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Cahill gives honest assessment of Chelsea’s dwindling European hopes

Chelsea skipper Gary Cahill has provided a frank assessment of his side’s hopes of qualifying for Europe, admitting a top four finish this season is unlikely. Antonio Conte’s side won there first top flight game in three at the weekend as they beat struggling Southampton 3-2 at St. Marys. An Olivier Giroud brace – his …

Chelsea News: Quick Round Up

Chelsea Football Club, a professional team that is bankrolled by Russian billionaire: Roman Abramovich is dominating the European football scene. The fourth most expensive football team according to Forbes; for years, this club has proven time and time again that it is a force to be reckoned with. Chelsea is one of the hottest teams …

Conte concedes Spurs “ahead of Chelsea in terms of development” ahead of Stamford Bridge clash

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has conceded that rivals Tottenham Hotspur are “ahead of us in terms of development” just a day before the two sides meet at Stamford Bridge. Conte’s side welcome Spurs to The Bridge tomorrow afternoon. Chelsea currently sit in fifth place in the Premier League, five points below Mauricio Pochettino’s side, and …

Tottenham game a must win insists Antonio Conte

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has insisted Sunday’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur is a must win for the Blues. Conte’s men welcome Spurs to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon it what could prove to be pivotal game in the race for fourth position. Mauricio Pochettino’s side currently occupy the coveted position, which guarantees entry in the …

Chelsea can re-ignite top four finish hopes with the win over Tottenham

The race for the Premier League’s top four is red-hot. Five teams are currently competing for the final top four spots, as Manchester City are already nailed on to finish in the Champions League places. Reigning Premier League champions Chelsea are one of the five sides scratching and clawing for a spot in the final …

What the Bookies Say about Cup & Champions League Spots

If you are not a Man City or, perhaps, Burnley fan, then there is a good chance you are somewhat disappointed about how your club has met expectations this season. For Chelsea, as champions, that is certainly the case. While you must certainly tip your hat to City, it nonetheless rankles somewhat that Chelsea did …

Chelsea star says “difficult year” can be rescued by top four finish

Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso says he believes what has been a “difficult year” for the club can be salvaged with a top four finish. The Blues raced to a record Premier League title during Antonio Conte’s first season in charge, winning 30 of their 38 top flight games – however have been unable to reproduce that …

Chelsea loanee eyes World Cup spot to prove worth to Antonio Conte

Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham says he believes he can solve the club’s striking woes, and aims a spot at the World Cup to prove so.  Abraham joined Swansea on-loan at the start of the season, however has had mixed fortunes at the Liberty Stadium. After five goals in his first ten games for the Swans, …

Chelsea vs Leicester City: FA Cup quarter-final preview and prediction as Courtois puts recent Barca gaffes behind him

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has held his hands up for Chelsea’s defeat to Barcelona in mid-week, saying that individual errors, including his own, cost his side on the night.  Antonio Conte’s men were beaten 3-0 at the Camp Nou by the La Liga leaders, eliminating them from the last-16 stage of the Champions League for the …

Chelsea must be “prepared to suffer” in order to beat Barcelona insists Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte insists his Chelsea side must be “prepared to suffer” if they are to beat Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie this week.   The Blues put on a brilliant display at their home ground, and were unlucky not to send the La Liga giants packing pointless had it …

Dear Antonio Conte: an open letter from a joyless Chelsea fan

Dear Antonio Conte … Think back to last April. The sun shone over Stamford Bridge. The players: brimming with confidence. The team: seven points clear at the top of the table. The manager: passionate, happy, but most of all confident in his own ability and that of his side. Chelsea had just beaten Manchester City …

Alonso blames club’s “attitude problem” for string of poor results

Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso has blamed his side’s “attitude problem” for their recent string of bad results. Antonio Conte’s side were beaten in humiliating circumstances by Manchester City at the weekend, leaving the Etihad on the end of a 1-0 defeat without having registered a single shot on target. The defeat was the Blues’ fourth in …

The Ice Man with a heart of Blue – an ode to Eidur Gudjohnsen

Eidur Guðjohnsen is his country’s most famous ever football. His glistening career is one that has spanned across three continents and fourteen different clubs, most memorably Chelsea and Barcelona. His tale is an extraordinary one, and one that should not be forgotten. A small, often sub-zero island situated 850 miles to the north East of …

Chelsea will “miss out on top four” says former Blue

Former Chelsea star Graeme Le Saux says he believes his old side will miss out on the top four. The Blues won the Premier League last season, with Antonio Conte’s side lifting the trophy in record winning fashion having won 30 of their 38 top flight games. The Italian’s second season in charge at Stamford …

Manchester City vs. Chelsea: two key battles ahead of this weekend’s crunch match

A decade or so ago, this weekend’s upcoming clash with Manchester City would have been, and no disrespect to the Sky Blues, a formality. During the 2005/06 season, Chelsea were the runaway Champions of England, winning the Premier League with a quite brilliant 91 points – eight clear of their closest rivals Manchester United. Manchester …

Should this be the line-up for this afternoon’s clash with Manchester United?

Chelsea take on Manchester United this afternoon it what is sure to be one of the season’s most exciting – and pivotal – fixtures. The race for second place; Antonio Conte vs Jose Mourinho; the return of Romelu Lukaku – the tie has it all, and the stage is set for a huge day at …

Eden Hazard insists Chelsea are ‘ready’ for the challenge Camp Nou next month

Chelsea star Eden Hazard says his side are “ready” for the challenge at the Camp Nou next month after the Blues 1-1 draw with Barcelona at Stamford Bridge earlier this week. Spoils were shared in South West London on Tuesday night when the two sides met for the first-leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. …

Barcelona return to the Camp Nou with the advantage insists Luis Suarez

Current Barcelona striker Luis Suarez, who of course used to play for Liverpool, has insisted that his side will travel back to Spain with the advantage for the second leg of their last-16 Champions League tie against Chelsea next month. The two sides face each other again at the Camp Nou on the 14th March …

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