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…


Hard Work On A Sunny Day

April 10, 2011

Chelsea prepared for their crunch match in Europe with a rather lacklustre win over Wigan Athletic. A second-half Florent Malouda goal proved to be enough to secure all three points and thereby maintaining hopes of overcoming Arsenal in the coming weeks. With a big match coming up in a few days, Carlo Ancelotti understandably rotated his side around and rested some of the key individuals. Frank Lampard, fresh from making his…


Carlo’s Chelsea So Sixy

August 22, 2010

Two games, two six nil victories.  This has not been the start to the season many of us foresaw after our poor pre-season, yet here we sit just over two weeks into the new campaign with a 100% record, and a goal difference of +12 already. Ok so our opponents haven’t provided the sternest of testa so far but as the old adage goes, you can only beat what’s in front…


Carlo Warns Of Wounded Wigan

August 21, 2010

So put your hands up if you were concerned before last weekends match against West Brom? Us too, however with that potential banana skin successfully traversed, today’s match seems much more of a formality, and that is why we must be careful. Complacency can be this teams greatest threat as we make the trip North to face Martinez’s Lactics, fresh from our 6-0 win over West Brom and with their…


The Perfect Ending

May 11, 2010

Chelsea stormed to the English Premier League title by thrashing hapless Wigan Athletic 8-0 in the final match of the season. Manchester United’s 4-0 win at home to Stoke City was irrelevant, as Didier Drogba’s hat trick, Nicolas Anelka’s brace and further goals from Frank Lampard, Salomon Kalou and Ashley Cole rounded out a sensational victory. Wigan started brightly, but the Blues took the lead in the sixth minute and…


Destiny Awaits

May 9, 2010

Today could possibly be the start of an historic double winning season for Chelsea. Scrap that, today WILL be the start of an historic double winning season for Chelsea. As always with Chelsea there are reasons to be nervous; season of relative inconsistency, scandals and non handshakes. However it’s also been a season of goals galore, with three 7 goal thrashings at Stamford Bridge this season. Chelsea’s starting 11 should…