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Managerial News
Imagining the Jose Mourinho testimonial
08:00 Wednesday 29th May 2019

I ate Chinese last night. The fortune cookie spooked me. Ability will enable a man to get to the top but character will keep him from falling. How did they know I was planning to write about Jose Mourinho? The Special One is finding it difficult…

Premier League
2012 Chelsea Champions League winners: Where are they now?
17:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Did time exist when a club other than Real Madrid or Barcelona won the Champions League? If you believe time goes back to 2012, it did. Against all odds, Chelsea pulled off a spectacular heist at the Allianz Arena against Bayern Munich.…

Premier League
Is David Luiz misunderstood?
15:00 Monday 11th February 2019

Brazil produces fine flair players. Chelsea’s ‘defender’, David Luiz, exudes the typical qualities of a flamboyant South American attacking footballer, not a Premier League based defender. It’s clear, he’s misunderstood.…

Premier League
Unmasking Chelsea’s secret attacking weapon, David Luiz
09:00 Wednesday 30th January 2019

Don’t be too shocked if David Luiz makes it into the PFA Team of the Year for 2019. The Brazilian has polished a particular aspect of his game to give Chelsea an unusual advantage. If there was a lifetime award for mercurial players,…

Premier League
Chelsea's Eden Hazard getting huge help from the unlikeliest of sources
15:00 Thursday 13th December 2018

Around six weeks or so ago, I wrote about Eden Hazard's undeniable brilliance not being enough to fire Chelsea to a Premier League crown, singling out players like Alvaro Morata, Olivier Giroud and Willian as potential superstars who had…

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
Maurizio Sarri and Chelsea squad forging a mutually beneficial arrangement
12:00 Sunday 4th November 2018

Maurizio Sarri is a changed man at Chelsea. He’s not only given up a ridiculous chain-smoking addiction but also developed a special admiration for the club. Sarri’s incredible start shows he’s aiming for a lengthy stay in…

Premier League
Antonio Rüdiger marshalling Chelsea to Premier League success
09:00 Thursday 11th October 2018

Starting over at a new place is always hard. It's a life most footballers have grown accustomed to. At age 25, Antonio Rüdiger has already lived in five major cities: Berlin and Dortmund during his youth career, Stuttgart where he…

Premier League
Chelsea vs Liverpool: An examination of two defences
13:00 Saturday 29th September 2018

When Chelsea and Liverpool square off at Stamford Bridge later today, the offensive football will be everyone's primary focus. Yet, while both teams will provide such entertainment, their performance at the other end will be more…

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…

Managerial News
How Antonio Conte's departure impacts Chelsea’s transfer activity
09:00 Friday 13th July 2018

A new Premier League season is less than a month away. As you’d expect, Premier League clubs are falling over themselves trying to make the right recruitments. Meanwhile, Chelsea is only just getting on the act. The Blues recently cut…

Premier League
Chelsea's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Defence
15:00 Saturday 7th July 2018

Antonio Conte’s first season at Stamford Bridge was a tremendous success. They sped to the title leaving Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City in their wake. However, with European football being added to their calendar in 2017,…

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…

Transfers
Chelsea feel Leicester's pain in search for N'Golo Kante's replacement
16:00 Friday 4th May 2018

Reports this week emerged that Paris Saint-Germain’s main summer target N’Golo Kante is leaning towards rejecting PSG in favour of staying in London. It’s reported that the 27-year-old is happy with life in West London, even…

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.…