1. Chelsea Misfit Marko Marin to Join Sevilla on Loan

    Chelsea have announced on their official website that German winger Marko Marin will spend the 2013/14 season on loan at Sevilla ...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 3,597 reads 16 comments

  2. A Pair of 10s Could Be Mourinho's Winning Hand at Chelsea

    It's very rare that I take any inspiration from the opinion of Britain's tabloid journalists, but one comment made recently by the Daily Mirror's Martin Lipton really got my mind doing overtime...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 5,790 reads 24 comments

  3. Edinson Cavani Watch: How Did the Chelsea Target Fare vs. Nigeria?

    If you believe Martin Lipton of the Mirror , then Edinson Cavani is the man Jose Mourinho wants to lead the Chelsea forward line next season...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 11,700 reads 33 comments

  4. In and Out: Transfers Chelsea Should Make Before the EPL Start

    So far, the protracted transfer of Andre Schurrle is the only bit of business Chelsea have completed since the end of last season, but the Blues fans can sleep easy knowing that ...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 13,647 reads 39 comments

  5. Chelsea's EPL Fixture Schedule Offers Title Advantage over Rivals

    After weeks of anticipation, the Premier League fixtures for 2013/14 were released on Wednesday morning, and as suspected each of the 20 teams will play the other 19 twice—once at home and once away between August 17 and May 11...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 11,019 reads 26 comments

  6. Chelsea's Loan Rangers for 2013/14: Who Should Go Where?

    As yet, Chelsea have never particularly reaped much benefit from their serial loaning out of youth and fringe players...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 7,890 reads 31 comments

  7. Schurrle Signing Makes Plenty of Sense for Chelsea

    I read with interest the mixed reader response to Tim Daniels' article reporting the Andre Schurrle acquisition , with many Chelsea fans and neutral supporters largely underwhelmed ...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 9,017 reads 90 comments

  8. Would a 4-Team Relegation Improve the Premier League?

    After eight bright and breezy seasons in the Premier League, Wigan Athletic will be playing Championship football next season, Tuesday night's 4-1 defeat away to Arsenal confirmed ...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 840 reads 2 comments

  9. 50 Players of the Generation Better Than David Beckham

    On Sunday night Paris St Germain edged a hard fought 1-0 win away against Lyon to earn them their first Ligue 1 title success in 19 years—and the third in the clubs relatively short history...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 4,021 reads 27 comments

  10. Neymar-to-Bayern a 'Done Deal' Claims Former Santos VP

    Bayern Munich have won the race to sign Brazilian ace Neymar , according to the former vice-president of his current club Santos ...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 23,756 reads 88 comments

  11. Everton Confirm David Moyes Quits to Take over Manchester United

    Everton have confirmed David Moyes will quit his post at Goodison Park at the end of the season, with the Scot expected to be confirmed Manchester United manager over the next 24 hours...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 803 reads 5 comments

  12. Manchester United Eye Ronaldo Swoop as Rooney Exit Looms

    Manchester United are attempting to soften the blow of Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement by launching an astonishing swoop for Cristiano Ronaldo ...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 15,591 reads 135 comments

  13. Would You Have Arjen Robben Back at Chelsea?

    The angle of this article is really given away in the title, so if you've made it this far you must have an opinion—or want to hear mine—on whether Chelsea bringing back Arjen Robben to Stamford Bridge would be a good move...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 5,688 reads 44 comments

  14. Rating the Bayern Munich Players in Barcelona Blitz

    Bayern Munich's 4-0 demolition of Barcelona on Tuesday night was one of the most clinical and comprehensive European performances in recent seasons, and one that virtually guarantees the Germans a place in the Champions League final on May 25...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 3,967 reads 9 comments

  15. Bayern Munich Seal Deal for Dortmund Ace Mario Gotze

    Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that Mario Gotze has asked to leave the club to join Bayern Munich...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 16,091 reads 171 comments

  16. 10 Penalty Misses Worse Than Emmanuel Adebayor's

    For those Tottenham fans who made it back from Switzerland clutching little more than a Toblerone, there's little else to do but smile about Emmanuel Adebayor 's woeful penalty miss...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 3,676 reads 14 comments

  17. Why Chelsea Must Put Faith in Their Next Generation

    You may or may not remember that a couple of weeks ago I delivered my thoughts on how Chelsea should build a a title winning squad for next season...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 2,807 reads 10 comments

  18. Report: Manchester United Splash the Cash to Land Radamel Falcao

    Manchester United have emerged as shock candidates to land Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao ...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 8,201 reads 49 comments

  19. Predicting Results in the Premier League Race for the Champions League

    We're another week closer to the finish of the Premier League and the identity of the top four is no clearer after the latest round of fixtures...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 7,149 reads 49 comments

  20. Is the Andre Schurrle for Kevin De Bruyne Swap a Good Move for Chelsea?

    Chelsea is close to completing a player-plus-cash swap deal for Bayer Leverkusen forward Andre Schurrle, according to a report on espn.co.uk...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 4,668 reads 36 comments

  21. Rating the Chelsea Players in Win over Rubin Kazan

    A brace from Fernando Torres helped Chelsea on their way to a 3-1 Europa League quarterfinal first-leg win over Rubin Kazan ...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 6,000 reads 11 comments

  22. Gayle Storm Edges Challengers Past Mumbai Indians in IPL Thriller

    A blistering innings of 92 from West Indian star Chris Gayle proved pivotal as Royal Challengers Banglaore narrowly edged past the Mumbai Indians in their IPL opener at the M...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 815 reads 7 comments

  23. Will the Vincent Kompany Situation Interest Barcelona?

    Thursday's Daily Telegraph are speculating that Vincent Kompany could be on his way out of Manchester City following a row with Roberto Mancini...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 1,682 reads 11 comments

  24. Who Should Manchester United Cut Loose This Summer?

    Manchester United find themselves in a very curious position in that their season is virtually over at the beginning of April...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 6,321 reads 65 comments

  25. Would Christian Benteke Be a Good Buy for Tottenham?

    At present it may only be press speculation, but this morning the Daily Star are reporting that Tottenham are after Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke ...

    John Baines Written by John Baines about over 1 year ago 1,924 reads 23 comments