It’s that time of the year again. September has come around quicker than we all expected - albeit in wildly unprecedented circumstances, with a shortened Premier League calendar and extended summer transfer window - and Chelsea fans across the world eagerly tuned in for the team’s first fixture, a 3-1 away win against Brighton at … Continue reading Kai Havertz and Shirt #29: Lessons from the Past for Chelsea’s Future
One of the biggest question marks for Frank Lampard has been the defensive side of things. This season, his squad have conceded 54 goals in the league, four in the FA Cup, three in EFL Cup, two in the Super Cup, and 16 goals in the Champions League, which totals 79 goals in all competitions. … Continue reading Opinion: Would a Loan Benefit Fikayo Tomori?
It wouldn't be a normal season for Chelsea if there weren't any absolutely world class goals scored. The 2019/20 season was no different with a number of fantastic goals flying in throughout. Here at All Things Chelsea, we have compiled our top 8 goals from this season, with you the reader able to cast your … Continue reading All Things Chelsea Goal of The Season Nominees – Part 1
Could Marseille's powerful ball-playing defender be a solution to Chelsea's defensive disarray? Ameya examines the talented young Croatian Duje Caleta-Car.
Chelsea’s most featured centre-half pairings have been either Zouma and Tomori or Rudiger and Christensen. This appears to be a decision on the basis of experience, and with little genuine tactical foresight. Rudiger and Christensen have been at the club for the last three years and have during that time played under three different managers, … Continue reading The Centre Back Dilemma
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
Chelsea’s first season under Frank Lampard (the Blues’ all-time top goalscorer and legend for both club and country) is still three months from being finished, as the current coronavirus pandemic has delayed all football competitions in Europe. Whether the season resumes or is cancelled, Lampard will have to dip into the transfer market this summer … Continue reading Chelsea 2020-21 Part 1: What Frank Lampard will need in defence
Although Chelsea nowadays are regarded as a premiere choice for youth players to learn their trade, due to the world class coaching and training facilities, and the relentless push for success at every age group, it wasn't always like this. The change in approach in the late 2000s towards supporting the academy infrastructure is finally … Continue reading The Star That Never Quite Shined – Why Jérémie Boga Never Did (And Should) Have Got a Proper Chance
Following a 2-0 defeat to Arsenal in January 2019, former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri publicly criticized his Chelsea players as “extremely difficult to motivate” with a lack of “ferocity”. Fast forward one year and it can be argued that Frank Lampard’s Chelsea, whilst not necessarily lacking in motivation, are certainly lacking ferocity in their game. … Continue reading Mentality: Where are Chelsea’s Cojones?
The 22 year-old centre back who made 55 appearances from Derby County last season under current Chelsea manager Frank Lampard, has been pivotal part of Chelsea's success this season. Tomori has featured 16 times for Chelsea this season, and provided one of the goals of the season, as the defender made an ambitious strike against … Continue reading Fikayo Tomori – New 5 Year Deal!