Monthly Archive:: December 2009

Chelsea V Fulham, Odds, Stats and Team News

Team News Chelsea: Cech, Paulo Ferreira, Carvalho, Terry, Zhirkov, Mikel, Ballack, Lampard, Joe Cole, Drogba, Kalou. Subs: Hilario, Ivanovic, Ashley Cole, Sturridge, Alex, Belletti, Kakuta. Fulham: Schwarzer, Pantsil, Hughes, Smalling, Konchesky, Duff, Murphy, Baird, Dempsey, Gera, Zamora. Subs: Zuberbuhler, Andrew Johnson, Nevland, Riise, Etuhu, Greening, Kallio. Referee: Andre Marriner (W Midlands) Best Odds Odds Provided

Chelsea V Fulham Preview

Tell me something: Who makes these odds? Really! Fulham maybe winless vs Chelsea for the last 7 H2H confrontations, but there were 3 draws in them, and two were at the Bridge. In other words, Fulham are 0-2-1 from their last 3 visits to Stamford Bridge, so how come Chelsea are as short as 1.45

Ancelotti sees ‘no problem’ with Chelsea’s form

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has played down the dip in form his side has been going through, stating he can still win the EPL title. Chelsea have only won once in their last 5 EPL games, yet they are still at the very top, so maybe Ancelotti’s got a point. However, this only highlights the

Birmingham V Chelsea Preview

Quite unrealistic odds considering  Birmingham have won 5 of their last 6, and are unbeaten in 9 consecutive games, while Chelsea won only one of their last 6 games in all competitions, and precisely 1 of their last 4 EPL fixtures. Even more, Birmingham sit 7th on the table and could very much end 2009

Chelsea target's wages are no problem

Monaco midfielder Jerko Leko is said to be heading to England in the upcoming transfer window with Chelsea known admirers. The Croatian appears to be frustrated over the lack of 1-st team participation since the arrival of Monaco’s new coach; Guy Lacombe and if the rumours are true then it is Stamford Bridge he is

Chelsea eyeing new “Italian Job”

Ever-since Macedonian ace Goran Pandev expressed his will to leave Lazio last summer he was “put in the freezer”, having not featured in a single Lazio game in months. The decision that was made by chairman Claudio Lotito prompted the player to request an immediate exit now rather than next summer, as he felt enough

The FA will leave decision on John Terry to Capello

Following the allegations this weekend that the Chelsea and England captain was caught taking cash from some reporters from the News of the World, the FA have come out and said that they will not be interfering in the running of the team. Some pundits have been saying that Terry is not the best ambassador

Cech – Chelsea will be fine without Drogba and Co!

Chelsea will lose Didier Drogba, Michael Essien, Salomon Kalou and John Obi Mikel next week when they all go off to the African Nations Cup, but keeper Petr Cech thinks that the team will be able to cope without them. “I think we’ve been rotating players until now and we did very well, so we

Ancelotti and Lampard agree Chelsea are not playing well – but we're still four points clear!

The Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard admits that he didn’t get the performance he wanted to see from the team at West Ham yesterday, and in the end he was just glad that the lead at the top of the Premiership was maintained. “We wanted to start well and start sharp, but we didn’t do that,”

Chelsea say John Terry DID NOT take cash bribe

Chelsea Football Club have released a statement denying that the club captain took £10,000 from the News of the World reporters for a tour of the clubs training facilities, as alleged in yesterdays paper. The statement reads in full: “Chelsea Football Club hosts a large number of visitors at the training ground throughout the year.