CHELSEA v Bradford: FA Cup Preview

Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: Saturday 24 January Kick-off: 15:00 GMT After Liverpool ran themselves ragged to get a draw out of us at Anfield in the League Cup midweek, today it’s the FA Cup and a home game against League One side Bradford. Bradford beat Wigan, Arsenal and Aston Villa on their way to the [...]

CHELSEA v Watford: FA Cup Preview

Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: Sunday 4 January Kick-off: 16:00 GMT After the debacle against Spurs on New Year’s Day, an FA Cup tie against Watford has to be welcome, even if it’s just to give us the opportunity to rest some tired legs. We’d have been forgiven for thinking our players had been on the [...]

Man City v CHELSEA: FA Cup Preview

Venue: Etihad Stadium Date: Saturday, 14 February Kick-off: 17:15 GMT Jose Mourinho topped up his tally of wins against Pellegrini when we met at the Etihad earlier this month. He also undoubtedly notched up the number of pins the City boss stuck into the replica doll he keeps for such meetings with a bit of [...]

CHELSEA v Stoke: FA Cup Preview

Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: Sunday, 26 January Kick-off: 15:30 GMT It’s the fourth round of the FA Cup and a visit from Stoke this afternoon, because apparently there is a bit more going on in football this week than Juan Mata’s move to you know who. The Potters beat us last time we played them [...]

Derby 0-2 CHELSEA: Rams Tired Rather Than Battered

A decent enough FA Cup game with Derby proving difficult to break down. It’s becoming a bit of a familiar habit again for Mourinho’s intervention to make the difference and so, with the Rams tiring and a couple of Chelsea subs, we managed to wear the opposition down. Here’s how it went: As ever, the [...]

Derby v CHELSEA: FA Cup Preview

Venue: Pride Park Date: Sunday, 5 January Kick-off: 14:15 GMT After what turned into a really good win against Southampton in the league, it’s a trip away in the FA Cup this afternoon against an in-form Derby County. The Rams are currently fourth in the Championship and aside from their recent defeat to Wigan, seem [...]

Arsenal v CHELSEA: League Cup Preview

Venue: Emirates Stadium Date: Tuesday, 29 October Kick-off: 19.45 GMT   Well they say there’s no rest for the wicked, so we must be on that list because less than 48 hours after our late win against City, it’s away at Arsenal tonight in the Capital One cup. It goes without saying Jose Mourinho isn’t [...]

Swindon v CHELSEA: Preview

Venue: County Ground Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Kick-off: 7:45 GMT   So, after our win against Fulham in the league at the weekend, it’s onto Swindon and the 3rd round of the Capital One Cup tonight.  We can expect wholesale changes to the side Mourinho put out in the league, with Mourinho narrowly avoiding [...]

CHELSEA 1-0 United: Sublime Strike & Save Take Us To Wembley

So, the interim’s plan to put all his eggs in the FA Cup basket paid off this weekend. I’m still aggrieved his priorities don’t seem to be in line with those that really matter to us but a win over United will always be welcome. So, here’s how it happened:

CHELSEA v Man United: FA Cup (Replay) Preview

Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: Monday, 1 April Kick-off: 12:30 BST Whilst seven changes against Southampton saw us slip up again in the league Saturday, United managed to rest players and still edge a bit closer to the title.  The interim clearly doesn’t take the Premier League as seriously as we do and decided to put [...]