When football fans aren’t marvelling over the action the beautiful game offers, they’re watching from the stands in disbelief exclaiming:..
Much Improved. Two words which I think greatly sum up the game tonight. Yes, we should have had a penalty,..
Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea With the 3rd round of the Champions League group stage upon us, we take a closer..
Champions League Football. I think or say it and immediately I think of that Drogba header, that Cech penalty save..
Baba Rahman was given his Chelsea debut against Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Champions League this week and he certainly..
There are echoes of last season in this post. Mohamed Salah, a winger with plenty of talent and potential in..
I don’t think there’s any Chelsea fan that isn’t concerned with the start we’ve made. And there’s very good reason..
At the end of this enthralling European Cup semi-final second-leg, John Terry broke into tears, staring desperately into the Matthew..
In typical Chelsea fashion, we refused to give in. We defied all the odds and the scepticism. We called upon..
Our Champions League aspirations were dented by a vibrant Paris Saint-Germain. The millions invested into the Parisian club by their..
Ahead of our Champions League quarter-final first leg against French champions Paris Saint-Germain, I interviewed PSG supporter and blogger Matt..
As I mentioned in my match preview, there could hardly be a better way to bounce back from a damaging..
There could hardly be a better way to bounce back from a damaging league defeat than to secure progression into..
Match reports The Guardian, Dominic Fifield: “Chelsea have qualified for the knockout phase of the Champions League yet, as the..
Match reports The Guardian, Dominic Fifield: “This was a reaffirmation of the José Mourinho effect. The manager had been so..
Press reports The Guardian, Dominic Fifield: “Schalke were well beaten here, wounded by neatly taken goals from Fernando Torres, a..
As Keegan notes, ‘the effect of a cavalry charge had always depended more on the moral frailty of those receiving..
Match Reports The Independent, Sam Wallace: “The manager no-one wanted. The competition no-one cared about. The season that looked like..
Somewhere between talking to the trees in Paint Your Wagon (1969) and talking to a chair at the Republican Convention..
Introduction Only quack footballogists would claim to have accurately dissected the thinking behind Abramovich and Gourlay’s leadership. Indeed, a decade..
Introduction When will it end? Is Chelsea forever scourged by an unequivocal marriage to the issue of racism? Some would..
The match reports The Guardian, Dominic Fifield: “Chelsea achieved the remarkable on foreign soil in May but there was still..
A little preamble Well well well. The mojo is slowly returning. I can remove myself from the self-imposed exile I’ve..
A little preamble Football eh? Bloody hell! Yes, the exact same quote I used for the Barcelona review still stands..
Posted Friday, 18 May 2012 at 3:06pm. Last updated Sunday, 20 May 2012 at 8:35pm. Here we go. Join us..
In this week’s episode of the Podding Shed we will be focussing on the Champions League final. We want to..
A little preamble Football eh? Bloody hell! So said Sir Rednose Baconface of Salford Quays once upon a time. A..
Dare to dream? Well, do we? Let’s be honest we were all over ’em weren’t we? Err… If you’re reading..
A little preamble Well well well. Just a week or so after putting in a fine display as the backup..
The preamble A recall to duty for me tonight. To be honest I nearly pulled out, the thought of extending..
The match reports The Guardian, Daniel Taylor: “In the end it will be remembered as one of the great Stamford..
The bay of Naples nestles beneath Mount Vesuvius, a volcano which hasn’t been truly explosive since burying Pompeii in AD..