Chelsea 0-2 Manchester City: Three observations from Community Shield defeat

Chelsea slumped to their fifth consecutive defeat in a Community Shield game, as Manchester City comfortably beat us 2-0 on Sunday. An old foe Sergio Aguero scored both goals, one in each half, and even had chances to complete his hattrick. City completely played us off the park, having a total of 18 shots on goal compared to just 5 from Chelsea.… Read More

Why Edin Dzeko to Chelsea doesn’t make much sense

Diego Costa’s exit was possibly the worst thing that happened to us last summer. We’ve talked a lot about our defence and midfield, but the Spaniard’s ability to single-handedly win us crucial points has what has been most sorely missed. We signed Alvaro Morata for 58 million, but he hasn’t really set the world alight despite a very good start.… Read More

5 players we need to replace this summer

There is a lot of deadwood in the current squad, and if we really want to elevate ourselves to being one of the top clubs in Europe, we need a re-haul soon. The last summer transfer window was pretty disappointing, as instead of signing top-quality players, we ended up spending on above-average ones who are only good enough to be squad players at best.… Read More

Will Antonio Conte start playing Ross Barkley in his best position?

Ross Barkley is set to return to full training next week, as reported here by the Telegraphafter recovering from a hamstring injury that has kept him out since January. The former Everton man only joined us in Jan for a bargain sum of £15 million, and has made an appearance each in the Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup.… Read More

United 1-1 CHELSEA: One Man & His Whistle

Shall I have a rant or just accept the draw gracefully? I won’t be celebrating the draw, I know that much.
I won’t argue they had a marginally better first half than us but then, getting away with synchronised WWF moves in the box would give most sides the upper hand to be honest.… Read More

Man City 1-1 CHELSEA: Not Bad For A Small Team


Possibly at the start of the game but definitely at half-time we’d have taken a draw. By the time Zabaleta was rightly sent off in the second half though, you’d have to think the game was ours for the taking. Any disappointment with a point away against the current Premier League champions isn’t spoilt brat syndrome though, it’s simply a reflection of our strength so far this season.… Read More

CHELSEA 1-1 Schalke: In a Nutshell


I did say in the match preview, I don’t like going into games with excessive confidence – and last night’s result is the reason why. Complacent Street is never a comfortable place to be and yet, after going a goal up, that’s exactly where Chelsea appeared to take a stroll. Couple that with a few missed chances, a striker we adore but who, realistically isn’t quite match fit and a bit of a defensive lapse and what we have Ladies and Gentlemen – is really not the end of the world.… Read More

Swansea 1-1 CHELSEA: Sometimes We Get What We Deserve

We missed the creativity of Juan Mata and the leadership that comes from having John Terry around but at least Swansea can say they deserved their point. Here’s a bit more about it:

 

There’s the Final Whistle verdict from the official CFC

Sports Mole bring us their match analysis

There’s rare praise for the ref from Di Matteo on Teamtalk

Some opposition opinion from Swansea official

And the goals come from Football TalkRead More

Chelsea 2011/12 Season: As It Looked

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHELSEA 2-1 Liverpool: FA Cup (pics)

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