1. Kalou, Wright-Phillips and Malouda Must Grab Their Chance To Shine

    Ask any Chelsea fan to sum-up in a couple of words the Chelsea careers of the players mentioned in the title of this article and you are likely to get the answers; “so-so,” “average” and “stop-start...

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  2. Chelsea's John Terry Fires Title Warning

    Chelsea captain John Terry has warned Manchester United that there is more to come from the Blues this season, whilst claiming that the Red Devils have hit their peak...

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  3. Van Der Vaart To Sign For Real Madrid

    Rafael Van der Vaart has confirmed on his official website that he will be joining Real Madrid. "Last night everything came together and I am now moving to Real Madrid," the 25-year-old said on his website (www...

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  4. Scolari: Drogba To Miss Start Of The Season

    Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has revealed that Didier Drogba will miss the start of the season due to a knee injury...

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  5. Nicolas Anelka Takes His First Tentative Steps on the Road to Redemption

    As Nicolas Anelka stepped up to take Chelsea’s seventh penalty against Manchester United in the Champions League final, he carried with him the hopes and expectations of the entire Blues faithful...

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  6. Report: AC Milan 0-5 Chelsea

    Chelsea rounded off their pre-season preparations in style with a 5-0 demolition of AC Milan in the Russian Railways Cup in Moscow this afternoon...

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  7. Chelsea and the Media: Debunking Some Myths

    It is fair to say that Chelsea are not a very popular team. Whether it is because of certain players, local rivalries, or our owner, the club are not very endearing to the general footballing public...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about 6 years ago 614 reads 19 comments

  8. Manchester City Sign Ben Haim

    Manchester City have signed Chelsea centre-back Tal Ben Haim for an undisclosed fee, believe to be in the region of £5 million pounds...

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  9. Avram Grant: Chelsea Are The Team To Beat

    Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant has had some positive things to say about his old club, stating his belief that they are the team to beat next season...

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  10. Sir Alex Ferguson Has Another Pop At Chelsea

    The dust has only just settled on his remarks that Chelsea's squad were too "old," but Sir Alex Ferguson has seen fit to talk about Chelsea yet again. This time it concerned our purchase of John Obi Mikel in 2006...

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  11. Optimism Abounds As a New Season Approaches

    A new season is almost upon us. After having our footballing hunger abetted by the brilliant Euro 2008, leagues across Europe are raring for action. Like fans of most teams, I am quietly confident of my team’s prospects...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about 6 years ago 400 reads 5 comments

  12. Report: Chengdu Blades 0-7 Chelsea

    Chelsea continued their pre-season preparations in China this evening with an emphatic 7-0 victory over a poor Chengdu Blades side. Luiz Felipe Scolari made a couple of changes from the side that beat Guangzhou Pharmaceutical 4-0 on Wednesday...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about 6 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  13. Ron "Chopper" Harris, Chelsea Legend, Blasts Sir Alex Ferguson

    Chelsea legend Ron "Chopper" Harris has claimed Sir Alex Ferguson is "talking out of his backside" by suggesting that Chelsea's squad is too old. "I think he was talking out of his backside, to be truthful," Harris said...

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  14. Alex Ferguson's Attempted Mind Games Are Slightly Embarrassing

    As I leafed through the sports pages of today’s papers, one story clearly dominated. Sir Alex Ferguson has questioned Chelsea’s ability to improve on last season, given that the club has a number of older players...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about 6 years ago 294 reads 2 comments

  15. Report: Guangzhou Pharmaceutical 0-4 Chelsea

    Chelsea began their tour of Asia today with an easy 4-0 win over Guanghzou Pharmaceutical in China. Solomon Kalou opened the scoring in the 20th minute, running onto Lampard's ball into the box and smashing the ball into the net...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about 6 years ago 521 reads 1 comments

  16. Boulahrouz Continues Chelsea Exodus

    Khalid Boulahrouz has become the latest player to leave Chelsea, as Luiz Felipe Scolari's squad reshape gathers pace...

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  17. Claude Makelele: A Tribute

    A legend has left Chelsea. That title is thrown around quite liberally in modern football, but in the case of Claude Makelele, I think it is justified...

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  18. Scolari: Drogba Happy at Chelsea

    Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari has moved to quash persistent rumours surrounding Didier Drogba's future by reaffirming that the player is happy at the club...

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  19. Chelsea Depart For Asia

    Chelsea departed today for their pre-season tour of Asia with virtually a full strength squad. New signings Deco and Bosingwa have travelled, but Didier Drogba and Claudio Pizarro both miss out because of injury...

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  20. Claude Makelele Nears PSG Move

    According to Sky Sports News, Claude Makelele will have a medical in Paris on Saturday ahead of a proposed move to Paris Saint Germain. The move has long been rumoured, with PSG manager Paul Le Guen confirming his interest in the player recently...

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  21. Wayne Bridge Signs New Chelsea Contract

    Chelsea left back Wayne Bridge has signed a new four year contract. "I'm just happy, I love it here, all the lads, staff, everything, so I'm happy to be here, hopefully for the four years," he exclusively told Chelsea TV...

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  22. Chelsea Bid £48 Million for Robinho

    Various newspapers are reporting that Chelsea have made a £48 million offer for Real Madrid's Robinho. Robinho has said that he would like to move to Stamford Bridge, and link up with fellow countryman Luiz Felipe Scolari...

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  23. Adriano + £15m = Frank Lampard To Inter Milan?

    The Observer claims that Inter Milan are ready to offer £15m plus the Brazilian striker Adriano to lure Frank Lampard to the San Siro. Negotiations over Lampard's contract have been dragging on for nearly two years and Inter had a £7...

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  24. The Frank Lampard Conundrum

    If Frank Lampard does depart for Inter Milan this summer, then Chelsea are faced with a problem. For each of the past four seasons, Lampard has scored 20 or more goals and has played a key part in the club winning six trophies since 2005...

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  25. Peter Crouch to Chelsea? A Glimpse of What Might Have Been

    Peter Crouch completed his move to Portsmouth yesterday, but had Avram Grant remained Chelsea manager, he could have ended up at a very different destination...

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