Ashley Cole On England & Unfinished Business

I can’t say I’ve ever thought about it before but Ashley Cole doesn’t really get involved in giving lengthy interviews does he? Obviously, given the way he’s always been portrayed, I don’t blame him. And yet, the most recent interview he’s given, talking about England, is such a far cry from the verbal two-fingers he gave after our Champions League win, it felt almost like a coming of age for the Chelsea defender.… Read More

Chelsea’s Euro Injury Update

We really haven’t had a lot of luck in the Euros with injuries have we? So far, we’ve seen both Frank Lampard and Gary Cahill miss out altogether, whilst both John Terry and Ashley Cole have had niggles. Now though, it’s Petr Cech.… Read More

Torres 2nd Goal v Ireland (3-0)

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Torres Goal v Ireland (1-0)

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John Terry Protected Or Punished?

Is homophobia more acceptable than racism?  Ridiculous question obviously, they’re both as abhorrent as each other and oppression is oppression whatever form it might come in.

It’s potentially a question some Chelsea and/or England supporters might feel they’re entitled to ask though, particularly in the face of Antonio Cassano seemingly getting off fairly lightly following a blatant and very public homophobic comment aimed at the Italian national side, whilst John Terry continues to be persecuted on a daily basis for an, as yet, unproven allegation.… Read More

Cole deserves more England credit

It is safe to say that England have not had much luck when it comes to injuries in their preparation for Euro 2012 with John Ruddy, Gary Cahill, Frank Lampard, Gareth Barry and Kyle Walker just some of the names missing the tournament. … Read More

Case Adjourned: Concentrate On The Euros

It seems that anything going wrong in the world lately can be attributed in some way, shape or form to John Terry. Economic turmoil – John Terry’s fault, poverty in the Third World – blame JT, the real villain behind JR’s shooting? Did they interview JT yet? … Read More

Hazard, No ‘Debate’ Necessary

So, after the virtual ‘sit-in’ on twitter last week waiting for Eden Hazard’s promised tweet on his club of choice, we could be officially unveiling the 21 year old as a Chelsea player today. … Read More

Euro Injury Watch: Cahill & Terry

Two friendlies in, the Euros haven’t even started and our players seem to be dropping like flies. With Frank Lampard already out of the Euros altogether with a thigh injury, yesterday’s game saw both John Terry and Gary Cahill leave the field injured. … Read More

Hodgson’s Choice: The Chelsea Contingent

Right, just to distract myself a bit from Saturday, with Roy Hodgson announcing his England squad yesterday for the 2012 European Championship, I thought I’d take a look at the Chelsea contingent and what their inclusion in the squad might mean. … Read More