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.
Portugal has given the world several talents - from Eusebio to Luis Figo, from Rui Costa to Deco - each carving his own niche in the rich technical tapestry of Portuguese football. Their history of technical prodigies have given this generation Cristiano Ronaldo and Ricardo Quaresma, both purported to reach the heights of football stardom … Continue reading A-Z: Q is for Quaresma – A Tryst with Insouciance
Since there’s no football going on at the moment, we need something to cheer us up. I thought I’d take a look back at some of the strangest transfers made by Chelsea Football Club, how they fared and where they are now. We seem to have a bit of a reputation for making transfers that … Continue reading 5 Players You Forgot Played For Chelsea (And 1 You Wish You Could Forget)
This year marks my tenth year supporting Chelsea. I didn't have the chance to watch Chelsea much in my younger days, as TV services can be expensive in my country. I can’t remember the first Chelsea match I saw, but I do recall images of Lampard in a yellow kit, which I later found out … Continue reading The Blue In My Head
In times of crisis and isolation, there’s always a need for good memories. We fans of Chelsea FC have a plethora of exciting moments and historical landmarks, post-2003 of course. Inspired by the works of Monty Python and Adam Sandler, I bring to you lucky readers my top five Chelsea transfers of all time. Be … Continue reading Ranking the Top 5 Chelsea Transfers: Serious Edition ft. Morata, Cuadrado…