In Defence of Mason Mount

Chelsea has traditionally been known as a defensive team. Under the tactical prowess of managers like Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte, the club's success has been built off defensive stability and blistering, counter-attacking prowess. However, under Frank Lampard, it seems as if Chelsea is trying to build a new identity. He is a manager known … Continue reading In Defence of Mason Mount

Player Profile: Billy Gilmour – “Scottish Iniesta”

The current season has brought an abundance of joy for Chelsea fans, as we have seen a plethora of young talent that has come through the academy. One of whom is the 18-year-old Scot Billy Gilmour, who has showcased his impressive abilities in just a few games this season. Looking back on his first outing … Continue reading Player Profile: Billy Gilmour – “Scottish Iniesta”

Chelsea 2020-21 Part 2: What Frank Lampard will need in midfield

Welcome back everyone. In the first part, we analysed what Lampard would need in defence for next season. In this article, we’ll move further up the pitch into midfield. As said previously, Lampard wants his style of play to be similar to the one at Derby: a 4-3-3 formation. But now that we’re talking about … Continue reading Chelsea 2020-21 Part 2: What Frank Lampard will need in midfield

Chelsea’s Best English XI – Abramovich Era

Following Roman Abramovich’s takeover in 2003, Chelsea have enjoyed a period of unprecedented success – winning five Premier League trophies, five FA Cups, three League Cups, two Europa Leagues and, of course, the Champions League. While all of this has been achieved through squads of players built on talent from across the globe, here we … Continue reading Chelsea’s Best English XI – Abramovich Era

The Tragic Odyssey of Lewis Baker: What Went Wrong for Chelsea’s Great Hope – Part 3

Read Part 1 and Part 2 here. The story so far: Prolific midfielder Lewis Baker has starred for Chelsea’s academy, been promoted by MD Dons and won the KNVB Beker with Vitesse Arnhem. He returns to London after a stunning loan spell in Holland. “As you start playing more and more games the momentum starts … Continue reading The Tragic Odyssey of Lewis Baker: What Went Wrong for Chelsea’s Great Hope – Part 3