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Premier League
Blue It: Why are Chelsea struggling to string together results?
12:00 Tuesday 10th December 2019

Chelsea’s poor performance against Everton wasn’t surprising to ardent Blues fans. Even at their absolute worst, Everton’s uncanny ability to morph into 1970 Brazil for one game against their London counterparts,…

Premier League
Is Ross Barkley obscured in Mason Mount’s shadow?
17:00 Wednesday 6th November 2019

There was once a time when people just couldn’t stop comparing Frank Lampard and Paul Scholes. As you’d expect, Manchester United fans favoured the ginger playmaker while Chelsea fans couldn’t stop singing Super Frank's praises.…

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…

Premier League
Just how far can Mason Mount go?
15:00 Saturday 7th September 2019

When I discovered that Chelsea Football Club were set to change their mantra (albeit forced due to a transfer ban) and believe in youth, the scepticism started to set in. I'm a big believer in trends. Whether you like it or not, spending…

England National Team
Is it James Maddison’s time to shine for England?
12:00 Saturday 7th September 2019

Gareth Southgate announced his latest England squad nine days ago for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Kosovo. Among the usual suspects, there was a first call-up for defenders Tyrone Mings, Aaron Wan Bissaka. Midfielder Mason…

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
Chelsea, Manchester United youth face steep learning curve
09:01 Wednesday 21st August 2019

We’ve all seen the nature documentary or Youtube clip where the cute little bear cubs come across a skunk. Unafraid, they run up to play with it, learning a hard lesson while Pepe le Pew strolls off with his tail proudly in the air. If…

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…

Premier League
Will Chelsea allow Frank Lampard to promote young talent?
08:30 Sunday 16th June 2019

Barcelona has La Masia. Manchester City has their Elite Development Squad. Ajax has its Youth Academy. None of these clubs has as many young players featuring on loan for other European clubs as Chelsea. Before the 2018/19 campaign finished,…

Championship
Ticket to England waiting at Wembley for Grealish, Mount & others?
12:00 Monday 27th May 2019

Monday’s the day everybody dreads. However, a part of the country will be at their happiest on this particular Monday. As thousands of Derby County and Aston Villa supporters flock into Wembley bubbling with promotion dreams,…

Championship
Derby County leading the way with exemplary loan system use
17:00 Saturday 18th May 2019

Derby County's place in the Championship play-off final is secure. The Rams' place in the Premier League is one final hurdle away. Despite stumbling at the last, Frank Lampard's side pulled together and overcame the two-goal deficit…

Youth Scout
Has Frank Lampard coached Mason Mount into the Chelsea XI?
15:00 Saturday 18th May 2019

This season’s Championship play-off final will be a battle royale, not just between two massive clubs, it’ll be a showdown between two of the most promising English midfield talents – Jack Grealish and Mason Mount. The younger…

Premier League
Why Chelsea's transfer ban is a blessing in disguise for Maurizio Sarri
15:00 Monday 11th March 2019

Chelsea will face a two-window transfer ban and cannot sign a player until the summer of 2020. The London club was “astonished” to see their appeal of getting the ban freezed. Moreover, the summer signings Kepa Arrizabalaga and…

Premier League
Should Phil Foden follow the example set by Jadon Sancho?
08:00 Thursday 11th October 2018

Phil Foden and Jadon Sancho, both 18 years old, both products of the Manchester City academy but both now on very different career paths. Whilst Foden is fighting around the fringes of the City first team squad, Sancho is now an integral part…