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Despite the interim Blues manager offering a frustrated attack on antagonistic fans and an unsupportive owner, the mood around the team after their FA Cup win is positive

Chelsea's comfortable 2-0 win to book safe passage into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium, and the aftermath thereof, has dominated discussion on Thursday.

The club's interim manager, Rafa Benitez, found support from an unlikely source after his explosive post-match press conference in which he admitted that he will be leaving at the end of the season.

Elsewhere, Kei Kamara is happy to be read about but not recognised, Stan Collymore makes a bold prediction and George Elokobi takes on the weather.

"Nice win guys. See you in manchester for the quater final. Have good evening twitter."
Eden Hazard (pictured far right) sounds relieved that Chelsea still hae the chance to win some silverware this season after their FA Cup win over Middlesbrough.


"great to be in the quarter finals great team performance always good to get a goal too #chelsea"
Chelsea winger Victor Moses (pictured near right) is feeling self-congratulatory. Unsurprisingly, no mention of The Press Conference.


"Prediction. Mourinho in summer groom Lampard/Terry in a 3 year spell, leaving them to manage club when he goes to Man United."
Former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore goes extremely bold with Jose Mourinho's managerial future. Manchester United AND Chelsea. Really?


"On a serious note re Rafa. He may not have been a good fit for Chelsea but he has a point. At least he cares and wasn't scared to speak out."
'Match of the Day' presenter Gary Lineker throws his support behind interim Rafa Benitez for criticising the club's board and a section of their fans.


"The instagram account wesleysneijder is FAKE!! It's not me. Have a wonderful day everyone.."
Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder (pictured below left) is the victim of identity fraud. There really is nothing worse than people pretending to take photos for you.


"The Bayern vs Dortmund game on @ESPNUK tonight has been unreal so far, great tempo and quality. Great advert for German football!"
Is this much-coveted Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic's way of telling us he fancies a switch to the Bundesliga?


"Watching Bayern munich vs dortmund espn german football is very good and love the stadiums over there"
Could Everton utility man Phil Neville be doing the same? Something tells WOTT that not only has that ship sailed but it has, in fact, sunk.


"Watching my son representing the family with the U7s in Cobham city #champions"
This might just be the closest that Chelsea's forgotten man Florent Malouda has come to a football pitch all season.


"It's really a Dream/Blessing to be on a train in United Kingdom and seeing someone reading an article bout u in the newspaper. #butterflies"
Norwich forward Kei Kamara doesn't sound too offended that the traveller didn't seem to recognise him on the train, though.


"So I'm telling the weather to stay warm, or the gloves are defo... coming out"
When Wolves defender George Elokobi tells you to do something, you darn well do it. Absolute tank.

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