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Archives: Chelsea

Chelsea to Hold Open Practice In Seattle Tonight; Plus Other EPL News Headlines

Posted on by Alex Muller

If you’re a Chelsea fan and you live in the north west United States, Seattle is the place to be today. Chelsea is having an open practice at CenturyLink Field at 5;30pm PT. The open practice is free and open … Continue reading

Chelsea FC Play American Football with the Seattle Seahawks [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

On the heels of Chelsea FC’s opening US Tour 2012 match in Seattle on Wednesday, July 18, Frank Lampard, Branislav Ivanovic, Petr Cech and Romelu Lukaku were joined at training today by a few Seattle Seahawks players where they swapped … Continue reading

Seeing a Premier League Club on Their US Tour This Summer? Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Local doesn’t mean much any more. It used to. It used to be everything. Your local newspaper was an integral part of your day. The conversations with your friends, neighbors or family members about local events and local happenings were … Continue reading

Chelsea Arrive In Seattle, Rio Opens His Big Mouth Again; And More EPL News Headlines

Posted on by Alex Muller

After a 10-hour flight from England, Chelsea arrived in Seattle yesterday afternoon. As you can see, Chelsea supporter @SeattleBluesCIA stood outside the hotel where the 25-man Chelsea squad was dropped off, and took several pictures with the team, including this brilliant one … Continue reading

Chelsea Head to United States to Begin 2012 Summer Tour; Plus Other News Headlines

Posted on by Alex Muller

As you read this, Chelsea is probably in mid-air on their way to Seattle to begin their 2012 US summer tour. The club is bringing a squad of 25 players. The squad of 25 players on the plane are: Petr … Continue reading

John Terry Found Not Guilty of Racist Abuse; Plus Adebayor Signs With Spurs, and Liverpool Agrees Fee For Borini

Posted on by Alex Muller

John Terry has been found not guilty of racist abuse, by chief magistrate Howard Riddle at the Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Riddle said that the issue was not whether Terry is a racist in the “broadest sense of word” … Continue reading

Is The Relationship Between Footballers and Twitter Coming to An End?

Posted on by Kristian Downer

The John Terry trial provides further evidence of the way that social media has penetrated every form of news coverage and the integral role it can play in the distribution of information. Reporters such as Dan Levene, or as he … Continue reading

Will the Confidence and Magnetism Of Andre Villas-Boas Win Over Tottenham Fans?

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

Thanks to Jose Mourinho’s continued success, the sharply dressed Iberian has gradually replaced the bespectacled Scotsman as the de-rigueur football manager. Eighteen months ago, Andre Villas-Boas slid effortlessly into that role with a charming, irresistible panache. He was slightly cooler … Continue reading

Premier League News Links: Chelsea Close to Signing Brazil’s Oscar in £25m Transfer Deal

Posted on by Alex Muller

The lead story this morning was going to be that West Ham United is interested in a loan deal for Andy Carroll, but West Ham co-owner David Gold has denied that the club has made any contact. Oh well, that … Continue reading

North West and South of England Battle For Premier League Bragging Rights

Posted on by Tony Davies

The final day of the 2011/12 Premier League season was the most dramatic there has ever been and arguably the most dramatic there will ever be.  Although two of the teams to be relegated had already been decided, everyone’s eyes … Continue reading

Premier League News Links: John Terry Pleads Not Guilty of Racial Abuse Towards Ferdinand

Posted on by Alex Muller

It’s not quite Judge Judy, but the Premier League news cycle today moves into a courtroom drama where you have Anton Ferdinand claiming racial abuse aimed at him by John Terry in the infamous QPR-Chelsea game from last season. Hopefully … Continue reading

TV Schedule Revealed For Premier League Matches On US Television

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The Premier League has announced which matches will be shown on UK television between now and December, so we now know at least some of the games that will be shown on US television. This is by no means a … Continue reading

How to Pick an English Premier League Team

Posted on by Matt Jones

It’s often said that supporting a soccer team is a bit like a marriage. I could trot out the old cliches about “ups and downs” and “twists and turns.” But to be honest, some marriages don’t last, some people have … Continue reading

Premier League Has Strongest Set of Football Managers Of All-Time

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Since the 2011-12 season ended, the managerial merry go round in the Premier League has been more of a spinning top than a relaxing ride. Dalglish out, Rodgers in; Hodgson out, Clarke in; McLeish out, Lambert in; Di Matteo in … Continue reading

Team Lineups for World Soccer Masters Featuring Drogba, Messi, Dempsey and Suarez

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The team line-ups for June 23rd’s World Soccer Masters match in Miami, Florida have been announced. If you live in the United States, the game will be televised live on FOX Soccer. If you live anywhere in the southeast, you … Continue reading

Chelsea Loses Battersea Bid: It’s Not Easy Finding A New Home for Premier League Clubs

Posted on by Aram Gyan

First, it was imposing the colour red on 103-year old Cardiff City’s home strip, then it was trumping Chelsea for the right to re-develop London’s iconic Battersea Power Station – – – Malaysian money gets what it wants. Chelsea’s current … Continue reading

Chelsea Away Shirt for 2012-13 Season: The Blues Go French [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

Chelsea has officially unveiled their away shirt for the 2012-13 season. Designed and manufactured by Adidas, Chelsea has gone French. The white kit with blue diagonal stripe is reminiscent of Marseille. According to the club website, “The strip is a … Continue reading

How Didier Drogba Reminds Me Of Peyton Manning

Posted on by Sean Green

As an American sports fan, my obsession with fútbol is only rivaled by my obsession with football. Here, another team I have supported for years — decades, actually — that sports blue and white, also recently said goodbye to a legend. When the … Continue reading