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
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.
And lo, football fans around England rejoiced as the Premier League returned. It's not as it was, nor as we wish it could be, but it is back. The first games took place last Wednesday and it was a huge relief. Now we all know that Liverpool have all but won the title, two wins… Continue reading The Premier League is back!!!!
I recently came to the conclusion that I will likely never buy a brand-new modern football shirt ever again. I say likely, because I was given Chelsea F.A. Cup anniversary kit as a birthday gift this year. And that kit is amazing. It was only worn once against Nottingham Forest in the F.A. Cup, appropriately… Continue reading Why are modern football kits so rubbish?
With there being no sport on at the moment for obvious reasons, I've been watching old matches and great moments back and it's brought to mind the emotions, the highs and lows that sport can bring. It can take you from the highest of highs to the lowest depths. That's why we love it, that's… Continue reading Not many things can make us feel quite as much as sport can.
It's funny isn't it, how integral something that supposed to be a past-time or a hobby can become? All sport is just a form of physical exercise with more objectives than simply the number of reps or sets you do. And hey, if you get a major kick out of what you are able to… Continue reading What do football fans do with the season on hold?
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.
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
One thing that Chelsea and all the usual top 6 clubs get criticised for is not affording younger players from their respective academies opportunities in the first team. It's all very well rotating the side of the early rounds of the League Cup, where if you get knocked out, no one is really that disappointed.… Continue reading “Give the kids a chance Maurizio!” But should he?
10 games into this Premier League season and Maurizio Sarri is still unbeaten as Chelsea manager. No one else has done that. Not Ancelotti, not Conte, certainly not Scolari, certainly not Villas-Boas, not even Mourinho managed that as Chelsea manager in either of his spells in charge. And this early season run of form has… Continue reading Can Chelsea really challenge for the Premier League title?