Match reports The Guardian, Dominic Fifield: “Those “psychological effects” to which Arsène Wenger had referred when considering the significance of..
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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..
Introduction I’m writing this report on the 9:28 First Great Western return trip from Swansea. It was recently announced that..
Prologue I hate Leeds. I’ve hated Leeds since around 1970. I hated everything they stood for. I hated Don Revie..
The match reports The Guardian, Dominic Fifield: “John Terry will have enjoyed this brief respite. His had been a tumultuous..
The match reports The Guardian, Andy Hunter: “The garish camouflage kit worn by Everton’s goalkeepers does not disguise their embarrassment...
The newspaper reports The Independent, Jack Pitt-Brooke: “For all of Andre Villas-Boas’s insistence that he wants to impose a new..
Match reports The Guardian, Mike Adamson: "In 1956 these two teams played an FA Cup tie that lasted five matches..
I didn’t see the match. It wasn’t covered live here in England, and I couldn’t find an Internet stream for..
Where do I begin… a love story? Imagine you are in love. Truly, madly, deeply in love. Head over heels..
Match reports The Times, Martin Samuel: “If this was a triumph for Jonathan Woodgate, Tottenham and Juande Ramos – who..
There must have been a full moon sometime over the last few days. Everywhere you look this week, some very..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, Tim Rich: “Avram Grant’s attempt to convince the world that Chelsea were not especially bothered by..
If a week is a long time in politics, then three months in football is surely an eternity (including tea..
Match reports Daily Telegraph, Henry Winter: “After Shaun Wright-Phillips and Ayegbeni Yakubu had exchanged fine goals, this semi-final first leg..
I asked a friend who watched the game to sum it up in one sentence. Here’s his somewhat festive response:..
Unfortunately we missed this game and had to make do with radio commentary here in England because of a lack..
Match reports The Guardian, Louise Taylor: “Jose who? Admittedly it was against a Championship side in the Carling Cup but..
Did the earth move? Was the season lit with fireworks? Did Andriy Shevchenko seduce you with silky skills? Did Didier..
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..
Jose Mourinho has told Radio Five Live that John Terry is “fine” following his sickening head injury in this afternoon’s..
John Terry is expected to start. Chelsea released a statement this afternoon confirming that Terry came through a full training..
Roman, for the time being at least, seems to have done roamin’. He came back from his self-imposed exile /..
A resurgent Chelsea return to Premiership action after easy wins in the League Cup and FA Cup respectively. The Blues’..
Match reports The Guardian, Simon Burnton: “These have been a testing few weeks for Chelsea but, although they have been..
League Two’s Wycombe Wanderers stand in the way of Jose Mourinho reaching his second League Cup final in three years...
Match reports The Guardian, Jon Brodkin: “Never mind that Chelsea remain overwhelming favourites to reach the Carling Cup final. Being..
For the second time in five days Chelsea play League Two opposition in a domestic cup game. Having swept aside..
Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Christopher Ogden, and I was born in 14 BA, which stands for..
In recent seasons the busy Christmas schedule has proved particularly fruitful for Chelsea. Since Jose Mourinho’s arrival in 2004, the..