Monthly Archive:: January 2013

Chelsea and Spurs on alert as Willian's Anzhi move falls through

Chelsea target Willian had been firmly expected to move to mega-rich Russian outfit Anzhi Makhachkala, but that failed to materialise today. Chelsea and Spurs have long been admirers of the Brazilian playmaker, who has been outstanding for Shakhtar Donetsk for some time now. He scored 3 goals against the Blues this season in his 2

Chelsea in for Begovic – Butland to Stoke?

Chelsea are trying to reach an agreement with Stoke City for goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, with the deal appearing to be reliant on Stoke’s capture of Jack Butland. Chelsea had a bid accepted for the young England keeper yesterday, only for Butland to refuse talks with the club. The 19 year-old now appears key to the

Blue's Butland refuses to talk to Chelsea over possible move

Birmingham City’s Jack Butland today rejected the chance to talk to Chelsea FC about a projected move, despite the Championship club accepting a bid. The Midland club last week admitted they would be willing to sell any of their first-team players, because of their dire financial situation. The European Champions enquired about the Blues stopper,

Chelsea sign stand-out Swedish defensive prospect

Chelsea have signed highly-rated 15 year-old sensation, Ali Suljic, according to Talksport. Suljic is a modern centre-back in the mould of David Luiz, with his forward runs from the back and dominant aerial ability. Suljic’s agent Patrick Mork said of him: “He is a complete defender. The greatest talent in the Swedish boys’ team in

Laudrup: Chelsea 'obviously' need the trophy more than Swansea

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup has started the mind games ahead of tonight’s Capitol One Cup semi-final second leg, by claiming their is more pressure on Chelsea to lift this cup than there is on his own team. League Two side Bradford City lay in wait for tonight’s winner, having eliminated their third Premier League

Ashley Cole extends Chelsea stay… Because of Mourinho factor?

Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole has agreed a one-year extension to his current contract, keeping him with the West-London club until at the summer of 2014, and I personally believe it is because ‘The Special One’ is returning home. Cole had been expected to leave the Blues at the end of the season for free, with

Ashley Cole extends Chelsea stay until summer of 2014

Chelsea Football Club have today confirmed that left-back Ashley Cole has signed a one-year extension to his current deal, which was set to expire at the end of the season. Cole had firmly expected to leave at the end of the season, along with Blues legend Frank Lampard, following rumours that the Chelsea hierarchy were

Chelsea stars great displays starts internet craze

Chelsea’s unused star Thibaut Courtois is at the centre of a new internet craze, called Thibauting. The term, pronounced ‘Tee-bow-ing’, was originally a craze about NFL quarter-back Tim Tebow, where fans would post their pictures of themselves copying the Denver Bronco’s famous diving touch-downs outside of the football field. “I saw it a few months

Chelsea captain still struggling for fitness

John Terry’s return to the Chelsea line-up has been put on hold, with the Chelsea captain struggling for match fitness. Terry made his return to action as a late substitute in Chelsea’s 4-0 win over Stoke on Saturday, and had been expected to start tonight’s Premier League match against Southampton. Chelsea interim boss Rafa Benitez

AVB: Chelsea had to sack me

Current Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas has finally admitted that Chelsea had to sack him for a change in results. AVB was sacked after only 8 months in charge, despite Roman Abramovich paying Porto €15Million to break his contract and getting the Ex-Porto manager to sign a five-year deal. The Portuguese manager tried to shuffle the