In The News: Mikel, Modric & Safe Hands

August 22, 2011

Some good news to start of this little round-up of the stories doing the rounds is that Mikel’s father has been found. Michael Obi was taken ten days ago and Mikel received a hefty ransom demand last week. Despite his anguish, Mikel played for Chelsea only a day after learning of the kidnapping. Upon hearing the news, the Nigerian’s management company issued the following statement; “John Obi Mikel would like…


John Obi Mikel – Balancing The Chelsea Midfield

April 22, 2011

John Obi Mikel turns 24 today. In his five years at the club he has often divided opinion amongst fans, but there seems to be a slow realisation that Chelsea play better with Mikel in the side than without. In the holding role Mikel is peerless in our squad – and I include Michael Essien in that comparison. Much of the reason the Bison has struggled this season is purely…