Crystal Palace v CHELSEA: Preview

Date: Sunday 30th December 2018

Venue: Selhurst Park

Kick-off: 12:00 GMT

 

 

There’s probably worse fixtures we could have in the middle of the Christmas period than the short trip to Selhurst Park but there’s also probably better times to play Crystal Palace than when they’ve hit the form they seem to have lately.… Read More

Watford v CHELSEA: Preview

Date: Wednesday 26th December 2018

Venue: Vicarage Road

Kick-off: 19:30 GMT

 

 

 

The wrapping paper is over-filling the recycle bin, there aren’t enough Alka Seltza to take care of yesterday’s excesses and the smell of Lynx Africa still weighs far too heavy but it’s back to the business of the Premier League already.… Read More

Chelsea, Change & Sarri’s Chances

Chelsea manager

The current state of flux at Chelsea is nothing new, we’ve seen it before and we’ll see it again. By its very nature, this type of organisational change in football comes from external pressure: from shareholders, the competition, supporters, etc and as a result, player’s will be affected. People prefer stability, players are people.… Read More

CHELSEA v Leicester: Preview

 

Date: Saturday 22nd December 2018

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Kick-off: 15:00 GMT

 

 

This afternoon’s game in the run up to Christmas sees us take on Leicester City at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea come into the game off the back of wins in the league and cup, setting up a Carabao cup semi-final with Spurs after a hard-fought win against Bournemouth midweek.… Read More

Brighton v CHELSEA: Preview

Date: Sunday 16th December 2018

Venue: Amex Stadium

Kick-off: 13:30 GMT

 

 

 

After a draw in Europe midweek, and a rest for some of our players, today’s game sees us take the trip to the Amex Stadium to face Brighton. We clung onto the game against City by our fingertips for the first 40 minutes last week but came back at them to pull off a pretty impressive win in their first defeat of the season.… Read More

CHELSEA v Manchester City: Preview

Date: Saturday 8th December 2018

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Kick-off: 17:30 GMT

 

 

 

Maurizio Sarri said he was “very worried” after Wednesday’s debacle, I was pretty worried too, I just expressed it in different terms.

Some will have pointed to the penalty not given, others will say it was the foul on Willian completely missed before they scored, but the bottom line is we simply caved – to a side who’d lost five of their last six.… Read More

Wolves v CHELSEA: Preview

Date: Wednesday 5th December 2018

Venue: Molineux Stadium

Kick-off: 19:45 GMT

 

 

After getting back to winning ways against Fulham at the weekend, tonight’s game takes us to Molineux to face a bit of a dejected Wolves side. It’s a bit of a turnaround for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side, who had a good start to the season but have lost five of their last six games.… Read More

CHELSEA v Fulham: Preview

Date: Sunday 2nd December 2018

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Kick-off: 12:00 GMT

 

 

 

After a decent win in the Europa League midweek, today’s early kick-off sees us back at home, this time facing Premier League opposition in the form of Fulham.

After a winless run stretching back to September, the arrival of our former boss Claudio Ranieri means Fulham come into this game off the back of a win against Southampton.… Read More