Tag Archives: Nicolas Anelka

New Markets Are Challenging MLS Appeal For Europe’s Name Players

Posted on by Robert Hay

In the beginning, MLS was a little league that merited little notice internationally.  On occasion an all star went overseas and their previous career was noted by pundits, but MLS itself was paid little heed by the Sky Sports of … Continue reading

How Will The Premiership's French Continigent Recover?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The World Cup in 2010 will go down in history for a few things. Vuvuzela’s, The first World Cup in Africa, England’s abysmal showing, Germany’s bright future, Netherlands awful tactics and the Spanish proving they are the best side in … Continue reading

Is Arsenal Still a Big Club?

Posted on by Jordan Acker

At first glance, this question looks bleedingly obvious. With their massive fan base, a beautiful new 60,000 plus seat stadium, and their years of success and trophies, Arsenal should be quite clearly considered to be a “big club.” For the … Continue reading

The Tale of Two Chelseas

Posted on by Adam Mikhail

That is, one with Didier Drogba and one without Didier Drogba. I, like many others have stated before, have always had this sort-of idea that Chelsea were a completely different team when Drogba wasn’t playing. During tonight’s match versus Porto, … Continue reading

Diamonds Are Back In Fashion At Stamford Bridge

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Carlo Ancelotti has certainly stamped his mark on Chelsea early in the season so far. A Community Shield victory, coupled with 3 Premiership wins on the bounce has seen Chelsea rise to the top end of the table. So far, … Continue reading

Essien Returns As Chelsea’s Fulcrum

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Why is Michael Essien so underrated is a mystery to me. I must admit that I was nonplussed about him as a player, knowing next to nothing about him when he signed for Chelsea from Lyon in August 2005 for … Continue reading

Cahill Does It Again, FA Cup Draw Thoughts, And Other Premier League News

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

Is there anything Tim Cahill can’t do? Tim Cahill’s week defines the word jet lag. From Liverpool to Japan for a World Cup Qualifier. His performance for Australia wasn’t exactly great, then again neither was Australia’s. Cahill had to be … Continue reading

Chelsea In Trouble

Posted on by Christopher Walker

   Late Liverpool Halt Chelsea’s Faltering Challenge It’s a cold Sunday afternoon and I’ve parked my backside on the sofa to watch Liverpool vs Chelsea, a clash of the title contenders. Man United’s ominous form coupled with their rivals inability to keep pace … Continue reading

No Excuse For Frozen Pitches While Rafa Fails With Words

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

How would you like to have been a Manchester City or Blackburn Rovers fan heading from the north of England to the south, only to do a turnabout and head home after finding out your upcoming fixture was canceled? I … Continue reading

Poll: Who Should Start? Nicolas Anelka Or Didier Drogba?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Didier Drogba is back at or near his top form, while Nicolas Anelka has been banging in the goals. For Chelsea’s derby against West Ham United on Sunday, who should start? Vote now. <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1187480/” >Who Should Start As Chelsea … Continue reading

Fox Soccer Snooze Day

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Number of days since an English football club scored a goal during Fox Soccer Channel’s live soccer coverage on Saturdays: 14. We last saw a goal scored by an English team on Fox Soccer Channel on Saturday, November 15 when … Continue reading

Transfer window update: Anelka moves to Chelsea

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Chelsea have finally completed the signing of Bolton’s Nicolas Anelka after the two clubs agreed a £15m fee. The French striker, who has signed a 4½-year deal, could be in the side to face Tottenham as early as tomorrow. A … Continue reading