Has Manchester United Fixture Change Worked To Our Advantage?

It was revealed yesterday that our postponed fixture against Manchester United will now be played on March 1st.

This should allow for the likes of Frank Lampard and Jose Bosingwa to be match fit, as well as the possibility of any new signings Carlo Ancelotti may introduce in January.

In terms of fixtures, whilst nobody wants a more congested fixture list, when it comes to days rest and home games, we’re again in a more favourable position.… Read More

Ancelotti: No Modric Talk

The papers had been linking Chelsea to a move for Tottenham Hotspur’s creative central midfielder, Luka Modric.

Carlo Ancelotti has today distanced the club with a move for a player, but then again, he would do wouldn’t he?

“He’s a good player, but no-one is speaking about him here,” said Ancelotti.… Read More

Terry: Now I Do What Zola, Petrescu and Wise Did

zola-and-terryJohn Terry, who turned 30-years-old a fortnight ago, has conceded that his behaviour before and after games has had to change over the years.

Like Chelsea legends before him, Terry is now taking better care of himself to keep himself in better condition for the games.… Read More

Terry: Beating United Last Week Could Have Been Turning Point

There were a few raised eye-brows last weekend when a very early decision came to postpone Chelsea’s game against Manchester United. Some media sources reckoned it was because the blues didn’t particularly want to play United during the slump so would prefer to reschedule the game to a time of improved form.… Read More

Nani Changes His Mind On Chelsea And Arsenal Threat

Before Manchester United played Arsenal, Nani claimed that the Gunners were their biggest title rivals.

“Arsenal are a bigger threat than Chelsea now,” he said. “Chelsea have lost a few games and drawn some and their confidence looks a bit low. But Arsenal have been winning and being top of the league gives you great confidence.”

Following United’s fairly straight forward victory over Arsene Wenger’s team, Nani has changed his mind.… Read More

Terry: Our Squad Isn’t Big Enough To Cope

With the lengthy injury to Frank Lampard, as well as time out for the likes of Michael Essien and Didier Drogba, John Terry has conceded that the size of Chelsea’s squad is no longer big enough to cope with injuries and suspensions.… Read More

Hodgson Admits Joe Cole Has Flopped

joe-coleJoe Cole made a rod for his own back when he left Chelsea for Liverpool. After years of claiming to be a blue through and through, kissing our badge, wearing his Chelsea sweatband, he then left the club for a much higher salary at Liverpool.

“I could have stayed at Chelsea because the fans loved me and I won things,” he said at the time.… Read More

Nathan Ake: I’m Like Rio Ferdinand

Chelsea’s latest signing, 15-year-old Nathan Ake, has claimed that he has a similar style of play to Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand.… Read More

Mikel: I Don’t Spray Myself With Aftershave

kalou-and-mikelJohn Obi Mikel’s best mate, Saloman Kalou, reckons the Nigerian midfielder covers her jersey with aftershave before going on to the pitch.

Mikel revealed last month that the pair of them were like “husband and wife”, with Kalou regularly helping himself to his moisturiser and aftershave following the showers after the game.… Read More

Who Is Nathan Ake?

nathan-akeChelsea have agreed a deal to bring Nathan Ake to Stamford Bridge ahead of his 16th birthday in February.

Feyenoord sporting director, Leo Beenhakker, is furious with the news, singling out English clubs for criticism in pursuit of youthful talent.

“It’s driving me crazy that hot prospects are walking away from us like this,” Beenhakker said.… Read More