"It’s been a good week for me. Hopefully, it can continue. You need to play with confidence and not be afraid to make mistakes. But I feel good and feel at home. Everything is fine here." Hakim Ziyech's post-match comments, Turf Moor, October 31, 2020 Is he the missing piece Chelsea have yearned for this … Continue reading Hakim Ziyech- The Chosen One?
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
After an exasperating knockout on penalties in the Carabao Cup against Spurs and an equally frustrating 3-3 draw at the weekend against West Bromwich Albion, it’s fair to say Chelsea fans needed a pick me up. The real gift we all wanted was a decisive win against Palace, and we duly received it in the … Continue reading UEFA Champions League Group E – Future Transfer Targets
Chelsea FC has become a hive of loan activity in recent years, earning the infamous nickname “loan army”. This “army” has included a mix of academy graduates (Trevoh Chalobah, Dujon Sterling), cheap young signings (Kenedy, Matt Miazga), and the occasional older player (think Danny Drinkwater). During the 2019/20 season, Chelsea loaned out a staggering 31 … Continue reading The 2020/21 Loan Army: Ones to Watch
Mateo Kovacic is an Austria born, Croatian National, who plays for Croatia and Chelsea. Kovacic has enjoyed a successful senior career at some of the biggest clubs in the world. His senior career began at Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia. He made his debut in the 2010/2011 Croatian First Football League, at the age of 16. … Continue reading Mateo Kovacic – The Story So Far
What has happened? Cobham youngsters proved their status as young stars while helping lead Chelsea to a fourth place finish against all odds. Inevitably with the transfer ban over, European money coming in, and the sales of Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata among others, everyone knew Chelsea would have money to spend. That has showed … Continue reading Chelsea’s Young Stars From 2019/2020 – What happens next?
Arguably no better feeling beats watching a home-grown player represent the first team for football fans. Same could be said of Chelsea fans and their affinity towards Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount. Both players became blue at a kiddy age of 8 and 6-year old respectively. The main likeliness of these stars is they both … Continue reading RLC 18/19 vs Mount 19/20: Breaking Through
Today Chelsea completed the signing of highly-rated Netherlands youngster Xavier Mbuyamba on a free transfer from Barcelona, after they were forced to cut large numbers of youth players from their academy as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Mbuyamba has been training with the development squad recently and signed his contract with Chelsea earlier in … Continue reading Confirmed: Chelsea sign Xavier Mbuyamba
Ben Chilwell has been closely linked with a transfer to Chelsea in the last few months. Tapas Iyer (@IyerTapas) has compiled a statistical analysis on the player that might change a few opinions on his potential to play for the Blues.
A worrying injury on five different occasions resulted in Christian Pulisic playing only 1,727 minutes of Chelsea’s 4,950 season total match minutes (i.e 35 per cent). That is a very low figure given the importance of his quality to the club. While fans try to blame his injury conundrum on excuses like the medical team, … Continue reading Christian Pulisic: Is he injury-prone?