Atlético Madrid keeper Jan Oblak has built a reputation over the last six years in Spain where he can now be widely considered as the best goalkeeper in the world. The legendary figures of Iker Casillas, Gianluigi Buffon and Petr Cech have all moved on from their respective primes and Oblak is now in that … Continue reading Jan Oblak – Scout Report
Last week, the Athletic published an article claiming that Lampard had blocked a long-term target of Chelsea Football Club who had been extensively scouted. For the past few months reports have been circulating that Lampard is pushing the club to sign Leicester’s Ben Chilwell despite many believing there to be better, cheaper options available. Both … Continue reading Opinion: Should clubs always back their managers in the transfer window?
From the very minute the final whilst blew on the 25th of February, Chelsea Football Club was always facing an extreme uphill battle to progress through to the Champions League Quarter Finals having lost 3-0 to Bayern Munich. Three weeks later, the teams were due to meet again, but the small problem of a Global … Continue reading Opinion: Why Chelsea’s European Struggles Make Next Season MORE Exciting
"Chelsea has been my club for 48 years. I moved from the men's game to the women's game because it is more honest, more inclusive, with a friendlier atmosphere. In short terms; the women's game is better both on and off the pitch." - Ricky Maurice We all have our reasons for supporting a team, … Continue reading Chelsea Women Supporters Group – the ONLY unofficial official supporters’ group
Stamford Bridge stands as a monument to modesty in a London borough where grandiose excess knows no bounds. A quaint and relatively unassuming building just off of the Fulham Road, the memories it contains within its walls transcend such self-effacing descriptions. Plans for the stadium's redevelopment remain shelved for now. But alas, some thirty years … Continue reading How Ken Bates and the Chelsea Pitch Owners saved Stamford Bridge.
I know, you're probably tired of reading about it now. Chelsea have had a few issues in defence this season which is likely down to a combination of both individual personnel as well as the way the side sets up in the defensive third. When you look at the four centre backs currently have; Fikayo … Continue reading Xavier Mbuyamba – The Long-Term Solution to Chelsea’s Defensive Woes?
At the start of the 19/20 season, Chelsea F.C underwent a drastic change. First was the arrival of Christian Pulisic, then the permanent signing of Mateo Kovacic, and most imposingly, the transfer ban restricting any other transfers. Pundits and rival fans were riled up about the chance that Chelsea would sink down into the mid-table … Continue reading An End of an Era: Goodbye Willian and Pedro
Is Sergio Reguilon a future Chelsea left back? If recent reports are anything to go by, then he just may be. The Real Madrid full back has been in fine form this year, and is potentially available for a low fee of around £25 million. The left back situation sees Marcos Alonso and Emerson as … Continue reading Ben Chilwell vs Sergio Reguilon: Transfer Targets
Willian has today announced his departure from Chelsea after seven years of service to the club. Tom Overend reflects on his memories of the Brazilian playmaker, and why his legacy will always be divided amongst fans. Willian is one of the most skilful players to ever set foot at Chelsea Football Club. Born in the … Continue reading Willian Borges da Silva: The Tribute
After a disappointing end to our Champions League campaign, we look back at the individuals players that suffered defeat in Munich. Willy Cabellero- 5 Not a great start for the Argentinian shot stopper, giving away a penalty after just 8 minutes. Didn’t cover himself in glory for the second goal either and could’ve done a … Continue reading Bayern 4-1 Chelsea: Player Ratings
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The All Things Chelsea Team give their score predictions for today’s Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg against Bayern at the Allianz Arena. Let us know your predictions in the comments below! This new feature will see three of our team explain the thinking behind their predictions for the game, and let us know … Continue reading Bayern vs Chelsea: Score Predictions
