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Simon Phillips
Football Writer for the last 7 years, specialising in the English Premier League and covering a wide range of topics.

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Opinion
A busy summer in store for Chelsea?
12:00 Friday 24th March 2017

Chelsea are on course to lift the Premier League trophy and also stand in good stead to do the domestic double, which really would be some achievement for the blues when you think how they faired this time last season. The transformation carried…

Opinion
Scapegoat Gary Cahill showing his importance to Chelsea
16:30 Sunday 19th March 2017

Once again the big old fashioned centre-half has stepped up to the mark at Chelsea and continues to prove his doubters wrong. For years now Cahill has been criticised for not being good enough, poor positioning and silly errors. But for that…

England National Team
Marcus Rashford will prove his worth
11:00 Saturday 18th March 2017

Nineteen is the magic number right now, especially if you are an avid supporter of Manchester United Football Club and follow the England National team. He wears the number 19 for his Club and at just the tender age of 19, he looks set to lead…

Premier League
Romelu Lukaku back to Chelsea splits fans opinions
14:00 Friday 17th March 2017

We've all seen the reports surrounding Everton Striker Romelu Lukaku and his decision regarding signing a new contract, he's apparently decided not to put pen to paper as he wants to better himself and give himself more chance of winning trophies.…

Opinion
Chelsea have a rare weakness - Dealing with the high press
10:00 Thursday 16th March 2017

And I'm not talking about a journalist who smokes some of the wacky backy! It has become apparent, however, that this impressive Chelsea side who currently sit comfortably on top of the Premier League and into the semi-finals of the FA Cup have…

Opinion
Ross Barkley is key to England's future success
12:00 Monday 13th March 2017

With The English National side set to begin preparation for a friendly against their long time rivals Germany on March 22nd, Manager Gareth Southgate will be pondering his options and considering certain players who have been on the fringes.…

Premier League
Could Alexis Sanchez really move to Chelsea?
11:30 Friday 10th March 2017

We have all seen the pictures online over the last few days featuring a disgruntled Alexis Sanchez slumping on the Arsenal bench making what appeared to be sarcastic smiles at his sides embarrassing performances and results of late. But is…

Opinion
A moments appreciation for Stoke City's Joe Allen
12:00 Thursday 9th March 2017

Joe Allen is only 26-years of age. I personally find this hard to believe, the guy seems to have been around in football forever and is certainly a name you will be used to hearing. But not always in a positive way. I believe in Allen, we have…

Opinion
Diego Costa criticised, but still scoring goals
12:00 Wednesday 8th March 2017

There has been a debate emerging amongst Chelsea supporters that seems to be dividing opinions surrounding the form and performances of Striker Diego Costa. The Spanish international is their top scorer this season and is the level third top…

Opinion
Why Cesar Azpilicueta will go down as a Chelsea legend
11:00 Friday 3rd March 2017

In modern football, it is always so rare and difficult to find a player who you can call a 'clubman'. Most teams will have the odd one or two who will usually stay and play at that Club for many years and become a legend (which is, of course,…

Opinion
Costa and Batshuayi out, Morata and Sanchez in at Chelsea?
10:30 Thursday 2nd March 2017

There has been a lot of talk surrounding the future of Spanish International Diego Costa and the last few days have seen these rumours amped up, with various news outlets reporting that the Chelsea Striker is still very much considering his…

Opinion
Andreas Christensen is now ready to replace John Terry at Chelsea
14:30 Tuesday 28th February 2017

Much has been talked about regarding the future of Chelsea Club Captain John Terry during the last couple of seasons as the former England International has been operating on a 1-year extension contract at a time. It was public knowledge last…

America
UK based and fancy playing professional football for LA Galaxy? Here's how!
13:15 Thursday 23rd February 2017

Yes, you did read that correctly, American side LA Galaxy, who have fielded some of the biggest legends of the game including David Beckham, have just announced that their Club for the first time ever, are going to be holding open trials in…

Opinion
Stamford Bridge is once again a fortress to be feared
11:30 Thursday 23rd February 2017

Chelsea have, for many years now, been a club that has often been really hard to beat on their home turf, even through the dark days they would often prove difficult to get a result against at Stamford Bridge. But last season saw an unfamiliar…

France
Tiemoue Bakayoko proving why he is a wanted man
18:00 Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Not entirely a household name just yet, but remember his name, he is footballs next biggest thing. Tiemoue Bakayoko is a wanted man, and he has done nothing but enhance that fact on Tuesday Evening in front of supporters across the world in…