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Is the January transfer window the time to splash the cash?

Is the January transfer window the time to splash the cash?

Well, here we are. January is here again. Halfway through this manic year of football with the second half looking to be even more exciting. But there is one question on every football fans lips. Who are going to be the new recruits this year? Footy fanatics have been scouring the web looking for the next big thing in Europe ... Read More »

Fabregas responds to Chelsea’s failed start to the season

Fabregas responds to Chelsea’s failed start to the season

  Chelsea, the current Premier League champions, have lost an unbelievable seven of their 12 matches to sit a mere three points above the relegation places in 16th, and sit some 15 points off the pace set by Manchester City and Arsenal. Responding to the poor start to the season, Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas branded Chelsea’s season as “F*****”, and admitted his confusion ... Read More »

What has happened to Chelsea?

What has happened to Chelsea?

Who would have thought that almost a third of the way into the Premier League season the reigning champions would be just two places above the relegation zone? Chelsea’s bemusing lack of form has been the major talking point of this season. Where last season there was an air of invincibility, this time they look lacklustre and have only managed ... Read More »

How Chelsea Have Fallen From Grace

How Chelsea Have Fallen From Grace

On the 3rd of May, Chelsea lifted the Premier League title for the first time in five years and many pundits and experts were forecasting the start of a dynasty in English football. On the 3rd of October, Chelsea were humbled at home by Southampton and now those same pundits and experts are beginning to wonder whether even Jose Mourinho ... Read More »

Mourinho should take the Blame for Manchester City Defeat

Mourinho should take the Blame for Manchester City Defeat

From suspensions of medical staff to substituting their captain at half-time, Chelsea haven’t had the greatest of starts in their defence of the league. The 3-0 defeat to Manchester City will hurt Jose Mourinho there’s no doubt about that, but where did it go wrong for him on Sunday? Mourinho told the media that the fitness of his players was ... Read More »

Premier League – Half Term Report

Premier League – Half Term Report

Nineteen games gone, nineteen to go. At the end of 2014, we’re precisely at the half way point of the Premier League season. Here is an assessment of how each of the twenty teams have performed, who’s top of the class, who “must do better” and who needs to up their game significantly: ARSENAL – B Once again, they’re only ... Read More »

Why Chelsea Will Win The League – But Won’t Go Unbeaten

Why Chelsea Will Win The League – But Won’t Go Unbeaten

As the Premier League pauses for another international break, Chelsea lead the way having set a blistering pace with only four points dropped from the first eleven games. Whilst they already appear to have one hand on the title, some pundits are now wondering whether they can go through the entire season unbeaten – and replicate what Arsenal achieved ten ... Read More »

Why Romelu Lukaku deserves to be given a chance at Chelsea

Why Romelu Lukaku deserves to be given a chance at Chelsea

Romelu Lukaku has been loaned out twice by Chelsea in consecutive seasons and each time he has proven he has got what it takes to be successful in the premier league. He scored an impressive 17 goals for West Brom and 15 goals for Everton showing that it was not a one off; he can consistently score goals in the ... Read More »

Chelsea Agree Deal for Felipe Luis

Chelsea Agree Deal for Felipe Luis

Chelsea have agreed a fee with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of left-back Felipe Luis. The fee, expected to be £12.6m, will see Luis join Chelsea on a six year contract. The Brazilian will now discuss personal terms and undertake a medical at Stamford Bridge. The 28-year-old won La Liga with Atletico last term and reached the Champions League final, ... Read More »

Chelsea’s Controversial Loan System Comes Back To Haunt Them

Chelsea’s Controversial Loan System Comes Back To Haunt Them

Chelsea’s elimination from the Champions League last night will have been particularly hard to take given the fact that the opposition goalkeeper is on their books. Young Belgian stopper Thibaut Courtois was allowed to take his place between the posts in both legs for Atletico Madrid and made a significant contribution to inflicting defeat on his parent club. Whilst players ... Read More »