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Video Highlights: Manchester City 5-3 Chelsea

Manchester City and Chelsea played out another high-scoring thriller in the States as Brian Kidd’s men ran out 5-3 winners. The pair managed to trump their seven-goal blockbuster just three days previously and go one better in front of a packed crowd at the Yankee Stadium, New York. Goals from Gareth Barry and Samir Nasri helped the Premier League runners-up race into a two-goal lead before Ramires just after the break reduced the deficit. James Milner then extended the lead nine minutes later ... Continue Reading →
Man City 4-3 Chelsea

Video Highlights: Chelsea 3-4 Manchester City

Manchester City came from 3-0 down to record a sensational 4-3 win over Chelsea as the two sides played out a seven goal thriller in a friendly in St Louis, Missouri. Second half goals from Javi Garcia, a brace from Edin Dzeko coupled with a dramatic injury-time winner by Micah Richards helped Brian Kidd’s men overturn a three goal deficit to win 4-3 in one of the most pulsating friendly matches imaginable. The Blues, Chelsea that is, raced into an early lead through Demba Ba, before goals ... Continue Reading →

Full Premier League Fixture List 2012-2013

The Premier League fixture list for the upcoming 2012/2013 season has been revealed with champions Manchester City commencing their campaign against newly promoted Southampton. City will begin their title defence against Southampton whilst Manchester United face a tricky trip to Goodison Park to play Everton – a place where they have traditionally struggled. The two Manchester giants are the favourites to lift the Premier League trophy come May 2013 but footy lovers will have to wait a while ... Continue Reading →

‘Fuck Off We Don’t Want AVB!’ Tottenham Players Tell Daniel Levy

Tottenham Hotspurs players are ready to revolt if the club appoint Chelsea flop Andre Villas Boas as coach in the wake of Harry Redknapp’s sacking. Redknapp was relieved of his duties as Spurs boss last week to the surprise (and fury) of a host of Tottenham first team stars as well as a crop of fans. With ruthless chairman Daniel Levy now in need of appointing a new coach, it is believed that former Chelsea and FC Porto boss Andre Villas-Boas is number one in Levy’s ‘to get’ ... Continue Reading →

Pictures: New Chelsea Away Kit 2012/2013

Chelsea have unveiled their new ‘white’ away kit for the 2012/2013 season and it bores and eerie resemblance to Marseille’s home strip. Perhaps the Chelsea hierarchy were just desperate to keep L’OM legend Didier Drogba by getting him to play in a strip which for all intents and purposes, looks like Marseille’s famous white/sky blue combo. Anyway, it looks decent although the man who washes the kits each week will have his work cut out. Hope they pay him well!  Read ... Continue Reading →

Jose Mourinho: Brendan Rodgers Is Special Too!

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has lauded the appointment of Brendan Rodgers as new Liverpool boss. The pair both worked together at Chelsea with Mourinho as first team coach whilst Rodgers took charge of the reserves and ‘the Special One’ believes that Rodgers is special too. “I am very happy with his appointment at Liverpool, especially because he did it as a consequence of all his amazing work at Swansea,” he was quoted as saying by The Sun. Rodgers will be officially unveiled ... Continue Reading →

Eden Hazard Decides To Join Chelsea…At Last

Eden Hazard has finally given footy journalists the world over some respite by announcing that he will join Chelsea in a £32million deal. After months of wrangling and prostituting himself to all potential suitors, Hazard has finally announced that Stamford Bridge will be his next destination with the Blues fending off the likes of Manchester City and Manchester United to secure the Lille midfielder’s signature. “I’m joining the European champions,” Hazard tweeted on Tuesday night and ... Continue Reading →

Video: Didier Drogba Carries The London 2012 Olympic Torch

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba waved goodbye to London by carrying the 2012 Olympic Torch through the streets of Swindon as it moves across the country. So fresh from leading Chelsea to Champions League glory in Munich, the big Ivorian striker created more positive headlines as he happily paraded the Olympic torch through the streets. Ah…it all makes us feel a little fuzzy in the inside. His departure to (most likely) China will be a big loss for the Premier League. Tweet Continue Reading →

By Hook or by Crook, Chelsea Are Champions of Europe

Some would say it is ironic that, in this most turbulent of seasons in Chelsea’s recent history, Roman Abramovich’s holy grail of winning the Champions League is finally realised. In Munich last Saturday, Roberto Di Matteo achieved what esteemed figures such as Jose Mourinho, Luis Felipe Scolari and Carlo Ancelotti could not. Whether it is enough to secure the Stamford Bridge hot-seat permanently remains to be seen; indeed recent conjecture about Chelsea’s apparent ‘luck’ in becoming European ... Continue Reading →

Didier Drogba Confirms Chelsea Exit

Didier Drogba will leave Chelsea the club have confirmed Drogba’s contract was set to expire at the end of June with the 34-year-old striker having opted to leave on a high at the end of his contract. In a grande finale, Drogba’s last act in a Blues shirt was to hit the Champions League-winning penalty in Munich having also netted a precious last minute equaliser. “I wanted to put an end to all the speculation and confirm that I am leaving Chelsea,” Drogba told the official ... Continue Reading →

Eden Hazard Wants Chelsea Move…We Don’t Care!

Lille midfielder has revealed that he is leaning more towards a move to Chelsea despite still being uncertain of his next destination. Sigh…can somebody snap him up already! The guy obviously wants to leave Lille but is finding it hard to decide where he should be playing his footy next season. Having prostituted himself to high heavens before a ball had even been kicked in anger at the start of the campaign, Hazard (great name by the way) is now in a state of limbo as he has to answer to ... Continue Reading →

UEFA Champions League Final: 5 Things In The Stands Learnt

Chelsea overcame Bayern Munich on penalties to be crowned champions of Europe in a match which left In The Stands’ Rolly Pelovangu all the more wiser. So that is that then. Those were the champions and in Chelsea these are the champions. After months of shocks, great goals, surprises, superb performances, red card shames and goalkeeping heroics, a competition which began in July 2011 has finally come to a dramatic close with Roberto Di Matteo’s men being crowned the kings of Europe after ... Continue Reading →