Archives: Chelsea

Who Will Win the PFA Young Player of the Year Award?

Posted on by David Eykelestam

A few weeks ago I took a glance at the main contenders for the PFA Player of the Year Award 2011/2012. Robin van Persie aside, there was a definite lack of stand-out performers jockeying for position in the shortlist of … Continue reading

Find Out Who’s In the Premier League Team of the Season 2011-12

Posted on by Alex Muller

Out friends over at The Football Daily have thought long and hard this week about which 11 players deserve to be in the Premier League team of the season for 2011-12. The results from their number crunching and debates have … Continue reading

Could Your Premier League Club Be the Next Rangers or Portsmouth?

Posted on by Eamonn Rushe

The recent financial struggles of Portsmouth and Rangers have been the subject of debate amongst fans. The worry is that maybe your club is not the invincible landmark of history that it once seemed. The overall financial climate in today’s … Continue reading

Chelsea to Play AC Milan and Seattle This Summer; More US Dates to Follow

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Chelsea today officially announced the first two dates of their 2012 US summer tour, more than 3 weeks after we leaked the news courtesy of the Chelsea In America supporters group. The 2012 US summer tour kicks off with Chelsea … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Tottenham: Blues Must Win, Spurs Mustn’t Lose

Posted on by Guest Author

The race for Champions League qualification is set for a number of twists and turns before third, fourth and fifth places are decided in the Premier League, with the fixture between Chelsea and Tottenham this weekend at Stamford Bridge massively … Continue reading

Chelsea to Play Celtic at Yankee Stadium This Summer; Blues to Also Play In Philadelphia

Posted on by Christopher Harris

More details have been revealed regarding Chelsea’s tour of the United States this July. In addition to what we already know about the Chelsea summer tour, we now know that Chelsea will play Glasgow Celtic at Yankee Stadium in New … Continue reading

Arsenal Takes On Chelsea in 4-v-4 Battle on FIFA Street [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Who would win in a 4-v-4 between Chelsea and Arsenal? The folks at EA Sports have created a simulation using FIFA Street to find out. Chelsea features a star-studded line-up of Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and Daniel Sturridge. … Continue reading

Chelsea to Face Benfica in UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The draw for the quarter-finals of the 2012 Champions League was made this morning. Premier League’s only representative, Chelsea FC, will face Benfica of Portugal, to be played March 27/28 and April 3/4. The path to the final has also … Continue reading

The Secret Behind Roberto Di Matteo’s Success at Chelsea

Posted on by Morgan Green

What is Roberto Di Matteo doing at Chelsea that Andre Villas-Boas wasn’t doing? The pundits can analyze it until they’re blue in the face but the answer is quite simple. Di Matteo is using common sense. While AVB tinkered and … Continue reading

After Chelsea’s Dramatic Win Against Napoli, Is the Premier League Still The Best in the World?

Posted on by David Eykelestam

Chelsea won in a blaze of glory Wednesday night to become the EPL’s only representative in the last eight of the UEFA Champions League. That is a shocking state of affairs for a global sporting brand that considers itself to … Continue reading

Greatest Premier League XI Of All Time: From 1992 to 2012

Posted on by Saikat Mandal

Since its inception in 1992/93, the English Premier League has gone from strength to strength, establishing it as one of the best leagues in the world. Many top players from all around the world have graced the league over the … Continue reading

Who Will Win the PFA Player of the Year Award?

Posted on by David Eykelestam

It is that time of year again. The ballot papers are being sent throughout the footballing hinterland for each of the innumerate PFA members to put an X next to the name of the standout player of 2011-12. The fact … Continue reading

What I Learned About Your Premier League Club This Season

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the 20 years that I’ve followed the Premier League, this season has been the most unique for me. In previous years, I watched the league with an unbiased lens, able to dish out criticism and laud players and teams … Continue reading

256 Days With Chelsea: Was Andre Villas-Boas Given Enough Time At Chelsea?

Posted on by Aram Gyan

Jose Mourinho came to Chelsea in 2004 fresh from an European conquest with Porto. His protege, Andre Villas-Boas, came to Chelsea in 2011 fresh from European conquest with Porto. Mourinho won two league titles, two League Cups and an F.A. … Continue reading

5 Leading Candidates for the Chelsea Manager Job

Posted on by Andrew Bishara

Last week Jose Mourinho was in London house shopping. Days later Andre Villas-Boas gets the sack. Was it a planned coup? Is Mourinho returning to the club where he made his name? He apparently doesn’t like Spain, nor the Spanish … Continue reading

Andre Villas-Boas: A Case Study In How Not to Lead

Posted on by Peter Stokes

As a Chelsea fan, I woke to the best news of 2012 on Sunday when I read on Facebook that Chelsea had announced, only a few minutes earlier, Andre Villa-Boas’s departure and Roberto Di Matteo’s appointment as interim manager. Watching … Continue reading

Chelsea Sack Manager Andre Villas-Boas

Posted on by Christopher Harris
AVB

In developing news, Chelsea has sacked manager Andre Villas-Boas. The last straw was Chelsea’s 1-0 loss in an unconvincing performance yesterday against West Bromwich Albion. His Chelsea side also faces possible elimination from the Champions League after a 3-1 loss … Continue reading

Chelsea USA Summer Tour 2012: Seattle, DC and New York Confirmed

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Chelsea will be playing friendlies in Seattle, Washington DC and New York this summer, according to Chelsea In America, the official Chelsea supporters group in the United States. No dates have been confirmed, but the tour dates are expected to … Continue reading