Monthly Archive:: September 2009

Terry – We didn't work hard and fight, but we now have to regroup

The Chelsea captain John Terry couldn’t hide his disappointment at losing to Wigan on Saturday, and is certain it is because didn’t play to their normal standards. He said: ‘You can go anywhere in the world and not play well but the least we expect from every player is to work hard and fight and

Cech – Chelsea need to forget the defeat and move on quickly

The Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech admits that the teaLeaguem just had an off-day at Wigan, and they have to quickly move on, starting with the Champions League match against Apoel Nicosia this Wednesday. ‘After any defeat you have to move on quickly and the good thing is that we have an opportunity to forget about

Joe Cole to play in "dream role" at top of diamond for Chelsea

Chelsea assistant coach Ray Wilkins has revealed that Joe Cole will be making his season debut tonight in the position that he has always craved. As the front man of Carlo Ancelotti’s diamond system, just behind the two strikers, Cole will have the “fantasy” role that has always been his dream. “Joe calls it the

Zhirkov and Joe Cole to return for Chelsea against QPR

The Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti will soon have a headache if Joe Cole and Yuri Zhirkov come through unscathed after their first game of the season tonight against QPR. Chelsea have had a flying start to the season with seven wins in a row, and now Carlo Ancelotti will have two more World class players

Chelsea v Tottenham preview

Chelsea host Tottenham in which looks like their hardest fixture so far this season. The Blues have won five out of five this season, and have a great home record against the Lilywhites, but the games are always hard-fought, exciting games. I’ll never forget the 4-4 draw that we were all treated to the season

Ancelotti wants new deals for Anelka and Joe Cole

According to a report on Sky Sports today. The Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti wants the club to tie down Joe Cole and Nicolas Anelka to new contracts, espcially as the club is banned from buying anyone next summer. The article said: Carlo Ancelotti insists that he wants Joe Cole and Nicolas Anelka to remain with

Hiddink to replace Arnesen at Chelsea next summer?

Frank Arnesen was promoted to his role as Sporting director at Chelsea when Guus Hiddink was manager at the club, but now, according to todays Mail, he is likely to be sacked in the summer, and replaced by Hiddink! The article says: Guus Hiddink is in line for a dramatic return to Chelsea next summer,

Chelsea have evidence to get a transfer ban overturned?

Chelsea believe that they have enough evidence to get the transfer ban by FIFA overturned, according to a report in todays News of The World. The article said: CHELSEA will produce evidence from the FA which they claim can clear their name in the Gael Kakuta ‘tapping up’ controversy. The club are still waiting for

John Terry aiming to be Chelsea manager when he retires

The Chelsea captain John Terry is very keen to go into management when hangs up his boots, and obviously is looking at staying at Chelsea beyond his playing career. “I want to go into management after I finish playing, even though it’s a lot of pressure,” said Terry in the Daily Express. “I would love

Lampard – Tottenham can push for top four

The Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is a great fan of Harry Redknapp, and believes that he has now got the opportunity with Tottenham to push for a top four slot in the Premiership. Lampard said: “Harry has put together good sides time and time again – it was about time he got a club that