Since the very first day of appointment of Andre Villas-Boas as the coach of Chelsea, we all expected an instant form of 'perfection' in the team; an instantly transfigured side that infused a complete mold of dominance; ready to dispatch any team that comes its way, just like Barcelona, but failing to give full regards to time, the team and the environment.
After another disappointing result on Wednesday evening, the pressure on Andre Villas-Boas’ shoulders seems to be reaching new heights, and the cry’s to end this attacking philosophy resound even louder.
Some important fixtures are taking place this weekend as the Christmas period draws closer.
Forget Abramovich's temper, AVB should be fearing the wrath of the common man!
In recent news, reports have spread that Niko Anelka's time is coming to an end at Chelsea FC. Is this true? Do we want it to be true?
Mata became the third Spaniard to join Chelsea in 2011, following international team-mate and fellow World Cup-winner Fernando Torres and Oriol Romeu
We are both Nigerians - He is a Chelsea player, whilst I am a Chelsea fan and having studied John Obi Mikel for six years, I have suddenly realized he would never fit into the Chelsea team mainly because he doesn't really want to.
Group E is still wide open, Chelsea will be keen to avoid defeat or face being dragged into the possibility of Europa League football.
I think I speak for all the blue's fans when I say we'd only benefit from having the option of the wide play, that can spread the attack, as well as allow us to have the full backs for cover, which will bolster the defence and eradicate this gung-ho attitude of leaving the two center-backs left open.
The situation in the league is not good for us, it is not impossible to turn it around but it is not the brightest of starts in the Premier League for Chelsea in the last 10 years.
Another goal fest in the top English football league this weekend as we hit mid November.
For Chelsea, the fire's were burning as the last home game played out to a devastating 5-3 loss to bitter rivals Arsenal. As for Liverpool, they're the English kings of European football, but as of late, have not even qualified for the Europa Cup, so with both team's fighting for their own reasons, this was guaranteed a shake down of a game.
Fernando Torres, Raul Meireles and Nicolas Anelka were all lining up against their former club Liverpool this afternoon hoping to grab a goal that would help Chelsea avoid a second consecutive home defeat in nine years, however it was a former Blue now playing for the Reds who scored to condemn Villas-Boas’s side to a second home defeat in a row.
The defensive midfield position, often referred to as 'the Makélelé role' by pundits and fans alike around the world, and as blues' fans, we all know just how important and what an absolute rock that position can be.
If you're a woman reading this article, please, don't get too excited, this isn't an article on where to find the best water holes for grabbing a bargain in January. No. This, is an article of more importance, of epic proportions, of serious topic. This is the January sales.