Daniel Sturridge: Torres Is A World Class Striker

Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge believes that team-mate Fernando Torres will hit the back of the net sooner than later. The young Englishman is ready to make his first start for the new Premier League season against Sunderland after being under a three match ban, because of a red card on the final day of last season while on loan at Bolton. However, Sturridge believes that his return to Chelsea’s line-up…

September 2, 2011
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Juan Mata: I Want The Premier League Title And This Is Possible At Chelsea

Chelsea’s latest signing, Juan Mata, slammed Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur’s title chances, revealing he signed for Chelsea as “they did not compare”. According to reports in the Sun, the £26 million buy from Valencia crowed about his decision to join Chelsea, saying: ” I want to come to England to win trophies- and that’s why I accepted Chelsea’s offer”. To add insult to injury, the Spaniard mocked: “It was also…

August 23, 2011
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Premier League Preview: Chelsea v West Brom

West Bromwich Albion’s gutsy effort against Manchester United will give them heart for their trip south to face Chelsea on Saturday. The Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge is the tea-time kickoff (local time) and the eyes of the country will be on both sides in what shapes as an exciting match. Roy Hodgson worked miracles with West Brom after he took over last season, leading the club to an…

August 19, 2011
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Roy Hodgson Praises Fernando Torres

West Brom manager Roy Hodgson has praised Chelsea striker Fernando Torres ahead of their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Hodgson, who managed the Spaniard during a turbulent spell at Liverpool last season, said the striker was prevented from shining for the Reds while under his tutelage due to World Cup burnout. “Fernando Torres is a top-quality player – and I fear I shall see that at close…

August 19, 2011
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Premier League Preview: Stoke v Chelsea

Stoke City face the challenge of hosting Chelsea on the opening day of the English Premier League season on Sunday. Last season’s runners up will travel to the Britannia Stadium for their first game under new manager Andre Villas-Boas, who took over at Stamford Bridge following Carlo Ancelotti’s dismissal. Chelsea began last season with a 6-0 drubbing of West Brom on the opening day, but Stoke midfielder Dean Whitehead is…

August 11, 2011
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John Henry Targets Top-Four Finish

Liverpool owner John W Henry has warned Kenny Dalglish it would be a “major disappointment” if the club fail to secure Champions League football this season. Significant investment in new players has raised expectations at Liverpool, with Jordan Henderson, Charlie Adam and Stewart Downing all arriving as big-money summer captures. That trio will be used to support the January arrivals of Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll, brought in to replace…

August 1, 2011
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