Fernandez nets brace as 10-man Chelsea down Brighton

December 3, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

First Chelsea Premier League goals from Enzo Fernandez and Levi Colwill earned the 10-man home side a 3-2 win over Brighton and Hove Albion at a rain-sodden Stamford Bridge on Sunday. World Cup-winning Argentina international Fernandez headed home a neat overhead kick from defender Benoit Badiashile in the 17th minute before Colwill, on loan at Brighton last season, doubled the Read More

Newcastle hit Chelsea in Premier League clash

November 25, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Second-half goals from Jamaal Lascelles, Joelinton and Anthony Gordon proved the difference as Newcastle emphatically returned to winning ways in the Premier League against Chelsea at St James’ Park. Lascelles’ free header from Gordon’s cross gave the Magpies a 2-1 lead on the hour mark, before Joelinton capitalised on a Thiago Silva error to double the hosts’ advantage just 90 Read More

Uncertainty over Stamford Bridge rages as Chelsea decide on Craven Cottage

November 23, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea are not considering a Craven Cottage ground-share with Fulham as uncertainty over Stamford Bridge future drags on. Amid considerations for a temporary stadium to play in during Stamford Bridge’s potential rebuild, Chelsea have dismissed Craven Cottage as an option, according to a report in The Athletic. The nearby Fulham ground, with a projected capacity of 29,600, is considered too Read More

Chelsea squad boost as Nkunku, Lavia stage comeback

November 21, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Christopher Nkunku and Romeo Lavia are each getting close to Chelsea debuts after training ahead of the Blues’ Newcastle clash in the Premier League. With Chelsea team-mates involved in international games elsehwere, Nkunku and Lavia were pictured training together at Cobham on Monday evening. Following earlier reports that both are at last nearing full fitness and their respective debuts, it Read More

Chelsea stick to Stamford Bridge amidst low key performance

November 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea are not in talks to buy the former Earls Court Exhibition Centre site despite reports claiming they hoped to relocate from Stamford Bridge. The Athletic reports that the Blues have not entered into any negotiations over the old Earls Court Exhibition Centre site, despite it being frequently touted as the best possible option for the club were they to Read More

Chelsea cage Manchester City in 8-goal EPL thriller

November 12, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Manchester City moved a point clear at the top of the English Premier League on Sunday after a pulsating 4-4 draw at Chelsea with Erling Haaland scoring twice only for former City man, Cole Palmer, to level the match from the penalty spot in added time. City scored first when Spanish defender Marc Cucurella pulled Haaland’s shirt to concede a Read More

Chelsea sporting director in ‘soup’ over Hayes’ exit

November 9, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Fuming Chelsea owners are set to question sporting director Paul Winstanley over Emma Hayes’ decision to leave the club. Last week it was announced that Hayes is all set to leave Chelsea at the end of the ongoing season, thus ending an 11-year-long relationship with the club. The news of the legendary coach’s departure reportedly did not go down well Read More

Chelsea brace up for Manchester City Premier League clash after Tottenham soul-lifting win

November 7, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nicolas Jackson scored his first Premier League hat-trick as Chelsea beat nine-man Tottenham 4-1 in a choatic contest. Red cards for Cristian Romero and Destiny Udogie left Tottenham with nine men for much of the game and Chelsea took full advantage. The Senegalese striker put Chelsea ahead in the 75th minute when he finished off a counter-attack, before adding two Read More

Tottenham surrender to Chelsea in Premier League clash

November 7, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Nicolas Jackson completed a hat-trick in injury time as Chelsea belatedly ran out 4-1 winners over nine-man Tottenham in a magnificently chaotic London derby. Dejan Kulusevski’s deflected strike off Levi Colwill gave the hosts an early lead and Son Heung-min had a goal disallowed for offside amid a rampant start. By the time Cole Palmer levelled from the penalty spot Read More

At 39, Thiago Silva plans to become coach

November 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea defender Thiago Silva suggested he plans on becoming a head coach when he brings an end to his playing career. At 39-years-old and with his contract at Chelsea set to expire at the end of the season, Silva is thought to be coming close to retirement from the game. The Brazil international has enjoyed a glittering, extensive career at Read More

