Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti says display against Sunderland worst under his management

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti blasted his side after they were spanked 3-0 at home by Sunderland, courtesy of goals by Nedum Onuoha , Asamoah Gyan and Danny Welbeck . “Is that worst performance under my management? Yes, I think so,” said the Chelsea manager. “We hadn’t lost with this result at home before. The performance was poor today, but in football it can happen if you’re not at your best…

November 15, 2010

Frank Lampard Is Out For Three Weeks Due To Muscle Injury

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will be sidelined for an additional two to three weeks after suffering a muscular injury in training. The England international, 32, suffered an injury to his abductor muscle towards the end of Thursday’s session, having been on course for a return to action for Chelsea on Sunday against Sunderland following a two-month stint on the sidelines with a hernia problem. Brazilian defender Alex will also miss…

November 12, 2010

Didier Drogba Has Malaria But Playing Against Fulham

Didier Drogba will lead the line for Chelsea against Fulham tonight, despite suffering from malaria. Drogba has been told he may have been carrying the disease for weeks, possibly even months, but started a 48-hour course of medication yesterday which will eradicate it. Chelsea’s medical staff are confident that the 32-year-old Ivory Coast star will make a full recovery and that it will not return. Drogba was diagnosed with malaria…

November 10, 2010

Ancelotti Says No To New Signings

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti ruled out bringing in any new players in the January transfer window. The Italian manager insisted he did not wish to bring in any reinforcements unless injuries forced him to do so. Unlike other managers, Ancelotti is satisfied with his current squad and does not think he will have to ask Blues owner Roman Abramovich to provide funds for the upcoming transfer window. The Italian coach…

November 4, 2010

Who Has Been Chelsea’s Most Effective Player So Far This Season?

Chelsea have been the English Premier League’s most impressive team so far this season, leading the title race and dropping only five points across 10 matches. Coach Carlo Ancelotti has tweaked his squad slightly, adding the likes of Ramires and Yossi Benayoun, while promoting young talent like Josh McEachran and Gael Kakuta. The Pensioners are a fully functioning unit with quality in every position and Ancelotti has been rewarded with…

November 1, 2010