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
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
Yesterdays humbling 3-0 defeat at the hands of Sheffield United was a not so welcome reminder of just how much work needs to be done for Frank Lampard’s Chelsea. From start to finish we were completely bossed in every area of the pitch; never looking like scoring, whilst gifting the Blades countless opportunities to do … Continue reading Opinion: Stark Defensive Shortcomings
Our beloved Chelsea returned yesterday, but as we all know it was not in the circumstances we are very much used to. Our first game in ‘lockdown’ conditions took place at Villa Park against an Aston Villa side battling to stay in the Premier League, and it’s fair to say that it’s certainly as strange … Continue reading Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Lockdown Experience
In what has been an up and down year for Chelsea, there are few players who have remained consistent throughout the course of this unique and unprecedented season of football. Our defence in particular has been an area of concern, and Frank Lampard is seemingly yet to find his perfect central partnership, one that may … Continue reading Player Profile: Kurt Zouma
Gary Cahill: Legend or Great Servant? Even amidst a global pandemic, resulting in the temporary suspension of almost all league football worldwide, Chelsea Twitter continues to find things to be divided over; and as long as the discussion’s stay respectful, I endorse them. After all, we have to get our football fix from somewhere, and … Continue reading Gary Cahill: Legend or Great Servant?
Over the years we have seen some great spot kick takers at Stamford Bridge. Rarely out on the green have we seen a team in blue with not at least two or three penalty takers capable of stepping up in a big pressure moment that could decide a game. All had their own unique styles … Continue reading A-Z: P is for Penalties
Us modern Chelsea fans have been blessed with an array of talent since the turn of the twenty first century. Roman’s arrival was the dawn of a Chelsea that bred a calibre of player unlike anything seen before. When asked who Chelsea’s greatest legends are, I and many others struggle to look further than the … Continue reading A-Z: O is for Peter Osgood.
After the devastation of Monday night, there is no time to dwell on the 'what ifs' and 'maybes' of the action that took place at Stamford Bridge. Let's just leave it at the fact that it was Chelsea's 11 playing against United's 18. Yes, 18. All four match officials and the three clowns down at … Continue reading Ones to watch: Spurs