An Indecent Proposal

October 4, 2011

A bitterly cold, snowy, winter.  An indifferent summer.  A Royal Wedding.  1986 has a lot in common with 2011. It was in 1986 that the Battle for the Bridge was at its height.  The words “super stadium on the M25” were enough to strike fear into the heart of any true blue. Ken Bates finally reached agreement with the banks representing the now-defunct Marler/Cabra Estates in 1992, and in 1993…


Chelsea Bid To Buy CPO

October 3, 2011

Many of you will already have seen the statement put out on the official Chelsea website earlier today, where the club went public on its bid to buy back the freehold of Stamford Bridge from the Chelsea Pitch Owners. A contentious issue for sure, but for us here the news is not unexpected.  As we wrote back in March of this year, the club has been actively looking for options…