Or A Chelsea Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Chelsea (and Christmas, loosely). In two parts, as you’ll..
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Match reports The Observer, Jamie Jackson: "On an afternoon when fellow leaders Liverpool also drew, here was a large and..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: "Chelsea made progress with a backward step. No home supporter could have complained about..
The week at Chelsea (and in football generally because there isn’t much Chelsea ‘bad’ to write about, which is nice)
Another week, another snappy title. Busy weekend, so we’ll get straight down to business and say that it’s been… A..
In the first of a series (I’d say weekly, but the likelihood of that happening is slimmer than Mike Ashley’s..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, Henry Winter: "Two dropped points should not alarm Chelsea unduly, particularly with Manchester United slow out..
In a parallel universe not far from here, the nation will tune into ‘The Apprentice’ tomorrow night and see Roman..
Come along Come along Come along and sing this song We’re the boys in Blue in Division Two And we’re..
It seems that there is a bit of a game on this evening. Having read some missives from Merseyside, there..
Match reports The Observer, Spencer Vignes: “And they say that lightning never strikes twice. Having disposed of Liverpool in the..
I’m not much of an art historian, but had Michelangelo been sacked from the Sistine Chapel gig for being a..
There must have been a full moon sometime over the last few days. Everywhere you look this week, some very..
It is of course a coincidence that during the week of the Liverpool game, my thoughts have turned to theft..
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..
If a week is a long time in politics, then three months in football is surely an eternity (including tea..
Match reports The Times, Matt Hughes: “If he could bring himself to tune into a freezing English winter from the..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “Mourning no longer intruded and Chelsea, just as they did on their previous visit..
Long live the King. In the words of Lloyd Bridges as Steve McCroskey in Airplane, it looks like I picked..
Match reports The Observer, Stuart Barnes: “Jose Mourinho has enjoyed the luxury of free-scoring performances in three home league games..
Question: What’s the difference between Bob Crow and Roman Abramovich? Answer: One is a twat whose delight in walking out..
Just when you thought you’d seen it all in football, something new comes along to shock you to your very..
Match reports The Guardian, Daniel Taylor: “Manchester City’s season is beginning to resemble a plunge through football’s lift shaft. Chelsea..
Someone help me out here. I thought us Brits were fond of a good, old-fashioned ‘have-a-go hero’. You know the..
Roman, for the time being at least, seems to have done roamin’. He came back from his self-imposed exile /..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, Henry Winter: “In the festive season of a thousand toasts, the poignant salute at Stamford Bridge..
Match reports Sunday Telegraph, James Mossop: “On many a Saturday Jose Mourinho becomes the clown with the scowl but here..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, Clive Tyldesley: “Functional? Effective? Boring even? Not a bit of it. Chelsea’s true champion pedigree was..
Irrespective of league positions and points at stake, football is often at its very best when there are a few..
Match reports The Guardian, Jon Brodkin: “Chelsea beating West Ham did not even register on the Richter scale. Mourinho’s players..
Match reports The Guardian, Jon Brodkin: “Anyone who imagined that Sunday’s defeat at Tottenham would have lasting implications for Chelsea..
In the aftermath of Sunday’s defeat to Spurs, it feels as though the fallout from the game is likely to..