Anelka On Going With The Flo & Chelsea’s Defence

Ironically, whilst TheChelseaBlog keeps harping on about defensive concerns due to current injuries and lack of cover, Nicolas Anelka believes that our defence actually holds the key to our performances so far this season.

Begovic & Pulis Doing Battle As Transfer Deadline Approaches

With just hours left of the transfer window, the Asmir Begovic row is getting a bit tasty. We’d already heard from Tony Pulis how the Stoke keeper had ‘refused to play’ but that he had no chance of getting a transfer to Chelsea. Now Begovic himself has stirred things up a bit more by countering [...]

Could Ivanovic Injury Leave Chelsea Exposed?

By my own admission, I’ve whinged a bit about our defensive cover lately, particularly when it came to sending Michael Mancienne back out on loan but with the news that Branislav Ivanovic has now been ruled out for up to six weeks with a back injury, I feel completely vindicated.

Late Chelsea Transfers Rumoured

Well, as far as Carlo Ancelotti is concerned there won’t be anyone else coming in before the transfer window closes but will there be any more players going out?

Time For Terry & Lampard To Follow Drogba’s Lead On International Rest?

Didier Drogba has withdrawn from the Cote D’Ivoire national team following much speculation this week. New coach François Zahoui confirmed at an official presentation yesterday that following a meeting with Drogba ahead of next week’s qualifying game against Rwanda, our Ivorian striker has pulled out of the squad.

Chelsea’s Good Start Down To Mourinho, So What Happened To Real Madrid’s?

Jose Mourinho began another stage in his much publicised career yesterday, with a terribly exciting 0-0 against Mallorca, Not that I particularly care how he does although I admit to being amused with that result because whilst he undoubtedly brought success to Chelsea during his time with us, the man clearly has an inability either [...]

Neymar: Former Chelsea Target Laid Bare (video)

CHELSEA 2-0 Stoke: Drogba Hits The Spot

CHELSEA 2-0 STOKE Well, the final score might have ended up a much more modest 2-0 but in all honesty, Stoke must have been pretty grateful it wasn’t a lot worse – and it certainly could have been.

CHELSEA 2-0 Stoke: Goals (video)

Lampard penalty miss ‘11 1-0 Malouda ‘32 2-0 Drogba ’77 (pen)

Breaking News: Lampard Out!

Frank Lampard looked out of sorts for Chelsea today, missing a penalty and coming off for Kalou after 72 minutes. Breaking news however, sheds a bit more light into his lacklustre performance because he is to have Hernia surgery next week and will miss the qualifier for England. John Terry also sustained a knock today [...]