It’s a wise thing to never become too attached to managers as a football fan. They are the ones with the biggest likelihood of losing their jobs. As has happened with Thomas Tuchel. I am sad to see him go. He had done so much for the club from the moment he took over. In… Continue reading The Tuchel era is over at Chelsea. Something new begins.
Formula One returns this weekend. And there are still many questions to be answered over the final nine races of the season. One of the big ones is what will happen in the driver market. The dominoes set off by Sebastian Vettel announcing his retirement continue to fall with Daniel Riccardo and McLaren announcing they… Continue reading The questions to be answered in Formula One.
Since last Sunday, we have seen a lot of talk about the refereeing team’s performance in the Chelsea vs Tottenham game. Because the long and the short of it is this. At least one of the two Tottenham goals should not have stood. I have made my support of Chelsea Football Club no secret over… Continue reading VAR still isn’t perfected yet.
Last year I wrote about The Hundred. And I said then that while the games I had watched had been extremely entertaining to watch, I still had some reservations. Well, from a sporting and entertainment point of view I am won over. This is an exceptionally exciting form of cricket. The marketing is absolutely right.… Continue reading I really like The Hundred.
Pre-season is never the time to be trying to judge a football team. Teams have had troubled pre-seasons and gone on to achieve great success by the end of the campaign. And that is something that I think Chelsea fans need to keep in mind right now. This is a strange time for the club.… Continue reading Don’t be too quick to judge Chelsea.
As attractive as the idea may be. I think it is one the new owners at Chelsea should avoid. Yes, it would be a massive statement to sign either player, would attract headlines and open up all sorts of commercial opportunities, but I just don’t think it would work. For one thing, Cristiano Ronaldo is… Continue reading Why I think Chelsea shouldn’t sign either Cristiano Ronaldo or Neymar Jr.
Live motorsport hits differently to watching on TV. The BTCC was at Croft last weekend and I was there to see the live action. And it was a brilliant day. Three touring car races and a really good support program. I wrote a piece not longer after I started this blog about how I considered… Continue reading The BTCC live is just brilliant.
Well, the transfer window is now open and one of the many storylines that will unfold across the next two months is just how much of a splash Chelsea are going to make this year. With new owners in place with access to major resources, all the talk has been that they are ready to… Continue reading Chelsea’s transfer strategy has to be spot on this year.
The modern football world may have moved past Jose Mourinho, but we simply wouldn’t be where we are today without him. Mourinho continued his unbeaten streak in European finals on Wednesday, claiming the inaugural Europa Conference League with Roma. It may not be the most prestigious trophy that Mourinho has competed for in his managerial… Continue reading Jose Mourinho is one of the greatest managers in the history of football.
Chelsea will have another chance at silverware this year, after reaching their third successive F.A Cup final in a row. It’s a strange time for everyone involved with the club right now; players, staff and fans. The restrictions of the licence the club is currently operating under mean that player contracts cannot be renewed. New… Continue reading What happens next for Chelsea?