As I understand it Kursaal in German means an entertainment hall or public room located at a spa and literally..
Or A Chelsea Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Chelsea (and Christmas, loosely). Read Part I here. Scrooge..
Or A Chelsea Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Chelsea (and Christmas, loosely). In two parts, as you’ll..
A sideways look at some of Chelsea’s away games for 2008/2009 It’s a bit late for a "Season Preview" but..
In a parallel universe not far from here, the nation will tune into ‘The Apprentice’ tomorrow night and see Roman..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “Even predictability can carry its trace of surprise. The Champions League final did go..
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..
I’m not much of an art historian, but had Michelangelo been sacked from the Sistine Chapel gig for being a..
So said Marie-Antoinette a little over 200 years ago from the tumbril on the way to her appointment with the..
Long live the King. In the words of Lloyd Bridges as Steve McCroskey in Airplane, it looks like I picked..
Question: What’s the difference between Bob Crow and Roman Abramovich? Answer: One is a twat whose delight in walking out..
As a contributor who always saw beauty in the so-called beast of last season’s Chelsea, I’m enjoying the beauty in..
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..
Someone help me out here. I thought us Brits were fond of a good, old-fashioned ‘have-a-go hero’. You know the..
Match reports The Times, Matt Dickinson: “John Terry was concussed, the rest of us were just stunned by a Carling..
Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Christopher Ogden, and I was born in 14 BA, which stands for..
What is it with José Mourinho bashing? The latest example in our pages is to call him a prat (or..
Giles Smith’s mid-week article on the official site makes a pertinent point about John Barnes’ claim, in a newspaper, that..
In response to the media’s portrayal of tomorrow’s game between Arsenal and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge as “Beauty versus the..
In the aftermath of Sunday’s defeat to Spurs, it feels as though the fallout from the game is likely to..
For many years, the team that we all adore, our beloved Chelsea Football Club, has paraded itself around the top..
It’s not often one can quote Terry Wogan to illustrate a point about football, so I’ll take the opportunity while..
I’m a regular reader of the Chelsea Blog – I wait patiently after every game to get the blog team’s..
At first I thought Jose Mourinho was overreacting, and of course I knew immediately that his line about Petr Cech..
Now that the transfer window is finally closed, it’s probably the best time to discuss a pertinent issue that has..
In the main square of Setúbal stands a statue of Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage, an 18th century Portuguese poet...
Three days after Fabio Cannavaro lifted Italy’s fourth World Cup in the Berlin Olympiastadion, the planet still chatters incessantly about..
Dortmund is a quiet, unremarkable town; middle Germany, if you like. The Park Hotel opposite the Westfalenstadion, home of Borussia..
Behind their stiff upper lips and Dunkirk spirit, the English secretly like the odd moment of madness. The Finns have..
I’m not English, but I’m a huge fan of England. Like every fan of England, I’d looked forward to seeing..