United v CHELSEA: Confirmed Line-ups

UNITED: Van der Sar, Fabio, Ferdinand, Vidic, O’Shea, Valencia, Carrick, Giggs, Park, Rooney, Hernandez
Subs: Anderson, Berbatov, Smalling, Nani, Kuszczak, Scholes, Evans

CHELSEA: Cech, Ivanovic, Luiz, Terry, Cole, Mikel, Essien, Lampard, Kalou, Malouda, Drogba

Subs: Turnbull, Ferreira, Alex, Ramires, Benayoun, Anelka, Torres… Read More

Rooney Or Messi? No Choice For Chelsea Boss


In the run-up to this afternoon’s game against United, Carlo Ancelotti has claimed if there was a choice for him to make between Wayne Rooney and Lionel Messi, it wouldn’t be the Barcelona star he’d go for. Read More

Ancelotti: Line-up Won’t Decide Game


Having seen his players battle back from what must have seemed like the wilderness this season, Carlo Ancelotti quite rightly points out that no-one actually expected today’s game to have any relevance to the title race at all. Read More

United vs CHELSEA: Talking To The Enemy


Today see’s United and Chelsea in what has to be the biggest clash of the season, ahead of the battle on the pitch though, TheChelseaBlog has had its usual head-to-head with Scott the Red from TheRepublikof Mancunia.

Yesterday it was Scott posing the questions but today, it’s payback:
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Manchester United vs CHELSEA: Preview


Venue: Old Trafford

Date: Sunday, 8 May

Kick-off: 1610 BST

The last time we met United in the league, we were 15 points adrift and in the middle of our worst run of form for years. A couple of months later, and the 25 points from 27 available has seen us claw our way to within just 3 points of the league leaders.Read More