A good week for Chelsea’s England youngsters

It’s been a good week for Chelsea’s young crop of players away on international duty.

At senior level, Tammy Abraham scored his first goal in England’s 7-0 win against Montenegro. Coming on in the 57th minute, it was the 22-year-olds 12th goal of the season. It was a typical strikers finish, with the youngster arriving in the box to fire home.… Read More

‘Weak foot rocket’, ‘sensational’ – How some fans reacted to Chelsea loan stars international goal

Chelsea’s production line of young stars is already at an impressive level. Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, Callum Hudson-Odoi, and Reece James have already broken into the starting XI at Stamford Bridge.

Marc Guehi, and Billy Gilmour have also made appearances as they stake a claim for more senior action.… Read More

‘Goal machine’, ‘Plenty more to come’ – How some Chelsea fans reacted to strikers first international goal

Another milestone has been accomplished by Chelsea’s big striker. Coming off the bench for Harry Kane with 34-minutes remaining, the stage was set for Tammy Abraham to break his duck at full international level.

Making only his second appearance for The Three Lions, the Chelsea academy graduate duly obliged. Arriving in the six-yard at the right time, with six-minutes remaining.… Read More

England: Why Wilshere Isn’t Wrong

Jack Wilshere saying he thinks English players should play for England is a bit like saying professional football players shouldn’t smoke – you know it’s the ideal but there’s bound to be some who don’t agree with it, eh Jack?

I mean, in theory you’d think it was pretty black and white but in practice, once everyone from TV pundit, journalists and supporters, right down to the landlord in the local have stirred their bit in, it all becomes a bit grey – because it leaves us with the problem of the England squad not being good enough.… Read More

Frank Lampard: 100 Not Out

Tonight, Frank Lampard wins his 100th cap for his country as England take on Ukraine – not bad for a fat boy eh?… Read More

Internationals Mean Sweet FA….

There was a time when I didn’t hate international breaks.

I’ve never jumped on the anti-England brigade’s bandwagon, if anything, I’ve always been big on supporting England. I’m English, why wouldn’t I? Well, maybe because it’s not fashionable – or at least that’s what you’d have thought before this week – but then the seemingly increased tolerance for the San Marino game is probably down to the change in England’s personnel to be honest.… Read More

What Do We Really Think Of England?

Cheeky little mention for TheChelseaBlog in the Evening Standard on support for England from London club’s supporters’ – obviously said prior to the FA stamping all over my usual patriotism! Have a look at the link though, the QPR view is highly amusing… Read More

Rio Recall? Don’t Do It Roy!

So, John Terry retires from international football and literally within minutes people are asking whether Rio Ferdinand will get a recall. What I don’t understand though is why?… Read More

JT Makes The Right Decision, Will The FA?

John Terry has undoubtedly made the odd poor decision in his time (haven’t we all) but his decision to retire from international football yesterday was absolutely spot on. … Read More

Chelsea Gossip: Looking Better For Marin Than Malouda

Ok, so it’s the dreaded internationals and Chelsea news is a bit slow, so here’s a bit of a mix to keep you going til proper football return:

 

Daily Mail have a look at all that Malouda and Ferreira stuff

ChrisDaviescfc has a look at Malouda’s contribution to Chelsea

We ain’t got no history bring us good news on Marin

There’s a bit more good news from Goal.com on JT’s injury for England last night

And the official CFC site focuses on a couple of our players with their scoring boots on last night… Read More