Back in February I wrote a piece for All Things Chelsea about the imbalance in Chelsea’s midfield group, attempting to make the point that, while collectively talented, Chelsea’s midfielders did not fit well together. While the piece was on the group as a whole, the intentionally unintentional focus was on two players, Jorginho and N’Golo … Continue reading The Kanté Conundrum – Will he stay at Chelsea?
Ryan profiles Kai Havertz amidst more heavy links with the Leverkusen youngster. I feel like I have been here before, having this strong sense of Déjà vu. It was only a few short weeks ago that I was sitting right here working up my thoughts on a certain German goal machine. I was trying to … Continue reading Kai Havertz – Our Next German Sensation?
“Football is Back, The Premier League is back!” I assume many of you were as excited to hear or see those words as I was. Typically those words appear in early August and signal the start of a new Premier League season, and thanks to the 5 hour time difference between London and Florida, the … Continue reading 4 Keys to Top 4 – The Biggest Factors in ensuring Champions League football for the Blues next season.
Aside from Jadon Sancho, there may not be a player that seemed more destined to change clubs in the upcoming summer transfer window then Red Bull Leipzig’s Timo Werner. In fact, it could even be argued now that due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the effects it has had financially on the global football community, … Continue reading Timo Werner – German Goal Machine
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.
Goalkeepers are…different. I would know, I was one. I have also trained quite a few who were also a bit “out there,” including one who was actually allergic to grass. Yes, I said allergic…to...GRASS! (Apologies for calling you out Hunter.) But think about it, in what other position in all of sport do you do … Continue reading Is Chelsea’s Future in Safe Hands with Kepa?
VAR has been called a lot of things over the course of the first 27 match weeks of the Premier League campaign, with most of the terms used being, shall we say, less than endearing. It was inevitable that there would be some bumps along the road. I am sure most anticipated that just by … Continue reading Fixing VAR – The 64 Million Dollar Question No One Can Seem to Answer.