Category: Chelsea

Chelsea-Man City Community Shield finds a home in U.S.

EXCLUSIVE: After a huge amount of anticipation about who will broadcast this Sunday’s FA Community Shield between Chelsea and Manchester City, a decision has finally been reached. In the United States, you’ll be able to watch Chelsea against Manchester City exclusively on the ESPN+ streaming service. The paid subscription service is available for $4.99 per month. New users to ESPN+ can watch the game with for free as part of the service’s 7-day trial. No TV broadcast will be available. Featuring the Premier League champion against the winner of the FA Cup, Sunday’s matchup between Manchester City and Chelsea will ... Read more

Where to find Man United vs. Chelsea FA Cup Final on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. Chelsea on US TV in the FA Cup Final, you’ve come to the right place. In what could be Antonio Conte’s last game in charge for Chelsea, the Blues face Manchester United at Wembley in the FA Cup Final. The game is the traditional end to the English football season, and it’ll be beamed live across the United States to viewers via TV and streaming. All of the details are below of how you can watch the game. Match: Man United vs. Chelsea Kickoff: Saturday, 12:15pm ET ... Read more

Conte coy over Chelsea future

London (AFP) – Antonio Conte dodged questions over his Chelsea future ahead of Wednesday’s clash with Huddersfield, which could be his final home match at the helm of the deposed Premier League champions. Speculation has been rife all season that Conte’s tenure will come to an end this summer after periods of public disgruntlement from the Italian. Conte last summer signed an improved contract, but not an extension, to the three-year deal that expires in June 2019 after guiding Chelsea to the title in his first season as boss. “My answer is always the same,” Conte said on Tuesday. “I’m ... Read more

Bakayoko shows promise in Chelsea win over Liverpool

A crucial win for Chelsea on Sunday has ensured a battle for top four honors. The win over Liverpool keeps hope alive heading into the final week of the season. Meanwhile, Tottenham suffered a shock defeat to relegation-bound West Brom. The Blues close the gap to just two points, three points behind the Reds with a game in hand. Liverpool were clearly feeling the after-effects of their hard-fought Champions League semi-final clash with Roma. Despite going through to the final, Jurgen Klopp’s side lacked sharpness at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea taking full advantage. Antonio Conte opted for a midfield-three to ... Read more

Chelsea new home shirt revealed for 2018/19 season [PHOTOS]

Chelsea’s home shirt for the 2018/19 season will be a fresh new look that will hopefully be the start of a new and brighter chapter for the Blues after a difficult season this year. Featuring a Nike design, Chelsea’s familiar blue color returns but this time it’s with a unique effect of red and blue splashes across the front and back of the shirt. The look is a breath of fresh air that adds a motion effect to the new Chelsea home shirt. With the club founded in 1905, the inside collar of the shirt mentions this fact. The 2018/19 ... Read more

Early predictions for next season’s Premier League title race

It’s not often mid-April when fans get to begin the annual rite of predicting next season’s Premier League champions. While Manchester City galloped out of the gates, they somewhat limped to the finish line. Will Manchester City pick up where they left off earlier this season steam rolling the competition? Or, will another side wrestle the trophy from the blue side of Manchester? Here are my predictions of the most likely title contenders: Manchester City This season’s title winners. Photo credit: AFP Without a doubt, Guardiola’s team will be odds-on favorites to lift the title again next season. They have ... Read more

Conte pays respects to Chelsea ‘legend’ Wilkins

London (AFP) – Antonio Conte has paid his respects to Chelsea great Ray Wilkins following his death earlier this week, urging his players to “make a great memory” against West Ham on Sunday. The Blues boss spoke passionately about the club’s former captain, who died aged 61 on Wednesday following a cardiac arrest. The Premier League announced that all matches this weekend will be preceded by a moment’s applause in memory of the ex-England international, whose other clubs included Manchester United, AC Milan and QPR. Chelsea will make their own tribute to a man who worked as an assistant manager ... Read more

N’Golo Kante shows he can mix it in elite company as he shackles Messi

When N’Golo Kante first turned up in England, it wasn’t at an elite club, it was not at giants like Manchester United, Arsenal or Liverpool, nor was it at well-monied Manchester City or Abramovich backed Chelsea but at Leicester City. The club had worked hard to scout the French market and continue to do so, and the clubs chief scout picked out Kante, who had recently been playing in the French 8th tier, as a future star. As has been a theme though for Kante throughout his career, not everyone was sold on his talents. As a young player in ... Read more