2013/14 Chelsea Shirt Winner

Thank you all for your entries.  Of course the correct answer was David Speedie, with 3 in the Full Members Cup, 23 March 1986 (we beat City 5-4 by the way!) And the winner is…………….

Chelsea Fixtures 2013/14 Season

Yesterday, you had the fixtures to take us up to 2013 so here’s 2014 for you, let’s hope the title’s wrapped up long before Cardiff!   January 1 We Southampton    A 11 Sat Hull                  A 18 Sat Man Utd           H 29 We West Ham       H   February 1 Sat Man City [...]

Chelsea Fixtures 2013

So the fixtures are out and it’s a home start for us against Hull, followed by United away.  So, a nice easy start for us and the run-in looks better than it did last year as well. Here’s what’ll take us up to 2014: August 17 Sat Hull                  H 24 Sat Man Utd           [...]

Win A New 2013/14 Chelsea Shirt

Here on TheChelseaBlog I know you lot love the chance of a freebie, especially when it comes in the form of a new Chelsea shirt. So, in conjunction with Ladbrokes Casino and their Shoot slot game, that’s exactly what we’re giving away.

Schurrle The Start Of Chelsea Signings?

So, Jose Mourinho’s first signing will arrive with Andre Schurrle set to join from Bayer Leverkusen for £18million. We know Schurrle, 22, has been on the Chelsea radar for at least a year anyway but before everyone starts with the ‘Roman’s signing’ drivel, we’re told Mourinho had the final say so and sign-off on the [...]

Will Mourinho Fight For Mikel This Time?

John Obi Mikel is one of five senior players remaining at Chelsea from Jose Mourinho’s first spell in charge and he’s certainly one Mourinho went to great lengths to have in his ranks.  From the long, drawn out battle to get him on the pitch in the first place, to the fight to address his [...]

Form Rather Than Fame For Mourinho

I said a few times last season, the interim’s appointment was probably part of a bigger agenda and some of the things that have happened since 21st November 2012 would certainly seem to support that theory. I mean, it wasn’t that long ago our ‘bigger’, more influential players had everything pretty much their own way. [...]

Mourinho’s Return: A Win-Win Situation?

So, he’s back. After all the betting, the speculation and the hope that it wasn’t misfounded, The Special One is home – or at least he will be when he’s officially unveiled next Monday.  On a four year deal and a reported £8.5m salary, Jose Mourinho is back at Chelsea and in the Premier League [...]

Jose’s Home!

Until I’ve had time to really let the news sink in, two words will suffice…….Jose’s Home!

A Welcome Reunion

How many people have ended relationships because they think the grass is greener, only to find themselves years down the line waking up next to someone intellectually, aesthetically and probably financially weaker? Or falling out with a ‘best’ friend over something stupid and ending up with a Saturday afternoon drinking buddy about as stimulating as [...]