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Premier League
Can Michy Batshuayi solve Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea woes?
12:00 Friday 29th March 2019

Maurizio Sarri sent Michy Batshuayi on loan shortly after taking the Chelsea reins this past summer. When players score the crucial goal that delivers a league title, repeated loans aren't the path they expect their career to take.…

Premier League
Fergie's fledglings and Roman's orphans on different sides of history
08:00 Monday 4th February 2019

First George Santayana then Dame Shirley Bassey warned that, if we're not attentive, history repeats. Edward Lorenz and Ashton Kutcher also cautioned us to pay attention to detail because writing the future isn't as easy as it…

Premier League
David Luiz is back to his Playstation version
09:00 Thursday 29th November 2018

Back in the day, during David Luiz's first stint at Chelsea, Manchester United legend Gary Neville labelled the Brazilian a "PlayStation defender who played as though he was being controlled by a 10-year-old". The curly…

Premier League
Has Andreas Christensen become a victim of Sarri ball?
12:00 Thursday 6th September 2018

On 20th August 2017, Andreas Christensen completed 90 minutes in a Premier League game for the first time. That match was heralded as a victory for the Chelsea youth system. Sadly for the Dane, his breakthrough coincided with a major modal…

Premier League
Will Mo Salah burn Stamford Bridge to repay Chelsea in kind?
08:30 Sunday 6th May 2018

The Premier League season was defined by Manchester City’s dominance. Mohamed Salah's unexpected impact at Liverpool has been nearly as fascinating. The 25-year-old Egyptian is the highest scorer in the league. Not bad for a Chelsea…

Managerial News
Chelsea should go all out for Brendan Rodgers
09:30 Sunday 22nd April 2018

It is not an open secret that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will leave Stamford Bridge at season's end. He has burnt his bridges with the club hierarchy. The Italian tactician has complained bitterly about not being able to improve his…

Premier League
Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea: Three talking points
08:30 Monday 5th March 2018

There’s no stopping Manchester City now. Was there ever? The Citizens are rampaging their way to a fifth first division title. Chelsea provided little opposition this weekend. The Champions were poorly prepared and out of sorts. …

Premier League
Is it the end for Gary Cahill at Chelsea?
08:00 Sunday 4th March 2018

Gary Cahill continues to sit on the bench at Chelsea. On his day the 32-year-old ranks among the best central defenders in all football. The question is whether that day has passed? Successor to the legendary John Terry as Blues captain,…

Champions League
Andreas Christensen is allowed to make errors at 21
08:30 Friday 23rd February 2018

One reason legendary centre-back John Terry was let go by Chelsea at last season's end was Danish youngster Andreas Christensen's return. The 21-year-old had impressed in the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach.…

Premier League
What Antonio Conte must do to turn Chelsea’s fortunes around
10:30 Friday 2nd February 2018

Despite a good run in the Premier League for three months, Chelsea suffered an unexpected defeat at Stamford Bridge to lowly Bournemouth. It was the second time in three years the Blues have lost at home to Eddie Howe’s men. Chelsea had been…

Match Reports
Brighton 0-4 Chelsea: Talking points
09:00 Sunday 21st January 2018

Eden Hazard put in a man of the match performance as Chelsea bulldozed through Brighton & Hove Albion. Mathew Ryan collected the ball from his goal a whopping four times. Coming in, Chelsea had a mini-crisis. Alvaro Morata…

Premier League
Best Premier League youngsters in 2017-18
08:30 Sunday 14th January 2018

"If you're good enough, you're old enough."  Sir Matt Busby said that when discussing the challenges in building a new squad after the Munich Air Disaster. Many viewed the remark as needs must, preferring experience to…

Premier League
Is Andreas Christensen Chelsea's most exciting player?
08:30 Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Gary Cahill and David Luiz may be ready to return to active duty, but Andreas Christensen continues to start for Antonio Conte's Chelsea. The future certainly looks bright for the young Danish international and Chelsea youth graduate. Following…

Football
The 12 Days of Football: Ten lads-a-leaping
08:00 Monday 1st January 2018

On the tenth day of football, UEFA gave to me ten lads-a-leaping/Nine ladies  playing/ Eight managers managing/ Seven sides-a-sinking/ Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals!  Four calls blown/ Three French clubs/ Two title…

Premier League
Andreas Christensen is the best Chelsea academy prospect since John Terry
16:00 Sunday 31st December 2017

Chelsea’s criticized loan system has been effective as well as being a failure. The likes of Mohammed Salah, Kevin de Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku all failed to impress at Stamford Bridge despite going on loan to prove their quality. These…