Our beloved Chelsea returned yesterday, but as we all know it was not in the circumstances we are very much used to. Our first game in ‘lockdown’ conditions took place at Villa Park against an Aston Villa side battling to stay in the Premier League, and it’s fair to say that it’s certainly as strange … Continue reading Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Lockdown Experience
Life without football isn’t the same. Without Chelsea Football Club, a part of my life is missing. As a huge sports fan, living in the moment of a match is something I yearn for everyday. Taking away one sport is one thing, but taking away sports in general has taken its toll on me. The current … Continue reading LIFE AS AN INTERNATIONAL CHELSEA FAN IN QUARANTINE.
In the midst of the coronavirus panic comes another game at the Bridge. I set off to the train station, with hand sanitiser safely zipped away in my pocket. I'm one of the lucky ones you see. While others were raiding Tesco, I was raiding my house. It's every man for themselves. I'm ahead of … Continue reading Ancelotti put to the sword.
Champions League football was back at the Bridge, Frank Lampard's first European knockout game was just hours away and the excitement and nerves were starting to build. I waited, for what seemed like forever, to have a meeting with my uni tutor so that I could finally leave and head off to the Bridge. Chelsea … Continue reading Disappointed but not surprised.
Monday was a new low for Frank Lampard’s Chelsea. One disappointing defeat to Manchester United, two infuriating VAR decisions, a third straight defeat to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and a fourth league game without a win. As I made my way home, there was one key thought on my mind: “We have to win on Saturday.” … Continue reading A day for redemption and rejoice
Before even getting on the plane for London, my friend Jack Ison ensured my term abroad would have a rather exciting start. With an extra ticket in hand, Jack contacted me asking if I wanted to join him for Chelsea’s match against Burnley on Saturday the 11th. It was Thursday at the time and I … Continue reading An Experience to Remember: My First Match at Stamford Bridge.