United 0-0 CHELSEA: More Questions Than Answers

As ever, the hype pre-match was a lot more exciting than any of the attacking moves in the game itself but then for me, this rather resembled ten-pin bowling…….. albeit minus the bowling ball. I mean, you’re going to struggle from the start if you’ve forgotten that piece of equipment, right?… Read More

United v CHELSEA Preview: From The Fans

Something a bit different to the usual pre-match blog interview this season. Twitter always seems to have plenty to say for itself so ahead of today’s game, @TheChelseaBlog posed a few questions to its followers and here’s a selection of what came back:… Read More

Manchester United v CHELSEA: Preview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: Old Trafford

Date: Monday, August 26 2013

Kick-off: 20.00 BST.

Our game this weekend sees us travel to Old Trafford this evening to face Manchester United where Moyes’ first home game in charge pits him up against Jose Mourinho in his first trip back there as Chelsea manager.… Read More

Moyes Making Fewer Friends Than Foes

If I start criticising David Moyes, the assumption will be it’s because he’s managing United, whatever, I’m going to do it anyway.

In a sense, it is because he’s managing United but only because the minute he took the job on, he stopped resembling the man who managed Everton virtually overnight.… Read More

More Worried About Willian Than Spurs

Imagine this, a player has his travel paid for, gets fawned over by a Premier League club, is completing a medical for them and then decides he’d actually rather sign for a club already in the Champions League than the side which, consistently fails to get there. … Read More

CHELSEA v Villa: Preview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Date: Wednesday, 21 August

Kick-off: 19.45 GMT

 

So, Jose Mourinho got his new Chelsea reign off to a decent start with a solid performance and win at home to Hull at the weekend.  He sent us out all guns blazing and to be fair, Hull had their heads up their ar*es, running round just trying to stay in the game. … Read More

CHELSEA v Hull: Preview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Date: Sunday, 18 August

Kick-off: 16.00

 

Rumour has it we kick off the 2013/14 season against some outfit by the name of Hull City Tigers so we shouldn’t be surprised if they come out of the tunnel in shoulder pads and helmets – and well they might because it’s back!… Read More

Mourinho’s Mind Games or Press Paranoia?

Here we go, our season hasn’t even started but the headlines around ‘Jose’s Mind Games’ have.  Jose Mourinho must feel as if he’s never been away.  The minute he opens his mouth, everything he says goes under the knife, every piece of it dissected in the press post mortem with the predictable search for ‘suspicious circumstances’.… Read More

Chelsea: 2013/14 Season Chat

Whilst the 2013/14 season gets underway for most of the Premier League today, we have to hang on another day.  What’s in store for us in the months ahead though? Well, I answered a few quick questions for FBO on the subject, so if you’re remotely interested in my opinion you can have a read here.… Read More

Will he, won’t he? Rooney to Chelsea move still up in the air

Wayne Rooney’s future is still very much up in the air, with the England international forward conspicuous by his absence from Manchester United’s matchday squad for the Community Shield over the weekend. David Moyes says there is no internal rift between player and manager, while it is widely believed that the former Everton prodigy is making eyes towards the Old Trafford exit door.… Read More