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Mowbray: "I've no complaints"

Middlesbrough have been knocked out of the FA Cup and have been caught up in Chelsea's latest drama as Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez criticised the club's fans and the men who hired him in his post-match comments.

On the pitch, the reigning European Champions were just too good for Tony Mowbray's team and Middlesbrough lost 2-0.

However, the Middlesbrough manager wasn't too downhearted.


Rafael Benitez reveals plan to leave Chelsea

Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez revealed during a press conference last night that he will stand down at the end of the season.

Speaking after Chelsea's 2-0 win against Middlesbrough, Benitez said he was "disappointed" with some fans who he described as "wasting time" making negative banners instead of supporting the club.

He also revealed that he did not expect the word "interim" to be added to his title when he signed his contract:


Zenden joins Chelsea back room staff

Boudewijn Zenden has joined Chelsea as Assistant Manager Credit: Steve Drew/EMPICS Sport

Former Middlesbrough and Sunderland winger Boudewijn Zenden has joined Chelsea as Assistant Manager, according to his father and agent.

The 36-year-old, who spent time on both Teesside and Wearside during his play days, will work under Rafa Benitez after the Spaniard was named the club's interim boss until the end of the season.

The Dutchman spent two years with Boro from 2003 to 2005, and returned to the north east with the Black Cats in 2009 until his retirement in 2011.

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