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Gianfranco Zola is my favourite footballer ever. And here’s why.

Now I write a lot about Chelsea on this blog, and I make no apologies for that. They are my team, who I've followed for nearly 20 years and who I'll follow for the rest of my life. In a previous post, where I named my choices for the greatest Chelsea side of the last… Continue reading Gianfranco Zola is my favourite footballer ever. And here’s why.

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Hamilton is on the verge of making F1 history. But that is the least important thing going on in the world right now.

The new season of Formula One was meant to return at the weekend with Lewis Hamilton on the verge of true F1 greatness. His recent run of World Championships means he sits on six, one behind Michael Schumacher’s record of seven. Many claim that Formula One is not exciting anymore, as Mercedes and Hamilton seemingly… Continue reading Hamilton is on the verge of making F1 history. But that is the least important thing going on in the world right now.

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What will Chelsea need to do in the summer?

Well, the first thing to do from my perspective would be to not sack Frank Lampard. For a manager to not be able to make any signings during their first transfer window in charge, with the most important player leaving, having to rely rather heavily on players who were not proven at Premier League level,… Continue reading What will Chelsea need to do in the summer?

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The best Chelsea team, according to me.

Yes, the last piece I wrote was about Chelsea and I'm writing another one straight afterwards. I'm not going to apologise for that. As we approach the end of the decade, we're seeing lots of best of the decade lists, for everything from songs to football players etc. So, I thought I would get in… Continue reading The best Chelsea team, according to me.

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The honeymoon is over for Frank Lampard. The hard work begins now.

After Thursday’s general election results I would normally write something about it, but most everyone who reads this blog knows my opinion of Boris Johnson and of Britain's withdrawal from the EU, so I won't waste your or my time rehashing old pieces. And I promise not to write anything about The Rise of Skywalker… Continue reading The honeymoon is over for Frank Lampard. The hard work begins now.

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How on earth do Chelsea fit all their players in?

I know I write about Chelsea a lot on this blog, but if you read the homepage it does say that Chelsea is one of my favourite things to discuss and write about, so do please indulge me. Chelsea are having a far better start to the season than anyone expected. Pundits and fans were… Continue reading How on earth do Chelsea fit all their players in?

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Will Chelsea be comfortable enough to play the waiting game?

It's fair to say that Chelsea haven't quite found their feet under Frank Lampard's management yet, but there are some encouraging signs. Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham have taken the opportunity given to them and turned in some great early performances to really stake a claim for regular first team football. Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho… Continue reading Will Chelsea be comfortable enough to play the waiting game?

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Chelsea really don’t need to worry.

Well, the first two games of the Premier League season have been played and Frank Lampard has a single point for his efforts. And while Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City all have maximum points, I really don't think Chelsea have a huge amount to worry about. The results haven't been what was wanted but there… Continue reading Chelsea really don’t need to worry.

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Where do Chelsea go now?

A lot has been said about Chelsea's transfer ban this summer, especially with the departures of both the star player Eden Hazard to Real Madrid and head coach Maurizio Sarri to Juventus. Will the younger players be able to step up and keep the team where they have become accustomed to being? Will the new… Continue reading Where do Chelsea go now?

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My top 5 football comebacks

After the week of European football we just had, this seems like a opportune time to talk about some of the greatest football comebacks. Off the bat, I hereby swear that not every entry on this list will be a Chelsea comeback. There have been more than a few for the Blues but there are… Continue reading My top 5 football comebacks