Fergie Giving Refs Benefit Of The Doubt? Surely Not?
So, with us set to face United three more times this season, twice in the Champions League before our league game...
Rivals/ 12 years ago
Chelsea Preparing For Bidding War With United?
Well, with Neymar changing his mind like the weather around a move to the Premier League, it seems the press are...
Ex Players/ 12 years ago
Former Blue Doesn’t Fear Chelsea
Have SkySports gone out of business or something? Because rumour has it we have a game on a Saturday at 3pm...
Torres Happy With Returning Midfielder?
Well, he might not have had a Chelsea shirt on his back since September, but after a lengthy absence with an...
Essien: The Case For Club Before Country
I was talking to someone after last night’s England v Ghana game about Michael Essien’s absence. I’d read the other day...
Ashley Cole At It Again?
It doesn’t take much for Ashley Cole to piss people off usually but then he doesn’t really help himself does he?...
International/ 12 years ago
Mourinho Protecting His Players Or His Future?
When he was at Chelsea, Jose Mourinho used to say he soaked up all the press attention to protect his players,...
Why Chelsea Should Be Grateful They’ve Got Ancelotti
For any Chelsea supporter out there who’s still not sure exactly what Carlo Ancelotti brings to the club, here’s a sobering...
Time For Lampard To Put Club Before Country?
So, as far as his England future is concerned, the penny has dropped for Frank Lampard. He’s been around the England...
International/ 12 years ago
Why England Would Be Better With Bruce
I’ve never wanted Fabio Capello managing England. Whilst there was a lot of hype when he took the job on, I...
Torres Emulating Drogba?
All this fuss about Torres at Chelsea had me thinking about Didier Drogba’s first season for us. Back in the 2004/05...
Rants/ 12 years ago
Chelsea Getting Too Close For Bitter van Persie?
Most regular readers will know I can’t stand Arsenal. Usually though, I can pretty much ignore any of the paranoid rantings...
Time To Give Torres A Break?
I don’t know about anyone else but this whole thing about Fernando Torres not scoring for us yet is getting a...
Chelsea must move on from to 2008 to succeed in 2011
The draw had an air of inevitability about it. As Gary Lineker rattled and pulled balls from the ubiquitous glass bowl,...
Match report/ 12 years ago
CHELSEA 2-0 Man City: A Touch Of Brazilliance
CHELSEA 2-0 MAN CITY Ok, I’m going to eat humble pie today, just the one slice but I’m prepared to sit...
Capello Does JT And Chelsea No Favours
Less than a week ago, TheChelseaBlog questioned whether the real issue with England was the manager as opposed to who should...
Match Day/ 12 years ago
CHELSEA vs Man City: Preview
Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: Sunday, 20 March Kick-off: 1600 GMT At a certain point yesterday, it looked as if this weekend’s...
Champions League Draw: A United Perspective
Yesterday, TheChelseaBlog looked at why our quarter-final draw provoked a bit of anxiety. United don’t seem quite as bothered but then,...
Why The Past Might Come Back To Haunt Chelsea
So, the draw for the Champions League has thrown up Manchester United for the quarter-finals and if I’m honest, my immediate...
Carlo More Forgiving Than The FA Over Fergie
Whatever we might think of Carlo Ancelotti’s ability to take Chelsea forward after this season and I know there’s still some...