CHELSEA v Tottenham: FA Cup Preview

Date: Saturday 22nd April 2017 Venue: Wembley Stadium Kick-off: 17:15 GMT Today’s game takes us to Wembley Stadium for an FA Cup semi final against Spurs. A month ago, we might have gone into this game full of confidence but recent defeats to Palace and again last weekend against United have chipped away at that [...]

CHELSEA v Manchester United: FA Cup Preview

Date: Monday 13th March, 2017 Venue: Stamford Bridge Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Tonight’s game sees us take on Manchester United in the sixth round of the FA Cup. Of course, last time United came to Stamford Bridge, we kicked their arses and sent them packing with a 4-0 defeat to think about on their way home. [...]

Everton v CHELSEA: FA Cup Preview

Venue: Goodison Park Date: Saturday 12th March 2016 Kick-off: 17:30 GMT With our midweek defeat in the Champions League still far too fresh in our minds, we’re back at it in today’s late kick off, for an FA Cup tie against Everton. The Toffees haven’t done particularly well at home in the league lately but [...]

CHELSEA v Man City: FA Cup Preview

Date: Sunday 21st February, 2016 Venue: Stamford Bridge Kick-off: 16:00 GMT After a poor start against PSG midweek, Chelsea found enough fire in their belly to come out of it with an away goal and only a marginal defeat. Back at home now, today’s FA cup fourth round tie sees us play host to Man [...]

CHELSEA v Scunthorpe: FA Cup Preview

Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: Sunday, 10 January Kick-off: 14:00 GMT During his first stint in charge in 2009, Guus Hiddink led Chelsea to FA Cup glory in a 2-1 win over Everton. Having blown even a European place this season, he’s hoping for domestic silverware at least, so we can expect the current interim manager [...]

CHELSEA v Spurs: Capital One Cup Final Preview

Venue: Wembley Stadium Date: Sunday, 1 March Kick-off: 16:00 GMT This afternoon sees us at Wembley for the Capital One Cup – or League Cup for those of us who still use old money – in what we hope is our first final of the season. Our opponents, that lot from North London, are more [...]

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 [...]