Preview: Fulham v Chelsea

Two teams struggling for consistency meet in the west London derby when Chelsea travel the short distance to Fulham on Monday. Defending champions Chelsea have lost one, drawn one and won one of their last three English Premier League matches, with their last outing ending in a 1-0 defeat at home to Liverpool. While they are no longer embroiled in their worst run of form for over a decade –…

February 12, 2011
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Preview: Chelsea v Blackburn

Chelsea host Blackburn at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in dire need of a win to keep them within range of leaders Manchester United. Carlo Ancelotti’s side has won just once in their past nine in their flailing English Premier League defence, and despite a comprehensive 7-0 thrashing of Ipswich Town in their third-round FA Cup encounter to boost morale, Chelsea need to win against Blackburn to settle speculation the Italian…

January 12, 2011
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Chelsea Spent £9MILLION On Agent Fees For Two players

Chelsea spent more than £9million on agents’ fees this year – but bought just two players. Latest figures from the Premier League put the Blues top of the big spenders list, just as other clubs are cutting back on their own fees. Spending was down on payments to agents by more than £3m in the year to September 30. But that still meant more than £67m was splashed out, with…

December 1, 2010
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These Rumours Are Totally Untrue

Carlo Ancelotti today insisted he is not on the brink of quitting as Chelsea boss. Ancelotti has told friends he is “disillusioned” with life at Stamford Bridge after assistant Ray Wilkins was sacked above his head and replaced by scout Michael Emenalo. But today the Italian maintained he is going nowhere and refuted claims he has rung the League Mangers Association for advice over his next step. Ancelotti said: “I…

November 22, 2010
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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
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