Eden Hazard faces crucial month as Chelsea need his brilliance

Lionel Messi scored his first goal against Chelsea in nine matches as Barcelona returned to the Camp Nou ahead on away goals. After Chelsea's draw with Barcelona, Antonio Conte says the Blues were one errant pass away from a perfect performance against the Spanish giants. The FC panel answer your tweets on how Chelsea should

By | 2018-02-22T02:30:55+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: Chelsea, RSS|0 Comments

Chelsea drama under Conte a far cry from Zola and Blues entertainers

Chelsea lifted the Cup Winners' Cup in 1998 after edging past Stuttgart. LONDON -- It seems a little surreal now to recall that, long before Stamford Bridge became a place saddled with drama and expectation, Chelsea at their best were the carefree entertainers of English football.That reputation was forged by the flamboyant Blues team of

By | 2018-02-12T06:30:43+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Chelsea, RSS|0 Comments

Chelsea's disappointing loss to Arsenal caused by more than squad issues

After Chelsea's Carabao Cup loss to Arsenal, the FC panel all agree that the Blues are missing a quality striker to give them direction. Gab Marcotti reports on the latest surrounding their interest in Edin Dzeko. Antonio Conte admits his hand was forced when he handed Ross Barkley his Chelsea debut during the Carabao Cup

By | 2018-01-25T14:30:04+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Chelsea, RSS|0 Comments

Transfer Rater: Edin Dzeko to Chelsea Jean Michael Seri to Man United

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye

By | 2018-01-19T05:30:18+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Chelsea, RSS|Comments Off on Transfer Rater: Edin Dzeko to Chelsea Jean Michael Seri to Man United

Chelsea's goalscoring woes call for change in tactics by Conte

Stevie Nicol tries to make sense of what exactly is going on at Chelsea, in particular Antonio Conte's future and Chelsea's transfer dealings. Chelsea's Antonio Conte predicts an epic tussle between five teams for the top four Premier League places. Gab Marcotti joins the FC panel to report on the latest behind Chelsea's rumoured interest

By | 2018-01-19T15:31:27+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Chelsea, RSS|Comments Off on Chelsea's goalscoring woes call for change in tactics by Conte

Transfer Rater: Emerson Palmieri to Chelsea, Andre Silva to Swansea City

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper.Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an

By | 2018-01-17T09:30:18+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Chelsea, RSS|Comments Off on Transfer Rater: Emerson Palmieri to Chelsea, Andre Silva to Swansea City

Chelsea's dearth of attacking options exposed in scoreless draw at Norwich

NORWICH, England -- The most memorable moment of Chelsea's forgettable goalless draw with Norwich City at Carrow Road arrived in the 72nd minute. Michy Batshuayi, having dropped into his own half in an attempt to link play, dallied on the ball and was dispossessed. On the touchline, Alvaro Morata was swiftly summoned from his stretching

By | 2018-01-06T17:31:41+00:00 January 6th, 2018|Categories: Chelsea, RSS|Comments Off on Chelsea's dearth of attacking options exposed in scoreless draw at Norwich

Chelsea must avoid complacency and take their chances against West Ham

Craig Burley explains what Tiemoue Bakayoko must improve to earn a place within Antonio Conte's starting XI. Craig Burley explains what Tiemoue Bakayoko must improve to earn a place within Antonio Conte's starting XI. Chelsea and West Ham United kick off the weekend's round of Premier League fixtures with what has the potential to be

By | 2017-12-08T07:31:21+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Chelsea, RSS|Comments Off on Chelsea must avoid complacency and take their chances against West Ham

Hazard, Morata mask Chelsea issues as Blues deepen Toon gloom

Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard's double was enough for Chelsea to see saw off Newcastle. Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard's double was enough for Chelsea to see saw off Newcastle. Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard's double was enough for Chelsea to see saw off Newcastle. Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard's double was enough for Chelsea

By | 2017-12-02T08:31:00+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Categories: Chelsea, RSS|Comments Off on Hazard, Morata mask Chelsea issues as Blues deepen Toon gloom

Shift to 3-5-2 provides Chelsea a boost but not a solution for all their problems

Antonio Conte says he's happy with Chelsea's reaction and refusal to accept defeat after going behind at Liverpool. Antonio Conte's most impressive quality as a coach is his tactical flexibility. The Italian isn't tied to a particular formation and adapts his system to suit his squad rather than the other way around -- having arrived

By | 2017-11-29T20:33:15+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Chelsea, RSS|Comments Off on Shift to 3-5-2 provides Chelsea a boost but not a solution for all their problems
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