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Benitez Frustrated With Ref In FA Cup Loss To City

Chelsea lost by one goal against Manchester City, thus losing their chance of retaining the FA Cup this season. According to Metro.co.uk, Benitez considers that the match was lost not because of his teams’ poor performance, but because of some major gaffs made by the referee. The Blues got some pretty poor decisions from the …

Chelsea’s Managerial Team Really Likes Schurrle

With this season coming to an end, Chelsea have already zoned in on some major names that could really help to increase their fire power. Torres has improved of late but Demba Ba has had some mediocre performances just as Victor Moses has all season. With that in mind, Abramovich and his managerial staff have …

Chiriches May Join The Blues In The Summer

With the football season soon coming to an end, many transfer rumors are starting to emerge. Chelsea have had a tough season and it is clear that their current lineup is in need of some reinforcements. The mental and physical stress that comes with playing as many as 60 matches in a single season can …

Mourinho May Come As A Package Deal

The transfer window is in sight and many rumors are emerging regarding Europe’s bigger teams. Players are not the only ones talked about by the media. Mourinho has been a major press subject all year since things have not gone as planned with Real Madrid. This season looks like it’s his last one at the …

Lampard And Luiz Spat Shows Emotions Running High

Chelsea’s busy schedule is beginning to affect the players both physically and mentally. It is clear that such demands could tire even the best athletes in the world. Players have had to play three times a week and have kept this up since January. They are visibly worn out, but somehow managed to find the …

Chelsea Prepare For Manchester City

Chelsea confirmed their place in the Europa League semi-finals last night, getting the better of Rubin Kazan 5-4 on aggregate. The Blues face Manchester City at Wembley in their first cup semi-final on Sunday with a place in the final of the World’s longest running cup competition – The FA Cup – up for grabs …

Chelsea Season Hit By Another Controversy

This has not a good season for the unity of Chelsea regardless of Benitez’s recent statements. The scandals and the lack of cohesion within the club have left the Blues dreaming about hearing the Champions League anthem during week nights. Although they are still in the race to win the FA Cup and the Europa …

Torres Takes The Blues Through

Chelsea continued their hot streak and managed to go through the next round of the Europa League beating Rubin Kazan 5-4 on aggregate in an entertaining encounter over two legs. Even though most of the Blues’ players have expressed their disappointment with their failure to make it in the Champions League, their dedication on the …

Benitez Turns To Young Nathan Ake Amidst Injury Crisis

It seems that even though Chelsea are one of the most complete teams in the world, the fact that they have played an average of three games per week has really taken a toll on their squad in recent matches. After Ashley Cole was declared out for a couple of weeks because of an injury …

Chelsea Need A Different Kind Of Balance

It takes more than ability to win titles in England. In fact, two letters more. Roman Abramovich needs to find stability – something big money can’t necessarily buy. Chelsea’s squad is balanced as a whole. They have an attacking defender in David Luiz, a true defender in Terry, and Cahill who can mix and match. …

Is Benitez Secretly Hoping For Chelsea Stay?

It appears as though Rafa Benitez still has the belief in his popularity to come out and say that he feels appreciated by the Blues’ fans every time he has a chance meeting with any of them as Metro.co.uk reported recently. This is surprising amidst rumors saying Mourinho is closer to Stamford Bridge than ever …

Chelsea Players Still Gutted Over Champions League Failiure

Even though fans and most recently players have expressed their disappointment with this season Metro.co.uk reveals that Rafa Benitez seems very happy with the way things are working out for him and his team. Even if the Spaniard has managed to still maintain great chances to win two trophies and finish in the top three …

Should Neymar Choose Chelsea Over Barca?

Brazilian 21-year-old, Neymar, is one of the hottest prospects in world football and has catapulted himself into stardom with his amazing displays. He has continuously been linked with a move away from Santos, in favour of a top European club. Chelsea have been monitoring the prolific frontman for quite some time now, and Spanish giants …

Should Chelsea Fight To Keep Lampard?

The speculation regarding Frank Lampard’s future continues to bemuse many people in football. What else does he have to do to be offered a new deal at Chelsea? Caughtoffside.com reveals that there have been many rumors regarding Lampard’s departure, especially a couple of months ago. It looked like Abramovich was not keen on keeping the …

Chelsea To Bring Back Former Star?

Chelsea are looking to bring back some players who have been loaned out possibly because of Benitez. As the Spaniard’s contract is coming to an end at the same time with this Premier League season, one of the Blues’ best players, Essien will return to Stamford Bridge. With rumors that link Real Madrid’s current coach …

Is Chelsea The Only Option For Mourinho?

Sources have indicated that the ex Chelsea manager’s time may be up at the Bernabeu, come the end of the season. He has always indicated a preference to return to England with reports stating that an exit deal is being prepared by President Perez to end his contentious relationship with Mourinho. Chelsea are on the …

Lukaku Senior Embroiled In Controversy

The Belgian international was considered to be ‘the next Didier Drogba’ when he arrived at Stamford Bridge in 2011 due to his physical presence and goal scoring ability. He has since then been loaned out to West Bromwich and is enjoying a fabulous return, scoring 13 goals in 27 Premier League appearances. However, he would …

Benitez Backed To Deliver

Chelsea fans were vehemently protesting against the appointment of Benitez by owner Abramovich. The Spaniard, who replaced the successful Di Matteo in November, was greeted with banners that read ‘Rafa Out’, indicating that the fans had not forgotten about the controversial comments Benitez made during his reign as Liverpool boss. The 52-year-old initially claimed he …