A Mata of Motive?

I’ve had to sit back a bit this week and soak up the mass hysteria as Chelsea sell one of our best ever signings to a rival club in the Premier League……and not just any rival club either, because as even the remotest of Inuit tribes running around the Arctic with their harpoons will by now be aware, Chelsea have sold Juan Mata to Manchester United.… Read More

Good Luck Sturridge!

So, Daniel Sturridge has made his move to a “humungous” club and despite this being his third permanent Premier League club at the age of 23, has been warned it’s his “last chance”.… Read More

Didier Drogba at Chelsea: A Temporary Guest?

Didier Drogba. No doubt about it, a massive part of Chelsea’s success from Premier League titles to Champions League, he’ll always have a place in our history and our hearts – but isn’t that how it should remain?… Read More

Tough Love At Chelsea?

Damned if we do and damned if we don’t.

What’s she prattling on about today you might ask? Have the FA rewritten their rule book again? Has corporal punishment been introduced at Cobham for anyone known to have used the F-word in their past? Ok, it’s neither of those, in fact, nothing’s happened – and apparently that’s the problem. … Read More

Michael Ballack: Thank you & Good Luck

Following the announcement of Michael Ballack’s retirement from football, TheChelseaBlog would like to thank him for his contribution during his time at Chelsea and wish him well in whatever he does.
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Return Of Former Chelsea Favourite?

It was great to see Andriy Shevchenko playing in the Euros over the summer and even better to see him scoring. He’s just one of those players, irrespective of leaving Chelsea, I’d want to see do well wherever he is. … Read More

Drogba, Kalou & Bosingwa: Chelsea Thanks You (video)

So, the transfer window is officially open but before we all get carried away with the excitement of that, let’s spare a moment or two to say goodbye to 3 players who have been a part of something very special at Chelsea: Didier Drogba, Salomon Kalou and Jose Bosingwa. Here’s a reminder (if you really need it).… Read More

Chelsea Transfer Rumours: Hulk & Desailly Next Season?

No Premier League and no Euro games last night either, so let’s have a look at the latest rumours doing the rounds during the break:


FootballFancast tell us Hulk is keen on a Chelsea move

Vital Chelsea have a look at potential bargains

Football Talk bring us Moses’ response to those rumours

ESPN tell us why there’s no chance of signing Jovetic

And Sport 360 bring us news of a possible return to the fold for Desailly… Read More

Chelsea From Moscow to Munich

Like a lot of you, I’ve tried pretty hard to push our last Champions League final aside and concentrate on the here and now – but it’s imposible. It has its relevance, whether it’s because we still have some of the key players who played a significant role that night at the Luzhniki Stadium or whether it’s the emotional connection to that night, it’s all relevant.… Read More

Ten Years On & A Bit Of Deja Vu

So, with last night’s defeat to Liverpool, we won’t be qualifying for next season’s Champions League via the Premier League. In fact, unless we somehow manage to beat Bayern Munich in their own backyard in the Champions League final on 19th May, we will be in the Europa League next season.… Read More