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2012 Chelsea Champions League winners: Where are they now?
17:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Did time exist when a club other than Real Madrid or Barcelona won the Champions League? If you believe time goes back to 2012, it did. Against all odds, Chelsea pulled off a spectacular heist at the Allianz Arena against Bayern Munich.…

Premier League
Roman Abramovich has made the Chelsea job unattractive
08:00 Friday 30th March 2018

The Chelsea job has become a poisoned chalice since Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003. The Chelsea owner is far more hands-on than other Premier League owners. He believes the limited budget he now sets…

Opinion
Josh McEachran - From being wanted by Real Madrid to playing for Brentford
11:42 Friday 27th January 2017

As Josh McEachran prepares to face his former employers in the FA Cup this weekend, he has been talking to the media about how he was close to joining Real Madrid not so long ago, amid interest from the Spanish giants. But what happened to…

Opinion
Striker Hunting Sides Should Look No Further Than Huntelaar
11:48 Tuesday 6th August 2013

With teams in the Premier League looking to bring in a quality goal scorer Lloyd Reddin thinks he may have found the player that the big teams have overlooked. London's Premier League heavyweights Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea have spent most…

Football
Romelu Lukaku - A great Chelsea player if only he played
08:42 Tuesday 1st May 2012

 La...La...La...La...La...Romelu LukakuRomelu Lukaku came to Chelsea Football Club in the summer of 2011 in a blaze of publicity. The Belgian striker was signed for a reported sum of approximately £18 million - £20 million, with great acclaim…

Football
The Downfall Of Andre Villas-Boas
16:30 Tuesday 20th March 2012

The young King has departed Stamford Bridge, his crown lying dented. On 4th March 2012, following a Premier League defeat to West Bromwich Albion the day before which left Chelsea in fifth place and three points behind Arsenal in the battle…

Football
Andre Villas-Boas: A Premature Obituary.
14:45 Sunday 18th March 2012

Andre Villas-Boas : A premature obituaryAndre Villas-Boas is just 34.An age where celebrated footballers usually retire or move to the middle east to finish their careers, the Portuguese man was appointed as the manager at Chelsea football…

Football
What Next For Chelsea's Old Guard?
20:38 Friday 16th March 2012

After the drama and excitement of Wednesday night's thrilling Champions League comeback, the debate surrounding the Chelsea trio of John Terry, Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard has intensified.The three ‘old timers' have never been far from…

Football
Who's The Next Man For The Chelsea Hotseat
00:54 Tuesday 13th March 2012

Andre Villas-Boas' sacking by Chelsea means eight managers have now been fired by Roman Abramovich as many years. The owner is now once again on the hunt  for a manager who will bring European and domestic glory to Stamford Bridge.AVB was the…

Football
The Downfall Of A Manager With A Long Term Plan
21:53 Monday 12th March 2012

Having considered Andre Villas-Boas' short reign at Chelsea, I couldn't help but see many similarities between that and the short spell of Jim Gannon as Motherwell manager. Admittedly, the job in hand differed massively in terms of prestige…

Football
Match Report: Chelsea 1-0 Stoke City (Stoke Fan's Perspective)
19:50 Sunday 11th March 2012

With the pre-match hype all about Roberto Di Matteo's first Premier League game in charge of Chelsea since Andre Villas-Boas was sacked last week, it was Stoke's Ricardo Fuller and Chelsea's Didier Drogba that played pivotal roles in the outcome…

Football
Who's Next For Abramovich's Chelsea
14:52 Tuesday 6th March 2012

It was announced on Sunday that Andre Villas-Boas had been sacked by Chelsea and Roman Abramovich. The appointment of Villas-Boas is believed to have cost Chelsea roughly £50 million, including £13.3 million in compensation to his former club…

Football
Disappointing, But We Must Move On (Chelsea Fan's Reaction To The End Of AVB)
14:28 Monday 5th March 2012

Earlier this afternoon, Andre Villas-Boas was removed from his duties as Chelsea manager after spending just less than 9 months in charge. My initial knee-jerk reaction was not of shock, given both Roman Abramovich's history and the fact that…

Football
Chelsea FC - What's The Future?
18:05 Wednesday 29th February 2012

What is up with Chelsea Football Club at the moment?! After a painfully mediocre display against Birmingham in the FA Cup it is clear this is not just a bad run. Those calling for AVB to go may have a fair argument, but do we really want to…

Football
The Race For Fourth
14:54 Wednesday 29th February 2012

The validity of the term ‘the big four' in English football had been difficult to argue against in recent years. Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool have been the dominant forces, filling the top four spots every season bar one…