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

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

These sides will both be happy to see the back of this season and begin to rebuild their clubs in the summer. Chelsea have managed to get into the top half, but it has still been a very poor season as they were expected to challenge for the title once again. Meanwhile Aston Villa are all but relegated, as they sit bottom of the table with just 16 points. This fixture has provided us with some very exciting games over …
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 …
Everton vs Chelsea Preview: Team News, Key Men & Stats

Everton vs Chelsea Preview: Team News, Key Men & Stats

Everton and Chelsea meet in the quarter-final of the FA Cup as both sides hope they can end their season with at least one piece of silverware. Everton's form this season has been extremely patchy and the blue half of Merseyside has experienced some highs and lows. Roberto Martinez's managerial stubbornness has also caught the eye. If anyone was to blame for Everton's loss against West Ham where they were comfortably leading 2-0 with just 15 minutes left, it was …
The Lone Shining Star - If There's A Willian There's A Way

The Lone Shining Star - If There's A Willian There's A Way

Having sold Gareth Bale to Real Madrid for a whopping world record fee, Tottenham were in the market for an attacking midfielder and had agreed a deal with Shakhtar Donetsk for their Brazilian playmaker Willian; the man himself arrived in London for a medical. And then, Roman Abramovich picked his phone up and the rest, as they say, is history. Prior to this season, all Willian had provided for Chelsea was a glorious song to chant while mocking the Spurs, …
A Look at Pedro's Failure to Replicate His Barcelona Form

A Look at Pedro's Failure to Replicate His Barcelona Form

Pedro Rodriguez, formerly Barcelona’s man behind the shadows and one of Guardiola’s favourite players, has always been someone who has delivered the goods with consistency, whatever the situation may be. However, with the arrival of Luis Suarez, Pedro found playing time limited and that had him looking for a move abroad. With a move to Manchester United scrapped thanks to negative feedback from his former teammate Victor Valdes, Pedro moved to Chelsea as Jose Mourinho’s last gamble in the transfer …
A Broken Left, An Invisible Centre | United 0 Chelsea 0 Post-Match Review

A Broken Left, An Invisible Centre | United 0 Chelsea 0 Post-Match Review

Eden Hazard, a spectacular winger, played as a false nine.  Wayne Rooney, an aging, divisive forward, played as a false…something.  Pedro, historically a right winger for his previous club FC Barcelona, “played” on the left and only created chances when the wings were swapped.  Anthony Martial, always a striker, was slotted into a position known as “not a striker.” Peculiar tactics by Dutch managers in the Premier League did not work at all in the cluttered December match-up between two …
Should Chelsea build team around Willian?

Should Chelsea build team around Willian?

Chelsea are at a crossroads with 2016 being key in determining the club's future. They are need to change a lot of personnel in the squad with the current players not having the right mentality to become a force in European football. Many expected Chelsea to dominate English football for the next few years after their title win last season, but they have had a disastrous start to the season and the players need to take their share of the …
Jose Mourinho Sacked

Jose Mourinho Sacked

Mourinho being sacked by Chelsea constituted as the biggest headline of 17th December 2015, as this was a move that not many people expected. It has shocked both critics and fans alike, and while it is palpable that Chelsea’s EPL campaign was nothing less than a disaster this season, was it the right move to get rid of Jose Mourinho? Few years back, Chelsea as a team was famed for its unity and togetherness. They knew sometimes they might not …
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