Blues Bound For Goodison

February 10, 2010

For the second midweek running Chelsea are away from home, this time at Goodison Park. Chelsea are atop the Premier League with a two point gap over Manchester United, whilst Everton are currently exactly mid table. Chelsea are coming off a resounding 2-0 win against Arsenal on the weekend, whilst Everton were defeated in the Merseyside derby 1-0 by Liverpool. The Blues have no fresh problems heading into this match,…


Drogba Does It Again

February 8, 2010

Chelsea went back to the top of the English Premier League with a resounding 2-0 win at home to Arsenal. Didier Drogba was the chief destroyer with two well taken goals, whilst the defence plus Petr Cech were outstanding in Chelsea’s gallant victory. Florent Malouda was preferred to Deco and Joe Cole as the support to Drogba and Nicolas Anelka in attack, whislt Ashley Cole returned to the side at…


Here Come The Arsenal

February 7, 2010

Chelsea host Arsenal on Sunday in what is expected to be a fierce London derby. Chelsea go into the match six points clear of Arsenal who are third in the league, a win for United yesterday sent them back to the top of the table, bringing the result at Stamford Bridge into even sharper focus. William Gallas will face his former club, whilst Nicolas Anelka and Ashley Cole will do…


Hull Of A Battle

February 3, 2010

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…


Blues Looking To Breach Hull

February 2, 2010

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…


Terry Scores Again

January 31, 2010

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…


Turf Test For Perfect Jan

January 30, 2010

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…


Lamps At The Double

January 29, 2010

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….


Brum Up At The Bridge

January 27, 2010

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…


Cup Campaign Continues

January 25, 2010

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…