Rafael Benitez tied up in knots over club colours

"My first tie was blue," said Rafael Benitez, whose appointment angered Chelsea fans due to his previous role as Liverpool manager.

updated: December 01, 2012 20:46 IST
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London: As if being roundly booed by the fans of his new club was not bad enough, Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez now finds himself receiving criticism for the colour of the ties he wears.

Some Chelsea fans complained after the Spaniard donned a 'red' tie during Wednesday's 0-0 draw with Fulham, even though it was actually orange.

Benitez, meanwhile, protested that he had been wearing the right colour tie for his first match in charge, against Manchester City.

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