Tagged: Chelsea

Match Of The Week: FC Barcelona 0-0 Chelsea 7

Match Of The Week: FC Barcelona 0-0 Chelsea

So, it’s a Champions League semi-final and this isn’t merely Barcelona versus Chelsea. It’s “Mas que un club” versus Chelsea, Catalunya versus Chelsea and Europe versus the Premier League. Has it come to this?...

Six FA Cup Semi-Finals 3

Six FA Cup Semi-Finals

It seems almost difficult to believe in this day and age, but there was a time that FA Cup semi-finals mattered. Getting to Wembley was an end to itself. The big day out and...

Panic On The Streets Of Chelsea? 2

Panic On The Streets Of Chelsea?

I have been trying not to mention the Premier League in conjunction with Euro 2008 but, my word, Portugal made it difficult for me last night. While ITV was, predictably enough, focussing on every...

The Burden Of Expectation 5

The Burden Of Expectation

It was simultaneously the most and least surprising decision of the summer. Avram Grant, who has had the gaunt, tired look of the dead man walking since his appointment last year, has been sacked...

The Champions League Final – Live! 11

The Champions League Final – Live!

Well, this is it. This is IMPORTANT. Everyone must pick a side. Blue or red. You must choose. It’s the biggest match in world football since 1966. In about four and half hours time,...

You’re Not Trying Hard Enough, Europe. 3

You’re Not Trying Hard Enough, Europe.

Let joy be unconfined. It’s Manchester United against Chelsea in the European Cup final. Actually, I’m going to try to not be too down-hearted about it all. If you strip away all the hype...

Men Behaving Badly 3

Men Behaving Badly

The moralistic tone of the nation’s newspapers was hardly surprising. Considering the nature of the behaviour of Ashley Cole during last week’s match between Spurs and Chelsea and Javier Mascherano’s sending off on Sooper...

Goodbye Lenin 2

Goodbye Lenin

On the “6-0-6″ BBC Radio phone-in show, BBC football commentator and apparently self-styled “Voice Of The People” Alan Green stated that he thinks that, should two English teams make it to the final of...

Another Fabulous FA Fudge 3

Another Fabulous FA Fudge

You wouldn’t have expected an outright condemnation straight away, would you? I mean, it would surely be asking too much for the FA to take one look at Scudamore’s Insane Plan For Global Domination...

Fiddling While Roman Burns 2

Fiddling While Roman Burns

At the time of writing, Manchester United and Chelsea are huffing and puffing their way around the Old Trafford pitch. From what I’ve caught of it so far, United are completely over-running Chelsea at...

Blue Is The Colour 1

Blue Is The Colour

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last twelve hours, you’ll be fully aware that Chelsea have sacked Jose Mourinho. Coming hot on the heels of the Brian Clough link that I...