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Bloody leaches in the team (7)


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'team' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'bloody leaches' is the wordplay.
'leaches' anagrams to 'CHELSEA'.
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(Other definitions for chelsea that I've seen before include "Blue pensioner footballers" , "Cheyne Walk neighbourhood?" , "Eg, shoplifter" , "Sort of bun" , "The Blues of Stamford Bridge" .)

I've seen this clue in The Hindu.
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