The news that emerged last weekend revealing Chelsea’s request to use Twickenham Stadium for at least a year to allow Stamford Bridge to be redeveloped will have been music to the ears of the club’s supporters. The revelation has confirmed that the long-term ambition of the club hierarchy is to remain at their spiritual home […]Read more "Proposed Twickenham switch is positive move for Chelsea fans"
What was your favourite Frank Lampard moment in a Chelsea shirt? Was it the swivelled volley against Bayern Munich? Perhaps it was the outrageous chip over Victor Valdes or the two goals against Aston Villa that made him the club’s all –time top goalscorer and guaranteed Champions League football for the club in the following […]Read more "Frank Lampard’s greatness about more than just goals"
Saturday 19th May was the greatest night in the history of Chelsea Football Club and gave all fans of the club the best day of their lives. Five days later the glow burns as bright as ever and it is unlikely that this feeling will fade for months despite the legion of detractors queuing up […]Read more "Chelsea Champions League Heroes Not Given Due Respect"
Just over two months ago when I started this blog I listed the three transfer targets that Chelsea should pursue in the summer if they were to continue in the vein of recent seasons and qualify for the Champions League. At the time of writing that piece, Andre Villas-Boas was still at the helm and […]Read more "Three Chelsea Transfer Targets (If They Don’t Qualify for the Champions League)"
The reaction of the football world to the stricken Fabrice Muamba’s fight for life on the White Hart Lane pitch has seen the sport and its followers united in sympathy and respect for the Bolton Wanderers player. Football fans are normally split along territorial, tribal lines with gloating and mocking frequently fermenting into insults and […]Read more "Muamba Compassion Essential But Premier League Passion Must Endure"
The soap opera continues at Chelsea as Andre Villas-Boas exits stage left. Is there ever a dull season at Stamford Bridge? Even when the performances are drab and guileless the intrigue and subterfuge in the dressing room and corridors of power ensure that drama is at the heart of operations in SW6.Read more "Villas- Boas pays price for failing impossible test"
For some, Andre Villas-Boas’ team selection for Chelsea’s match against Napoli was a bold statement, an attempt to sweep out the rebellious stalwarts of a bygone era and replace them with the next wave of Chelsea stars who would recreate the club’s impressive record in the Champions League over the past decade. After a 3-1 […]Read more "Villas Boas’ Stubbornness Testing Faith of Chelsea Supporters"