Monthly Archive:: February 2013

West Brom want to keep Chelsea loanee another season

It is fair to say that Chelsea have been missing Didier Drogba this season. Fernando Torres has been better for the Blues this year, scoring 15 goals in all competitions so far, and Demba Ba has added some physical presence up front since signing from Newcastle in January, but has only scored once in his

Chelsea could be on the brink of disaster

The good news is that Chelsea are still in the FA cup and the Europa League, as well as being in a qualifying position for the Champions League next season. The bad news is that the fixture congestion from the cup competitions is causing serious difficulties, and there are ructions in the dressing room. Rafa

Chelsea dragged into fight with Arsenal and Tottenham

It was the worst possible result for Chelsea against Manchester City yesterday, as it put Roberto Mancini’s men seven points ahead in second place. The worry now for Chelsea is that Arsenal are just two points behind in fifth place, while Tottenham are just one point behind and play their game in hand away to

Chelsea target 2nd spot but are not far from 5th

Today is an absolutely crucial day for Chelsea, and could decide whether the rest of the season is a dogfight with today’s opponents Manchester City to see who comes second in the Premier league, or a battle with Arsenal and Tottenham for the Champions league positions. At the moment, the Blues are at a tipping

Mourinho WILL come back to Chelsea says Gullit

The most successful period for Chelsea was also the most successful period for the manager at the time Jose Mourinho. The `special one` has also proclaimed those three-and-a-half years as his happiest time in football. The beautiful friendship could soon be rekindled, according to another former manager of the Blues Ruud Gullit. The Dutchman thinks

Is it time up for Torres at Chelsea?

The Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez came to the defense of Fernando Torres after the Spanish striker had another difficult night in the Blue of Chelsea. He missed a number of chances and his whole game seemed off against Sparta Prague, and the Blues were only rescued from extra time by a last minute Eden Hazard

Chelsea focused on Europa league says Benitez

Chelsea will travel to Middlesborough next Wednesday to play for a place in the last eighth of the FA cup. The Blues also have tough away game against Manchester City in the Premier league on Sunday, but Rafa Benitez has insisted that he is fully focused on betting through to the last 16 of the

Chelsea goalkeeper tapping up Radamel Falcao in Moscow?

There have been some strange Chelsea transfer stories around despite the window being shut completely, but surely the strangest one is the extremely tenuous link reported by the Mail after the Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois posted a photo of himself and Radamel Falcao in Moscow. Now we know that Roman Abramovich is Russian, but the

Courtois insists he will NOT be part of Falcao to Chelsea deal

The young Belgian keeper Thibaut Courtois signed a five year contract with Chelsea when he was signed from Genk in 2011. Although hugely talented, the then 18-year old needed to play regularly to gain experience so was immediately loaned out to the Spanish Primera Liga club Athletico Madrid. Courtois quickly became the first choice goalkeeper

Chelsea captain calls for new Lampard contract

The Chelsea captain John Terry is the only current player to have been at Stamford Bridge longer than the 34-year old midfielder Frank Lampard, and he is keen to continue playing with his team mate longer than the end of the season. Terry has joined in the debate about whether the club should offer Lampard