Petr Cech Confident With Change

There’s been a few references to Chelsea’s lack of depth lately after our clearout in the summer. Obviously not at the start of the season when we were happily tucking the goals away but certainly after our first defeat of the season away at City last week, the comparisons with their bench and ours, not to mention squad size were bound to be talked about.Read More

Chelsea’s Forgotten Defender Preparing To Return?

Remember that right-back who used to play for us a year ago? Well, rumour has it he wasn’t buried under the dugout as suspected and he’s actually been spotted in a reserve game.Read More

Malouda Cautious Ahead Of Arsenal Clash

We might have done the double over Arsenal last season, with a 5-0 aggregate across the two games, but Florent Malouda reckons we won’t have it quite so easy when we face them at the weekend. Read More

Championing Anelka

I’ve said it plenty of times before and I was saying it again the other night against Marseille – I think Nicolas Anelka is a bloody good player for us – and I’m not the only one who thinks so. Read More

CHELSEA 2-0 Marseille: Back To Winning Ways

CHELSEA 2-0 MARSEILLE

With a couple of defeats behind us in the Carling Cup and Premier League, it was vital we got back to winning ways in the Champions League and last night’s game saw us up against Didier Deschamps Marseille – and the French supporters  thought they’d announce their arrival with a bit of dodgy behaviour while they waited – charmers.Read More

CHELSEA vs Marseille: Champions League Preview


Venue: Stamford Bridge

Date: Tuesday 28 September

Kick-off: 1945 BST

OTHER DUG OUT
Didier Deschamps spent a season at Chelsea after signing for £3m from Juve. He won the FA Cup with us and scored for us in the Champions League against Hertha Berlin. After Avram Grant left the club, Deschamps fancied the job, claiming “it would be hard to refuse Chelsea.” He can brag of taking Monaco to the Champions League final in 2004, only to lose to Jose Mourinho’s Porto, as well as bringing Juve back up in to Serie A.… Read More

Malouda Issues Champions League Warning

Next up for us is a Champions League game at home to Marseille and Florent Malouda warns Didier Deschamps side, who won the French title last season won’t be a pushover.Read More

Chelsea’s Bounce-back-ability

So, we lost our first game this weekend and the footballing world seems to be delighted. I mean, didn’t they all predict it? We’re not very good after all, are we? Or is it because we’re such a threat that that’s just what they all want to believe?Read More

Ancelotti Putting His Faith In McEachran

When I saw Josh McEachran named amongst our subs yesterday, for me it was confirmation of just how highly Ancelotti rates him. Read More

Man City 1-0 CHELSEA: ‘Test’ Shows Bit Of Revision Needed

Well, before the game Carlo Ancelotti suggested “We want to play our football against a good team” but when it came to it, we were up against an ‘ok’ team and didn’t look like we particularly wanted to play anymore. Oh I know Citeh’s version will be recounted somewhat differently but the bottom line is they gave us everything they had, didn’t batter us and came away with a narrow win.Read More