Tag Archives: Chelsea FC

Diego Costa Will Be Chelsea’s Catalyst And Premier League Box Office

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Costa

The worst kept secret this season has been Jose Mourinho and Chelsea’s pursuit of Atletico Madrid’s star striker Diego Costa. Reports have linked the Brazilian-born forward to the London club since before the January transfer window. The main reason Costa hasn’t … Continue reading

The Special One Faces Off Against The Silent One When Chelsea Meets Southampton

Posted on by Peter Quinn
specialone_silentone

Mauricio Pochettino once referred to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as “the best of the best”. Prior to this weekend’s encounter at Stamford Bridge, the Southampton boss was asked to expound on his thoughts regarding ‘The Special One’. Pochettino rarely speaks … Continue reading

Arsenal Face Chelsea As Giants Collide In Capital One Cup: Preview

Posted on by Peter Quinn
capital-one-cup

Who to play? Who not to play? That is the question facing Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho in the buildup to their Capital One Cup match at the Emirates scheduled for Tuesday between two of the form teams in England. The … Continue reading

The Undervalued Importance of Assistant Managers

Posted on by Peter Quinn
brian-clough-peter-taylor

It’s safe to say that if an average soccer fan were shown a picture of José Mourinho and asked which club he managed, he would know the answer straight away. Same would be said for Carlo Ancelotti, Pep Guardiola, or … Continue reading

Why A Soccer Manager Has The Toughest Job in the World of Sports

Posted on by Peter Quinn
pep-guardiola

On April 22 2012, Josep “Pep” Guardiola announced to the world that he would be stepping down as manager of FC Barcelona. That declaration was made by a forty-one year old man who had guided his club to thirteen titles in … Continue reading

Download the Free EPL Talk Toolbar

Posted on by Kristian Downer

The World Cup is agonizingly close, I seem to be spending all my time thinking, reading, or talking about it. However with all of the different news, blog, and sport sites available on the internet, sifting through the pile for … Continue reading

Chelsea Should Sign Bastian Schweinsteiger This Summer

Posted on by Sebastian Shepard

With another FA Cup final, three games remaining on the Premier League fixture list and one point between Chelsea and second placed Manchester United, it may be a little premature for the Blue’s management and players to think about summer … Continue reading

Reasons Why Chelsea Won't Win the League

Posted on by Sebastian Shepard

For the entirety of the season, Chelsea have seemed poised to put insurmountable distance between  themselves and the nearest opposition.  Yet this moment never arrived.  Draws and losses, often at those crucial games, have seen them lose ground in the … Continue reading

The Importance Of A Defensive Midfielder

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

When watching Manchester City’s fantastic 4-2 Victory away to league leaders Chelsea, one thing was paramount in that game and it wasn’t Wayne Bridge V John Terry,  Two red cards, Manchester City’s flowing football, Shay Given’s commanding goal keeping or Roberto Mancini’s … Continue reading

With Rubin Kazan’s Deserved Victory, FC Barcelona Suffers a Minor Setback

Posted on by Andy Pineda

After a workmanlike 1-0 victory against Almería and a mediocre showing in their 0-0 draw at the Mestalla against Valencia CF on Saturday, FC Barcelona looked to reverse their form in the Champions League against a supposed weaker team in … Continue reading

Does Chelsea have a Frank Lampard problem?

Posted on by Sebastian Shepard

After 10 games, one might think that Frank Lampard, the engine and inspiration behind most of Chelsea’s offensive production over the past 5 seasons, has run into a torrid patch of form.  This is mostly due to his low goal … Continue reading

2 Players Who Should Move On: Daniel Agger And Didier Drogba

Posted on by Sebastian Shepard

1. Didier Drogba Possibly the sulkiest striker at Chelsea, Didier Drogba has been constantly linked elsewhere since the departure of the Special One in 2007.  First Barcelona and La Liga, and then Inter and the Serie A tempted the hitman.  … Continue reading