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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..
Monday, 20th May 2013 A hotel room somewhere in South West London, the sun is rising through hazy clouds, there..
Chelsea Trophies Under Roman Abramovich We review all the Chelsea managers and their success (or otherwise) since Roman Abramovich took..
Football has been consumed by the ogre that is the Champions League. Being of a certain age I remember with..
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..
You will have noted that Nick, blog owner and master of Podding Acres, wherein lies the humble structure from whence..
On this blog there have been detractors of the Champions League competition but personally I’ve never been as affected and..
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..
It’s the night before Barcelona. God, I detest the Champions League. It’s a vile, overblown, self-important and elitist clique that..
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..
“Resurrection Man can’t stay dead for long, though – and with each rebirth comes new and unexpected powers. But his..