A career of 86 goals in 373 games at club level, and 22 goals in 57 games at the national level – comes into an end today. He won an impressive record of 5 trophies. 1x FIFA World Cup, 1x English Premier League, 2x DFB-Pokal and 1x DFL Supercup. He won individual awards of 1x … Continue reading Andre Schurrle: The Tribute
Red vs. Blue. Power vs. Style. It's Chelsea vs. Arsenal from the Red side as we interview lifelong Gooner and Snack Media Journalist, Dylan Walsh.
Nima and Alex discuss Chelsea's Italian stars from history and who are the next names to watch from the Serie A.
When he is not suffering as an Arsenal fan, Marius Fischer (@gegenpressing91) is an expert on all things Bundesliga and Die Mannschaft. That's not all though - he's an accomplished youth football coach and even finds time to do impressive data visualisation work showcasing the stats, figures and numbers for some of the Bundesliga's best … Continue reading The Interview: Marius Fischer
Don't let his distinctive Scouse accent fool you. Aaron Barton (@aaronbartonUK) is an expert on all things Portuguese when it comes to the 'Beautiful Game', and runs Proxima Jornada (@proximajornada1) - the only dedicated football journalism site devoted solely to Portuguese football and their players. His hard-work and determination has seen him and his team … Continue reading The Interview: Aaron Barton aka Próxima Jornada
Disclaimer: The entirety of this article is fiction, hyperbole and guesswork. Although predictions on signings and managerial decisions are based on educated decisions and information found in the media, you are welcome to agree or disagree with as much of it as possible. In our next hypothetical, we're diving back to probably one of the … Continue reading Just a Thought: What if Chelsea won the Treble in 2008? (Champions League, Premier League and League Cup?)
The story so far: Prodigious talent Lewis Baker has starred as Chelsea have won every domestic youth trophy. A loan spell at Sheffield Wednesday has not worked out, but Baker has instead won promotion to the Championship with MK Dons.
“My conscience tells me that if, for example, Baker, Brown, and Solanke are not national team players in a few years, I should blame myself.” – Jose Mourinho, 2014 Every so often, a player appears at youth level that seems to have everything in their locker. Intelligent movement. Crisp passing. Two-footed. Good physical development. An … Continue reading The Tragic Odyssey of Lewis Baker: What Went Wrong for Chelsea’s Great Hope – Part 1
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 2-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge at the hands of Arsenal’s invincibles on 21 February, 2004, Chelsea embarked upon the most impressive unbeaten home record that English football’s top-flight has ever seen - a mammoth 86 games. With the media and fans alike gushing over the current Liverpool side, it’s worth noting that while … Continue reading A-Z: U is for Unbeaten run at Stamford Bridge.