Chelsea have named a 23 man squad ahead of the of the Round of 16 Second Leg against Bayern Munich. There are some familiar faces, but a lot of younger players facing inclusion for the first time owing to an injury crisis seeing the likes of Christian Pulisic miss out. Chelsea have a tough task … Continue reading Bayern Munich vs Chelsea: The Squad
With a month left, The FA announced the opening two weeks of fixtures for the Barclays FA Women's Super League today. That means we now know the opponent our Chelsea FC Women will face in the first round at the weekend 5-6th of September. The Blues’ will travel to Manchester to take on United at … Continue reading Chelsea FC Women – this week’s highlights
Chelsea will head to Allianz Arena to face one of the strongest teams in Europe today, Bayern Munich. The German powerhouse have not lost since January when their last defeat came to Nurnberg losing 5-2. The last time these two teams clashed, Chelsea were hampered with injuries and had to lead the line with Ross … Continue reading Opposition Analysis: Bayern Munich
With Chelsea 3-0 down to Bayern Munich going to Saturday's second-leg and a massive task facing the wounded Blues, we're taking a look at some of Chelsea's previous European comebacks for inspiration. Today we're remembering our comeback against Napoli on the road to our 2012 Champions League success. The Situation Credit: Daily Mail Chelsea went … Continue reading Great European Comebacks #2: Napoli 2012
In what will most likely be Chelsea’s final game of the season, the Blues will travel to Germany for the away fixture against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena. Most people, pundits and fans alike, have already decided that Bayern will move on to the next round as Chelsea have a 3-0 deficit to overcome. … Continue reading Bayern Munich vs. Chelsea: Match Preview
Tiemoue Bakayoko’s future is currently unclear. He had been on loan to AC Milan and AS Monaco in the past two seasons but he is still contracted to Chelsea. Bakayoko was signed in the summer of 2017 by Antonio Conte as an upgrade to Nemanja Matic for a 3-4-3 double DM pairing. He failed to … Continue reading Opinion: Bakayoko DOES fit in Lampard’s System
Chelsea go into Saturday's game with Bayern Munich needing to win by at least 3 goals to overturn the 3-0 defeat from the first-leg. As if this task wasn't monumental enough, they will play the match without 6 to 9 first-team players. Captain Azpilicueta was injured in the FA Cup Final defeat to Arsenal, as … Continue reading Great European Comebacks #1: PSG 2014
A worrying injury on five different occasions resulted in Christian Pulisic playing only 1,727 minutes of Chelsea’s 4,950 season total match minutes (i.e 35 per cent). That is a very low figure given the importance of his quality to the club. While fans try to blame his injury conundrum on excuses like the medical team, … Continue reading Christian Pulisic: Is he injury-prone?
Chelsea's search for a new left-back has taken an unexpected turn this week, with Real Madrid's Sergio Reguilon the latest player to be linked with a move to Stamford Bridge. As rumours intensify over a potential deal, we take a look at what the 23-year-old could offer Frank Lampard's side. Reguilon, whilst under contract at … Continue reading Sergio Reguilon – Scout Report
Mia interviews tough-tackling Jonna Andersson, former Linköping star and two-time WSL winner with the Blues about her playing style, ambitions and her favourite thing about being at Chelsea.
Could Marseille's powerful ball-playing defender be a solution to Chelsea's defensive disarray? Ameya examines the talented young Croatian Duje Caleta-Car.
Well well well, after just short of 12 months, Chelsea's season has all but come to close, minus a small game against Bayern Munich next Saturday. It's been a truly unforgettable season, with a three month hiatus between March and June, as well as the homecoming of Frank Lampard to Chelsea Football Club. But without … Continue reading Chelsea FC 2019-20 Season Review
The Blues' are back at Cobham in training ahead of a new season. https://twitter.com/ChelseaFCW/status/1289242275638255622?s=20 And brace yourself - a lot of good news for our women has been revealed this week. Let's take a look at what last week was: New contracts for England and Cuthbert WSL awarded 'Player of the year' Bethany England has … Continue reading Chelsea FC Women – Last week’s news!
With the dust settled on the FA Cup Final, Rob reflects on injuries, lacklustre performance and poor refereeing.
