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Archives: Chelsea

Jose Mourinho Has Sealed a Spectacular £40 Million Four-Year Deal at Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Real Madrid's Portuguese coach Jose Mour

Lots of news out of England today on a busy day with international friendlies-a-go-go being played around the world. The lead story tonight is that The Sun newspaper is reporting that Jose Mourinho has signed a four-year deal with Chelsea adding up … Continue reading

International Champions Cup Schedule Revealed Featuring Chelsea, Everton & 6 Other Giants

Posted on by Christopher Harris

UPDATED: This summer’s International Champions Cup will feature classic match-ups including Everton against Juventus in San Francisco, Chelsea against Inter Milan in Indianapolis, Real Madrid versus LA Galaxy in Phoenix and many more matches in six US cities and one … Continue reading

Mourinho Will Be Box Office, But His Chelsea Return Should Be Greeted With Caution

Posted on by Matt Jones

There will have been few heavy hearts in the Spanish capital when Jose Mourinho’s exit was confirmed by Real Madrid last week. For in the past few months he has cut a frustrated, petulant and desperate figure to regular viewers … Continue reading

Impressions of Manchester City vs Chelsea at Yankee Stadium

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Yankee Stadium was the venue for a game that seemed somewhat anti-climactic after the epic Champions League Final and long Premier League season. Manchester City defeated Chelsea 5-3 in the match, but the result was overshadowed by last week’s announcement … Continue reading

Fernando Torres Says Rafael Benitez Made Chelsea A Better Team: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Back from my mini-vacation to central Florida, normal service will resume tomorrow. But first things first, one of the most interesting headlines from today’s stories is that Fernando Torres says that Rafael Benitez made Chelsea a better team this season. … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Chelsea Exhibition Game in New York City: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After Thursday night’s pulsating 4-3 comeback win for Manchester City against Chelsea in St Louis, the anticipation is building for tonight’s match between the two clubs, which will be played at Yankee Stadium in New York City. For viewers in … Continue reading

Napoli to Appoint Rafa Benitez As Their New Manager Says Club President

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has confirmed that Rafael Benitez is on the verge of becoming the club’s new manager. According to reports in the Italian media, De Laurentiis told reporters, “I’ve given myself a birthday gift, I’ve signed Benitez. I’ll … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Manchester City Exhibition Game in St Louis: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Tonight marks the first of many Premier League matches on US soil this summer. Chelsea plays Manchester City in St Louis tonight with the game kicking off at 8:20pm ET on ESPN2 and (for viewers in the United States). … Continue reading

Fernando Torres Focused On Winning Premier League Next Season

Posted on by Kristan Heneage

Fernando Torres has played down the negative perception of Chelsea, adding that the club are now striving for a Premier League title. The Spanish striker was speaking ahead of Chelsea’s games this week against Manchester City, when he told reporters, … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Manchester City in St Louis: Roll Call For Tonight’s Match

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The excitement is building for tonight’s post-season exhibition game between Chelsea and Manchester City, which will be played in St Louis. Players from both teams have been training in the States this week, with the Europa League champions Chelsea ready … Continue reading

Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and Gary Cahill to Miss Chelsea Game Against City in New York: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris
England manager Fabio Capello talks to his players during a team training session in London Colney

Chelsea and England footballers Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and Gary Cahill will miss this Saturday’s exhibition game between Chelsea and Manchester City at Yankee Stadium in order to return to London to meet up with the England squad for their … Continue reading

Falcao Nearing Move to Man City; Chelsea Still Interested in Rooney: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s a Saturday night in the United States, which means we get to scour all of the British Sunday tabloids for Premier League news. And boy there are a lot of BS stories tonight! First up is The Sunday People who say … Continue reading

England Manager Roy Hodgson Criticizes Chelsea, Man City and Spurs for Post-Season Tours

Posted on by Christopher Harris

England manager Roy Hodgson says that Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur have “scotched” England’s friendlies by scheduling post-season friendlies in the United States and, in Tottenham’s case, The Bahamas. Here’s what Hodgson said: “My thinking, which is based a … Continue reading

Winners Announced for Tickets to Chelsea-Manchester City Game at Yankee Stadium

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Earlier this week, we ran a contest to give away two pairs of free tickets to next weekend’s friendly between Chelsea and Manchester City at Yankee Stadium in New York City. We received a ton of entries, and last night … Continue reading

Villa Park Named As Premier League Third-Place Playoff Venue, If Needed

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Aston Villa’s Villa Park has been selected as the venue for the Premier League third-place playoff match, if the game will be necessary after Sunday to determine which team will finish third in the league this season. If after Sunday’s … Continue reading

Rafael Benitez Will Manage Chelsea For 2 Friendlies Against Manchester City in USA Next Week

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez will accompany his team immediately after the season ends on Sunday on the club’s United States post-season tour where they’ll play Manchester City in two friendlies — in St Louis and New York City. Benitez’s … Continue reading

Friday Football Special: Rafa is King, John Terry is a Dick And a Song of the Season [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

On the day that Rafa Benitez suggests an unusual bare-bottomed salute for the Chelsea fans from the Europa League open-top bus celebration, Friday Football Special (FFS) brings you the Football Dictionary, more from Ray Winstone and a song from the … Continue reading

Chelsea’s Players Want Fans to Call a Truce With Rafael Benitez: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Despite being the victim of a lot of hate from Chelsea supporters during his seven months in charge as manager of Chelsea, Rafa Benitez has overcome adversities from his own supporters to lift the Europa League trophy and end Chelsea’s … Continue reading