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Ahead of the season: 2013-14 season (Preview)

August 14, 2013

There are numerous previews of the season 2013-14 in the World Wide Web out there, but as the Premier League is about to start, I think it is about the right time to give you a general overview and bring in my opinions too. The Pre-Season: We did really well in our pre-season: the results… Read More ›


Chelsea finished their preseason with a win over AS Roma in the US.  In the past couple of years we haven’t really enjoyed the best of preseasons but this was quite a good one apart from the blip vs Real Madrid where a certain Cristiano Ronaldo stole the show. Chelsea’s preseason stats are as follows:… Read More ›

We Are Nearly There But Is There Reason For Optimism?

We are nearly there folks. The new season is nearly here, and our enthusiasm is rising. This is shown by this Enthusiasm Parabola, courtesy of @FootballCliches. With the rather drab Community Shield passed, only a few pointless international friendlies stand between us and the new season. I know plenty has been written about new season… Read More ›

Match Preview: Chelsea FC vs AS Roma

Chelsea FC face AS Roma in the last test in pre-season before the players return to UK for the season-opener against Hull City. Chelsea lost their last match vs Real Madrid in the finals of the International Champions Cup. The scoreline was disappointing, but as Jose Mourinho stated, pre-season is all about experimenting & ensuring… Read More ›

Mourinho says he’ll ask youngsters to follow the example of Drogba

Jose Mourinho will use former striker Didier Drogba as a template of how to behave as a professional when he tries to coax the best from the younger players in his squad, the Chelsea manager said. Didier Drogba was brought in 2004 from Marseille for a club record at the time, 24m pounds. Since, then… Read More ›

Messi backs Mourinho to succeed at Chelsea

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has backed old nemesis Jose Mourinho to make a successful return to Chelsea but insists Real Madrid will not be weakened by the departure of the ‘Special One’. Mourinho quit the Bernabeu recently before returning to Stamford Bridge and Messi, who first crossed swords with the Portuguese coach during his first… Read More ›

Reasons to believe Juan Mata will snub other teams to stay at Chelsea!

Since the Block-Buster return of Jose Mourinho to Stamford bridge earlier in June, many star players of our squad have been rumored with the exit door at Chelsea. players like Fernando Torres, David Luiz and to the surprise of many fans, Juan Mata has been said to leave the club. Chelsea’s 2012/13 players’ and fans’… Read More ›

Cristian Cuevas deal completed

Chelsea are to sign 17-year-old Chilean Cristian Cuevas from O’Higgins in the summer. The promising midfielder last week held talks with the London club and will join after the U20 World Cup in July. ‘Everything went quickly and was resolved within a week,’ Cuevas said. “Tenacious: Cristian Cuevas (right) is Chelsea bound!”  The Chilean’s arrival represents… Read More ›

10 things we expect to see this summer at Stamford Bridge!

The season 2012/13 is a season to forget for any chelsea fan. But, There have been some bad times in recent years like the 2007/08 season in which Jose Mourinho left the club with a ‘mutual consent’ and chelsea lost to Manchester United in Moscow UCL Final 2008. But that summer, Frank Lampard and Didier… Read More ›

5 Things we learned from Chelsea’s pre-season tour

5 Things we learned from Chelsea’s pre-season tour After a disappointing end to our very average performance in the pre season that saw us win only 1 game, here are a few points I think we need to improve/benefit from come start of the season. 1. A good backup Goal Keeper- Of all the transfers… Read More ›

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