Defender slams Conte tactics, as Chelsea let another lead slip

It was more of the same from Chelsea on Sunday, as we let a first-half lead slip at home once again. It wasn’t as bad as Spurs last week, when the visitors scored 3 to take all three points away from Stamford Bridge for the first time since 1990. This time, it was West Ham going home with a share of the spoils after a late equaliser.… Read More

Chelsea vs West Ham United: Preview, probable line-ups and prediction

Chelsea vs West Ham United

Chelsea (5) vs West Ham United (14)
English Premier League
Sunday, April 8, 16:30 BST
Venue: Stamford Bridge, London


Following the tragic passing of club legend Ray “Butch” Wilkins earlier this week, the fans will be hoping to see the team have an inspired run-in to the end of the season.… Read More

Antonio Conte press conference: Christensen and Courtois doubts against Spurs

Speaking ahead of the must-win encounter against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, manager Antonio Conte delivered some key injury new which could have a bearing on the outcome of the game.

Defender Andres Christensen, who was sent home by the Danish national team last week from fatigue, is still not 100% and will be assessed before this one.… Read More

Two-time Player of the Year labels Chelsea favourites against Spurs

Ray Wilkins is of the opinion that we hold the edge in our upcoming, must-win encounter against Spurs next Sunday. The former Chelsea midfielder, who won the Player of the Year awards in 1976 and 1977, said that Harry Kane’s absence will be a big factor in determining the outcome of the London derby at Stamford Bridge.… Read More

Clever Chelsea?


Think you’re smarter than the average supporter? Give the Left Back In The Changing Room Bumper Christmas Quiz 2014 a go then.
Hailed as “the geekiest football quiz of the year”, this is the seventh Christmas Quiz and this year’s prize is a bottle from the Left Back Cellars, so if you think you’re smart enough or geeky enough, prove it.… Read More

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…………….

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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.… Read More

Savile Rogue Scarf Winner

TheChelseaBlog teamed up with Savile Rogue to give our readers the chance to win one of the world’s finest cashmere football scarves in Chelsea colours.

The correct answer to the question: How many goals did Kerry Dixon score for Chelsea? Was of course 193 and the winner drawn at random is….… Read More

Win a Savile Rogue cashmere football scarf in Chelsea colours

It’s that time of year again where you won’t see t-shirts and sunglasses in the crowd and we’re dragging out the coats and scarves.  So, The Chelsea Blog has teamed up with Savile Rogue again this year to give you the chance to win one of the world’s finest cashmere football scarves in Chelsea colours.… Read More

2012/13 Shirt Competition: The Winner Is…

 

Some of you will remember last week The Chelsea Blog was running a football shirt competition to win the new Chelsea 2012/13 home shirt.  The response was pretty great, so thank you to all of you who entered. A winner has been chosen at random from all of the entries – and the winner is: … Read More