Chelsea v Benfica – Europa League Final Preview

Chelsea have arguably been a side in transition this season, but once again find themselves in a major European final just 12 months after winning the Champions League for the first time in their history, with that memorable night in Munich. Victory in Amsterdam tomorrow night would mean they would become the first club to [...]

Frank Lampard- 203 Goals, Record breaker, Legend

I was in the crowd on 19th August 2001 when Chelsea took on Newcastle in the first game of the Premier League season. That year Chelsea made 4 high profile signings. One of them was a certain Frank Lampard, signed from West Ham United for a mere £11 million. Little did the world of football [...]

Chelsea v Spurs – The race for the top 4

Chelsea are currently in a strong position, 3 points ahead of Spurs with three games to play. A win at Stamford Bridge tomorrow would all but secure Champions League football for Chelsea next season as they have a far superior goal difference. Chelsea would go six points clear of Tottenham and four points clear of [...]

Chelsea leave it late to steal all 3 points

Chelsea took a huge step towards Champions League qualification after a hard fought 1-0 win at the home of the newly crowned Premier League champions. The game failed to kick into gear with lots of cautious play for most of the match, until the 86th minute when Chelsea’s magician Juan Mata, shot across goal and [...]

Chelsea FC Next Generation – Strikers

Patrick Bamford 19 year old Bamford joined in January 2012 from Nottingham Forest where he made two first-team appearances. In pre-season for the 2011/12 season, Patrick scored a hat-trick against Chelsea in a youth team friendly, and in the FA Youth Cup for his former club he scored five times in a 9-1 win over Wigan Athletic before netting four in the [...]

Chelsea FC Next Generation – Midfielders (Part 2)

Lewis Baker Lewis has been with Chelsea since Under-10s. A two-footed creative and technical midfielder, he scored once in 19 appearances for our youth team while a schoolboy in 2010/11 and the following season was the joint-top appearance maker with 22 games played. He was the regular penalty-taker, the source of four out of his five [...]

Chelsea FC Next Generation- Midfielders (Part 1)

Lucas Piazon Chelsea had to fight off interest from a number of the world's leading clubs in order to secure the services of the highly-rated Brazilian attacking midfielder. Piazon had a very impressive first season in English football playing regularly for both the academy and reserves. Piazon played an integral role in our Under 18 team's [...]