FA Cup Retained, Double Done

May 17, 2010

Chelsea sealed their first league and cup double with a 1-0 win in the FA Cup Final against Portsmouth, at Wembley Stadium. After hitting the woodwork five (yes, five!) times in the first half, Chelsea looked like they would pay when Portsmouth were awarded a penalty, but Petr Cech’s penalty save closely followed by Didier Drogba’s free kick, saw Chelsea close out a deserved victory. Chelsea were unchanged from the…


Blues On Brink Of Historic Double

May 15, 2010

In just a few hours Chelsea have the chance to write their names into an elite group of clubs who’ve won the ‘double’ in England. Avram Grant’s Portsmouth team, relegated from the Premier League this season, and riddled with all manor of financial problems, stand in our way. With Chelsea coming off the back of a record 8-0 thrashing of Wigan last week, confidence will surely be at a premium,…


Blues Batter Bottom Boys

March 25, 2010

Chelsea moved to within a point of Manchester United at the top of table after an impressive 5-0 drubbing of bottom of the table Portsmouth. Daniel Sturridge came in and replaced the out of form Nicolas Anelka in the side, which also included Petr Cech for the first time since the defeat in Italy, as well as Ricardo Carvalho who’d also been out through injury. Deco was handed his first…


Blues Fratton Bound

March 24, 2010

Chelsea travel Fratton Park, where former manager Avram Grant is in charge of the debt ridden, relegation threatened Portsmouth. The FA has docked the South Coast club nine points for going into administration, leaving them with virtually no chance of staying in the Premier League beyond this season. John Terry will match Chopper Harris’ benchmark of 324 appearances as Chelsea captain, having first led Chelsea out on December 5, 2001…