Monthly Archive:: September 2014

5 Key Battles Chelsea Has To Win Against Manchester City

In the much anticipated clash of potential champions this Sunday, fans will be watching to see who wins what is essentially a heavy weight battle. Another attraction with fans is usually the individual battles between star players of the opposing teams. In this article, we will highlight these key battles to further give the fans

Diego Costa Injury Woes – A Concern For Chelsea

In the press conference after the game against Schalke, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho dismissed rumours that he put Costa on the bench to save him for the Manchester City clash on Sunday. “…it was not to protect for the game Sunday, it was because he was not in a position to start the game. Now

Four Changes Mourinho Is Likely To Make For Manchester City Clash

Chelsea will be facing their biggest rival for the title, in what is arguably the biggest match this season. Manchester City will be looking to put a stop to Chelsea’s unbeaten streak so far this season. In the event that they fail woefully and the Blues pick all 3 points at the Etihad, the Blues

Why Didier Drogba Could Be Very Important To Chelsea's Title Aspiration

Didier Drogba has had an illustrious career thus far, winning almost every trophy that club football has to offer. However at age 36, his return to the Bridge was viewed by fans with uncertainty as many did not see what the big Ivorian had to offer a club competing for honours at the highest level.

Chelsea Reportedly Wants Ronaldo At Stamford Bridge But Is He Needed?

The Blues have some of the most exciting players in world football and most of them are in the attacking midfield position. From established first team players such as Oscar, Willian, Shurrle and Hazard to highly talented prospects that include Troare, Atsu, McEachran, Piazon and Kakuta, the Blues are stacked in that position. Despite their

Why Chelsea Can Still Top Champions League Group

After their surprising draw in the Champions League against Schalke, the Blues have made the road to topping their group a little steeper; it however doesn’t mean they can’t pull it off. The air around the dressing room after Wednesday’s draw at home against the dogged German side was one of disappointment; “We were pretty

Demba Ba Confirms Mourinho Wanted Him To Stay At Chelsea

Demba Ba has confirmed he could have stayed at Chelsea, as Jose Mourinho wanted him to stay but had to leave to where he can play regular first team football. The Senegalese forward had always been somewhat prolific. He scored 14 goals for Hoffenheim in his first season and was integral to their promotion to

5 Things We Learnt About Chelsea Against Schalke 04

In a hard fought 1-1 draw, the Blues looked disappointing in a match they were expected to easily win. With match day one at Stamford Bridge out of the way, let’s look at 5 things we learnt from the exciting match in England; DIDIER IS PAST HIS BEST One thing that stood out throughout the

Chelsea's Andre Schurlle Wins Goal Of The Month Award

World Cup winner, Germany’s Andre Schurrle has been recognized by BBC’S match of the day (MOTD) for he’s well taken effort against Burnley in Chelsea’s first match of the season. The goal was voted the best goal in the month of August, and the Chelsea star beat out Liverpool man, Alberto Moreno and Everton’s left

Eden Hazard Set To Sign New Chelsea Contract

As far as player valuations go, Eden Hazard is undoubtedly Chelsea’s biggest asset.  His acquisition by the London based club was immediately followed by media speculation that he was eventually destined for either of Spain’s top two clubs. Even as recently as this summer, he was linked with a move to Ligue 1 Champions Paris