The Chelsea Attack Option

With the recent signing of Robin Van Persie to Manchester United, I’ve been starting to see and hear a lot of talk about striker pairings in the EPL.

While right now I think Aguero-Tevez is the only true very good and realistic pairing, people have been analyzing the prospect of Rooney-RVP and maybe Giroud-Podolski.… Read More

CHELSEA: 2012/13 Preview

Fancy a read through another 2012/13 season preview? Or more to the point, do you fancy having a look at a Chelsea preview for the 2012/13 season? Then look no further than Ask Men UK. I hear there’s a decent Chelsea opinion at the end….. 😉

 

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Liverpool Questioning Chelsea Players?

Liverpool eh?  Massive club, massive support, massive history – and yet probably the most small-minded bunch you’ll ever come across. … Read More

Frank Lampard Contract: Tables Turned?

After the fuss I kicked up about Frank Lampard holding out on his previous deal and the amount of money Chelsea finally agreed to pay him, it’s ironic that four years later , the table’s seem to have turned completely.  This time, it’s Frank asking to sit down and talk – and Chelsea now probably happier to drag it out.… Read More

Lukaku Trying To Secure Permanent Move Away?

I thought Lukaku’s move to West Brom was meant to be a loan deal? Clearly he must be after something more permanent – and I’ll be surprised if he hasn’t just made sure that’s exactly what he gets after the public slating he’s just given Chelsea. … Read More

Lampard’s Captaincy And An Unexpected Bonus FOR JT & Ivanovic

Slightly quieter on the transfer front, so here’s some random Chelsea stuff to keep you going til our next (alleged) signing:

 

Give Me Football asks if we can win the title

Sky Sports reports on Lampard getting the England armband

Gulf News bring us good news on the disciplinary front

Vital Chelsea give us Cech’s expectations

Whilst Football buster reckon Kakuta is desperate to leave… Read More

Chelsea: Season Of Silverware?

All the talk this summer has been about the battle between the two Manchester clubs for the Premier League title with some people already suggesting that it is a straight battle between City and United for top spot. What about the Champions League and FA Cup holders though? Chelsea have to be big contenders for the title.… Read More

CHELSEA 2-3 City: Red Gives Us The Blues

CHELSEA 2-3 CITY

Oh well, yesterday wrapped up a pre-season we’ll have no trouble forgetting eh?

I’d already said I was probably more excited about the Olympics finally coming to an end than the Community Shield anyway – and the game itself did nothing to change that. I didn’t expect us to play a la Barcelona after some of the pre-season we’ve seen and to be fair, we weren’t completely dire, but we’re not as sorted as I’d like to see us.… Read More

CHELSEA vs Man City: Community Shield Preview

Venue: Villa Park

Date: Sunday, 12 August

Kick-off: 13:30 BST

 

 

Finally, we’re at the end of the Olympics (or will be later) and our final game of pre-season – or new season curtain raiser, depending on how you view it – sees us take on Man City in the Community Shield.… Read More

Food for thought this season

While the experience of witnessing Didier Drogba fittingly end his time as a blue by finally ending our quest for the illusive Champions League title was a moment that I’m sure only occassions such as weddings and births of children could come close to (unlikely), there was an undoubtable feeling that this was the beginning of something fresh at Chelsea.… Read More