A game which will be remembered not for Arsenal’s win but for Anthony Taylor’s win. Aside from the atrocious refereeing, the performance from men in blue was underwhelming and the blues were fortunate to go in at half time level before the referee took complete control over the game. Let’s just get this game out … Continue reading FA Cup Final: Player Ratings
10-men Chelsea fell to a disappointing 2-1 to defeat to Arsenal in a 2020 FA Cup Final marked with controversy. Chelsea were dominant for the opening stages of the match and took a deserved 1-0 lead through a Pulisic effort in the 5th minute. However, two goals from Aubameyang ensured that it was the red … Continue reading FA Cup Final (Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea): Match Report
Chelsea’s 2017/18 season was filled with inconsistency. A very dull season with ups and downs resulting in a 5th place finish in the league. However, a small redeeming compensation of the FA Cup trophy closed the season on a good note and gave the controversial Antonio Conte a parting gift. Going into the 2017/18, big … Continue reading BLUE DAYS PART SEVEN: 2018
The conclusion of the Premier League 19/20 season has brought much hope for the upcoming season as new faces continue to arrive at Chelsea. The desire for improvement is strong as Lampard is continuing his quest to upgrade his team. This will have to be put on hold though for the time being, as there is … Continue reading Chelsea vs Arsenal: Opposition Report FA Cup Arsenal
The FA Cup Final of 2012 came at an unbelievably crucial moment in the club's history. The historical competition was not the only silverware we were searching to lift that year; in fact the Champions League Final against Bayern Munich fell exactly two weeks after the fixture with Liverpool at Wembley. Domestically, FA Cup run … Continue reading BLUE DAYS PART 6: 2012
We continue our build-up to Saturday's FA Cup Final by reviewing our Road to Wembley, taking a look through our performances that have earned us a spot against Arsenal. Vivek continues the journey by recollecting our Quarter Final against Leicester City last month. As we come closer to the final, we take a look back … Continue reading Road to Wembley – Quarter Finals vs Leicester City
Frank Lampard was appointed manager of Chelsea Football Club on the 4th of July 2019. If you'd told me a little short of 13 months later that we would've just qualified for Champions League via the Top 4, with an FA Cup final still to play, I wouldn't have believed you. And yet, here we … Continue reading Arsenal vs Chelsea: FA Cup Final Preview
Chelsea meets Arsenal this weekend in the 139th final of the FA Cup, the third time we have faced the Gunners at this conclusive stage of the competition. Whilst the previous two meetings ended in defeat for Chelsea, this Saturday’s fixture marks the end of an impressive first season for Frank Lampard and his showtime … Continue reading Chelsea vs Arsenal: Top 5 Moments
We continue our build-up to Saturday's FA Cup Final by taking a look at another FA Cup Blue Day. Tom recalls our FA Cup Campaign of 2010, in which we secured a famous first League and Cup double in our history! It was also a special day for him personally, being his first trip to Wembley to support the Blues in an FA Cup Final.
“He’s a specialist in failure. If I do that in Chelsea, eight years, I leave and don’t come back.” – Jose Mourinho Despite Chelsea’s traditional rivalries with Fulham and Spurs, the battles between Chelsea and Arsenal are the greatest in London – perhaps due to both teams' successes over the years. There have been many … Continue reading Chelsea vs Arsenal: Top 5 Moments
We continue our build-up to Saturday's FA Cup Final by taking a look at another FA Cup Blue Day. James recalls our FA Cup Campaign in 2009, which provided a special afternoon of glory after domestic and European heartache earlier on. “Guus Hiddink: We want you to stay!” As I look back and reminisce on … Continue reading BLUE DAYS PART FOUR: 2009
Ahead of the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea this Saturday, Jack decided to cross no-mans land and enter the trenches of the opposition. He sat down with Ben (@BenBrowning3) from You Are My Arsenal to understand his views on the upcoming fixture and how he sees the final panning out. Without further ado, … Continue reading FA Cup: The Arsenal View
We continue our build-up to Saturday's FA Cup Final by taking a look at another FA Cup Blue Day. Jack (@isoncfc) recalls our FA Cup Campaign in 2007, which culminated in lifting the trophy for the very first time at the New Wembley Stadium. After completing back to back Premier League Trophies in 2005 and … Continue reading BLUE DAYS PART THREE: 2007
We continue our build-up to Saturday's FA Cup Final by taking a look at another FA Cup Blue Day. Baris (@VialliChelseaFC) recalls our FA Cup Campaign in 2000, which culminated in lifting the trophy for the final time at the Old Wembley Stadium. “Roberto is a great man - he very much likes to play … Continue reading BLUE DAYS PART TWO: 2000
On Sunday, Timo Werner landed in London in order to watch Chelsea's crucial game with Wolves from the stands. Yesterday, he trained with the First Team squad and today Chelsea have released his first interview with the club. Here are five things we learned about our exciting new talisman. 1. Lampard's pull power is real … Continue reading 5 Things We Learned From Werner’s Welcome Interview.
