Chelsea vs Valencia Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Valencia Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea return to the Champions League with their new-look team against Valencia at Stamford Bridge. It will offer an opportunity for their young players to test themselves in the high-pressured environment of Europe's elite competition. Their group doesn't look too difficult, but all three teams will offer a test to the Blues. Given they are the current Europa League champions and they have experience of going deep into the competition, they will fancy their chances of making the knockout stages …
Mason Mount should be this season's breakout star at Chelsea

Mason Mount should be this season's breakout star at Chelsea

Mason Mount is a player that Chelsea supporters have been excited about for long time. It has been hoped that he would be the next success story to emerge from the club's excellent youth academy. In recent years, the path to the first-team has been blocked, due to the high standards of the club. However, two recent disappointments for the Blues has provided a huge opportunity to the English midfielder. The first was the transfer ban, which prevents the club …
Where Will Chelsea’s Goals Come From?

Where Will Chelsea’s Goals Come From?

It is not clear if Marina Granovskaia was aware that André Villas-Boas was back in the market after a year and a half out of the game, but the Portuguese former manager would have allowed himself a wry smile on learning about Frank Lampard’s appointment this summer.  Installed as manager by struggling Marseille a month before the Chelsea legend was announced as the Blues’ new boss, Villas-Boas famously tried and failed with his youth integration policy at Stamford Bridge eight …
Chelsea will never have a better opportunity to appoint Frank Lampard as manager

Chelsea will never have a better opportunity to appoint Frank Lampard as manager

Maurizio Sarri has now left Chelsea, which leaves a vacant manager's role at the club. There only appears to be one candidate with Frank Lampard the overwhelming favourite for the post. It represents a huge risk for the Blues, but taking their current situation into account, it could be the perfect time to bring a club legend back to the club. Chelsea are unable to sign players for the next two transfer windows, after being given a transfer ban last …
Another Sergio Aguero hat-trick confirms his place among Premier League's elite

Another Sergio Aguero hat-trick confirms his place among Premier League's elite

When contemplating the Premier League's all-time elite goalscorers, names like Alan Shearer, Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard, Thierry Henry, Michael Owen and Robbie Fowler come to mind. But as a result of Machester City's 6-1 thrashing of Huddersfield on the weekend, a new name should be added to the list - Sergio Aguero.
Aguero’s hat-trick in Manchester City’s 6-1 win took his tally to a jaw-dropping 146 goals in just 208 games and saw him usurp former Manchester United and …
Chelsea Football Club - A Study In Leadership

Chelsea Football Club - A Study In Leadership

In modern football the role of a captain can be a somewhat superficial role, it implies a certain level of authority over a club and its fanbase that is unnatural to most clubs in the Premier League. However, Chelsea football club is a different type of club. Not to say they are bigger or smaller than any other club in England, just different. Lost yet? let me explain. Chelsea's last fifteen years as a club has offered unprecedented success to …
Chelsea Maintain Lead after Tactical Stalemate with Manchester City

Chelsea Maintain Lead after Tactical Stalemate with Manchester City

Manchester City and Chelsea shared the points at Stamford Bridge in a game that saw chances come at a premium with both teams entering the game with the motto: “Do not lose.” Loic Remy, who replaced Diego Costa who is out with a three game ban, made the breakthrough with David Silva equalising for the Citizens. It is still a long way to go but Chelsea will be more content with the point than the reigning champions who wasted an …
Manchester City v Newcastle United Preview | League Cup 4th Round

Manchester City v Newcastle United Preview | League Cup 4th Round

Manchester City will look to get back on track after a disappointing week which saw them throw a two-goal lead at CSKA Moscow in the Champions League and lose to West Ham over the weekend, sending them 6 points off leaders Chelsea at this early stage in the Premier League. The Capital One Cup may not represent the most glorious of cup competitions, but this is an ideal opportunity for City to pick up a morale-boosting win before their derby …
Page: 1 2 3 4