Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea | Champions League Preview

Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea | Champions League Preview

Dynamo Kiev and Chelsea will lock horns on Tuesday night to resume proceedings in what has been an unpredictable Group G where hot favourites Chelsea sit third following a shock defeat in Portugal against FC Porto. The Ukrainian side top the group with four points on the back of an impressive 2-0 away win in Israel. The Kiev club have a formidable record at home in European games having lost just one in their last ten home games in European …
Chelsea vs Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On October 17th, Tim Sherwood's Aston Villa travel to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea.  Chelsea's struggles this season have been well documented and they are only above 17th place on goals scored after eight games, which is their worst start to a season in the history of the Premier League.  For all the documented struggles of Jose Mourinho and Chelsea, Tim Sherwood is arguably under more pressure.  His Villa side are sitting in the bottom three with a mere …
Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Chelsea

Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Chelsea

This is the third of a series of four articles coming to you, in which I will focus on this season’s top 4 finishers of Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. I will highlight the 5 positions these teams need to strengthen over the summer to improve their chances of being crowned Premier League champions this time next year. Today, Chelsea will be the team put under the microscope. With The Blues deservedly securing their first title since 2010 …
Top Potential De Gea Replacements For Manchester United

Top Potential De Gea Replacements For Manchester United

It is seems increasingly likely that this summer Manchester United will be faced with the arduous challenge of replacing their Player of the Year and star goalkeeper David De Gea. Although Van Gaal has stated he is becoming more positive with regards to his chances of keeping the Spanish stopper there is no smoke without fire. A move to Madrid this summer appears a formality for David De Gea. A task United would rather be without this summer is trying …
Is Begovic the Perfect Fit for Manchester United?

Is Begovic the Perfect Fit for Manchester United?

Football fans who have followed the game in the Premier League era will think of two names when you mention Manchester United goalkeepers and they are Peter Schmeichel and Edwin van der Sar. Fabian Barthez, and current incumbent David de Gea, have both had good spells as Manchester United number one's but neither have won the trophies or had the success as the two mentioned above. As the club enter the summer, they know that their transitional period is coming …
Should Arsenal Change their Goalkeeper this Summer?

Should Arsenal Change their Goalkeeper this Summer?

2015 has been a very positive year for Arsenal.  They've gone on their longest winning run since the Invincibles, won at both the Etihad and Old Trafford, are currently 10 games unbeaten, and are in control of their own destiny in the race for second.  Yet, for all that positivity, there is still room for improvement.  Even if they win their game in hand, they will be 10 points behind champions Chelsea.  That shows despite improvement from the gunners, there …
Lucas Leiva: The answer to Liverpool's midfield frailties?

Lucas Leiva: The answer to Liverpool's midfield frailties?

Liverpool continued their revival after a dismal start to the season with a 3-1 win against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium and for the second win in a row, their midfield featured Lucas Leiva. The Brazilian was deemed surplus to requirements in the summer, but with no replacement brought in, his stay has proved to be a blessing in disguise. On Tuesday night, as on Saturday against Stoke, he put in an excellent shift in the middle of …
Stoke City vs Manchester United | Match Preview & Stats

Stoke City vs Manchester United | Match Preview & Stats

Stoke City and Manchester United both sit in rather different positions in the Premier League table at this current time, Stoke's years of uncompromisingly physical football appear to have caught up with them as Tony Pulis' men have found themselves slipping down the table since Christmas with the Potters now fully involved in a relegation dogfight. Conversely Manchester United have gone from strength to strength over the span of the same time period with Sir Alex Ferguson leading his charges …
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