We continue our build-up to Saturday's FA Cup Final by reviewing our Road to Wembley, taking a look through our performances that have earned us a spot against Arsenal. Ben starts off the journey by recollecting our Third Round against Nottingham Forest in January. In the Third Round, Chelsea faced Championship high-fliers Nottingham Forest. The … Continue reading Road to Wembley: Third Round
There is a very good chance that the FA Cup Final on Saturday goes to penalties. Both sets of fans would rather avoid them, but the truth is that 120+ minutes of football between Chelsea or Arsenal could be decided by 10 season-defining spot-kicks. If it does come down to that, Chelsea fans should be … Continue reading Hazard, Jorginho and the FA Cup Final: Chelsea’s Penalty Problem
Chelsea legend Dennis Wise once scored a rather impressive effort at one of Italy's most iconic stadiums late on to seal a victory, according to a famous terrace chant that can still sometimes be heard echoing around Stamford Bridge. Although Wise has now long since retired, another club legend has taken up the mantle at … Continue reading The FA Cup Interview: Dennis Wise
The rollercoaster ride ‘Stealth’ at Thorpe Park is perhaps the perfect epitome of our season this past year. There have been ups such as the demolition of Man City at The Bridge, but also downs like the recent losses at Sheffield United and West Ham after the season restarted. Nonetheless, we managed to finish in … Continue reading Premier League Champions Within 3 Years?
Today we say 'Happy birthday' to our Norweigan international Guro Reiten. The talented midfielder, who joined Chelsea FC Women ahead of the campaign 2019/20, turns 26 today. During her first season with the Blues' the Norweigan already has made a strong impression within the team with; 15 APPEARANCES5 GOALS8 ASSISTS71% PASS ACCURACY Guro Reiten was … Continue reading It’s Guro Reiten’s birthday!
In the final game of the Premier League season, Chelsea confirmed Champions league qualification by beating Wolves at Stamford Bridge. We look deep into each individual’s performance, rating each player. Willy Caballero- 6 Almost a jobless game for the Argentinian today, replacing the usually first choice Kepa Arrizabalaga, but he was there when he was … Continue reading Chelsea 2-0 Wolves: Match Ratings
Chelsea assured their place in the Champions League in clinical fashion against Wolves this afternoon. Two goals in first-half injury time settled many nerves in West London, and settled a game that had been in danger of slipping into despairing territory. Wolves started the game the brighter, passing crisply around an organised midfield line. Chances … Continue reading Chelsea 2-0 Wolves: Match Report
Chelsea (3-4-3): Substitutes: Kepa, Christensen, Tomori, Emerson, Loftus-Cheek, Barkley, Hudson-Odoi, Pedro, Abraham Wolves (3-5-2): Substitutes: Ruddy, Gibbs-White, Adama, Jordao, Moutinho, Kilman, Podence, Vinagre, Buur
The All Things Chelsea Team give their score predictions for today’s final Premier League game at home to Wolves. Chelsea will secure top four today if they avoid defeat! Let us know your predictions in the comments below! This new feature will see three of our team explain the thinking behind their predictions for the … Continue reading Chelsea vs Wolves: Score Predictions
It wouldn't be a normal season for Chelsea if there weren't any absolutely world class goals scored. The 2019/20 season was no different with a number of fantastic goals flying in throughout. Here at All Things Chelsea, we have compiled our top 8 goals from this season, with you the reader able to cast your … Continue reading All Things Chelsea Goal of The Season Nominees – Part 1