• FA Youth Cup: Chelsea 5-1 Manchester City (6-2 on aggregate)
  • The Loan Report: April 18-23
  • Under-18s: Chelsea 2-1 Blackburn Rovers
  • Development Squad: Chelsea 2-2 Everton
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Hull Of A Battle

Chelsea came from behind to secure a point at the KC Stadium against Hull City, however it could be considered two points lost against the relegation battlers. Steven Mouyokolo headed the opening goal for Hull, before Didier Drogba equalised with a free kick on his return to the side. Drogba was paired with Nicolas Anelka in attack, with the 4-4-2 diamond returning to accommodate him. Ballack was holding, Deco was…

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Blues Looking To Breach Hull

Chelsea’s rescheduled match with Hull City takes place tonight, after our January 9 match fell victim to the extraordinary weather of the start of the year. Phil Brown’s side are involved in a mighty relegation scrap and sit second from bottom, Carlo Ancelotti’s Chelsea are five points clear at the top of the league. Didier Drogba returns to the squad tonight, having returned to England after international duty. He has…

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Does This Really Help?

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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Terry Scores Again

In a week where his personal life dominated the tabloid headlines, John Terry scored the winner against Burnley to send the Blues five points clear at the top of the table. The 2-1 win also saw goals from Nicolas Anelka and Steven Fletcher. The Christmas tree formation was again on show with Ashley Cole, Yuri Zhirkov and Florent Malouda all present in the same starting side. Alex was also preferred…

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Turf Test For Perfect Jan

Chelsea travel to Turf Moor in the hope of completing a perfect January, by defeating Burnley in a late kick off in the Premier league this afternoon. The home side lost manager Owen Coyle to Bolton Wanderers after the sacking of Gary Megson and are threatened by relegation, whilst the home side welcome back Didier Drogba, looking to make up for lost time in the golden boot race. Chelsea are…

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Lamps At The Double

Chelsea rolled Birmingham with ease, winning 3-0 at home to continue our excellent run of form. Frank Lampard scored twice and Florent Malouda netted a header as our clinical finish proved too much for Birmingham. It took all of four minutes for Chelsea to take the lead. Joe Cole beat Bowyer for pace on the right, before standing up a cross that was easily headed in by the unmarked Malouda….

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Brum Up At The Bridge

Chelsea host Birmingham City in the Premier League tonight having slipped to third in the league, albeit with a game in hand over Arsenal and two over the leaders Manchester United. Chelsea cruised past Preston North End in the FA Cup on the weekend and in their previous league match, defeated Sunderland 7-2. Birmingham won 2-1 at Goodison Park to knock Everton out and in their last league game, they…

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Cup Campaign Continues

Chelsea eased through to the fifth round of the FA Cup, defeating Preston North End 2-0. It was a professional, clinical performance from Chelsea with goals from strikers Nicolas Anelka and Daniel Sturridge enough to guarantee that there’d be no “cupset” from Darren Ferguson’s side. Ancelotti was true to his word, sticking with the side he named 24 hours earlier. Hilario, Ferreira, Alex, Zhirkov, Belletti and Sturridge were some of…

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Carlo Up For The Cup

Deepdale plays host to an FA Cup fourth round tie between Preston North End and Chelsea. Preston North End reached this stage by thrashing Colchester United 7-0, whilst Chelsea were victorious over Watford 5-0. Curiously, Carlo Ancelotti has named his side already and without doubt it is one strong enough to beat Preston. Hilario, Ferreira, Alex, Terry and Zhirkov make up the back five, Belletti, Ballack, Lampard and Deco the…

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Sunderland Seen Off

Chelsea shellacked Sunderland 7-2 on Saturday to consolidate their position at the summit of the Premier League. Nicolas Anelka and Frank Lampard scored a brace apiece, whilst Florent Malouda, Ashley Cole and Michael Ballack also scored one each. For Sunderland, former Blue Boudewijn Zenden and their top scorer Darren Bent found the net. As expected, Belletti started in midfield, but there was no place for Daniel Sturridge in the starting…

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