1. World Transfer Rumours: Is Luka Modric the Right Fit for Chelsea FC?

    It has been the transfer saga of the summer so far, but could there be an elephant in the room? Is Luka Modric really what Chelsea are looking for? Whilst the Croatian is an ...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about 3 years ago 1,559 reads 13 comments

  2. Carlo Ancelotti: David Luiz, Fernando Torres Will Start, Chelsea Won't Win Title

    Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed he will continue to play both Didier Drogba and Fernando Torres together, despite a poor showing from the heavyweight pair last time out...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 3 years ago 485 reads 2 comments

  3. Daniel Sturridge Deserves His Chance To Shine at Stamford Bridge

    Daniel Sturridge has now scored seven times in his last two games. That’s more than Chelsea’s first choice strike force of Anelka, Malouda and Drogba have managed in the last eight matches between them...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 3 years ago 1,062 reads 14 comments

  4. Mourinho's Mantra Made Chelsea and Inter Great, But What About Real Madrid?

    I couldn’t have been the only Chelsea fan watching the Champions League Final on Saturday night with a heavy case of the "What Ifs?" Given our record in the competition, this is normal for us Blues when the European Cup final is on...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 4 years ago 341 reads 2 comments

  5. EPL and FA Cup: The Reason English Football Is Still the Best

    Weekends like the one just gone remind me of why we spend our earnings and travel hundreds of miles every week to watch football...

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  6. Death of the "Big Four": Liverpool's Latest Defeat Signals End of an Era

    Liverpool’s ninth defeat of the season at Wigan was the final nail in the coffin of not only their domestic season, but also the so-called "Big Four...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 4 years ago 545 reads 6 comments

  7. English Premier League Preview: 10 February Is Crucial at Both Ends of the Table

    Wednesday Feb. 10 seems to have snuck up on us, but it could be a huge night in the course of this Premier League season...

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  8. Fabio Capello Meets John Terry: England's World Cup Hangs in the Balance

    Fabio Capello finally comes face-to-face with John Terry today, for the first time since the world came crashing down around the Chelsea and England captain six days ago...

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  9. Portsmouth Website Shut Down Over Unpaid Bills

    Just when it looked like Portsmouth had turned a corner this week, when their transfer embargo was lifted, another embarrassing incident enters the spotlight. The clubs official website portsmouthfc...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 4 years ago 170 reads 7 comments

  10. Should Carlo Ancelotti Ditch the Diamond in Order to Win Big at Chelsea?

      Carlo Ancelotti was heard, in the aftermath of Chelsea’s deconstruction of Sunderland’s defensee, saying that “this is how we are going to play for the rest of the season...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 4 years ago 696 reads 10 comments

  11. Chelsea's Title Chances: Abramovich Should Go Christmas Shopping

    Roman Abramovich is in for an expensive Christmas. Gold-plated iPods for the kids, a small country for himself, oh, and a midfielder and a striker for Carlo Ancelotti...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about almost 5 years ago 422 reads 13 comments

  12. Controversy Over Eduardo's "Dive" Still Rages: Time to End Trial by Media?

    Another week, another debate over video technology. This time, it isn’t the use of cameras or gadgets to tell referees whether or not the ball has crossed the goal line...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about 5 years ago 603 reads 4 comments

  13. New Kits: Are The Premier League Taking The Shirts Off Our Backs?

    I don’t know why, but I really like this time of year. No, not all the preseason friendlies, and the chance to see all your team's new signings. I’m more interested in the new shirts they’re wearing, and I’m not sure why...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about 5 years ago 375 reads 15 comments

  14. Chelsea's Transfer Activity: What Does It All Mean?

    The summer transfer window is still yet to open but already the gossip columns are full of movement. Whilst there have been no big signings, Chelsea have seen their fair share of column inches ...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 5 years ago 768 reads 6 comments

  15. The Fall and Rise of Chelsea's Ashley Cole

    At Wembley on Saturday when Ashley Cole’s name was read out as "Man of the Match," a huge cheer went up from the Chelsea fans in appreciation of the England left back...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 5 years ago 249 reads 1 comments

  16. Is Guus Hiddink Chelsea's Real 'Special One'?

    Watching Chelsea frustrate Barcelona in the Camp Nou got me thinking about Guus Hiddink, and his ability to pinpoint and nullify the strengths of the opposition...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 5 years ago 72 reads 3 comments

  17. Michael Essien's Return Adds Thrust to Chelsea's Title Charge

    Something has been very different about the last two results of Guus Hiddink’s burgeoning reign as Chelsea boss...

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  18. Guus Hiddink's Fight Against the Clock at Chelsea

    Didier Drogba and Juliano Belletti have both taken swipes at Luiz Felipe Scolari in the past 24 hours. Drogba has pointed out that it was wrong of the Brazilian to single out individual ...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 5 years ago 108 reads 2 comments

  19. Post-Mortem: Luiz Felipe Scolari's Chelsea

    Luiz Felipe Scolari arrived at Chelsea as the man to bring the free-flowing football that owner Roman Abramovich so desperately craved...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 5 years ago 219 reads 3 comments

  20. Water Under the Bridge: Do Chelsea Need to Start Again?

    Before I start I must apologize for such a long absence (if anyone noticed!). My time in the wilderness has given me the opportunity to reflect on life in my favourite corner of South West London, and what exactly has happened to Chelsea...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about over 5 years ago 247 reads 4 comments

  21. An Obituary: Chelsea Football Club; Unbeaten At Home In The EPL 2004-2008

    It started in March 2004, with a goal by Eidur Gudjohnsen against Fulham, and ended with Nicholas Anelka scoring the final goal against Aston Villa in October 2008...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about almost 6 years ago 619 reads 12 comments

  22. When Football Managers Go Mad

    Joe Kinnear’s rant at the assembled media is just the latest example of the pressure in football. A few years ago, whilst wearing a heart monitor, former Bolton manger Sam Allardyce got ...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about almost 7 years ago 536 reads 1 comments

  23. The New Manchester City: Is Money Really Enough?

    Woooh, hold on a minute. Put the brakes on Manchester City fans. First of all, well done with the capture of Robinho. It was a great coup, but I think a little perspective might be needed right now...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about 6 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  24. What Can The Premier League and The NFL Learn From Each Other?

    In the last week, one of Manchester City’s directors has come out and stated that English football should look at the example set by the NFL and eliminate promotion and relegation ...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about 6 years ago 181 reads 0 comments

  25. Frank Lampard and Inter Milan: The Neverending Story

    Inter Milan President, Massimo Morrati came out this week to add yet more fuel to the flames surrounding Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge, by saying the Chelsea midfielder wants to join the Italian champions...

    Martyn Landi Written by Martyn Landi about 6 years ago 82 reads 3 comments