Introduction A tale of two birds coming into the weekend. The omnipotent FA’s decision to adjudicate that which has already..
Cech. Ivanovic. Luiz. Terry. Cole. Mikel. Ramires. Mata. Oscar. Hazard. Torres. Saturday. 12.45pm. Emirates Stadium. Drayton Park. North London. If..
Introduction There’s been quite a large concentration of fuss and bother in the short space of three days. Unless you..
The preamble It’s been a long summer without club football since that memorable night in Munich. Yes, yes, I know..
The match reports The Observer, Dominic Fifield: “A third successive win maintained the European champions’ pristine opening, with this their..
The tweets The buildup… Reading: Federici; Gunter, Harte, Gorkss, Pearce; Leigertwood, Guthrie, Karacan, McAnuff, McCleary; Pogrebnyak. #readingfc — Reading FC..
The match reports The Guardian, Dominic Fifield: “This contest had drifted just beyond the half-hour when the referee Mike Jones’..
The build-up ChelseaAnalysis: Chelsea line-up vs. Newcastle: Cech – Bosingwa, Ivanovic, Terry, Bertrand – Mikel, Meireles – Ramires, Malouda, Sturridge..
The preamble I’m going to keep this short. Anyone who is reading this obviously knows what happened in our last..
The night before Went to the Bridge to watch the youth. Unlike the Barcelona match we were the smaller team..
Updated with Fulham match reports and goal videos Monday, 9 April 2012 at 11:08 PM Pre-match Only recently have I..
The build-up AVFCOfficial: VILLA: Given, Lichaj, Collins, Baker, Warnock, Bannan, Herd, Ireland, Gardner, Weimann, Agbonlahor. TomMoore_Lon24: Chelsea players run out..
The match reports The Observer, Daniel Taylor: “Chelsea are the flag-bearers for England in this season’s Champions League but there..
A trip to Manchester City was going to really test the mettle of a team that was showing signs of..
The image of the potter’s wheel is an iconic one. There’s something hypnotic about watching disembodied hands throw something as..
A little preamble So we’ve finally turned the corner have we? Last week’s perfunctory victory over Bolton was the pivotal..
The buildup BluesChronicle: Chelsea team for Bolton: Cech, Ivanovic, Luiz, Cahill, Cole, Ramires, Essien, Lampard, Sturridge, Drogba, Mata. ChelseaChadder: Wow!..
The buildup ChelseaAnalysis: Chelsea line-up vs. Everton: Cech – Bosingwa, Ivanovic, David Luiz, Cole – Essien, Meireles, Lampard – Sturridge,..
In a week overshadowed by events off the pitch it was something of a relief to get back to the..
The buildup TheChelseaBlog: Chelsea team: Cech; Bosingwa, Ivanovic, D Luiz, Cole; Meireles, Romeu, Malouda; Sturridge, Torres, Mata. ChelseaChadder: Chelsea haven’t..
On a weekend that saw Gael Kakuta mark the start of his loan period at Dijon with a goal, Chelsea..
The synopsis Phew, that was a close shave. And I’m not talking about Andre’s face! The North East may have..
Updated Tuesday, 3 January: Added the Wolves match reports and goal videos. The preamble Well don’t I just get all..
The tweets The buildup… BluesChronicle: Seems a quiet night so far on Tottenham High Rd (all 2 miles of it)...
The preamble Are you scared of snakes? I am. Even the small ones. When I’m out walking my dog and..
The preamble It’s a bit of a misnomer that title, in reality it was out with the old, well to..
The tweets The buildup… OptaJoe: 4 – Chelsea & Man City have kept 4 PL clean sheets each in 2011-12,..
The build up Aristotle famously defined tragedy as a story in which heroes, who might be expected to end up..
I followed the hunt for a win via Twitter. Here’s how the action unfolded… The buildup BluesChronicle: To the Bridge...
This was an odd film. A film where the marvellous Javier Bardem walks through the entire 120 minutes on a..
Football parlance has changed during the last few years, presumably due to the influx of educated foreign coaches, such as..
A brief look at a quiet week Amidst the fallout of the Battle of Loftus Road, credit must go to..