SUMMING UP a football match as a satisfactory clean sheet or a well-earned point is like declaring the highlight of the traditional Sunday lunch was the boiled cabbage. Whatever happened to that quaint, old-fashioned notion of entertainment? Chelsea versus Manchester … Continue reading Chelsea v Manchester United: Where giants once tried to excite
A LOT of Chelsea fans were upset about the sacking of Frank Lampard, somehow assuming his status in the history books would make him immune to usual practice at one of the most ruthless clubs in Europe. Those that consider the … Continue reading Chelsea’s Tuchel and the obstacle of being different
LIFE is never dull at Chelsea since they became a super club. As the Blues unveiled their latest financial figures, other statistics were being pored over, those that indicate Frank Lampard, club legend and all-round good fellow, could be losing … Continue reading Chelsea in profit, but on the field they’re making losses
FOOTBALL is a sport built around nostalgia. We remember our heroes, draw comparisons between the past and today and don the rose-tinted glasses of experience to complain about contemporary trends and behaviours. Not everything was marvellous in the past, not … Continue reading A playground of testosterone: Going to the football match 1970s-style
AT THE mid-point of the 1977-78 season, FA Cup success and avoiding relegation was all Chelsea could hope for – a far cry from the early 1970s when the Blues, under Dave Sexton, won two trophies and reached three consecutive … Continue reading Theirs was no disgrace – the day Chelsea’s youngsters humbled Liverpool
CHELSEA received almost a quarter of a billion pounds in additional funding from owner Roman Abramovich as the club made a loss of around £ 100 million in 2018-19. Chelsea’s turnover totalled £ 447 million which was more or less … Continue reading Chelsea make a loss as revenues flat-line, but what of the future?