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Can Benitez Claim Chelsea’s Season Is Good?

Benitez finally caught a break after constantly being targeted for heavy criticism from all sides. Chelsea’s great 1-0 win against rivals Man United was even more satisfying considering it led to the elimination of Ferguson’s team from the FA Cup. Demba Ba scored an amazing goal and will probably be the first choice for Benitez …

Blues Edge Past United To Book City Date

Demba Ba’s sublime finish helped the Blues edge past United, who can now solely focus on winning back the Premiership from Manchester City after missing out on a cup double. Chelsea, however, book a date with Manchester City at Wembley in the semi-finals and are still vying for continental triumph in the Europa League too. …

Top 5 Managers To Replace Benitez

There has been intense speculation on who will replace interim manager Rafael Benitez in the summer. This will be the Blues ninth manager in six years. There have been a lot of names linked with the post this time around but below are the five probable candidates that could decide to take the reins at …

Has Benitez ‘Rotated’ Chelsea Out Of Champions League Qualification?

The 2-1 defeat at Southampton left Chelsea dangling in fourth, a far cry from table-toppers Manchester United, who are 22 points ahead of the Blues although the FA Cup quarter final showed that the Blues do have the measure of the Red half of Manchester. Chelsea are just two points ahead of fifth-placed Arsenal and …

Abramovich Set To Choose Between Mourinho And Moyes

Ever since Benitez announced his departure at the end of the season, speculation has been rife on who will replace him in the summer. There have been a lot of names being linked, including the likes of Mourinho, Capello and Hiddink. Although in some quarters, many believe that the Chelsea post is jinxed with few …

Chelsea Eyeing Player Plus Cash Deal For Schurrle

Chelsea’s former boss, Roberto di Matteo, was highly interested in bringing Schurrle to Stamford Bridge while he was still in-charge. It is understood that they tried signing him on three occasions over the summer, however they failed in their attempts as Schurrle’s Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen refused to budge from their heavy £25 million valuation. …

Benitez Rotates Squad As Chelsea Lose To Southampton

Chelsea had a tough time playing against a team who is struggling in the bottom half of the Premier League table. It was obvious that Benitez wanted to rest his most important players seeing as the clash against Manchester United is just a few days away. Even so, there is no excuse for their poor …

Chelsea Squad Too Thin For Tough Fixture Schedule?

The Blues travel to Southampton for Saturday’s match before facing Manchester United in the FA Cup 48 hours later. They also entertain Rubin Kazan on Thursday for their Europa League encounter, before rounding off their tough schedule against Sunderland at home next weekend. Their squad is set to be tested to its limits and Benitez …

Mourinho Puts Wood On The Fire

Jose Mourinho rose to prominence when he joined Chelsea back in 2004 and ushered in a new era of dominance in England, as Chelsea were suddenly being considered as one of the biggest forces in Europe. Mourinho led Chelsea to league and cup glory during his 3+ year stint at Stamford Bridge, and then went …

Time Up For John Terry At Chelsea?

John Terry has been a rock at the heart of Chelsea’s defence for more than a decade, but his time with the London club could soon be drawing to a close. He has struggled to stay in the starting eleven under Rafael Benitez and there are numerous suitors who would jump at the chance to …

Mourinho Agrees Chelsea Deal!

Mourinho announced his arrival in world football when winning the Champions League with unfancied Porto in 2004 and then enjoyed a trophy-laden spell with the Blues from 2004-07 that cemented his self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ status at the club. He won two Premier League medals and four domestic trophies in all with Chelsea, but his tumultuous …

Reading Do Chelsea A Big Favour

Former Southampton manager Nigel Adkins has agreed to take over at Reading, accepting the offer to manage the Royals until the summer of 2016, as reported yesterday in the Guardian. Reading owner Anton Zingarevich negotiated the deal with the recently fired Adkins on Monday night and said of the agreement, “This is an appointment we …

Big Phil Talks About The Chelsea Job

Luis Felipe Scolari or “Big Phil” as he is affectionately known, commented on his experience at Stamford Bridge during a press conference held before the friendly match between Brazil and Russia, which took place at the Blues’ stadium. He was obviously not satisfied with the way things ended between him and Abramovich. He said that …

Fernando Torres Heading Back To Atletico – A No-Brainer?

Torres was brought up and nurtured by Atletico in their academy since his teenage days, and he went on to make over 200 appearances for them up until 2007, when he left his boyhood club to arrive on English shores as Liverpool broke the bank to sign the Spanish striker. Torres slotted perfectly into the …

England Boss Will Seriously Influence Lampard’s Future

Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy have made it quite clear that they want Frank Lampard to join them as their marquee signing to replace David Beckham. Robbie Keane is currently filling Beckham’s role as the big name signing but it has to be hard after Keane was referred to as another Galaxy fan when he …

Mourinho Genuinely Returning To Chelsea?

The end of the football season is quickly approaching and some major moves are to be made on the transfer market. Players like Falcao, Bale, Cavani and/or Neymar are very likely to take the next step to a top-tier team, making the 2013 summer transfer period potentially the most exciting one in quite some time. …

Chelsea Interested In Talented German Starlet?

Julian Draxler is tipped to be the next big thing in European football and at 19 years of age he is already a first team regular at Schalke. He recently became the club’s youngest player to feature in 100 competitive games, but his time at the Bundesliga outfit may be nearing an end. Anyone following …

Chelsea Now Due To Buy Brazilian Star Striker?

Chelsea it seems are destined to land an impressive player this summer. Hulk, who is currently with Zenit, expressed his disappointment as far as life in Russia goes. The Russian Championship was a strange choice to make in the first place for the Brazilian striker especially considering the fact that when he left Porto he …

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