After an impressive 2-1 victory over Manchester City in midweek, Frank Lampard made significant changes to the team, with the busy schedule ahead clearly weighing heavily on his mind. Kante remained as the deepest player in the midfield, as he has since project restart, with Gilmour coming into the team as a CM. Willy Caballero, … Continue reading Match Review: Leicester 0-1 Chelsea
Saïd Benrahma has become the latest player to be linked with a move to Stamford Bridge, but not for the first time. The rumours came about earlier in the season, and now they've resurfaced, it seems like the perfect time to delve a little deeper into how the Algerian winger could fit in under Frank … Continue reading Scouting Report: Saïd Benrahma
29 Premier League games played out of a possible 29. 6 goals. 4 assists. Numerous positions. The debut season of Mason Mount has been one of great debate among fans, yet he's been continually picked ahead of the competition by both Frank Lampard and Gareth Southgate. At 21 years of age, Mount has been trusted … Continue reading Player Profile: Mason Mount
A young and technically gifted midfielder with huge potential, Jody Morris debuted for Chelsea at just 17 years and 43 days old, claiming the club's Young Player of the Year award for the 1996-97 season. He remains the youngest player to play for the club in the Premier League, even with this season's youth revolution. … Continue reading A-Z: J is for Jody Morris
In the midst of the coronavirus panic comes another game at the Bridge. I set off to the train station, with hand sanitiser safely zipped away in my pocket. I'm one of the lucky ones you see. While others were raiding Tesco, I was raiding my house. It's every man for themselves. I'm ahead of … Continue reading Ancelotti put to the sword.
Champions League football was back at the Bridge, Frank Lampard's first European knockout game was just hours away and the excitement and nerves were starting to build. I waited, for what seemed like forever, to have a meeting with my uni tutor so that I could finally leave and head off to the Bridge. Chelsea … Continue reading Disappointed but not surprised.
Marina Granovskaia is well known as the most powerful woman in football, and for good reason. She's effectively been running the club since Abramovich's Visa issues stopped him from entering the country, and has been entrusted as his valued ally for almost two decades. So why does she so often get stick from the Chelsea … Continue reading Misunderstood Marina
After two disappointing performances against Newcastle and Arsenal (with Chelsea only picking up one point between the two), the Blues will be looking to secure a win as they head into a crucial period of matches. The trip to Hull will be followed by Leicester (also away) while Manchester United, Tottenham and Bayern Munich will … Continue reading Match Preview: Hull City vs Chelsea
It's the summer of 2017. Chelsea have just won the Premier League for the 5th time and all is good in the world. Until we start signing players. Morata, Bakayoko, Drinkwater, and Zappacosta all brought into the club in the same window. Mediocrity at its best. A window we're still recovering from. We still actually … Continue reading Time to buy smart with a change in approach…
After an outstanding team performance against Tottenham, where Chelsea completely outplayed their London rivals, a very different test in the form of Southampton await them on Boxing Day. Against teams who come to the Bridge with a low block, the Blues have struggled to convert their chances. The chance creation has been relatively good with … Continue reading Match Preview: Chelsea vs Southampton