Spotlight: Gianfranco Zola

April 22, 2010

Gianfranco Zola is synonymous with Chelsea Football Club. The Sardinian magician was a scorer of truly great goals and was voted Chelsea’s greatest ever player in 2005 after a magnificent career at Stamford Bridge from 1996 to 2003. The little Italian broke through way back in 1989 at Italian club Napoli. There, he was in the same team as the legendary Diego Maradona and the two would spent hours together…


Spotlight: Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris

March 18, 2010

It was in February 1962 that Ronald Edward Harris made his first team debut in a 1-0 win against Sheffield Wednesday. He went on to make a further 654 league appearances for Chelsea, cementing his place as a legend of the football club and becoming renowned as one of the toughest defenders of his era. “Chopper” was part of the Chelsea side that won the FA Youth Cup in 1961….


Spotlight: Kerry Dixon

January 3, 2010

Kerry Dixon was a classic English centre forward, and a master goalscorer. His strength, ability in the air and eye for goal saw him score 193 goals for Chelsea over nine seasons. In addition to his exploits at club level, during his time at Chelsea he was capped by England and travelled to the 1986 World Cup, where he made a substitute appearance against Portugal. Dixon scored four times in…