Monthly Archive:: August 2009

John Terry given new mega-contract at Chelsea

The Chelsea captain John Terry has reportedly been given a new contract which will make him the highest paid player in the Premiership at £170,000 a week. That is ONE MILLION every SIX WEEKS. Not bad for a local boy made good! Chelsea have been busy this summer resigning the squad and making sure they

Ancelotti – Essien was the star against Burnley

The Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti was “very happy” to see his team record their fourth win of the season to retain their 100% start, and saw them climb to the top of the Premier League on goal difference over Tottenham. “We played very well in the first half,” he said. “I am very happy not

Shevchenko returns to Dynamo Kiev as captain

The Chelsea and Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko has finally ended his miserable career at Stamford Bridge and rejoined the club where he made his name, Dynamo Kiev. Carlo Ancelotti had a chat with Shevchenko and told him that he was unlikely to get much playing time at the Bridge, and with the Ukraine still in

Ashley Cole – We want revenge on Croatia to qualify in style

The Chelsea defender Ashley Cole scored his third goal in three years for the Blues on Saturday, and now he’s itching to make England proud again with victory over Croatia next week to confirm England’s qualification for the World Cup Finals. England have won 7 out of 7 so far in the Qualifying Group, and

Drogba – I want 100 goals and become part of Chelsea history

The Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is just three goals short of his first 100 goals for the club, and is determined to score many more and go down as one of Chelsea’s greats in the history books. “I knew that I was already part of the history of Chelsea when we won the league for

Chelsea v Burnley preview

It is time for Burnley to get their wake-up call, they have had an excellent honeymoon period, with wins over Man Utd and Everton, but today they will be brought down to earth by an efficient Chelsea side that have one thought on their minds, to win every game, and win it well. Chelsea may

Shevchenko will leave Chelsea next week, perhaps back to Kiev?

The Chelsea and Ukranian striker Andriy Shevchenko has finally decided to call it a day at Stamford Bridge, and has been reported as being in talks with his old team Dynamo Kiev. Carlo Ancelotti told the press today: “We don’t have news of players that will come into Chelsea, only that Shevchenko will decide to

Ancelotti – Burnley play quality football

Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti thinks that it is going to be a great game of attacking football against Burnley tomorrow lunchtime. He has been watching replays of their wins against Man Utd and Everton and he is aware of the dangers they could cause at Stamford Bridge. “They like to play football and tomorrow will

Belletti – Porto and Atletico are good, but Chelsea can win the Champions League

Chelsea’s Brazilian star Juliano Belletti was at the Champions League draw in Monaco, and he thinks that the Blues have drawn some good opponents in Atletico Madrid and Porto, but still thinks that this could be the year that Chelsea win the competition at last. But the first thing he said was: “Some nice trips

Sturridge, Mancienne and Bertrand picked for England U21 squad

Chelsea have three players in Stuart Pearce’s Under 21 squad who have two games next week against Macedonia and Greece. Our new signing from Man City, Daniel Sturridge is picked up front, while two of our players that are out on loan are also included. Ryan Bertrand is currently with Reading and Michael Mancienne who