Player Profile: Fikayo Tomori – Chelsea’s Commanding Centre-Back of the Future

 For all of Chelsea’s defensive woes this season, it’s been a privilege to watch the breakthrough and development of Fikayo Tomori. Over the summer, the controversial departure of David Luiz and the end of an era for Gary Cahill opened up two new centre-back spots at Stamford Bridge. Kurt Zouma returned from his loan at … Continue reading Player Profile: Fikayo Tomori – Chelsea’s Commanding Centre-Back of the Future

Player Profile: Kepa Arrizabalaga – The Spaniard’s Roaring Redemption

Very few players at Chelsea have divided opinion as much as Kepa Arrizabalaga. The Spanish goalkeeper enjoyed a stellar debut season under Maurizio Sarri, playing a key role in the Europe League triumph. Yet this season could not have been more different, with contrasting performances reflected in the fans’ conflicting views. Chelsea’s rollercoaster of a … Continue reading Player Profile: Kepa Arrizabalaga – The Spaniard’s Roaring Redemption

Gracias Pedro: The Tricky Winger with an Endearing Smile

The Summer of 2015 may seem like many moons ago now, not only in our fast-moving world but also in the increasingly large number of chapters written in the recent history of Chelsea. With more twists than the conclusion of an M. Night Shyamalan thriller, supporter’s reality and comprehension following the predictably unpredictable Blues is … Continue reading Gracias Pedro: The Tricky Winger with an Endearing Smile

A Look Back At How Chelsea Coped With The Loss of Eden Hazard

During Hazard's time with Chelsea, he was arguably the best player in the Premier League, and beyond doubt the most outstanding player for us. He had a great impact on every trophy Chelsea won. Upon his departure, the fan base was rife with talk of resulting chaos, and the odds that Chelsea would have a … Continue reading A Look Back At How Chelsea Coped With The Loss of Eden Hazard

Solving the 6, Fixing Chelsea’s Imbalanced Midfield.

A few months ago I wrote my first article for AllThingsChelsea, attempting to explain the underlying imbalance that exists in Chelsea’s current midfield group. The main theme of the story being that, despite the talent level in Chelsea’s midfield, clashing skills and tactical preferences have prevented Frank Lampard from being able to select a trio … Continue reading Solving the 6, Fixing Chelsea’s Imbalanced Midfield.

Chelsea 2019/2020 Didn’t Happen – A Sneak Peek Preview Of Next Season.

How does the 2019-2020 season look like for Chelsea Football Club? Will we finish top four? Will we play Champions League football next season? Will the transfer ban lead to a weakened Chelsea side? Is Frank Lampard experienced enough to coach this team to glory and oversee this transition with youth players? The answer to … Continue reading Chelsea 2019/2020 Didn’t Happen – A Sneak Peek Preview Of Next Season.

Whom to Build Around: The Future Chelsea Core – Opinion

With much hype and praise over the last decade, the Chelsea youth academy has dominated youth cups winning 16 trophies across all tiers. This includes: 2x UEFA Youth League trophies; 2x U18 Premier League trophies in the northern region, and 4x U18 Premier League trophies in the southern region; and 9x FA Youth Cups, with … Continue reading Whom to Build Around: The Future Chelsea Core – Opinion

MODEL LIVERPOOL: Core Likeness Between Chelsea & The World Champion.

Chelsea has of late been fond of emulating the top sides in the league, from Maurizio following Pep's lead to Lampard simulating Klopp's plan. This Chelsea team is far from Liverpool's level, but what are the similarities? Prior to Chelsea’s win over Liverpool, Lampard said: "Behind what we see now at Liverpool, a team that … Continue reading MODEL LIVERPOOL: Core Likeness Between Chelsea & The World Champion.

