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Chelsea’s transfer business has been out of the top drawer, but I don’t think they will win the Premier League

That doesn’t mean I don’t think the season will be a successful one. I think it could well be one of the most exciting non-title winning seasons Chelsea have had in a long time. This season could be the precursor to Chelsea returning to being a major force in the league for a long time… Continue reading Chelsea’s transfer business has been out of the top drawer, but I don’t think they will win the Premier League

Movies, Sport

A Week in Review: 24th-30th August

Fans return to a football ground There were fans at a football match in England for the first time in nearly six months last Saturday as Brighton hosted Chelsea in a pre-season friendly at the Amex stadium. Just over 2,500 Brighton fans were allowed in to watch their side play out a dress rehearsal of… Continue reading A Week in Review: 24th-30th August

Politics, Sport

A Week in Review: 27th July-2nd August

I enjoyed this format from last week so I'm going to stick with it. As with last week, I'm going to pick a few news stories and give my opinion in a more condensed fashion, rather than write an extended piece on one subject. So, let's get into the week's news that caught my eye.… Continue reading A Week in Review: 27th July-2nd August

Sport

Frank Lampard has worked wonders at Chelsea this season. He is the man to lead the club into the future.

So Chelsea and Arsenal will go head-to-head for a third time in the F.A. Cup final. Frank Lampard and his players pulled off a masterclass to nullify the attacking threat of Manchester United and seize upon individual errors to take Frank Lampard to a first major final as a manager. One major complaint among Chelsea… Continue reading Frank Lampard has worked wonders at Chelsea this season. He is the man to lead the club into the future.

Sport

Chelsea are making serious moves in the transfer market. And that can only be a positive.

While the transfer window has been pushed back until August, Chelsea are making their moves now. And they are not going to waste their time, having not signed anyone for two windows now. They have already committed around £35 million to bring in Hakim Ziyech from Ajax, and look set to complete a deal for… Continue reading Chelsea are making serious moves in the transfer market. And that can only be a positive.

Sport

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.

Sport

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?

Sport

Lampard was never going to get who he wanted in January. The transfer focus needs to shift to the summer.

With only a day until the January transfer window closes, Chelsea’s lack of activity has a number of fans voicing their anger. Why did the club go to such lengths to get the ban they were saddled with overturned if they weren’t going to do any business in January? Lampard has also been very vocal… Continue reading Lampard was never going to get who he wanted in January. The transfer focus needs to shift to the summer.

Sport

What we learnt from Chelsea’s win over Burnley.

Chelsea's 3-0 win over Burnley on Saturday arrested their rather indifferent home form and gave Chelsea fans a great home performance to cheer for the first time in far too long. The weekend's win meant that Chelsea had completed the league double over Burnley for the first time since the 2009/10 season and finally beat… Continue reading What we learnt from Chelsea’s win over Burnley.

Sport

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.