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Jose Mourinho branded Arsene Wenger a “specialist in failure” on Friday, seated in the press room at Cobham. If Mourinho..
It was a fantastic performance from the Blues and Jose Mourinho. The Portuguese pragmatist got everything spot-on. The team, the..
Our bore draw on Wednesday night, courtesy of West Ham’s “19th century” football, coupled with Manchester City’s 5-1 win over..
Somewhere in a parallel universe, Michael Fish was sitting on the Soccer Sunday sofa, chuckling at the tweet he’d just..
It is perhaps only the TEFL teachers and students of language amongst us who could glean any scintilla of satisfaction..
The Preamble Late Saturday night our Dear Leader, Nick emailed me to kindly ask if I fancied doing a match..
Preamble So, another unveiling; another bloke waving his arms on the touchline for a few months while he waits for..
A trip to Manchester City was going to really test the mettle of a team that was showing signs of..
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,..
Newspaper reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “The persistence of Chelsea was outdone only by the patience of the crowd. This..
Newspaper reports The Observer, Louise Taylor: “Roberto Mancini believes Carlos Tevez can be his Diego Maradona. That analogy looked a..
Newspaper reports The Observer, Paul Wilson: “Of all the preposterous and fanciful predictions that were made before this match, everything..
Manchester City 2-1 Chelsea – Newspaper Reaction, Goal Videos, Match Report, Good and Bad, Player Ratings
Newspaper reports The Observer, Joe Lovejoy: “City were good value for their victory, secured by goals from Emmanuel Adebayor and..
Deeplinks: Transfer Ban Fallout; United and City Face Transfer Scrutiny; Wenger Dismisses Platini Plan; Stoke Preview
The fallout from the Kakuta transfer ban continues. Both Manchester clubs could also be in trouble. City have been reported..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “The contest for the Premier League title may have acquired a little more life,..
Match reports The Observer, Daniel Taylor: "In the end, it was a reminder for the Premier League’s newest billionaires not..
The draw for the group stages of this season’s Champions League has taken place in Monaco. Chelsea will be in..
Another week has passed. Lots of speculation and rumours, and some good news, but no actual transfers. Here’s a roundup..
Match reports The Observer, Jamie Jackson: “Chelsea deserve a little of the stuff they sometimes lack – goodwill – for..
Well, just three days after an outing to the sun drenched city of Istanbul where our brave/courageous or apathetic/arrogant boys..
Match reports Independent on Sunday, Steve Tongue: “A lot of water has flowed under Stamford Bridge since Eriksson took tea..
The third of four games in nine hectic days. Wednesday’s insipid but effective 1-0 win over Manchester City closed the..
Match reports The Guardian, Daniel Taylor: “Manchester City’s season is beginning to resemble a plunge through football’s lift shaft. Chelsea..
It’s been a weird month or so for us Chelsea fans hasn’t it? Depending on what your choice of journal..
Match reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “The team is not yet as finely honed as Mourinho will ultimately demand. All..
Chelsea’s first game of the new Premiership campaign kicks off at Stamford Bridge at 4pm BST with Jose Mourinho still..