How Wide Will Abramovich’s Wallet Open?

Roman Abramovich might be rumoured to be pursuing his interest in Franck Ribery but that doesn’t seem to be stopping him securing the services of the players he’s already got. Joe Cole who’s lack of negotiations has recently seen him linked with Spurs again, has started talks on a new deal. Whilst Ashley Cole, who’s [...]

Does Neville Really Believe Chelsea Are United’s Closest Rivals?

So Gary Neville isn’t writing Chelsea off completely for next season and the press are interpreting that as him bigging us up as United’s ‘main challengers’? The Manchester United right-back doesn’t think the loss of Tevez and Ronaldo will be that big a deal for them in the coming season, stating “A short-sighted observer who [...]

R.I.P Sir Bobby Robson

  Every now and then you come across an individual it’s hard for anyone to have a bad word for – in the footballing world, one such person was Sir Bobby Robson. Sir Bobby lost his long running battle with cancer at his home this morning at the age of 76 and today, the English [...]

Are Chelsea Really Prepared To Let Mancienne Go?

Andrea Pirlo has been linked with us ever since Ancelotti arrived and it’s fair to say this isn’t a prospect TheChelseaBlog has welcomed with any enthusiasm. The trouble is, the rumour aren’t going away and now the suggestion seems to be that if he does come to Chelsea, Pizarro and Mancienne will head in the [...]

CHELSEA 2 Club America 0: Pictures

                       

John Terry Finally Speaks!

Oh well, John Terry’s temporary bout of muteness looks to have been cured, with the release of a statement insisting him leaving Chelsea was “never a possibility”. The 28 year old centre-back says “There has been a lot of speculation recently about my future and I want to clear this up once and for all. [...]

Gerrard Free To Fight Another Day (or Night)

Come on, was anyone really surprised Saint Stevie got away with his Mike Tyson impression? Of course the jury were always going to clear him of affray once they heard how fed up he gets of being ‘mithered’ in the street just because he’s famous, and how ‘gutted’ he was the DJ wouldn’t play what [...]

Old Wounds Not Healing For Mourinho

It was always rumoured Frank Arnesen and Jose Mourinho didn’t get on during TSO’s time at Stamford Bridge, so you wouldn’t expect there to be much back-slapping going on between them whenever they cross paths.  But you’d think they’d both at least be able to manage a night in the same stadium without a barny [...]

AC Milan 1 CHELSEA 2: Goals & Highlights

Anelka is a very happy boy at Chelsea

When Nicolas Anelka joined Chelsea in January 2008, they became his fifth Premier League club after spells at Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Bolton. However, it appears that the striker has never been happier than at Stamford Bridge. Speaking for the first time since the end of last season, Anelka revealed that he is ‘very [...]