Since his return to Stamford Bridge at the start of the 2019/20 season, manager, Frank Lampard has placed a particular emphasis on bringing youth players into the first-team set-up. While the likes of Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham - now mainstays in the squad - immediately spring mind, Lampard has also given sporadic opportunities to … Continue reading Tino Anjorin – Chelsea’s latest youth star?
Make no mistake, the Europa League Champions are not a team to be underestimated. They proved that last year in beating Wolves, Man United and Inter Milan on route to the trophy. And, despite the tendencies of Premier League fans to call other leagues 'farmers leagues', their 4th placed La Liga finish is also worthy … Continue reading Chelsea vs Sevilla – UEFA Champions League Match Preview
Nathan Dubois is a Football Twitter account with over 20k followers but he is perhaps better known for his work as fake transfer reporter and his online FIFA antics. In this miniseries, ARK talks to him about all of these activties and more. Part 2: Football Twitter, FIFA and YouTube Check out Part One on … Continue reading Q/A with CFC Dubois Part 2: Football Twitter, FIFA and YouTube
Nathan Dubois is a Football Twitter account with over 20k followers but he is perhaps better known for his work as fake transfer reporter and his online FIFA antics. In this miniseries, ARK talks to him about all of these activties and more. Part 1: Being an ITK. Let’s start at the beginning, why did … Continue reading Q/A with CFC Dubois Part 1: Being an ITK
The Telegraph yesterday broke the story that Liverpool and Manchester United are spearheading a push for the biggest changes to English football for a decade. Project Big Picture, as it has been branded, includes plans to reduce the size of the Premier League to 18 teams, scrap the League Cup and place voting power in … Continue reading Project Big Picture – A cynical power grab
Eight years after they won the competition at the club, Florent Malouda and Didier Drogba haved helped us in the Champions League once again. While completing the draw for the Group Stage of the competition, they drew Chelsea in the relatively easy group of Group E. Sevilla, FC Krasondor and Stade Rennes may not have … Continue reading Champions League Draw Reaction – Chelsea to face Sevilla, Krasnodar and Rennes
Just hours after news of Kai Havertz's transfer agreement with the club broke, Chelsea appear to have wrapped up the signing of another transfer target: Thiago Silva. Fabrizio Romano is reporting that the PSG centre-back, who put in a commanding performance in yesterday's Champions League Final, has agreed a two year deal with the club. … Continue reading Latest: Thiago Silva to Chelsea Close, Agrees Two-Year Deal
News has broken this afternoon that Chelsea have agreed a fee with Bayer Leverkusen for Kai Havetrtz. Chelsea have been chasing Havertz's signature for some time now and it seems that they have finally won it. Fabrizio Romano tweeted today that a 'total agreement' will be reached in the next few hours. The reported fee … Continue reading Report: Chelsea Agree Fee for Havertz
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?
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