Chelsea Need To Face Facts

I should really stop wondering just how much lower the Chelsea hierarchy can stoop really – because every time I do, it’s as if they go into limbo-mode, bending over backwards to demonstrate their unswerving ability to create car crash PR. I suppose after the appointment of FSW, nothing should ever surprise us again really [...]

Chelsea 2012: What A Year!

Bizarre really that one of Chelsea’s worst years should also be the year in which we achieved the unimaginable but that’s how it stands. From the frustration of yet another manager’s sacking following some pretty dire form that saw us slip out of the top four to the hope of resurgence with the interim appointment [...]

JT: Christmas Message From The Captain (video)

Didier Drogba at Chelsea: A Temporary Guest?

Didier Drogba. No doubt about it, a massive part of Chelsea’s success from Premier League titles to Champions League, he’ll always have a place in our history and our hearts – but isn’t that how it should remain?

Michael Ballack: Thank you & Good Luck

Following the announcement of Michael Ballack’s retirement from football, TheChelseaBlog would like to thank him for his contribution during his time at Chelsea and wish him well in whatever he does.

Didier Drogba: Goodbye, Good Luck

We’ve all known since the end of the season – our Champions League winning season – that Didier Drogba would be leaving us, and yesterday came the confirmation of that with the news that he will leave us for Shanghai when his contract expires at the end of the June.

Didier Drogba: Departing Without Disgrace

So, Chelsea have confirmed Didier Drogba will be leaving us when his contract runs out next month. Not unexpected given the story had already been broken in the French press this week but I guess official confirmation made it more real.

JT: Last Of The ‘Untouchables’?

John Terry – ‘Captain, Leader, Legend’ – a description regally displayed by the home support and royally piss-taken by the opposition. Not that the Stamford Bridge faithful could care less, after all, he’s Mr Chelsea isn’t he? The fact he lives and breathes the club makes him untouchable, right?

Former Chelsea Striker: Torres Could Score Any Number

In spite of his lack of goals since arriving in January, there’s still plenty of us with complete faith in Fernando Torres and former Chelsea striker Kerry Dixon is one of them.

Fond Farewell To A Chelsea Favourite

In the summer of 2003, Claudio Ranieri brought Claude Makelele to Chelsea for 16.8 million, suggesting he would be the ‘battery’ of the side – and as it happened, he was right. In fact, for the next five years, Makelele was to establish himself as such a legend at Stamford Bridge and the Premier League, he [...]