It was hardly a contest, more of a mismatch. We controlled proceedings with ease and cruised to a crucial victory..
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Chelsea one, Stoke nil is a score-line which refuses to tell the full story. You would be forgiven for assuming..
Match reports The Observer, Sachin Nakrani: “This was José Mourinho’s first experience of managing at this venue and it is..
Introduction It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. Churchill was not actually referring to the Soviet..
Introduction There’s been quite a large concentration of fuss and bother in the short space of three days. Unless you..
The image of the potter’s wheel is an iconic one. There’s something hypnotic about watching disembodied hands throw something as..
Just before I went “in absentia” or if you like “in feriae”, as Julius Caesar might have put it although..
The newspaper reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “Encountering Stoke City is a repetitive experience, but few learn from it. Chelsea..
A Season Opener (For Sale or Rent) (with sincere apologies to Roger Miller) I sat down to write this wondering..
Newspaper reports The Observer, Paul Wilson: “Chelsea went down to an early goal, recovered, and sent on all their available..
Newspaper reports The Observer, Conrad Leach: “When Chelsea have got over the shock and shame of not winning 6-0 –..
Newspaper reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “The title race was suspended. This result certainly had its ramifications, with Chelsea now..
Newspaper reports The Guardian, Kevin McCarra: “Chelsea entered the semi-finals of the FA Cup with a purposefulness that almost suggested..
Stoke City 1-2 Chelsea – Newspaper Reaction, Goal Videos, Match Report, Good and Bad, Player Ratings
Match reports The Observer, Joe Lovejoy: “Hands up who thought Terry, Lampard, Cole et al would have more trouble with..
The preamble After a pleasant little jaunt down at the seaside which gave us all a much-needed confidence boost, the..
Match reports The Observer, Duncan Castles: "Who would have thought the Premier League’s first Brazilian boss would relish an encounter..