Chelsea Bury Ancelotti’s Men With a Ragtag Squad: A Tremendous Showing From the Boys in Blue

The Blues are Kings of Liverpool. Well… at least in the month of March. A 2-0 win against league leaders Liverpool in the FA cup was followed by a 4-0 thrashing of a Premier League resurgent Everton. Despite a depleted squad, Chelsea made short work of the Toffies. Taken By: Joesph Midfield Even before the … Continue reading Chelsea Bury Ancelotti’s Men With a Ragtag Squad: A Tremendous Showing From the Boys in Blue

Ones to Watch: Richarlison | Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

Sunday’s afternoon clash against Everton will be another tricky test for Frank Lampard and his men, as Chelsea lost to the Toffees last December in the reverse fixture at Goodisson Park. The Blues were blown away by Everton’s high-energy performance, and considering this is a must win for Chelsea in order to keep Champions League … Continue reading Ones to Watch: Richarlison | Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

Women’s Day Special: Chelsea Football Club Women, An Overlooked Part Of The Crest.

Chelsea Football Club is not solely the men’s first team. It includes the youth teams, from U23 all the way to U8, and it also includes the women's team, who are so often overlooked. But the reality is, they have been contributing to the trophy cabinet just as much as the men's team, and are … Continue reading Women’s Day Special: Chelsea Football Club Women, An Overlooked Part Of The Crest.

What can Chelsea do with the current squad? ; What to look forward to next season.

As Chelsea round out the remaining portion of the season, let's take an in-depth look at what Chelsea can do to improve and maximize their performance based on what they currently have. Various injuries have riddled our side and put Lampard in a conundrum over the lineup. His main scorer, Tammy Abraham has been struggling … Continue reading What can Chelsea do with the current squad? ; What to look forward to next season.

Chelsea’s Win Against Liverpool Showed Signs of the Chelsea of Old

Chelsea showed shades of old against Liverpool last night in the FA Cup. Glimpses of Ancelotti and Mourinho were written all over the victory against the European champions, and the Blue's 2-0 win resurfaced memories of our title-winning sides of yesteryear. Frank Lampard's side came into the game against the current Premier League leaders on … Continue reading Chelsea’s Win Against Liverpool Showed Signs of the Chelsea of Old

Lampard’s Pressing Chelsea Return as Gilmour Lights Up The Bridge.

Chelsea's season has been one defined by unpredictability. If the last four games have demonstrated anything, it is how erratic Frank Lampard's Blues can (and have) been over the last seven months. Tuesday night's victory over Liverpool in the FA Cup proved this theory further, as days removed from a frantic afternoon on the South … Continue reading Lampard’s Pressing Chelsea Return as Gilmour Lights Up The Bridge.

THE TACTICAL EYE: Chelsea 2 – 0 Liverpool

OVERVIEW Chelsea started with a 4-3-3 formation (often changing to 4-2-3-1/4-3-2-1 depending on how the wingers chose to position) while pressing, with Barkley, Willian, and Pedro often forming a block behind Giroud. In the build-up, Gilmour often acted as the only pivot in front of the centre backs, as his high composure and technical skills … Continue reading THE TACTICAL EYE: Chelsea 2 – 0 Liverpool

Chelsea vs. Liverpool FA Cup Preview

After an intense match against Bournemouth this past weekend, Chelsea will look to regain composure and build momentum in tonight’s FA Cup fifth-round clash against Liverpool, who are also looking to bounce back after their shock defeats to Atletico Madrid and Watford last week. With Jürgan Klopp’s side currently holding a commanding 22-point lead over … Continue reading Chelsea vs. Liverpool FA Cup Preview

Player Profile: Callum Hudson-Odoi – Is he Genuine or Overrated?

From bursting onto the scene in January 2018 to then earning an international call-up in 2019, Callum Hudson-Odoi is among a plethora of young, talented players in England. Now let’s take it back to late January in the winter of 2018, during the FA cup fourth round tie against Newcastle at Stamford Bridge, the home … Continue reading Player Profile: Callum Hudson-Odoi – Is he Genuine or Overrated?

Player Profile: Billy Gilmour – “Scottish Iniesta”

The current season has brought an abundance of joy for Chelsea fans, as we have seen a plethora of young talent that has come through the academy. One of whom is the 18-year-old Scot Billy Gilmour, who has showcased his impressive abilities in just a few games this season. Looking back on his first outing … Continue reading Player Profile: Billy Gilmour – “Scottish Iniesta”