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I’ve recovered sufficiently from a bout of suspected swine man flu to drag my emaciated (yeah right) carcass to the..
The scene is the grand hall of St. Chelsea of Stamford Bridge School for Bi-Polar Excellence, somewhere in a leafy..
We’re edging closer to the end of this interminable international break and a return to proper football. The mild concussion..
Where do I begin… a love story? Imagine you are in love. Truly, madly, deeply in love. Head over heels..
Match reports The Observer, Duncan Castles: “First, let us applaud Chelsea. Victory essential, their long, proud unbeaten home record on..
Match reports Sunday Times: “Three goals up within 22 minutes, reduced to 10 men after 34, Chelsea rose from the..
Match reports The Times, Matt Hughes: “Grant was employed to echo Ruud Gullit by introducing sexy football, but this performance..
Match reports The Observer, Stuart Barnes: “Delight for Jermain Defoe, disappointment for Chelsea and another twist in a fascinating Premier..
Match reports The Times, Matt Hughes: “Grant’s team continued their dogged pursuit of Manchester United and Arsenal with a ninth..
It’s not often you see the world’s all-time greatest footballer loitering down at Chelsea’s training ground (Andy Myers left before..
Match reports Independent on Sunday, Nick Townsend: “After a match comfortably won with goals in each half, from Juliano Belletti..
Match reports The Observer, Duncan Castles: “QPR, taken over in September by two Formula One money men and refinanced last..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “The score, with a penalty for the visitors in the last minute, may have..
Match reports The Independent, Jason Burt: “Big games define big teams, Arsène Wenger reminded us before this encounter. They also..
Match reports The Observer, Duncan Castles: “You pay off your manager, you make your choice. Grant appears a less intelligent..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “Once United had scored, with Carlos Tevez notching his first goal for the club,..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “While United, busier in attack, deserved to be victors, they will be conscious, too,..
Chelsea lost their unbeaten record in pre-season yesterday afternoon when they went down 2-0 to Rangers at Ibrox. Nacho Novo..
Did the earth move? Was the season lit with fireworks? Did Andriy Shevchenko seduce you with silky skills? Did Didier..
Match reports The Observer, Amy Lawrence: “After 116 minutes of uptight football, Chelsea delivered the FA Cup from the probability..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “Who would have thought that Chelsea could turn themselves into gallant losers? If a..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “These sides grappled with one another so fiercely that it was as if neither..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “The season is coming to a close yet for Chelsea it must feel as..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, John Ley: “Didier Drogba claimed the 30th and, incontrovertibly, most important goal of his season as..
Match reports Independent on Sunday, Jason Burt: “Jose Mourinho was able to rest and rotate. Neither Didier Drogba nor Michael..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, Henry Winter: “Jose Mourinho once accused Spurs of parking the “team bus” across the goalmouth at..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, John Ley: “Having drawn 1-1 in Portugal, Chelsea started as favourites but a goal from Ricardo..
Match reports The Observer, Amy Lawrence: “John O’Shea may be many things, but as far as Chelsea are concerned he..
John Terry is expected to start. Chelsea released a statement this afternoon confirming that Terry came through a full training..
Roman, for the time being at least, seems to have done roamin’. He came back from his self-imposed exile /..
Match reports Sunday Telegraph, Colin Malam: “Chelsea moved comfortably into the last eight of the FA Cup without having to..