1. 5 Ways Antonio Conte Has Bettered Jose Mourinho at Chelsea

    Jose Mourinho has tried his best to ramp up a war of words with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. The ex-Blues manager has trivialised Conte's style of play by suggesting Chelsea are a defensive team that will win the title with negative tactics...

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  2. Comparing Jose Mourinho's Chelsea Champions with Antonio Conte's Title Hopefuls

    Jose Mourinho says Antonio Conte 's table-topping Chelsea side are a defensive team. Speaking after watching his Manchester United side defeat Watford 2-0 on Saturday, ...

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  3. Comparing Chelsea's 2015/16 Flops with the Class of 2016/17

    Chelsea are flying. Antonio Conte's side are nine points clear at the top of the Premier League table, seemingly coasting their way to a second title in three seasons. Nobody expected it to be like this...

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  4. Ranking N'Golo Kante Among Chelsea's Finest Premier League Defensive Midfielders

    N'Golo Kante is the talk of the town. His recent displays for Chelsea against Liverpool and Arsenal have helped cement the Blues at the top of the table and earned him all kinds of acclaim in the process...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 13 days ago 12,772 reads 0 comments

  5. Picking a Combined Chelsea and Arsenal XI

    Arsenal travel to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea on Saturday to complete a significant week in the Premier League title race after the Blues' clash with Liverpool...

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  6. Ranking Frank Lampard's Top 10 Moments in Football

    Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has retired from football. A player very much in the traditional mould of an English midfielder, he used the modern platform of Instagram to make his announcement on February 2...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 19 days ago 6,818 reads 0 comments

  7. Ranking the Top 10 Chelsea Free Transfers of the Premier League Era

    We're at that time of year when football clubs begin to sweat. It's in January that players with six months remaining on their contracts are allowed to start speaking with rival clubs ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 26 days ago 10,994 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking Chelsea's Loan Men on Their Chances of Stamford Bridge Success

    Chelsea youngster Fikayo Tomori joined promotion-chasing Brighton & Hove Albion on loan this week ...

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  9. Ranking the Top 5 Youngsters Chelsea Let Go Too Soon

    This week has seen Patrick Bamford depart Chelsea . It's not on loan this time, however, with the striker joining Middlesbrough in a permanent deal worth £5.5 million, according to BBC Sport ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 19,640 reads 21 comments

  10. Ranking the Best Replacement Strikers for Chelsea's Diego Costa

    How do you replace one of the world's best strikers? That's the question Chelsea are asking themselves now after a recent training-ground bust-up between manager Antonio Conte and Diego Costa over the front man's fitness...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 13,996 reads 31 comments

  11. Ranking the Top 10 Premier League Champions

    On Saturday, it's the big one. Well, sort of. Premier League champions Leicester City face Chelsea, the club they dethroned last season. It means we'll see the last two kings of England coming to blows at the King Power Stadium...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 30,490 reads 35 comments

  12. 5 Rising Academy Stars for Chelsea Fans to Keep an Eye On

    For the second time this season, we saw Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Nathaniel Chalobah and Ola Aina all gracing the pitch together in first-team action for Chelsea against Peterborough United in the FA Cup...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 8,715 reads 8 comments

  13. Ranking All 13 Chelsea Victories in the Blues' Record Run

    After winning 13 Premier League matches in a row, Chelsea have finally succumbed to the inevitable—they lost a game of football...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 5,863 reads 8 comments

  14. Ranking Chelsea's Transfer Window Targets

    It's a new year and, in football, that can mean only one thing—the transfer window has re-opened. So cue the carnage as clubs attempt to find reinforcements they hope will bring success between now and the end of the season...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 13,003 reads 50 comments

  15. Gary Cahill Has Reinvented Himself as Chelsea's Captain Marvel

    On the back of Chelsea 's New Year's Eve victory against Stoke City , Antonio Conte was asked whether he could give one reason for why his team continues to roll from one win to the next...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 7,890 reads 21 comments

  16. Izzy Brown: A Chelsea Academy Star with a Big Shot at Making the Grade

    Chelsea youngster Izzy Brown doesn 't duck the question. "This move needs to make me a man," he says with a grin. "The Championship is a man's game. I' ve got a big scar down my leg from today's game, but it's normal...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 5,216 reads 11 comments

  17. Why 2016 Will Be Remembered as the Year of Antonio Conte at Chelsea

    Chelsea have changed; they are Antonio Conte's club now. After a disastrous first six months of 2016, the Italian has acted quickly to reshape the Blues in his vision. From failures to Premier League leaders, his impact has been incredible...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 6,591 reads 42 comments

  18. Pedro's Boxing-Day Display Gives Chelsea Their Holy Trinity in Attack

    The momentum has been building throughout their 12-match winning run, and Chelsea defeating Bournemouth on Boxing Day proved it: Antonio Conte now has his Holy Trinity of front men...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 4,602 reads 12 comments

  19. It's Time for Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi to Show He's Worth His Transfer Fee

    There's a cliche about injured players and when they hit the comeback trail. When they get back into the starting lineup and have an impact on their team's fortunes, the usual line about being like a new signing is rolled out...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 5,644 reads 14 comments

  20. The Story of Chelsea's Premier League Christmas No. 1s

    Call it an omen, but Chelsea are top of the Premier League table for Christmas. When that happens, they always win the title. It happened in 2004/05, 2005/06, 2009/10 and when the Blues were last champions in 2014/15...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 3,819 reads 13 comments

  21. How John Terry's Absence Has Finally Allowed Chelsea to Move Forward

    All good things must come to an end. Just ask Chelsea captain John Terry . There doesn't seem to be a way back for him at Stamford Bridge now...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 2 months ago 2,800 reads 10 comments

  22. Diego Costa's Bromance with Coach Antonio Conte Is Driving Chelsea's Success

    It was a moment to warm the soul on a miserably dank early afternoon in south London. Diego Costa had just scored his 13th Premier League goal in 17 matches for Chelsea this ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 2 months ago 6,119 reads 6 comments

  23. Chelsea's Record-Breaker Antonio Conte Proves He's the Armani of Managers

    SELHURST PARK, LONDON — Chelsea boss Antonio Conte didn't want to acknowledge it himself on Saturday, but it doesn't mean we can't do exactly that for him...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 2 months ago 10,770 reads 18 comments

  24. Why Chelsea's Brazilian Midfielder Oscar Is the Embodiment of Arsenal

    It was as recent as last Saturday that Arsenal fans were dreaming again of a first Premier League title since 2004...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 2 months ago 9,874 reads 25 comments

  25. Cesc Fabregas: From Forgotten Man to Key Figure in Chelsea's Title Push

    First, it was an assist for Diego Costa to break the deadlock against West Bromwich Albion at the weekend, and then Cesc Fabregas followed it up with the winning goal at Sunderland on Wednesday ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 2 months ago 4,437 reads 5 comments