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Archives: Chelsea

Chelsea v QPR Preview: That Was Then, This Is Now

Posted on by Peter Stokes

When these two teams last met in the Premier League back in mid-October, Queens Park Rangers was sitting comfortably at mid-table with 9 points from eight matches while Chelsea held third place with 19 points, just three points off league … Continue reading

Play the EPL Draft! Which Players Would You Pick for Next Season?

Posted on by Morgan Green

UPDATED: As some of you may or may not know, the NFL Draft has commenced here in America. All the teams in the National Football League descend upon New York and spend the next several days drafting the best college … Continue reading

Reader Mailbag: Questions Answered About Guardiola, Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea

Posted on by Morgan Green

It’s another installment of the EPL Talk Reader Mailbag, and this week we have several excellent questions. So, let’s jump right in. Question from Ahmed: After the past couple of months Arsenal have been in a rich vain of form. … Continue reading

The Six Premier League Clubs Most Likely To Woo Pep Guardiola As Manager

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

According to reports, Josep Guardiola will leave the Nou Camp at the end of the season. It is believed the he will likely take a year-long break from football before returning to manage at another club. Guardiola will be in … Continue reading

Chelsea Victory Against Barcelona Smashes Super Bowl Record For Twitter Activity Worldwide

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Tuesday night’s historic win by Chelsea against Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League smashed the 2012 Super Bowl’s record number of tweets per second (TPS) on Twitter. The peak for the 2012 Super Bowl was 12,233 TPS. But immediately after … Continue reading

Is Chelsea’s Triumph Against Barcelona A Victory for English Football Or A Sign Of Its Decline?

Posted on by Ahmed Yussuf

Editor’s note: Is Chelsea’s victory against Barcelona a sign that English football is in a revival, or is it a false dawn? EPL Talk blogger Ahmed Yussuf takes one side of the argument, while I (The Gaffer) take another. Read both … Continue reading

Gary Neville Lets Out An Orgasmic Howl After Fernando Torres Scores Against Barca [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In injury time against Barcelona, Chelsea hoofed the ball down field. Gary Neville told TV viewers “He’s in,” and then a moment later, we saw Fernando Torres controlling the ball near the halfway line and penetrating through the Barcelona defense. … Continue reading

European Press Reaction to Chelsea’s Brave Victory Against Barcelona [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Chelsea recorded a historic victory Tuesday evening, beating Barcelona 3-2 on aggregate to qualify for the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final. The European media were quick to jump on the story with Marca, the Catalan newspaper, summing up the mood … Continue reading

Chelsea’s Heroes Defeat Barcelona 3-2 On Aggregate To Storm to UEFA Champions League Final

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Chelsea, against all odds, have defeated Barcelona and have qualified for the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final in an incredibly entertaining match that had everything. A red card, missed penalty, a shot that hit the post and — who would … Continue reading

Barcelona vs Chelsea, UEFA Champions League Semi-Final, 2nd Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s the match that we’ve all been waiting for — the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final to determine who will be playing in the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final. Will it be Barcelona or Chelsea? We will … Continue reading

Congratulations to Barcelona, Victors Against Chelsea Today

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Congratulations to Barcelona for having won the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final before it’s even started. Such is the confidence and expectancy among the Barcelona players and supporters. Almost everyone expects Barcelona to win today, so they … Continue reading

Barcelona vs Chelsea Preview: Roberto Di Matteo’s Mission Impossible?

Posted on by Sam Okpo

If a home win for Chelsea against Barcelona seemed improbable last week, getting a result at Camp Nou is surely impossible. Before that defeat to Real Madrid in their last game, Barcelona had won eleven consecutive games at home. With … Continue reading

Analyzing Chelsea’s Success Against Barcelona

Posted on by Justin Yerina

Over the past few seasons we have seen Barcelona revolutionize the game in a way that nobody has before. Their ability to retain an incredible amount of possession and slice up opposing defenses has gone unmatched by most teams that … Continue reading

1.1 Million Watch Chelsea Beat Barcelona On FX and FOX Deportes In United States

Posted on by Christopher Harris

More than 1.1 million in the United States watched the Chelsea against Barcelona semi-final first leg on FX and FOX Deportes combined, according to FOX Sports. The Wednesday, April 18 UEFA Champions League match garnered 592,000 viewers on FX (21% … Continue reading

Arsenal vs Chelsea: London Rivals with Champions League Future at Stake

Posted on by Alex Muller

London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea meet at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday with the Premier League stakes as high as they have been of late. The Blues will be confident after beating European champions Barcelona in midweek, whilst the Gunners … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Barcelona, UEFA Champions League Semi-Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Before, during and after today’s UEFA Champions League semi-final between Chelsea and Barcelona at Stamford Bridge, post your rants, raves, questions and commentary in the comments section below. While yesterday’s match between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid was a mere … Continue reading

Bayern Munich and Chelsea Plan On Wrecking Dreams of El Clasico Champions League Final

Posted on by Eamonn Rushe

The Champions League has entered the twilight zone of football. Bayern Munich, who’s ground will host the final in May, are out to “wreck the dream final” and Chelsea are the underdogs—the filthy rich, billionaire fuelled vanity team of underdogs … Continue reading

Why I Would Love It If Chelsea Can Defeat the Frauds of Barcelona

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today’s much anticipated match between Chelsea and Barcelona is far more than a simple soccer game between twenty two people on the pitch at Stamford Bridge. It’s much bigger than that. It represents England against Spain, the Premier League against … Continue reading