Does This Really Help?

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February 1, 2010

As I write this piece, we are at the end of the first month of this World Cup year and the build up is slowly starting to crank up. By June, it will be at fever pitch. After all, within a month or so, we will be starting to get our free wall charts and some retro football stickers complete with a glossy brochure of the ‘players to watch’ during…

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That Sepp Blatter!

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January 7, 2010

This isn’t a good start. I was determined that everything on this site was going to be about Chelsea, but something caught my beady eye this morning and I just had to let off a little steam. I promise you it’s Chelsea related though, albeit somewhat tenuously and with a generous dollop of Blue. Does anyone pay attention to what Sepp Blatter has to say about the state of football…

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Preston North End: Been There, Done That

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January 5, 2010

Following Chelsea over the years has brought many highs and lows, but one of the strangest set of memories for me goes back over forty years to the 4th round in January and February of 1969. Over the previous four seasons we’d reached the sixth round, two semi-finals and lost to T*tt*nh*m in the first all-London final. Dave Sexton was manager having taken over from Tommy Docherty fifteen months earlier….

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Spotlight: Kerry Dixon

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January 3, 2010

Kerry Dixon was a classic English centre forward, and a master goalscorer. His strength, ability in the air and eye for goal saw him score 193 goals for Chelsea over nine seasons. In addition to his exploits at club level, during his time at Chelsea he was capped by England and travelled to the 1986 World Cup, where he made a substitute appearance against Portugal. Dixon scored four times in…

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Another Year, Another Chelsea Site

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January 2, 2010

So, if you’re reading this you’re probably a Chelsea fan. Chances are, like many of us, you scour the internet for scraps and news about the football club you love to follow. We know you do, we do it too, but there’s a problem with so many Chelsea sites these days that, borne out of frustration, led a few Chelsea supporters who’ve been heavily involved in the running of Chelsea…

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