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Vote Your MOTM: Arsenal

For many weeks now we’ve been looking at our performances, and not seeing what we’re used to seeing. The team appears disjointed and despite seeing ‘improvements’ in players, or passages of play, it’s just not good enough overall. Arsenal earned a deserved win over us for sure, but who was your best Chelsea player on the day? [fppp_display_poll] Check out our fantastic NEW Chelsea T-Shirts site at TheChels.biz – the best…

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Arsenal – What Went Wrong?

OK, so it’s not necessarily just the Arsenal defeat where things have gone wrong recently. One win since mid November – and that merely a late one in a below-par outing against MSK Zilina – has left Blues fans reeling at the club’s worst run of form for over a decade, and has left a number of questions in need of an answer. Is it an issue with squad depth?…

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Let’s Kick Some Arsenal

The leftovers are eaten, the alcohol has run dry, and football finally returns. Tonight we see the festive treat that is Arsenal vs. Chelsea at the Emirates. Didier Drogba should be lining up against his favoured opponents and we will need him to be on form if we’re to have a chance of bagging all three points. Expect Anelka and Malouda to flank him, Anelka getting the nod ahead of…

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Happy Christmas Everyone!

So here it is! Merry Christmas! We hope everybody’s having fun, and that Santa brought you all the things you wished for. To celebrate we’ve created a festive Chelsea wallpaper for you all to download and use on your computers as you wish. To download it, all you need to do is click the image below, and when it opens in a new window, right click it and ‘Save image…

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The Chelsea Christmas Wishlist

As 25th December hurtles towards us with all the speed of a Japanese bullet train, I thought I’d take this opportunity to have a rummage round my sack and see what might make suitable gifts for some of the Chelsea team this year. To Petr Cech – A time machine that would take him back to the morning of 15th October 2005 and a change to the Reading line-up meaning…

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The Harding Perspective: Arsenal

With the United match now on the back-burner until March, the focus switches to another of this seasons title contenders; Arsenal. Fabianski’s return in goal should be a welcome sight for Chelsea fans. His presence in goal this season has made a shaky central pairing look even more fragile, as Vermaelen’s loss is felt with each passing game. Fabianski possesses an inability to claim crosses and is a man with…

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George’ll Fix It For You

In the continuation of our look at some of the key performers from the first half of this year’s reserve and youth campaign, we taken a look at George Saville. Alongside yesterday’s feature Todd Kane, George is the only other player to have a 100% appearance record in the Under-18 league, and he too has featured in a number of different roles so far. A left-back for much of his…

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Kane Proving More Than Able

Part of a young player’s development is understanding and experiencing different positions on the pitch. Many an individual will spend time working on and playing in an unfamiliar role to expand their knowledge of the game, and how another player in the team will see things from ther place. In the first of a series of looks at members of the youth and reserve teams who have performed well in…

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Chelsea Sign Young Dutch Starlet

In a move which has been rumoured since November, Feyenoord today confirmed that 15 year-old Nathan Aké will join Chelsea next summer. Leo Beenhakker, Technical Director at the De Kuip side, revealed that Nathan had sealed the move, and indeed, despite interest from elsewhere (most notably Manchester City), he only ever had eyes for the Blues. In an interview with Algemeen Dagblad, Beenhakker said: “I talked with Nathan and his…

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