Why Chelsea and Frank Lampard Deserve Some Time.

Underwhelming. If one word could summarize Chelsea's season so far, this would be very close to perfection. With a total of 9 games played so far, the Blues have picked up 3 wins, 4 draws and 2 loses, despite the fact that the squad has seen massive investment this summer. With the existence of the … Continue reading Why Chelsea and Frank Lampard Deserve Some Time.

‘Flatline?’ Are Chelsea Improving under Lampard?

"You know, the best players, myself included, they play to their strengths so as to not expose their weaknesses. They control the ball, the ball doesn't control them." Glen Foy to Santiago Munez in 'Goal! The Dream Begins'(2005) It seems only yesterday that question marks surrounding Frank Lampard and this star-studded yet inexplosive Chelsea side … Continue reading ‘Flatline?’ Are Chelsea Improving under Lampard?

Analysis – Why are Chelsea failing to kill off teams?

Chelsea's 'revolutionary' season hit another setback as an underwhelming second-half display against Southampton led to the spoils being shared at Stamford Bridge. It looks as if this has all happened before; almost like "different game, same old story". Having made a fantastic start against the Saints, Chelsea took their foot off the gas in the … Continue reading Analysis – Why are Chelsea failing to kill off teams?

UEFA Champions League – Who should start against Sevilla?

Chelsea's Champions League campaign for the 20/21 season begins tomorrow with a home tie against Sevilla; whom the Blues have never faced in the competition. @CFCDUBois sets out who should line up against the current Europa League holders. It was looking increasingly likely that recent signing Edouard Mendy would still remain sidelined from injury for … Continue reading UEFA Champions League – Who should start against Sevilla?

Will Frank Lampard’s Chelsea ever learn from their defensive mistakes?

Here we are once again. What was predicted by many to be a routine win for Chelsea given the massive recruitment drive ends in an eventful 3-3 draw. For many fans, this feels like a defeat as the team seemingly managed to draw disappointment from the jaws of a well deserved victory. Once again the … Continue reading Will Frank Lampard’s Chelsea ever learn from their defensive mistakes?

Christian Pulisic’s Under-Appreciated Character and Work Ethic

The cunning faint moves; the lively dribbles, the adorable passes are the theme of Pulisic’s constant drama. It is a necessity to stay hooked to the TV when he is on the pitch. He’s such an enjoyable player to watch. The entertainment he produces earned him the ‘fan’s favourite’. I’m not forgetting the MLS icon, … Continue reading Christian Pulisic’s Under-Appreciated Character and Work Ethic