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Premier League
Should Chelsea re-sign Nathan Ake from Bournemouth?
08:00 Saturday 26th October 2019

What stands out immediately about Nathan Ake in the footballing rather than coif department? One of the best ball-playing defenders in the Premier League, the 24-year-old is the key man in Eddie Howe's Bournemouth backline. His defensive…

Champions League
Why Juventus won't win the Champions League
09:00 Thursday 12th September 2019

In the summer of 2018, Juventus owner Andrea Agnelli gave manager Massimiliano Allegri a new toy. Whether or not he made the best use of it is debatable. For the Serie A campaign’s opening ten games, Allegri split Cristiano Ronaldo’s…

Premier League
Has Lampard's defensive woes followed from Derby to Chelsea?
12:00 Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Frank Lampard is making a strong statement with his Chelsea academy graduates. All six Premier League goals for the Blues this season have come from former loanees. Tammy Abraham, four, and Mason Mount, two, are laying down an early marker. …

Premier League
Should Chelsea look towards a future beyond Cesar Azpilicueta?
08:00 Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Frank Lampard’s reign at Chelsea has seen its highs and lows, but the negatives are threatening to berate the positive developments. There’s no doubt on his influence in amplifying their attacking intensity, but his leaky-as-an-unstaunched-wench…

Transfers
Why Chelsea should’ve held on to Kenneth Omeruo
08:01 Friday 16th August 2019

Kenneth Omeruo has left Chelsea. This time permanently. Armed with €5 million, Leganes approached to sign the defender who impressed while on loan at the Spanish club in 2018/19. Surprise, surprise the Blues were happy to cash…

Premier League
2019/20 Chelsea Premier League preview
17:00 Wednesday 7th August 2019

For Chelsea supporters, they're experiencing the dreaded feeling of heading into a Premier League campaign unable to sign new players.  Frank Lampard’s litmus test begins on Sunday when taking his Blues squad to square up…

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.…