• The Loan Report: January 14-20
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In Search Of Positivity

It’s not often that a dead rubber ends up as one of the most important matches of the season. For Chelsea, however, the trip to Marseille to round off the Champions League Group Stages presents the chance to right some recent wrongs and pick up a first win since beating MSK Zilina in late November. With both teams already through to the last sixteen, neither can change position, and the…

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Travels With The Chels – Monaco

Ah, the glamorous South of France. Casinos. Blue sky. Azure coastline. A terrifying approach to Nice Airport during which you think you will be landing in the Med. I have given this article some thought in the weeks prior to sitting down to the writing of it. As your local friendly Chels features writer, using a pseudonym, how much of oneself does one give away? Well, I think it fair…

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The Chelsea Politburo

June 2003 will forever go down in Chelsea history as the date that the face of our club changed forever. Roman Abramovich waltzed into SW6 with the single purpose of transforming Chelsea FC into the biggest club on the planet. In 7 years we have won the League three times, three FA Cups, two League Cups and with any luck (or a decent referee) will win the European Cup before…

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Where Are They Now? Gary Chivers

Signed for the Blues on schoolboy forms before working his way through the ranks making his first team debut against Middlesbrough nine months after turning professional. He went from strength to strength in Geoff Hurst’s promotion chasing side in 1980 but he played most of his games in blue as part of the struggling Division Two side and it resulted in a slump in form. He was eventually allowed to…

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Vote Your MOTM: Everton

So the blip continues with two dropped points at home to Everton this afternoon. We’d had the lead courtesy of a Drogba penalty, as well as dominating the first half, however the second half was another story, with Everton rampant and Chelsea on the back foot. Despite the setback, who did you think performed the best in a blue shirt? You voted the man of the match for Everton as…

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Blues Vs Blues At Stamford Bridge

With the snow now finally retreating and normality returning to the southern part of England, Chelsea take on a slippery situation of their own as Everton roll up to Stamford Bridge. John Terry returns at the centre of defence just as Alex undertakes surgery that will see him out for around six-eight weeks, as does Michael Essien after missing three matches due to suspension. Lampard is still not yet ready…

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The Best Chelsea T-Shirts Online

We know that winter isn’t the best time to shout about t-shirts, but when have we ever been conventional? With Christmas around the corner, now is the time to get your loved one the perfect Chelsea gift! Currently we only have our smart and funny designs available on t-shirts and tops, yet we will be expanding this in the new year, as well as adding new designs as we go…

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History For The Faint At Heart

Following Chelsea has never been for the squeamish or faint-hearted. I remember (dimly, I wasn’t sure what was going on at the time) Tommy Docherty leaving the club. With many talented young players appearing as if from nowhere, his team was a blend of youth and more youth (remember that) which boded well for the future. His motivational skills were stunning and those players achieved performances that belied their age…

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Where Are They Now? Enrique De Lucas

Spanish midfielder Enrique “Quique” de Lucas Martínez arrived at Stamford Bridge on a four year contract in the summer of 2002 as one of the hottest properties in Le Liga. Enjoyed a good first season with the club, mainly playing on the right, and was unlucky not to get a look in at the start of the 2002/2003 season, before being allowed to join Alaves on a free transfer. Since…

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