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Fa Cup
Can the FA Cup lead the way when football resumes?
17:00 Monday 16th March 2020

Europe faces little in the way of good news at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic. Countries are shutting down, restricting travel, assembly, education and commerce. Football halted indefinitely in all but a few leagues, such as England’s…

International
CAF comes to its senses after initially ignoring coronavirus
09:01 Saturday 14th March 2020

The latest news of the suspension of all 2021 AFCON qualifiers that were billed to take place between 25 to 31 March 2020 by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) was already expected. But the continent's football governing body was…

Premier League
Is resuming Premier League football in 30 days too optimistic?
08:01 Saturday 14th March 2020

To many a fan’s disappointment but the relief of footballers and their families, the Premier League joined the global trend by closing up shop as the coronavirus pandemic spreads. Initially, the league announced a 30-day suspension of…

Premier League
Could Willian leave Chelsea for London rivals Arsenal?
19:01 Tuesday 10th March 2020

As Frank Lampard carries out a rebuilding job at Chelsea, many players have been the subject of transfer speculation. Olivier Giroud's name is cropping up in the news pretty frequently, but the likes of Marcos Alonso, Willy Caballero,…

Premier League
Manchester City fallout: Player exodus?
17:01 Sunday 16th February 2020

UEFA delivered a hammer blow of a Valentine to Manchester City on Friday. The two-year Champions League ban for alleged Financial Fair Play violations isn't a pebble dropped in a pond causing a mild ripple effect. It's a meteor impact…

Premier League
Does Chelsea need a creative playmaker in January?
17:01 Friday 3rd January 2020

As Frank Lampard must’ve discovered, there are upsides and downsides to opting for a youthful front-line. Tammy Abraham’s coming-of-age stands a shining example of his managerial strengths. But Chelsea’s attacking…

Premier League
Should Chelsea sign Jadon Sancho?
17:01 Tuesday 10th December 2019

Chelsea fans joyfully welcomed news the Court for Arbritration of Sport commuted their transfer ban in time for the January window. Their successful appeal of FIFA's judgment lifts a weight from manager Frank Lampard's shoulders. He…

Premier League
Could Brandon Williams' emergence spell trouble for Luke Shaw?
08:02 Thursday 14th November 2019

Just when Manchester United was suffering from an identity crisis, Brandon Williams’ emergence injected a homegrown, stronger DNA into their persona. It’s a bit strange a teenager adds the missing aggressiveness, but this feisty…

Capital One Cup
Were Norwich the perfect Chelsea tune-up for Manchester United?
08:01 Wednesday 30th October 2019

I am convinced that on some level, even if it was only subconscious, most of the Love United, Hate Glazers mob were rooting for Norwich City to run riot over the Red Devils at Carrow Road. The Canaries green and yellow kit recalls the old Newton…

Premier League
Fiyako Tomori: The crowning jewel for Chelsea
17:01 Wednesday 23rd October 2019

When Frank Lampard took over the reins at Chelsea, nobody really knew what to expect. With a transfer ban looming over the London club's head, the Blues cult hero was expected to dip into the fountain of youth at Stamford Bridge - and my…

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
What does Callum Hudson-Odoi's return mean for Chelsea?
09:00 Saturday 24th August 2019

Interesting pictures from Chelsea’s last training session depicts Frank Lampard knocking it around with his players. Teenager George McEachran even received a strong tackle from his gaffer. But that wasn’t the cutest sight to behold…

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…

Transfers
Why Chelsea must sell Callum Hudson-Odoi
12:01 Wednesday 17th July 2019

According to reports, Bayern Munich is readying a bid for Chelsea’s Callum Hudon-Odoi. The Bavarians are prepared to slap an additional £10 million on the £35 million which was turned down in January. Is the young Englishman…

Premier League
What to expect from Christian Pulisic at Chelsea
09:00 Thursday 27th June 2019

Chelsea had replacing Eden Hazard in mind when agreeing on a deal for Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic. The Blues avoided the summer transfer rush by getting their target in January then loaning him back to BvB until season’s…