Christmas schedule where they will look to get back into the title race. Andre Villas-Boas’ side may face the possibility of no game on Boxing day, because of the strike. London Underground train drivers will bring the capital to a halt, affecting the fixtures of Arsenal and Championship sides Watford and Millwall.
Chelsea have stated that they are in negotiations with London Transport, the Metropolitan Police and other authorities over the game. The West London derby is important to the Blues fans and they will be looking for a Chelsea win to extend the Christmas cheer.
A statement from the club said: ‘Chelsea Football Club would like to make clear that we are consulting with London Transport, the Metropolitan Police and all relevant local authorities regarding our Barclays Premier League fixture with Fulham at Stamford Bridge on December 26. Any further decisions or developments will be made public first through chelseafc.com’.
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