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Transfers
Chasing Chiesa: Can Fiorentina keep their young Gareth Bale?
09:00 Thursday 20th June 2019

Fiorentina had a difficult time in the Serie A last season. The club struggled to maintain the form that has seen the Italian side consistently play in European competition in recent times. In fact, it was so bad that Fiorentina…

Italy
Can Maurizio Sarri take Juventus to the promised land?
08:30 Saturday 15th June 2019

The football world never ceases to amaze. How quickly things change. Ten months ago, Maurizio Sarri moved to Chelsea, signing a three-year contract. Curiosity abounded as to how he would fare at Stamford Bridge. He had never won a trophy…

Football
How will Chelsea spend their summer?
08:00 Thursday 13th June 2019

A lady who’s addicted to shopping can panic simply from watching others do what she can't. Will Chelsea get the same sad feeling this summer? We’ll know when the Court of Arbitration for Sports issues its decision…

Premier League
Chelsea: No Hazard to lose Sarri and vice versa
15:00 Saturday 8th June 2019

There is winning. There is looking good doing it. Both are about prestige. One truth about Chelsea Football Club is they care more about the former than the latter. Despite his penchant for Italian managers, it’s been documented…

Premier League
Olivier Giroud in fantasy land
12:00 Wednesday 5th June 2019

It just keeps getting better for Olivier Giroud. After becoming a World Cup winner with France despite failing to score a goal in Russia last summer, the former Arsenal striker proved he hasn't lost his scoring touch in the Europa League.…

Womens Football
English football isn't ready for a female manager
17:00 Wednesday 29th May 2019

Emma Hayes wants the Chelsea job if Maurizio Sarri leaves. The notion that men’s football in England is even remotely prepared to accept for a female manager is absurd.  Absurd and sad. In an ideal world where all things are equal,…

Managerial News
Is Juventus Sarri's great Chelsea escape?
15:00 Wednesday 29th May 2019

If Maurizio Sarri’s time at Chelsea were to end tomorrow, don’t be surprised if it comes as some sort of relief for the Italian. More so if his next job takes him home to his beloved Italy. And where better than to manage Juventus? The…

Premier League
Why Maurizio Sarri's first year at Chelsea is a massive success
08:00 Thursday 16th May 2019

With another Premier League season completed, the time has come for reflection. For Chelsea, the main focus will be on Maurizio Sarri. The Italian arrived at Stamford Bridge to much fanfare last summer. After nearly leading Napoli…

Italy
Should Chelsea welcome back Tiemoue Bakayoko?
15:00 Friday 10th May 2019

Tiemoue Bakayoko started his time at AC Milan with a sour taste in the mouth. He’s ending it no better. Sandwiched between, the Frenchman took to the boisterous City of Milan. He made a good impression, too. Although far…

Europa League
Which London giant needs the Europa League title more?
12:00 Sunday 5th May 2019

A Battle of pride.  An all-English final is on the cards for the UEFA Europa League. Despite mocking the “secondary” European trophy for ages, rivals Arsenal and Chelsea find themselves desperate to clinch it. If the hunger…

Premier League
Ola Aina deserves a chance at Chelsea
09:00 Sunday 5th May 2019

Ola Aina's resurgence in Italy put Chelsea under the spotlight. Although underwhelming in recent weeks, prior upturn already alerted the Blues. With a transfer embargo and other clubs on red-alert, Chelsea shouldn't hesitate to bring the…

Premier League
4 teams that have tilted the Premier League Top-4 race
17:00 Tuesday 30th April 2019

The race to finish in the Premier League top four is as intriguing as ever. This year, it'll go right down to the wire with it all still to play for despite just two game weeks remaining. Per usual, the games between the top six have often…

Premier League
Where should Callum Hudson-Odoi go next season?
15:00 Friday 29th March 2019

Destiny awaits Callum Hudson-Odoi. Now it’s his decision whether he takes the path to success or failure. Maurizio Sarri’s turned an eye over his talents, deeming him too inexperienced to make his team. Regardless of the 18-year-old…

Premier League
Can Michy Batshuayi solve Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea woes?
12:00 Friday 29th March 2019

Maurizio Sarri sent Michy Batshuayi on loan shortly after taking the Chelsea reins this past summer. When players score the crucial goal that delivers a league title, repeated loans aren't the path they expect their career to take.…

Europa League
Rating the Europa League quarterfinal matchups
09:00 Monday 18th March 2019

After a hectic January and February, the Europa and Champions League are finally on parallel tracks. The quarterfinal draws for both took place on Friday. Uttiyo Sarkar ran the rule over the senior circuit. Now for a look at the junior competition.…