In what has been a topsy-turvy campaign to say the least, several players are guilty of inconsistency. Despite being impeccable in a particular game, they follow that performance with arguably their worst in a Chelsea kit - and manage to top it every time. While that is expected of a youthful squad, certain individuals, who … Continue reading The Goalkeeper Conundrum – Potential Kepa Replacements
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?
Since football returned, no Chelsea player has endured more differing fortunes than Jorginho. Before the coronavirus pandemic brought life to a halt, the Italian was a firm favourite for Frank Lampard. He had made the second-highest number of appearances, featured in 88% of games and was only behind Tammy Abraham for goals. Yet now, it … Continue reading Jorginho: Cause for concern or tactical decision?
What have we learnt from Frank Lampard’s Chelsea this season? Chelsea can beat the best teams in England, and produce some outstanding performances when it matters. The injection of youth players has paid off, proving that after all, the kids are alright. This squad has huge potential among its ranks, and can challenge at the … Continue reading Chelsea’s set-piece struggles and why it matters
Tobi Promise analyses the colossal impact of Christian Pulisic on Frank Lampard in his limited playing time this season, and discusses his prospects for next season.
With Timo Werner finally confirmed on Thursday, Chelsea now have four strikers among their ranks. Werner will undoubtedly be top of the pecking order, with the German scoring more goals than the other three combined in an outstanding season at RB Leipzig. Tammy Abraham offers even more goalscoring prowess, with his 15 goals making him … Continue reading Michy Batshuayi: Chelsea’s forgotten man hidden in the shadows
Football’s long-awaited return is just around the corner, as the clock ticks down to Chelsea’s trip to Aston Villa. It’s vital that the Blues get off to a good start, with only three points between them and a Europa League spot, currently occupied by Manchester United. Frank Lampard has decisions to make about who to … Continue reading Chelsea’s critical yet confusing centre-back dilemma
If we start listing the names of all the top professionals at Chelsea, a certain French striker surely is on the top or at its whereabouts. Olivier Giroud, who joined Chelsea in January 2018, has often had to settle for the back-up role, but has hardly complained. He’s had some questionable players start ahead of … Continue reading Olivier Giroud: A True Professional
It had been a cold day. The cold winds of Winter blew noisily through the trees and buffeted me as I trudged home after a long day at school. I felt numb. There were no birds, no people outside. The woods were quiet... almost as if they were awaiting something. “Ding” My phone emitted the … Continue reading Jamie-Lee Napier
A quick search of Kasey Palmer’s name in isolation shows you a footballing maverick. Endless compilations of skills, tricks, flicks, mazy dribbles and stunning goals at every level in youth football can’t help but impress and dazzle anyone who watches them. Kasey Palmer is blessed with a level of technical talent not normally associated with … Continue reading Kasey Palmer: Turning A Diamond into Charcoal