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Should Chelsea move for Isco?
09:00 Thursday 6th December 2018

Isco Alcaron moves with the ball like a ballerina. The ball is always glued to the Real Madrid midfielder's feet. He has been an undeniable success at the Santiago Bernabeu following a big-money move from Malaga in 2013. He has been a crucial…

Premier League
Sarri-ball: How Maurizio Sarri is getting his midfield wrong
08:00 Thursday 29th November 2018

Before the season began, Chelsea had nine central midfielders on payroll. You read that right. Nine. Maurizio Sarri's first impulse on his late arrival was loan out Tiemoue Bakayoko, ostracise Danny Drinkwater and offer Ethan Ampadu…

Premier League
Is there a hole in Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea squad?
12:00 Sunday 26th August 2018

Chelsea breezed through Premier League Matchday 1 with a 3-0 victory against Huddersfield Town but the Blues hard-earned victory against Arsenal on Saturday at Stamford Bridge left many questioning whether Maurizio Sarri's Blues…

Premier League
Premier League Preview: The problem with supporting Chelsea is always having to say you're Sarri
09:00 Wednesday 8th August 2018

Chelsea finished their title defence a meagre fifth after throwing away several last-ditch chances to claw their way back to the Champion's League spots. With entry into the Europa League and head coach Antonio Conte sacked, 2017/18 was…

Premier League
How will Cesc Fabregas' potential last season at Chelsea go?
17:00 Sunday 8th July 2018

You can’t take it away from him. Cesc Fabregas is among the best tactically intelligent midfielders who ever played the Premier League. Kudos to Arsenal but, no English club reaped the fruits of Fabregas’ talent as much as Chelsea.…

Premier League
Chelsea's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Midfield
15:00 Sunday 8th July 2018

Antonio Conte’s first year at Chelsea was championed by him securing N’Golo Kante from then title holders, Leicester City. Along with Nemanja Matic, Kante formed the focal point of a controlling midfield that expanded and contracted…

World Cup
Cesc Fabregas says Lionel Messi is better because he isn't
15:30 Saturday 23rd June 2018

Hypothetical situation. Your partner comes home from work in a foul mood and doesn't want to talk. Eventually, you tease out the problem. The main rival at work has been given the promotion your partner desperately wanted. Maybe the rival…

World Cup
The World Cup snubbed XI: Stars not heading to Russia
09:00 Sunday 10th June 2018

International managers all have some ridiculously tough decisions to make, although picking a squad for a major tournament is easily among the worst. Does he opt for a side that is loaded with the best players and hope he can figure a way to…

World Cup
Top 10 Premier League players snubbed for the World Cup
09:00 Friday 1st June 2018

The World Cup is very much around the corner. Some nations are still deliberating over which players merit selection. Others, such as England, France and Spain, have already locked in their 23-man squads.    Every footballer dreams…

European Football
Where is the scoring midfielder?
09:30 Sunday 25th March 2018

Frank Lampard, Francesco Totti, Steven Gerrard, Paul Scholes. All were classy midfielders who scored goals for ridiculous wages from the centre of midfield. They tied their runs to the edge of the box and could shoot from any angle on the pitch.…

Premier League
Chelsea remain two quality players from winning another title
09:30 Monday 8th January 2018

When Chelsea won the league last season it was somewhat unexpected. The Blues had lost twice in the opening six matches under new manager Antonio Conte. Not a herald for success. The Italian had arrived at Stamford Bridge with…

Champions League
Champions League: Chelsea vs Barcelona will be a cracker
08:30 Tuesday 19th December 2017

Last week's Champions League draw served some juicy last 16 ties. Come February, we will be treated to a host of top clubs squaring up. The biggest tie is Paris Saint-Germain vs Real Madrid, but the game between Chelsea and Barcelona…

Goodbye ordinary weekend, the Premier League is back
16:00 Friday 18th August 2017

August is a month of festivals here in my country as many festivals fall in this month. People are in celebratory mood. However, if you're a football fan, particularly the Premier League then it just adds more reasons to celebrate this month.…

Where do Chelsea need to strengthen the squad?
12:24 Friday 2nd June 2017

Antonio Conte's Chelsea team stormed the Premier League title in an emphatic and unapologetic fashion. Yet, it would represent great folly not to build upon the current squad, especially with Champions League football once again returning to…

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas still one of the best midfielders around
11:00 Thursday 18th May 2017

N'Golo Kante has once again wowed fans of the Premier League this season, after a second successive league title with different clubs and a PFA player of the year award to boot. However one of his midfield teammates has shown that he's still…

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