1. Chelsea vs. Liverpool: How the Blues Should Line Up in Capital One Cup Game

    Chelsea and Liverpool 's 1-1 draw last Tuesday was met with consternation by more than a few Blues supporters; after being eliminated from the FA Cup by Bradford City , however, ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 2 days ago 9,832 reads 24 comments

  2. Should Jose Mourinho Consider Indefinitely Dropping Gary Cahill for Kurt Zouma?

    Four months into his west London tenure, with John Terry suspended, Gary Cahill started possibly the biggest game of his career...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 6 days ago 9,823 reads 51 comments

  3. Why Expectations Are the Biggest Issue Facing Chelsea After Liverpool Game

    When comparing win columns, Chelsea are behind Liverpool head-to-head 60 games to 74. One might think, considering their history, Liverpool would have a far greater margin of ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 7 days ago 3,565 reads 5 comments

  4. Liverpool vs. Chelsea: How the Blues Should Line Up in Capital One Cup Game

    Chelsea 's weekend could not have gone any better. A comfortable 5-0 drubbing of Swansea City on Saturday was improved on Sunday with Manchester City dropping their third, fourth and fifth points in two weeks...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 9 days ago 14,226 reads 19 comments

  5. 5 Great Liverpool vs. Chelsea Cup Clashes

    Whether the traditional vs. the nouveau, flare vs. power or simply red vs. blue, Liverpool vs. Chelsea has transformed into something of an English culture clash. To call Liverpool vs...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 9 days ago 7,545 reads 15 comments

  6. 5 Chelsea Youngsters with Best Chance of Breaking Through in 2015

    People have often criticised Chelsea for not promoting from within. Having Roman Abramovich's millions at their disposal, the temptation to buy finished articles—rather than cultivate their own—has been too strong to resist...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 10 days ago 15,258 reads 25 comments

  7. Swansea vs. Chelsea: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape Premier League Game

    As Chelsea aspire to win back-to-back games in the Premier League for the first time since Boxing Day, their match with Swansea City contains a few interesting subplots...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 12 days ago 4,692 reads 12 comments

  8. Do Chelsea Need Bastian Schweinsteiger to Bolster Their Midfield Resources?

    Jose Mourinho's first stint in charge of Chelsea Football Club saw much upheaval in personnel, much of which happened expensively. Andriy Shevchenko (£30 million), Michael Essien (£24...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 13 days ago 7,779 reads 19 comments

  9. Comparing 2014/15 Nemanja Matic to 2004/05 Claude Makelele

    Roman Abramovich, intent on making his Chelsea purchase immediate winners, gave Claudio Ranieri a blank cheque in the summer of 2003...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 15 days ago 8,337 reads 20 comments

  10. Why Chelsea's Mohamed Salah Would Benefit from a Loan Move This January

    In a month where Chelsea have been linked with Lionel Messi—as reported by the Daily Express ' Anthony Chapman — the "Egyptian Messi" already on their books may be more consequential...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 16 days ago 9,201 reads 27 comments

  11. Chelsea vs. Newcastle: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape Premier League Game

    Chelsea will not have many games fueled by revenge this season—as a great first half made that impossible—but one date that was immediately circled after the Blues' 2-1 loss to Newcastle United on 6 December was 10 January 2015...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 19 days ago 5,124 reads 14 comments

  12. How Can Chelsea Improve Defensively in Their Push to Glory in 2015?

    Chelsea have allowed 19 Premier League goals past Thibaut Courtois this season. Ironically, at the same stage last year, the Blues had allowed 19 past Petr Cech...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 20 days ago 10,288 reads 22 comments

  13. An Argument for Why John Terry Must Be Handed a New Chelsea Contract

    Under Andre Villas-Boas, Roberto Di Matteo and Rafa Benitez, the Chelsea career of John Terry looked to be reaching its conclusion...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 21 days ago 4,678 reads 8 comments

  14. Chelsea FC: Which January Transfer Rumour Do the Blues Most Need?

    Welcome, again, to January transfer "silly season"—where all is possible, and little probable. Chelsea are a particularly interesting side in transfer windows...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 22 days ago 25,970 reads 35 comments

  15. A Progress Report on Chelsea's Summer Transfer Signing Filipe Luis

    Chelsea paid £16 million this summer for left-back Filipe Luis, who turned 29 years old before a meaningful ball was kicked; not exactly long-term thinking form the Blues—but their plan seems to be working...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 23 days ago 10,250 reads 11 comments

  16. Chelsea vs. Watford: How the Blues Should Line Up in FA Cup Clash

    New Year's Day was a forgettable one for Chelsea Football Club. On the wrong side of a 5-3 drubbing at the hands of London rivals Tottenham Hotspur , their next match cannot come quick enough...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 25 days ago 11,553 reads 27 comments

  17. Chelsea FC: A Half-Term Report on Jose Mourinho's Side

    The World Cup threatens to kill many transfer windows. Inflating prices, decreasing others, while making the process of corralling players one wants difficult—the transfer market essentially becomes a mystery every four years...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 26 days ago 9,056 reads 16 comments

  18. Tottenham vs. Chelsea: How the Blues Should Line Up in Premier League Game

    On pace for 92 points, Chelsea appear favourites to win the Premier League crown come season's end; their quest for English dominance begins its second half on New Year's Day vs...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 28 days ago 6,088 reads 14 comments

  19. Why Andre Schurrle Is Under Most Pressure for Chelsea After Draw vs. Southampton

    Due to staggered kickoffs, Chelsea may have thought their draw vs. Southampton would have been more punishing...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 30 days ago 5,165 reads 13 comments

  20. Southampton vs. Chelsea: How the Blues Should Line Up in EPL Game

    Chelsea 's comfortable Boxing Day result became slightly nervy when West Ham United 's Morgan Amalfitano rounded Gary Cahill and John Terry then struck the post, but before Thibaut ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 12,583 reads 22 comments

  21. Frank Lampard and the 5 Best Players to Have Played for Chelsea and West Ham

    Chelsea supporters are rather conflicted by Frank Lampard at the moment. He has scored four goals for Manchester City this Premier League campaign after leaving Stamford Bridge ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 10,042 reads 4 comments

  22. Chelsea vs. West Ham United: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape London Derby

    Chelsea are unbeaten on Boxing Day during Roman Abramovich's reign, but the west Londoners have incurred one post-Christmas blunder in recent memory. On 27 December 2010, in a London derby vs...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 5,357 reads 8 comments

  23. Why Chelsea's Victory over Stoke City Was Worth More Than Three Points

    Premier League football matches are usually worth either zero, one or three points, but what if one were to assert some are worth greater amounts? Winning one of the more physical ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 3,678 reads 8 comments

  24. Chelsea FC: Who Are the Blues' Biggest Competition for Trophies This Season?

    As if one Chelsea trophy was not good enough, as if a double was rubbish, as if a treble were dirt on a shoe, if you were to search their hearts, you are likely to find Blues supporters quietly clamouring for a quadruple this season...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 13,439 reads 22 comments

  25. Stoke City vs. Chelsea: How the Blues Should Line Up in Premier League Game

    Chelsea , despite their world-class options, are like every other team in the Premier League—they hate going to Stoke. Known for direct play and brute strength, Stoke City are England's hard man...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 11,651 reads 20 comments