Ever since Ashley Cole retired, one of the recurring questions on Chelsea fan’s lips has been how to resolve the left-back position. Many have tried, and none have succeeded. Okay, so expecting players to reach the standard of the best left back of the last fifteen years might be a bit unfair. But whether it … Continue reading Solving the LB Puzzle.
Chelsea’s 7-1 win against Grimsby in the Carabao Cup saw many Chelsea academy youngsters make their debuts. One of them being Ian Maatsen. The 17 year old Dutch left back came on in the 67th minute, replacing Marcos Alonso, embarking into his Chelsea senior career. Maatsen took advantage of the limited time and displayed an … Continue reading From being too small for Feyenoord to Chelsea Debut at 17: Ian Maatsen