FA Cup Draw Sees Chelsea Reunion

The FA Cup fifth round draw sees a reunion with our former reserve team coach Brendan Rodgers, as we take on Watford at Vicarage Road. The ties are to be played over the weekend of the 14/15th Feb.

 

DRAW IN FULL

Sheff Utd v Hull

Watford v CHELSEA

West Ham v Middlesbrough

Sunderland or Blackburn v Coventry

Derby or Nottm Forest v Man Utd

Swansea v Fulham

Liverpool or Everton v Doncaster or Aston Villa

Cardiff or Arsenal v West Brom or BurnleyRead More

Cudicini Move Imminent?

He’s agreed a deal; we’re not selling him; he’s in talks…… Sounds like the latest adventures in the Didier Drogba saga maybe, and yet it’s not.

This time, the daily speculation is around Carlo Cudicini, with stories initially suggesting he’d already signed for Spurs counteracted by Luiz Felipe Scolari allegedly stating the exact opposite.Read More

Injury Update: Michael Essien

The news on Michael Essien has always been the subject of change since his cruciate knee ligament injury last September. Early estimates had him coming back as early as January, although more conservative guesses suggested he’d be back around March, whilst last month, we were getting our hopes up for a return to action next month.Read More

CHELSEA 3-1 Ipswich: Lampard Screamer Seals The Win

CHELSEA 3-1 IPSWICH

I didn’t get to see this one yesterday, courtesy of work, so I haven’t got much to go on except what I’ve read and a few highlights.

So briefly then, looks like we had a nervy start, again missing early chances and despite taking the lead through Michael Ballack on 16 minutes, yet again cocked up a set-piece and conceded an equaliser.Read More