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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 …

Chelsea Plan City Raid As Yaya Toure Wants To Leave

Yaya Toure has transformed into a potent attacking player ever since he joined Manchester City from Barcelona in 2010. The Ivory Coast international used to play in a defensive midfield role for Barcelona during his three-year stint in Spain and also played centre-back for them in the 2009 Champions League final. However, he has since become …

Cech Set To Stay At Chelsea

The Czech international was a surprise name in a list of six goalkeepers Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly tracking in order to replace current number one, Wojciech Szczesny, at the Emirates for next season. Wenger has been disillusioned with Szczesny’s performances and has replaced him with Fabianski for the Gunners last two matches and …

It’s Only A Matter Of Time Until Falcao Is A Blue

When it comes to transfers (amongst other things) Chelsea fans are eagerly awaiting for this season to end. The Blues have already brought in some amazing players over the past two years and with just one or two top class additions to make up for Torres’s lack of form, they will again become one of …

Crocked Cahill Joins The Casualties List

Bad news for Chelsea’s defender, Gary Cahill. It looks like this season which has been one of the most demanding in his playing career, has taken its toll on the English international’s body. After complaining that his team is playing too many matches and that no player should be exposed to such an intense program …

Chelsea To Lose Out On Another Excellent Manager?

Chelsea are looking for the manager who will lead them forward from this summer onwards and there have been numerous candidates linked to the post and a number of managers have either been removed from consideration because they have agreed terms with another club (like Pep Guardiola with Bayern Munich) or because they themselves have …

Chelsea Turn Down Atletico’s Advances For Young Goalie

Belgian goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, joined Chelsea in 2011, and was immediately loaned out on a season long loan to Spanish side Atletico Madrid. He enjoyed his debut season at the Vicente Calderon. So much so, that Atletico managed to bring him back to Spain again for this season. He is enjoying yet another stellar season in …

What Next For Talented Chelsea Youngsters?

The Blues have gone on a spree in recent transfer windows to acquire the world’s best youngsters and  have brought in Belgian trio Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku and Thibaut Courtois. The Blues have subsequently loaned them out to get some experience and hone their skills and have also bought other young talents like Hazard, …