Terry gives up on coaching Chelsea

November 1, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former Chelsea skipper John Terry has revealed that he has given up on his dream of managing the Blues’ senior side one day. Terry, who formerly worked as an assistant at Aston Villa, returned to Stamford Bridge this summer to take up a coaching role in Chelsea’s academy. But despite working in the club’s setup, he no longer thinks of Read More

Why I clashed with Chelsea fan in Brentford defeat – Pochettino

October 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has explained his altercation with a supporter during his team’s 2-0 defeat against Brentford on Saturday. The Chelsea manager exchanged words with a Blues supporter during the Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. The spectator said something to Nicolas Jackson while Pochettino was talking to him, sparking an angry reaction from the attacker. The coach had Read More

Arsenal rally back to peg Chelsea in London Premier League derby

October 21, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Arsenal staged a stunning late fightback to earn a point at Stamford Bridge just as Chelsea looked about to enjoy their finest victory under manager Mauricio Pochettino. Chelsea were in complete control after Cole Palmer put them ahead from the penalty spot in the 15th minutes, with William Saliba penalised for handball following the intervention of the video assistant referee. Read More

Reece James: Another injury for Chelsea ahead of Arsenal clash

October 19, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea captain Reece James has posted a cryptic message after reports emerged that he had suffered another injury setback. James, 23, has been out of action since August with a hamstring injury, with Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino hoping he could reintroduce the player against Arsenal. According to the Evening Standard, the defender may have suffered another injury setback after being Read More

At Real Madrid, Kepa speaks on Chelsea future

October 11, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kepa Arrizabalaga has made an admission regarding his future at Stamford Bridge while on loan at Real Madrid. The 29-year-old has admitted he would like to extend his stay at Los Blancos, instead of returning to Chelsea once his loan deal at Real Madrid expires. “Yes, I’m very happy here,” Kepa said while speaking to Juanfe Sanz of El Chiringuito Read More

Hazard announces retirement from football

October 10, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former Chelsea and Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard has announced his retirement from football at the age of 32. Hazard, who won the Premier League twice during his time at Stamford Bridge, revealed the news on social media on Tuesday. “You must listen to yourself and stay stop at the right time,” he wrote. “After 16 years and more than Read More

Chelsea win in Carabao Cup clash

September 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nicolas Jackson fired Chelsea into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup as they beat Brighton 1-0 at Stamford Bridge. The victory helped ease some of the early pressure on Mauricio Pochettino after a difficult start in the Premier League, with their passage to the last 16 of the competition sealed early in the second half. It was also a Read More

Chelsea seal another shirt sponsorship deal

September 27, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Infinite Athlete have been granted Premier League approval to become Chelsea’s new front of shirt sponsor for the 2023/24 season. The Telegraph report that the £40m ($48.6m) agreement with the sports data start-up was finally ratified on Wednesday with the league finally satisfied that fair market value rules have been met and investment links between the company and Chelsea owners Read More

Chelsea to offload Chalobah in January

September 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea outcast Trevoh Chalobah is reportedly set to leave Stamford Bridge in the January transfer window. Chalobah is yet to play for Chelsea this season and is likely to be on the fringes until January. The defender was linked with a move to Bayern Munich and Nottingham Forest but those deals failed to come to fruition. Now, however, Fabrizio Romano Read More

Bayern Munich, Chelsea keeping tabs on Ramsdale

September 19, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Bayern Munich and Chelsea are keeping a close eye on Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale after his position as Arsenal’s first-choice was jeopardised. Summer signing David Raya made his Arsenal debut in place of Ramsdale in the Gunners’ 1-0 win over Everton on Sunday. Mikel Arteta’s choice to start Raya at Goodison Park has placed doubt on Ramsdale’s short and long-term Read More

Serie A: Mourinho reveals Lukaku’s impact in first Roma goal

September 18, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Jose Mourinho said Chelsea loanee Romelu Lukaku “needs to feel loved” after seeing him net his first goal for Roma. Lukaku joined Roma on a season-long loan from Chelsea in late August, with his former manager at Manchester United and the Blues reportedly sealing the deal with a convincing phone call. The Belgian has struggled for consistency over the past Read More