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Rafa Benitez Finally Gets The Credit He Deserved?

Rafael Benitez finally got the credit he deserved from Chelsea fans for the decent turnaround in the season after the departure of Roberto Di Matteo earlier in the season. Metro reveals that the Spaniard had been heavily criticized by fans at Stamford Bridge due to Chelsea’s irregular form when he first arrived at the club, …

Galatasaray Deny Terry Move

Former England captain, John Terry has been warming the bench for far more often for his liking under former interim manager Rafael Benitez. The Spaniard preferred Branislav Ivanovic and Gary Cahill as his first-choice defensive pairing, with Terry fourth-choice behind David Luiz. There may be tougher days ahead for the centre-back since rumours have been …

Torres Not Special Enough For Mourinho?

Fernando Torres may have had a better season for Chelsea than his previous campaigns, but reportedly, the permanent manager for next season – Jose Mourinho does not believe the striker will have any part to play in his plans for the club. Torres has been subject to enormous amount of criticism from fans and experts …

Chelsea To Miss Star Keeper Next Season?

Chelsea look all set to miss Thibaut Courtois next season, as the goalkeeper currently on loan at Atletico Madrid, wishes to stay in Spain to play regular football, rather than to sit on the bench at Stamford Bridge. The Blues have regular Czech Republic keeper Petr Cech, who has been a loyal servant for the …

Chelsea Players Celebrate At Awards Night

Chelsea have had an incredible week in their season, which ended by the stars winning the annual awards at the club in a celebrity studded event in the heart of London, to honor the efforts of players this season in the form of awards. Before the week, the club were neither certain of UEFA Champions …

Chelsea Still Hoping For Falcao Deal

Chelsea have been given a ray of hope, as one of their prime summer targets – Radamel Falcao, has declared that there has been no deal agreed between him and FC Monaco as speculated in the European media. Falcao is one of the world’s finest strikers, plying his trade at Atletico Madrid, and the continent’s …

Benitez Considers Finishing The Season Out Of The Spotlight

The season is ending and it seems nothing changed at Stamford Bridge even with some excellent performances from the Blues over the past couple of months. Fans are still unhappy with Benitez even if he managed to win the Europa League trophy and he has managed Chelsea to 3rd in the Premier League standings. The …

Chelsea Looking To End Season On A High

The Blues are still recovering from their last gasp Europa League victory against Benfica in midweek, which got them their first and last silverware for the season, thanks to an injury time header from defender Branislav Ivanovic. Now, they will be looking to carry on that momentum and end the current season on a high …

AVB Thinks Chelsea Are Next Season’s Premier League Favourites

Andre Villas-Boas has conceded that Chelsea will be the strongest team amongst the top four next season due to the scale of the summer investment and the new manager coming in on a permanent basis to replace interim boss Rafael Benitez. Villas-Boas’ team have been going from strength to strength in recent times, and have …

Rafa Benitez Predicts Great Season Ahead For Chelsea

Rafael Benitez has spoken about Chelsea’s transfer plans for the summer, stating that the club plan to spend a kitty of up to £100 million on new signings to improve the quality of the squad. The Spaniard has been the club’s interim manager since the sacking of former boss Roberto Di Matteo, and saw his …

Cech Downplays Arsenal Qualities

Petr Cech has spoken of the scenario of a potential play-off fixture between Chelsea and Arsenal, and the goalkeeper feels his side deserve 3rd place more than the Gunners. The shot stopper, who guided his side on Wednesday night to a 2-1 win over Benfica in the UEFA Europa League final, feels that Barclays Premier …

Atletico Loss Final Nail In Mourinho’s Real Madrid Coffin?

On Friday night in the Copa Del Rey final, Atletico Madrid beat their arch rivals in the form of Real Madrid 2-1. The match was indicative of Real’s season, as they were clearly the better side, creating numerous chances and hitting the woodwork 3 times but could not make their superiority count. The match went …

Chelsea Keen On Rooney After Falcao Snub

If the Blues are to challenge for the Premier League title next season, they need an out-and-out striker who can score 20-30 league goals for them. Fernando Torres and Demba Ba have astonishingly failed to register even 10 league goals between them, with the pair having netted just nine league goals in 48 league appearances. …

David Luiz Happy To Eat Chicken and Win The Europa League

Chelsea had a massive chance to clinch their first and last trophy possible this season on Wednesday, when they travelled to Amsterdam for the Europa League final against Portugese outfit Benfica and they managed to win the game 2-1 courtesy of an excellent Ivanovic header. The Blues were in the reckoning for a massive seven trophies …

Still Some Firepower Left – Lampard

Frank Lampard broke the elusive 202-goal barrier following his brace against Aston Villa to clinch the game narrowly 2-1. His two goals made him Chelsea’s highest all-time leading goal scorer, as the 35-year old got his name etched in Chelsea’s folklore. The playmaker has been at Stamford Bridge for over a decade now and has …

Frank Lampard Finally Signs

Frank Lampard has put an end to all speculation about his future by signing a one-year extension to his contract at Chelsea, committing to another year at Stamford Bridge. Lampard’s future has been under the spotlight since being dropped last season by former boss Andre Villas-Boas, and the initial part of the current season under …

Chelsea To Make U-Turn Over Lampard Contract Extension

The protracted contract saga of England international, Frank Lampard has rambled on from the start of the season, with the 34-year-old initially not being offered an extension to his current deal which expires at the end of the season. Things looked bleak for the former West Ham player ever since Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole, whose …

Cech Mocks Arsenal’s Barren Run

London rivals Chelsea and Arsenal are currently battling for a place in next season’s Champions League along with another London club, Tottenham Hotspurs. The Blues have secured their spot in the top four of the Premier League, but Arsenal require a win on the final day of the season against Newcastle United to guarantee their …