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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 »

Ba Winner Vs. PSG

Ba Winner Vs. PSG

Demba Ba played the role of super-sub for Chelsea on Tuesday night in London, poaching a goal on 87 minutes to send the Blues through to the semifinals of the Champions League as a result of their 2-0 home triumph against Paris Saint-Germain. Chelsea appeared dead in the water following their limp display last week in Paris, succumbing 3-1 to ... Read More »

Chelsea Crumble Yet Again In Title Race

Chelsea Crumble Yet Again In Title Race

Not for the first time during this year’s title race, Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea dropped an almighty clanger with regards to the EPL crown after their head-scratching 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace on a sunny, Saturday afternoon in South London. The Eagles appeared to be full value for their 3 points though, with a splendid display by Tony Pulis’ side denying ... Read More »

Why More Technology Is Needed In Football

Why More Technology Is Needed In Football

This season has seen the introduction of technology into football (well, the Premier League) for the first time. However, at the moment the only aspect of the game that the new system is covering is whether or not a ball crosses the goal line or not. Whilst this is progress and a long-awaited breakthrough for the sport in general, surely ... Read More »

Why Wenger Is Far From “A Specialist In Failure”

Why Wenger Is Far From “A Specialist In Failure”

Tomorrow Arsene Wenger will be celebrating the landmark of his 1,000th game in charge of Arsenal. With Sir Alex Ferguson retiring at the end of last season, the Frenchman has become the longest serving Premier League manager by a huge distance. “A specialist in failure” he certainly is not, contrary to what some (well one certain individual) believes. To even ... Read More »

Chelsea Come Unglued Against Villa

Chelsea Come Unglued Against Villa

Chelsea’s title aspirations took a major hit on Saturday evening as they succumbed to Aston Villa 1-0 at Villa Park, thanks in large part to a controversial red card shown to Willian on 68 minutes. The result still leaves Chelsea top of the table on 66 points, but they now have only a 6 point lead over Manchester City while ... Read More »

City Outclass Chelsea In Cup

City Outclass Chelsea In Cup

The 5th Round of the FA Cup began its commencement on Saturday afternoon, with 3 of the round’s 8 slated matches taking place following the postponement of Sheffield Wednesday’s tie at Hillsborough against Charlton Athletic. Of the 3 matches that went ahead yesterday, the far and clear glamour one featured Premier League table toppers Manchester City and Chelsea doing battle ... Read More »