Villas-Boas Dedicates Victory To John Terry

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas dedicated his team’s Carling Cup victory over Everton to under-fire club captain John Terry. Terry had been accused by Anton Ferdinand of making racist comments during Chelsea’s 1-0 defeat to Queens Park Rangers in the English Premier League on Sunday. The centre-back was left out of the Chelsea team that travelled to face Everton in the fourth round of the Carling Cup on Wednesday. Villas-Boas claimed…

October 27, 2011

Chelsea’s Juan Mata Defends Torres

Juan Mata has leapt to the defence of his Chelsea team-mate Fernando Torres after he was criticised for not scoring again for Spain. The misfiring striker has already been reassured of his place by coach Vicente Del Bosque, who is set to keep faith with the Blues hitman for their final Euro 2012 qualifier against Scotland tomorrow in Alicante. Torres hasn’t found the back of the net for his country…

October 10, 2011

Petr Cech: It Would Have Been Really Stupid For Me To Carry On

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech confessed that as soon as he starts to doubt whether he should put his body on the line, he will leave the game. The 29-year-old required emergency surgery in 2006 following an incident with former Reading midfielder Stephen Hunt, where the Czech keeper was kicked in the head, fracturing his skull. Since the accident, Cech has played wearing protective head gear, but has not lost any…

September 27, 2011

Petr Cech Remains Firm Despit Defeat

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech insists there are positives to take from his side’s 3-1 loss to Manchester United on Sunday. United raced to a 3-0 lead by halftime thanks to goals from Chris Smalling, Nani and Wayne Rooney, before Fernando Torres pulled one back for Chelsea immediately after the restart. But despite dominating proceedings for much of the second half, the Blues were unable to put away their chances, handing…

September 19, 2011

Ferguson Sees Chelsea As A Title Threat

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson still considers Chelsea as a title threat despite their aging team. With Manchester United hogging headlines recently with their young squad, it was inevitable that attention was drawn to the London side’s aging squad. However, Sir Alex believes that the situation at Stamford Bridge is not as bad as perceived, and that the Chelsea squad’s experience may be to their advantage instead. He told…

September 7, 2011

Petr Cech Set For Manchester United clash

Petr Cech is ready to give Chelsea a boost after he predicted he will be back in action sooner than the original timescale. Cech was ruled out for a month on August 18 after he suffered a knee injury in training. Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas initially thought the situation could have been even worse, after the keeper fell under serious weight. It was expected Cech would be out until the…

August 25, 2011