Chelsea a year on: What’s happened to their stars?

Chelsea a year on: What’s happened to their stars?

It seems every football fan around the world is celebrating Leicester City’s Premier League title-winning season apart from Tottenham supporters but Chelsea’s fan base won’t be enjoying it much either. Last season, Jose Mourinho guided an unstoppable team to the league glory for the club’s fifth time and Chelsea’s side were praised as one of the best to win the league in modern football. However, a year on, the Blues have slumped to ninth position in the league with three …
Chelsea vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Chelsea vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Champions Chelsea host high flying West Ham United on Match day 31 of the Premier League in a bid to salvage their season. With the title out of their reach, Guus Hiddink’s side will be hoping to finish their season on a high. However, West Ham, who are in sublime form over the last few weeks stand in their way. Chelsea’s home form has been an area of concern as they have won just once in the last 6 home …
Southampton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Two in-form teams meet when Southampton host Chelsea on Saturday. Interestingly, both the teams didn't look as threatening sometime back. Southampton had a spell where they just had one win and eight defeats in 10 matches in all competitions. Last season's champions Chelsea were in horrible form, something that saw talismanic boss Jose Mourinho get the sack. Guus Hiddink has significantly improved the Chelsea side since taking over from Mourinho but the Blues go into this match amidst rumors claiming Antonio Conte will …
Chelsea Vs Manchester City Preview | FA Cup 5th Round

Chelsea Vs Manchester City Preview | FA Cup 5th Round

On February 21st, Chelsea welcome Manchester City to Stamford Bridge for the fifth round of the FA Cup.  While this match up may not be what it would have been six months ago, it's still a huge tie.  The last two Premier League champions will face off will face off in an attempt to help rescue their disappointing seasons. Team News The majority of Chelsea's squad is fit, but they are injury riddled in one particular area.  The Blues will be …
Mourinho: The Reasons Behind his Sacking

Mourinho: The Reasons Behind his Sacking

Jose Mourinho is the archetypal Marmite type of person, you either love him or you loathe him, there is not much in between. Jose was unceremoniously dumped by Chelsea a mere seven months after winning his 3rd and Chelsea's 4th Premier League (Ancelotti having won the other one). The problems at Chelsea started in pre-season, Jose decided to allow his players an extra week off, because he felt they were jaded at the end of the 14/15 season because of …
Chelsea Down With The Blues

Chelsea Down With The Blues

There is a famous saying that goes – “The bigger they are, the harder they fall” – and nothing else seems to best describe the situation that Jose Mourinho is facing at the moment. It is indeed interesting to note how Chelsea were the triumphant, deserving and strong winners of the Premier League title last season and, today, how the mighty have fallen! Mourinho had never lost seven leagues games in a single season in 15 years as a manager …
Stoke City Vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Stoke City Vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Everybody seems to be revelling in Chelsea’s misfortune. Eleven points from eleven games is their worst points tally at this stage of a Premier League season, surpassing their previous low of 13 in both 1992 and 1993. It is the worst defence of a Premier League title since its inception (Blackburn Rovers managed 14 points from 11 games in 1995). To make matters worse, they have already let in more goals then they did in the whole of their title-winning …
Cesc Fabregas: Is he the weak link at Chelsea?

Cesc Fabregas: Is he the weak link at Chelsea?

Chelsea’s startling demise has been the most talked about subject since the new season set into motion. The Blues have made the worst start to the league by a reigning champion in the Premier League’s long, impressive history. Coming as a great shock to most football followers and experts, Chelsea’s nightmare start to the season was not such a surprise to me. First signs of the Blues’ downfall came in the final few months of last season when they have …
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