Terry’s New Deal Raising Old Questions?

It’s funny but I could’ve sworn I’d heard John Terry had ‘sleepless nights’ in the days following Manchester City’s repeated offers over the summer. I’m a bit confused as to what he was doing when he wasn’t sleeping now though because in his latest statement of commitment, the Chelsea captain has expressed his ‘disappointment’ at [...]

Chelsea Hailed The Bad Boys As Mutu Still Refuses To Pay Up

At the start of the month, TheChelseaBlog ran a story on how Adrian Mutu had a decision to make – either he paid the £14.7million the CAS had ordered he pay Chelsea, or he faced the consequences – and the consequences for Mutu would mean never being allowed to play professionally again. Tough consequences maybe [...]

Has Victory Really Left Ancelotti Over-Confident?

You have to laugh at the way journalists can take an inconspicuous comment and stretch it into a headline eh? After yesterday’s classy performance ended in a deserved 3-0 win over Burnley, an understandably upbeat Ancelotti stated “We have showed that we can adapt to different systems and shapes with intelligent movement and I am [...]

Shevchenko Leaves Chelsea

TheChelseaBlog predicted earlier it could be a case of ‘Happy Birthday & Goodbye’ to Andriy Shevchenko and it would seem that’s definitely the case with Dynamo Kiev’s official website suggesting their prodigal son has indeed returned. Shevchenko’s official unveiling is expected to happen at 15:00 tomorrow. TheChelseaBlog wishes him all the best.

CHELSEA 3-0 Burnley: Boring, boring Chelsea….Not!

I was reading some journo or other slating us last week because according to him, in spite of our 100% start to the season – we’re still just too mechanical and efficient, aka boring. All I can say is I hope he was watching this game with a large helping of humble pie in his [...]

CHELSEA 3-0 Burnley: Goals (video)

Carling Cup 3rd Round Draw in Full

The draw has been made for the 3rd round of this season’s Carling Cup and it sees us drawn at home to QPR.   3rd round draw in full:   Arsenal v West Brom Chelsea v QPR Bolton v West Ham Barnsley v Burnley Hull v Everton Leeds v Liverpool Manchester United v Wolves Man [...]

Has Didier Drogba Grown Up?

To say Didier Drogba behaved like a complete ‘tosser’ the last time we faced Burnley would pretty much sum up that disastrous night in November. But then he was a bit of a disaster area all round last season anyway. Injuries meant he’d barely played for us before that Carling Cup game and yet there [...]

Wishing Shevchenko Happy Birthday & Goodbye?

It’s all go at Chelsea eh – well as far as Andriy Shevchenko’s concerned it is anyway. One minute his old boss is reassuring him he still has a future at the club, the next he’s left out of our Champions League squad. Actions speak louder than words eh Sheva? And so, with Ancelotti’s actions [...]

CHELSEA vs Burnley: Preview

CHELSEA vs BURNLEY Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: Saturday, 29 August Kick-off: 1245 BST   It’s an early kick-off against Burnley for us today although personally, I’d rather we got to play them a bit later in the season.  The new-boys are always a bit of an unknown quantity and Burnley are certainly proving to be [...]