The crunch game of another packed Premier League weekend arrives at Old Trafford as Chelsea visit Manchester United for a 5:30 PM kick-off. Chelsea and Manchester United have both failed to hit the ground running after two very different summer transfer windows, yet both retain hopes of challenging for the title in what could be the … Continue reading Opposition Report- Manchester United
Happy Friday to Chelsea fans across the world. After a draw of rather mixed emotions vs Sevilla at Stamford Bridge this Tuesday, Chelsea travel to Manchester to face the red half of the city this Saturday in Game 6 of the Premier league. One common denominator to note is that both teams have been struggling … Continue reading Manchester United vs Chelsea – Premier League Match Preview
"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?
Chelsea finished their first Champions League group stage game in uncharacteristically dull fashion after a 0-0 bore draw with Sevilla last night at Stamford Bridge. Whilst the performance was not exactly inspiring, even though for the last half an hour we had arguably our strongest team on the pitch, there were still pockets of the … Continue reading Chelsea vs Sevilla – No need to panic
Let’s take a look across the globe at the Chelsea loanee’s in action over the last week. Let’s start in the Premier League and down the road from Chelsea at Fulham, Ruben Loftus Cheek played 80 minutes in an impressive debut for the midfielder. Fellow Chelsea team-mate Ethan Ampadu who is on loan at Sheffield … Continue reading Cobham’s Blue Army – Weekly Loan Report
On Tuesday it was revealed that Frank Lampard had included 38 year old retired legend Petr Cech in Chelsea's 25 man Premier League squad for this season. This shock inclusion surprised many, bemused some and left others puzzled as to why he would need to be added to a squad that already contains 3 shot … Continue reading Premier League Squad Announcement – Petr Cech’s emergency inclusion: What does it mean?
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?
Since his return to Stamford Bridge at the start of the 2019/20 season, manager, Frank Lampard has placed a particular emphasis on bringing youth players into the first-team set-up. While the likes of Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham - now mainstays in the squad - immediately spring mind, Lampard has also given sporadic opportunities to … Continue reading Tino Anjorin – Chelsea’s latest youth star?
The opening fixture of the UEFA Champions League where Chelsea host Sevilla at Stamford Bridge ended in 0-0 stalemate. Jorginho led the team out; the main captain Azpilicueta featured on the bench. Werner kicked the match off after both teams perform the required Black Lives Matter duties. He played the ball to Zouma who instantaneously … Continue reading Chelsea 0-0 Sevilla – What We Learned
Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Credit: OneFootball Substitutes: Kepa, Caballero, Rüdiger, Christensen, Tomori, Azpilicueta, Emerson, Kovacic, Hudson-Odoi, Ziyech, Abraham, Giroud Sevilla FC (4-3-3): Substitutes: Vaclik, Rekik, Jordan, Munir, Rodriguez, En-Nesyri, Escudero, Torres, Vazquez, Luna