1. Wright-Phillips Heads Back To City

    Shaun Wright-Phillips has re-joined Manchester City from Chelsea for an undisclosed fee. The winger, who has signed a four-year-contract with the club, expressed his delight at making the move...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 204 reads 3 comments

  2. I Was There: 2007 FA Cup Final, Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United

    Here is the third and final instalment of my "I Was There" series. In this edition I recap my experience at the 2007 FA Cup Final which Chelsea won 1-0, and was the first to be held at the new Wembley stadium...

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  3. Adrian Mutu To Challenge FIFA Fine

    Adrian Mutu has said that he will contest FIFA's decision to fine him £13.68 million in damages for breach of contract. "It is an unjust and inhumane sentence. We are going to appeal," said Mutu...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 194 reads 2 comments

  4. Ramon Calderon: Robinho Not Heading To Chelsea

    Real Madrid President Ramón Calderón has said that want-away winger Robinho will not be going to Chelsea this summer. "He is going to play this season with us I am absolutely sure," Calderón said...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 408 reads 2 comments

  5. Mikel Demonstrates Readiness To Take Up Makelele's Mantle

    In the aftermath of yesterday's 4-0 win over Portsmouth, many column inches have been filled and words been spoken about Deco, who rounded off a brilliant performance yesterday with a scorching 30 yarder...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 657 reads 4 comments

  6. Expansive Chelsea Point The Way Forward

    As far as openings to a season go, this was pretty impressive. Chelsea today cruised to an easy 4-0 win over Portsmouth, and in truth it could and should have been more...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 235 reads 4 comments

  7. Chelsea Cruise To Opening Day Win

    Chelsea began their 2008/2009 Premier League campaign this afternoon with an easy 4-0 win over Portsmouth. It took only 12 minutes for Chelsea to take the lead, Joe Cole slotting home from Michael Ballack's sublime first time pass...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 255 reads 4 comments

  8. Kalou Heads Back To The Bridge

    Solomon Kalou is on his way back to Chelsea after the Ivory Coast were knocked out of the Olympics by Nigeria. The Ivorians went down 2-0 to Nigeria, Peter Odemwingie and Victor Obinna scored the goals that condemned them to defeat...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 265 reads 3 comments

  9. I Was There: 2007 Carling Cup Final, Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal

    Here is the second edition of "I Was There," a series of articles on B/R where I recall my experience at memorable Chelsea matches I have attended in the past. In this edition I regale you with a tale of the 2007 Carling Cup Final...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 673 reads 2 comments

  10. Scolari Aims For Brazilian Style

    Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has said that he aims to get Chelsea playing football in the style of Brazil...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 299 reads 4 comments

  11. Pizarro Goes On Loan To Bremen

    Chelsea striker Claudio Pizarro has joined German outfit Werder Bremen on a season long loan deal. Pizarro had a disappointing first season in West London after moving from Bayern Munich, scoring only two goals in 31 appearances...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 197 reads 3 comments

  12. I Was There: 2005 Carling Cup Final—Chelsea 3 Liverpool 2

    This article marks my 50th on B/R, and so I thought I'd do something a bit special. With a number of new series' popping up on B/R over the past week or two, I thought I might as well get in on the act and see how it goes...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 469 reads 8 comments

  13. Deco Eagerly Anticipating Debut

    Chelsea midfielder Deco has been speaking of his anticipation at making his debut for the club this weekend against Portsmouth...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  14. Adrian Mutu Ordered to Pay Chelsea £13.68 Million

    Adrian Mutu has been ordered by FIFA to pay Chelsea £13.68 million in damages for breach of contract after he tested positive for cocaine while playing for the club. The player was sacked in 2004 by Chelsea and given a seven-month ban...

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  15. How Do You Solve a Problem Like Didier?

    All it took was one flick of the wrist, but with it Didier Drogba cast himself as the villain of the piece. As I saw a red card being held up by the referee, from my seat at the other side of the Luzhniki stadium, I wondered who it had been shown to...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 447 reads 3 comments

  16. Frank Lampard Pens New Contract

    Frank Lampard has put to bed rumours surrounding his future by signing a five year contract. Negotiations over the contract have been going on for a number of years, and Lampard's ...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 183 reads 0 comments

  17. Peter Kenyon Still Hopeful On Robinho Transfer

    Chelsea chief executive Peter Kenyon is still hopeful that a deal for Robinho can be completed, despite Real Madrid insisting that the Brazilian is not for sale...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 262 reads 0 comments

  18. Wright-Phillips Scotches Pompey Rumours

    Shaun Wright-Phillips has insisted that he never had any intention of joining Portsmouth. The England winger was linked with a £10 million plus move to Fratton Park, but he has dismissed such rumours...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 153 reads 2 comments

  19. Bosingwa Boost For The Blues

    Jose Bosingwa has given Chelsea a boost by returning to training ahead of Sunday's clash with Portsmouth at Stamford Bridge. Bosingwa took part in an open training session at Stamford Bridge, attended by around 14,000 Chelsea fans...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 223 reads 0 comments

  20. Drogba To See Out Contract

    Didier Drogba has insisted that he will see out the remainder of his contract at Chelsea. The Ivorian's future has been the subject of great debate this summer, with a number of clubs ...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 92 reads 2 comments

  21. Madrid Reject 'Ridiculous' Robinho Bid

    Real Madrid have rejected Chelsea's bid for Robinho, dismissing it as 'ridiculous', according to reports in the Spanish media. AS and Marca report that Real sent a fax to Chelsea stating that the Brazilian is not for sale...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 101 reads 2 comments

  22. Ivanovic Requests Milan Move?

    According to reports in Italy, Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has requested that the club allow him to leave in order to join AC Milan...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 566 reads 5 comments

  23. Di Santo Given The Number 9 Shirt!

    Chelsea announced their squad numbers today, and the biggest piece of news was that the young Argentine striker, Franco Di Santo, has been given the number 9 shirt. The 19-year-old has scored twice in pre-season and arrived at the club in January...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 383 reads 1 comments

  24. Robinho on the Way? Chelsea Make Offer

    Chelsea have confirmed that they have made a bid for Real Madrid winger Robinho. Earlier on in the evening, the BBC and Sky Sports reported Chelsea had made a £19...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 236 reads 4 comments

  25. Open Mic: My All-Time Chelsea XI

    In response to Zander’s request, here is my all-time Chelsea XI. Manager: Jose Mourinho. It really couldn't be anyone else. Our greatest ever manager and I still miss him to this day.Formation: 4-4-2Goalkeeper: Petr Cech...

    Alan McGuinness Written by Alan McGuinness about almost 6 years ago 694 reads 1 comments