Premier League Predictions & Travel Tips

August 17, 2012

Ah, glorious August, when football fans up and down the country are filled with what usually turns out to be misplaced optimism about the fate of their teams over the coming nine months. And speaking of misplaced optimism, TheChels.Net has asked their resident Old Crone to look into her crystal ball and see what might lie ahead. Please note that these predictions may contain a hefty dose of bias and/or…


Four Out Of Four

September 13, 2010

It was never going to be a classic, with the pikey boys from East London looking to kick lumps out of us wherever possible, and the pitch resembling a gypsy caravan site, it was always going to be a battle. Thankfully in Michael Essien, we have the ultimate warrior for such occasions. Strong, quick, skilful and as we found out on Saturday, not too bad with his head either! Chelsea got off…


Over Land And Sea For Wet Sham

September 10, 2010

London, we love it, but one of the worst parts has to be the continual ‘improvements’ being made to the underground most weekends, that more often than not finds us blues struggling to get to a match, or stuck in the vicinity afterwards. Ironically these improvements aren’t making it any better for us this weekend either. With the usual district line weekend fiasco and militant muppet Bob Crows’ extra actions…


Wet Sham Hammered

March 15, 2010

Chelsea were briefly top of the Premier League once more on Saturday as they defeated West Ham United 4-1 at Stamford Bridge. In the ideal warm up for Internazionale on Tuesday, Didier Drogba scored twice, whilst Alex and man of the match Florent Malouda also got one each. Ross Turnbull made his league debut in goal after the injuries to Hilario and Cech, but wasn’t really tested throughout the 90…


Zola Returns To The Bridge

March 13, 2010

Chelsea host local rivals West Ham United in the third of four consecutive home games, looking to re-establish themselves at the top of the English Premier League. Always a highlight of the season, this fixture has taken on an added romanticism in recent times with the mercurial Gianfranco Zola taking over the reigns at Upton Park with Steve Clarke as his assistant. Chelsea have injury problems that will affect not…