AVB: “Failure is not an option”

So, Andre Villas-Boas starts his new job proper at lunchtime today as we kick off the new season against Stoke City but whilst, as with every Chelsea manager before him, the press will assume he’s a stomach ulcer waiting to happen, AVB doesn’t sound like a man ready to reach for the valium.… Read More

AVB on McEachran: “His Brain Is Five Yards Ahead”

It’s no secret to anyone who reads TheChelseaBlog that I genuienly believe the sun shines out of Josh McEachran’s rear end – I know a lot of our opposition suggest he’s overrated but they just wish he was. God knows why they’d begrudge us a bit of success from our academy though considering the last player we actually brought through was John Terry – or maybe that’s their point.… Read More

Stoke vs CHELSEA: Preview







Venue: Britannia Stadium

Date: Sunday 14 August

Kick-off: 1330 BST


Here we go then, the season’s finally here for us and today sees us kick it off away to Stoke City. We had a blistering start to last season although probably shouldn’t be expecting a 6-0 win this afternoon.… Read More