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.
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
After an emphatic victory over Manchester United in the FA Cup semi-final, attention now turns back to Chelsea's quest for Champions League football. Frank Lampard knows that three points are all his side requires in order to secure a top-four finish. But with a trip to Anfield to contend with on Wednesday, it is by … Continue reading Liverpool vs Chelsea: Match Preview
Chelsea and Crystal Palace have shared a rather symbiotic relationship over the years, with several high profile players trading the leafy enclave of West London for the sweeping city views south of the city. Palace's promotion to the Premier League in 2013 has provided Chelsea with an abundance of opportunities to test raw talent in … Continue reading Crystal Palace vs Chelsea: Top 5 Players
Chelsea travel to the London Stadium to meet West Ham later this evening, and Sam Tabuteau recount his favourite moments in fixtures between the two sides.
Chelsea make their long-awaited return to action this Sunday, as Frank Lampard's men travel to take on relegation-threatened Aston Villa. With Premier League football having been suspended since early March, there is little to infer but speculation about how either team will acclimatise to their new surroundings. Chelsea went into the lockdown in a rich … Continue reading Aston Villa vs Chelsea – match preview
Willian has divided opinion throughout his seven years at Chelsea. Bursting on the scene like a Chinese firecracker with a glorious curling finish at Carrow Road, his first season in English football was marked by all too infrequent moments of magic. At his very best he showcased sublime technique and energy. But like his Brazilian … Continue reading Player Profile: Willian
Bayer Leverkusen's Kai Havertz is perhaps the most highly regarded German talent of a generation, and with good reason. Over the past two seasons, his composure and movement off the ball have earmarked him as the successor to Thomas Muller's throne both domestically and internationally. But whilst Bayern Munich offers the youngster almost inevitable success … Continue reading Kai Havertz – Scouting Report.
The 2019 U-21 European Championships came and went with little fanfare in England, as Aidy Boothroyd's young lions crashed out of the tournament in the group stages. But with England's prospects curtailed at the first hurdle, Premier League scouts had turned their attentions to a young german forward who had propelled Die Mannschaft to a … Continue reading Gian-Luca Waldschmidt – Scout Report
A collective sigh echoed up and down the country. Yet another story of what could've been. Gareth Southgate's sudden death spot-kick had condemned England to the same familiar fate they had suffered just six years earlier - football was not coming home. But a tournament so wrapped up in the enterprising patriotism of Terry Venables … Continue reading A-Z: Z is for Zola – The Bargain That Shaped The Course Of Chelsea’s History.