1. 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 19 hours ago 10,775 reads 22 comments

  2. 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 3 days ago 8,528 reads 4 comments

  3. 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 4 days ago 5,315 reads 8 comments

  4. 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 5 days ago 3,651 reads 8 comments

  5. 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 6 days ago 13,083 reads 22 comments

  6. 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 7 days ago 11,591 reads 20 comments

  7. A Progress Report on the Form of Chelsea's Brazilian Midfielder Willian

    After failing to set the World Cup stage alight in his native Brazil—and Andre Schurrle being a key member in Germany's eventual conquest—there were elevated levels of ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 8 days ago 10,094 reads 6 comments

  8. Chelsea FC: More Vital to the Blues' Success, Cesc Fabregas or Nemanja Matic?

    Jose Mourinho used the midfield partnership of Ramires and Frank Lampard most often in the 2013/14 Premier League campaign...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 11 days ago 11,061 reads 22 comments

  9. Chelsea FC: Can Jose Mourinho Afford to Play the Blues' Youth Talent?

    In this calendar year, Jose Mourinho has given five Chelsea Academy products their first-team debut: Lewis Baker (19), John Swift (19), Andreas Christensen (18), Dominic Solanke (17) and Ruben Loftus -Cheek (18)...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 12 days ago 11,541 reads 11 comments

  10. Derby vs. Chelsea: How the Blues Should Line Up in Capital One Cup Game

    Some Chelsea players have already beaten Derby County within the past week. On loan at Middlesbrough , Patrick Bamford and Kenneth Omeruo were in Aitor Karanka's 18-man ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 13 days ago 8,907 reads 17 comments

  11. Chelsea vs. Hull City: How the Blues Should Line Up in Premier League Game

    Sans Nemanja Matic vs. Newcastle United last Saturday, Chelsea lost their first game of the 2014/15 campaign...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 16 days ago 13,777 reads 30 comments

  12. Ranking and Grading Chelsea Players on UCL Group Stage Performances

    Taking 14 points from a possible 18, Chelsea secured the top spot in Champions League Group G, doing so with one game to spare...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 17 days ago 3,112 reads 6 comments

  13. Chelsea FC: What Is Jose Mourinho's Best 2nd-Choice Starting XI?

    Chelsea have dropped five of their last nine available points in the Premier League. With the promise of matches to come, however, the Blues have four league games this month to correct their minor slump...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 18 days ago 16,508 reads 25 comments

  14. Chelsea vs. Sporting: 3 Things the Blues Should Test in UCL Game

    Following Chelsea 's 2-1 loss to Newcastle United on Saturday, the unbeaten, invincible talk has graciously ceased...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 19 days ago 6,105 reads 21 comments

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

    Over 35 percent of the 2014/15 Premier League campaign has evaporated and Chelsea are currently atop the table—taking 36 points from a possible 42. There is no better place for the Blues to be heading into December's annual meat grinder...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 23 days ago 6,946 reads 23 comments

  16. Chelsea FC: How Can Jose Mourinho's Blues Be Beaten?

    After Wednesday's 3-0 victory over London rivals Tottenham Hotspur , Chelsea are unbeaten in 21 matches in all competitions, including 14 Premier League games...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 24 days ago 31,905 reads 135 comments

  17. Would Signing Marco Reus Bring Chelsea to Real Madrid and Bayern Munich's Level?

    Welcome to January transfer "silly season," where all is possible, and little probable. There are frequent names bounded about in silly season; from Paul Pogba to Raphael Varane ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 25 days ago 4,658 reads 10 comments

  18. Chelsea vs. Tottenham: How the Blues Should Line Up in London Derby

    As a football fan you know you're spoiled when draws seem like losses— Chelsea supporters can relate...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 26 days ago 5,883 reads 19 comments

  19. What Role Should Andre Schurrle Play for Chelsea as the Season Moves Forward?

    The summer started in the best possible way for Andre Schurrle; a key component in Germany's all-conquering, World Cup-winning side, the winger must have thought his place in Jose ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 27 days ago 7,396 reads 23 comments

  20. Chelsea FC: How Can Jose Mourinho Improve His Blues Squad?

    A poor performance, but salvaging three points anyway, known in football circles as: "The stuff of champions." Watching Chelsea vs. Queens Park Rangers on Saturday, by definition, one saw a champion-like squad in action...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 22,824 reads 80 comments

  21. Chelsea FC: Should an Undefeated Season Matter to Jose Mourinho's Blues?

    People get bored, and people love perfection. In a culture where everything must either be an instant classic or immediate rubbish, there seems no room for patience, nuance or indeed sanity...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 2 months ago 8,543 reads 2 comments

  22. Chelsea FC: Does Jose Mourinho Have New Drogba, Lampard Duo in Costa, Fabregas?

    A popular misquote from George Santayana's Reason in Common Sense reads: "Those who fail to learn history are doomed to repeat it." Though a faulty translation, the sentence still possesses heady logic...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 3 months ago 15,010 reads 23 comments

  23. Arsenal FC: Should the Gunners Offload Mesut Ozil?

    What a difference 13 months can make. After acquiring Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur for £85.3 million, Real Madrid were hoping to recoup funds last summer—when Arsenal came knocking with £42...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 3 months ago 6,178 reads 18 comments

  24. Chelsea FC: Are the Blues Too Reliant on Diego Costa?

    Diego Costa has taken the Premier League by storm, scoring eight goals in six matches. The former Atletico Madrid man is truly rampant—music to the ears of every Chelsea supporter...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 3 months ago 8,429 reads 19 comments

  25. Arsenal FC: Can Danny Welbeck Carry the Gunners Moving Forward?

    Score a hat-trick in an Arsenal shirt and apparently it makes you Thierry Henry 2.0. Not so fast: Need you reminding the last Arsenal player to score a hat-trick in the Champions League was Nicklas Bendtner...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 3 months ago 5,106 reads 21 comments