Monthly Archive:: March 2010

Chelsea FC pay the third-highest wages in world football

Many people are under the illusion that the best wages for footballers are to be had in the English Premier League, but a survey from sportingintelligence.com reveals that both Barcelona and Real Madrid have a higher average wage bill than Chelsea for their first team players. For Chelsea that equates to a staggering £3.5m for

Carvalho to return in just three weeks

Chelsea’s defensive problems could ease a lot quicker than expected as it has been revealed today that Ricardo Carvalho could be returning to the squad in just a few weeks. The experienced Portugese defender suffered ligament damage in Chelsea’s 5-0 demolition of Portsmouth last week, and it was thought that he would need an operation

Has Martin O'Neill resigned after Chelsea drubbing?

There are numerous reports and rumours circulating saying that Martin O’Neill has resigned as manager of Aston Villa after seeing his side destroyed 7-1 by Chelsea this weekend. The club are refusing to comment but it has been privately stated that the rumours are “pure nonsense”. After the Chelsea match O’Neill announced that he took

Drogba has three days to appeal Euro Ban

Yet again Didier Drogba will miss the first games in the Champions League next season. Just like last year, and the year before, Drogba was sent of in the final game that Chelsea were involved in, and due to his probation period from last season, he has been given a new two game ban from

John Terry – We knew that Villa would tire towards the end

The Chelsea captain John Terry says that he thought that Aston Villa played well in the first half of their 7-1 defeat on Saturday, but he says that, after watching Villa’s last few games, he knew they would get tired towards the end of the game. He also believes that the new formation implemented by

Croatian keeper to join Chelsea in August

The young Croatian goalkeeper Matej Delac will be arriving at Stamford Bridge in August when he passes his 18th birthday, and he can’t wait to be in training with Peter Cech at Chelsea. ‘It’s every player’s dream to sign for such a big club and to play in the strongest league in the world, and

Chelsea and Tottenham fighting over young African star

Reports are coming in that both Chelsea and Spurs are trying to entice the young Nigerian striker Sani ­Emmanuel to move to London next season. The 17 year-old was voted as the Player of the Tournament at the U17 World Cup last year, and is hotly tipped as a star of the future. He currently

Lampard – Chelsea are at the top of their game

The Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, who scored four goals in Chelsea’s 7-1 demolition of Aston Villa this weekend, thinks that his team has hit top form at just the right time. With Man Utd coming up next week in what could be the Premiership decided, Lampard is certain that Chelsea can take advantage of their

Collymore – I was wrong to write off Lampard!

The ex-England striker Stan Collymore suugested that Fabio Capello should replace Frank Lampard after England’s performance against Egypt. Now he thinks that he was totally wrong and that Lampard could steal the show at the World Cup in South Africa! Collymore wrote in his column in the Mirror: “After England’s recent friendly with Egypt, I

Ancelotti – Watch out Man Utd, Chelsea can beat anybody!

The Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti was extremely pleased with the lesson his team handed out to Aston Villa at the weekend, and has warned Man Utd that Chelsea can beat anyone, and if they carry on in this form they will have no fear playing the title holders at Old Trafford. “When we play our