Monthly Archive:: March 2013

Benitez defends his Chelsea team selection v Southampton

Chelsea began the hugely important and potentially pivotal run of six games in 16 days in the worst way yesterday with defeat away to Southampton. Rafa Benitez made a number of changes to his starting line up, obviously with one eye on tomorrow’s FA cup replay against Manchester United. There would have been no problem

Chelsea v Southampton preview and prediction – Benitez: Premiership points priority

Chelsea travel to St Mary’s for today’s Premier League match against Southampton, with one eye on Monday’s FA Cup quarter-final against Premiership runaway leaders Manchester United. Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez has declared that the Southampton match has to be his priority, with Champions League qualification crucially important for the club. He also conceded that his

Terry is ready to help Chelsea finish season on a high

The Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez has been speaking about his captain John Terry, and has revealed that the 32-year old defender has overcome his recent fitness problems. Chelsea have a very heavy fixture list and some vital games coming up, so the availability of Terry will be a huge boost. Tomorrow’s trip to Southampton is

Chelsea want Falcao Atletico want Torres-Happy Days!!

If Rafa Benitez was brought in to replace Roberto Di Matteo as manager of Chelsea because Roman Abramovich thought he would inspire Fernando Torres to find his old form, it failed. Benitez will not be at Stamford Bridge next season and neither, hopefully, will Torres. The club must accept that there is no chance of

Chelsea captain linked with Turkish transfer!!

John Terry is a Chelsea legend, there are no two ways about it. He may not be a saint, and he has got into plenty of trouble both on and off the pitch, but you could not ask for a more passionate and determined player in you team. He has not had the greatest of

Mourinho gets closer to Chelsea return!!

Jose Mourinho will be at Stamford Bridge tonight, but it has nothing to do with Chelsea. I would not be surprised, however, if there is a meeting between the special one and his former employer Roman Abramovich, as it seems ever more likely that Mourinho will return to Chelsea as the manager before the start

Chelsea loanee Kakuta slams the club

After all the trouble that Chelsea had getting Gael Kakuta to Stamford Bridge, it is hard to believe that the 21-year old could leave Stamford Bridge with just six appearances in the Premier League to his name. That seems a distinct possibility, though, after Kakuta produced an astonishing outburst that blasted Chelsea and the policy

Cech rubbishes rumour of transfer from Chelsea to Arsenal

The story that hit the papers this week about Chelsea possibly listening to offers for the Czech international keeper Petr Cech always seemed hard to believe. Arsenal were reportedly interested and have been keeping an eye on the situation with Courtois at Atletice, but Cech has spoken about the story and it is clear that

Chelsea captain proclaims Lampard as best ever!

John Terry is a Chelsea legend himself, but the 32-year old captain believes he has played alongside the greatest player ever to wear the shirt, Frank Lampard. Terry is two years younger than Lampard and began his career with the Blues three years before him. Despite that, the 34-year old midfielder has played in 33

Lampard seals status as Chelsea legend with 200th goal

Super Frank did it again for Chelsea. Lampard continued his miraculous career at Stamford Bridge with the vital opening goal that set Chelsea on the way to victory over his former club West Ham and back above Tottenham in the Premier League table. The 34-year old midfielder is now just two goals away from the