Monthly Archive:: September 2010

Malouda – It will be an open game against Arsenal

The Chelsea winger Florent Malouda thinks that Arsenal will not come to Stamford Bridge to defend, and it will be a much more open game than usual. “Everybody knows the passing game of Arsenal,” Malouda said. “They have quality. We have seen many times teams coming here and try to close the game and it

Chelsea v Marseille highlights – Easy for the Blues

Chelsea made mincemeat of Marseille in the first half of this Champions League match and they now look odds on favourites to win the group. Didier Deschamps didn’t have a happy return to Stamford Bridge but he saw his old team looking imperious. Deschamps said after the game: “We knew that Chelsea would be better

Partizan Belgrade v Arsenal highlights – The Gunners bounce back

Arsenal had an awful game at the weekend against West Brom, so Arsene Wenger made six changes for this potentially dangerous game against Partizan Belgrade in the Champions League, and he wasn’t disappointed. The referee seemed very keen to blow the whistle and their were four penalties given in all, two missed by each team

Mancini – Chelsea are still the better team!

Roberto Mancini’s Man City team may well have beaten Chelsea yesterday, but the Italian coach still believes that Chelsea should be favourites to win the title. Mancini was asked if this result meant that City could take the title from Chelsea, and he replied: “No, I think Chelsea is the better team on the park

Man City v Chelsea extended highlights – City beat the Blues again!

Man City were the only team to do the Double over Chelsea last season, and it looked like the Chelsea players were nervous about losing again right from the start. Arsene Wenger said about his Arsenal team after their match with West Brom: “Overall everything was difficult for us today – passing the ball, winning

Arsenal v West Brom extended highlights – WBA outgun the Gunners

Arsenal have been on a high so far this season and were looking like serious contenders for the title. They had a big chance to close the gap on Chelsea to just one point with an easy home game against West Bromwich Albion, but they somehow found themselves three goals down against the newly promoted

Chelsea v Newcastle extended Carling Cup highlights – Doh!

Not only did Chelsea lose an unbeaten home record in Cups going back for more than two years, they also conceded four goals in the process. Chelsea hadn’t conceded ANY goal at home all season, and to make it worse Newcastle hadn’t beaten the Blues at Stamford Bridge since 1986. But Carlo Ancelotti was not

Drogba keen to see the youngsters play against Newcastle

The Chelsea striker Didier Drogba thinks that the youngsters coming through from the Chelsea reserves have a lot of quality, and is looking forward to them proving it in tonights Carling Cup match against Newcastle. He said: “These kind of games gives us a chance to see our young players who did well last year.

Tottenham v Arsenal extended highlights – Young Guns teach Spurs a lesson!

Arsene Wenger’s young Arsenal side continued their impressive play in the Carling Cup last night by demolishing Tottenham in extra time. Arsenal played a stronger side than usual in this competition as they were up against their (and Chelsea’s!) great rivals, and the finishing score of 1-4 was a pleasure for both the Blue and

Ian Holloway – Chelsea were phenomenal!

The Blackpool manager Ian Holloway was very impressed with the way Chelsea played, “We have seen some teams underestimate us but the champions certainly didn’t,” he said. “Some of the movement they showed I hadn’t seen before and that caused our players problems. “I have seen in the flesh now how good Drogba and Essien