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Opinion
Olivier Giroud gives perfect answer to critics
13:00 Sunday 17th March 2019

Lack of goals threatened Maurizio Sarri’s future in the Chelsea dugout early into his reign. The Italian manager resorted to desperate measures to solve the problem. First choice striker Alvaro Morata had to go, even if it was just on…

Germany
Niko Kovac proving the wrong man for Bayern Munich
12:00 Friday 15th March 2019

An uncharacteristic poor start to the season left many wondering if Niko Kovac was the right manager for Bayern Munich. The reigning Bundesliga champions have dominated German football for a long time now. Having become used to relatively easy…

Transfers
Can Chelsea hold onto Eden Hazard beyond the summer?
08:00 Thursday 14th March 2019

Eden Hazard has been the main man at Chelsea for several years now. Having played under Jose Mourinho, Antonio Conte and now Maurizio Sarri, the different managers have depended on the Belgian to lead the team to excellence. He has usually…

Italy
Tiemoue Bakayoko enjoying AC Milan as Chelsea's midfield struggles
09:00 Wednesday 13th February 2019

Tiemoue Bakayoko came a long way in the last few seasons. A fan favourite in Monaco, he was a key part of the Ligue 1-conquering midfield that stunned Unai Emery's four-time defending Paris Saint-Germain champions. When the dust…

Premier League
Maurizio Sarri, Antonio Conte: Two sides of the Chelsea coin?
12:00 Friday 1st February 2019

Just when you think the Premier League is a flat track for bullies, the small clubs fight back. In matchday 24's midweek fixtures, the top six produced a meagre eight points from a possible 18. Arsenal and Tottenham won their games although…

Premier League
Has Maurizio Sarri been set up for failure?
12:00 Monday 28th January 2019

Chelsea came into the 2018/19 season more unprepared than they've been in years after enduring a turbulent season in which Antonio Conte’s future disappeared faster than an elephant in a David Copperfield illusion. Well, not…

Tactical Analysis
Do some players just rub managers the wrong way?
08:00 Monday 28th January 2019

We all encounter people we just can't stand to be around. Take it from me, the worst thing you can do is marry them. When you and your partner have different ideas about everything, it's difficult to build a functional let alone lasting…

Premier League
Has Sarri already made a big mistake at Chelsea?
08:00 Saturday 19th January 2019

Here’s a short story you should know well. In 2016, a certain Italian gaffer journeyed to England to manage Chelsea. He blew everyone away with his pragmatic tactics and boisterous goal-celebration. Then he topped it all off by winning…

Italy
No one can stop Juventus in Italy
16:07 Saturday 22nd December 2018

The Old Lady keeps getting younger every day, it would seem. Juventus are on course for their eighth consecutive league title but the worrying sign is that the teams that are meant to compete with them are simply not up to the challenge.…

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
Premier League managers' tactical ingenuity is the best in the world
15:00 Wednesday 28th November 2018

There are several glamorous things attached to the Premier League, making it arguably the finest in the world. The views it generates has made many owners millions of pounds in recent times. That profit allows clubs to invest in the best…

Premier League
Is Victor Moses finished at Chelsea?
12:00 Thursday 15th November 2018

Victor Moses wasn’t even in the matchday squad as Chelsea played out a goalless draw with Everton over the weekend. It's the eighth time he’s been left out in the Premier League by Maurizio Sarri. The 27-year-old has grown accustomed…

Opinion
Ross Barkley proving vital for Chelsea and England
08:00 Thursday 25th October 2018

From a career at Everton that looked to have stalled, Ross Barkley moved to Chelsea amidst scepticism about what he will bring to the table at Stamford Bridge. For a club with high ambitions and parading some of the best players in the world,…

Features
Where next for Antonio Conte?
09:00 Monday 8th October 2018

Chelsea endured its fair share of troubles in the past three seasons. The 2015/16 campaign was the worst. Players and fans revolted. The club's most successful manager was sent packing midseason. Interim boss Guus Hiddink could only salvage…

Premier League
5 potential Jose Mourinho replacements at Manchester United
08:00 Saturday 29th September 2018

Manchester United Football Club finds themselves in a predicament. Third-season syndrome is well and truly kicking in for Jose Mourinho. Do the Old Trafford hierarchy stick or twist? The self-proclaimed Special One has seemingly fallen out…