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Chelsea short of proper striking options beyond talisman Diego Costa
Chelsea short of proper striking options beyond talisman Diego Costa

Diego Costa finished 3rd in the Premier League top goalscorers list Jose Mourinho’s sense of frustration was obvious. On Friday last week, he told a press conference that Diego Costa would be fit to play in the Community Shield, despite suffering a hamstring problem in the friendly against Barcelona in Washington DC last week. Come Sunday, though, the striker wasn’t even in the squad.  It’s not uncommon for manag

Aug 3 2015
Poll: Should Chelsea play with two strikers up front this season?
Poll: Should Chelsea play with two strikers up front this season?

Can Chelsea thrive with both Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa up front? Jose Mourinho has hinted that it is possible, so I am asking YOU the Chelsea fan reading this post if you think that Chelsea should play with two up front this season? First here is what Jose Mourinho said. He was asked first of Falcao against Barcelona, then Loic Remy. He said: “I like him a lot as a player. I think the team plays very well with a striker of his q

Aug 3 2015
Top 5 midfielders to pick in Fantasy Premier League for 2015/16
Top 5 midfielders to pick in Fantasy Premier League for 2015/16

Alexis Sanchez racked up 207 points in the Fantasy Premier League last season but won’t start for Arsenal in the first few game weeks   With less than a week to go for the new season, Fantasy Premier League managers will be busy assembling their squads and balancing between budget options and big name players ahead of the big Premier League kick-off on Saturday, 8 August. Everyone loves a bit of Fantasy Premier League, but i

Aug 3 2015
Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea: Five talking points from the Community Shield
Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea: Five talking points from the Community Shield

Arsenal overcame Chelsea to seal the Community Shield And then the voodoo was no more. Arsene Wenger finally managed to exorcise his demons and get one over Jose Mourinho at the fourteenth time of asking. The victories broke not only a personal spell for the Frenchman, but also for his team. The Gunners had not only failed to record a victory over their London rivals since 2011, but also failed to score over a span of minutes that had

Aug 3 2015
Highlights: Alex Oxlade Chamberlain stars for Arsenal as they beat Chelsea to win Community Shield
Highlights: Alex Oxlade Chamberlain stars for Arsenal as they beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Arsenal won the Community Shield after beating Chelsea Arsenal clinched a narrow 1-0 win over Chelsea to win the Community Shield for the second straight year as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain struck the winning goal in the 24th minute of the match.  The win meant that Arsene Wenger finally managed to beat Jose Mourinho for the first time in fourteen attempts. Petr Cech who was facing his old club had a good game as he made some crucial

Wenger breaks Mourinho hoodoo as Arsenal beat Chelsea to win Community Shield
Wenger breaks Mourinho hoodoo as Arsenal beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored the winner for as Arsenal beat Chelsea Arsene Wenger finally managed to beat Jose Mourinho at the fourteenth attempt as Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 to win the Community Shield. Wenger broke the hoodoo after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s strike helped Arsenal secure the title for the second straight season.  Loic Remy started in place of Diego Costa for Chelsea who was not fit to start the match while Arsen

Aug 2 2015
Shane Warne started supporting Chelsea 26 years ago just to save his own life
Shane Warne started supporting Chelsea 26 years ago just to save his own life

Shane Warne also expects the Community Shield to be a competitive affair Australian cricketing legend Shane Warne had revealed his love for Chelsea and why he started following the Blues ahead of their Community Shield fixture against Arsenal at Wembley. The former leg-spinner has been Chelsea fan ever since he attended his first game at the Stamford Bridge 26 years ago. He shared a hilarious story about how he started&

Aug 2 2015
FA Community Shield Preview: Arsenal vs Chelsea - What we can expect
FA Community Shield Preview: Arsenal vs Chelsea - What we can expect

Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger will go head to head again in the Community Shield With the 2015/16 season close to the start, the two giants of English football, Premier League champions Chelsea and FA Cup holders Arsenal, go head to head in the season opener at the Wembley stadium in London tonight. We look at how the two teams will line-up and what we can expect when the two London rivals meet in the FA Community Shield. Arsenal won the

Aug 2 2015
An open letter to Chelsea and Jose Mourinho from an Arsenal fan
An open letter to Chelsea and Jose Mourinho from an Arsenal fan

Chelsea take on Arsenal in the Community Shield on Sunday Dear José Mourinho and various Chelsea fans, I gotta hand it to you. You've won this thing before a minute of football has even been played. No matter the actual outcome, you've got the inside angle on winning. If Chelsea win, of course, the story is simple: Arsène Wenger continues to be a specialist in failure. If Arsenal win, however much this complicates th

Aug 2 2015
War of the Words: Top 5 battles between Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho
War of the Words: Top 5 battles between Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho

Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho have had both physical and verbal battles over the years The battle lines were drawn a decade ago. Standing in the red and white corner is the classy, suave French Professeur, the manager of Arsenal – Arsène Wenger. A staunch advocate of playing football the beautiful way, building and nurturing a team of talented players into match winners is what he stands for. In the blue corner, is the S

Aug 2 2015
Five reasons Chelsea should sign John Stones
Five reasons Chelsea should sign John Stones

Chelsea recently made a £20 million offer for centre-back John Stones which Everton immediately refused with Roberto Martinez stating he would not sell the defender for double that amount. However, despite the youngster’s claims that he is happy at Goodison Park, he or rather, Martinez could most likely be persuaded to join the Blues for the right fee. Here are five reasons why Jose Mourinho should meet that fe

Aug 1 2015
Arsenal: Winning by Losing
Arsenal: Winning by Losing

Arsenal have had a great pre-season but Wenger has his work cut out If you have been wondering about my long silence over the past month, it is because nothing has been happening on the transfer market. Long-suffering Arsenal fans may have become accustomed to having to listen to Wenger’s platitudes about “We have the squad that can win the league”, “We will buy players if we see ones of value” --- add your own

Aug 1 2015
Luis Suarez believes Steven Gerrard's slip against Chelsea was destiny
Luis Suarez believes Steven Gerrard's slip against Chelsea was destiny

Luis Suarez took part in Steven Gerrard’s testimonial match at Anfield Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has hailed former Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard as one of his best friends in football and described his costly slip against Chelsea as ‘destiny’, according to a report by ESPN FC. The Barcelona forward also added that he wouldn’t have been at Nou Camp if he had not listened to Gerrard’s words ahead of the 20

Aug 1 2015
Jose Mourinho hails John Terry's form for Chelsea last season
Jose Mourinho hails John Terry's form for Chelsea last season

Mourinho and Terry pose with the Capital One Cup after defeating Tottenham Hotspur in the final Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has hailed skipper John Terry’s performances last season as ‘phenomenal’. He also believes the former England international had his best season ever for the Blues, ESPN FC reports.  The 34-year-old played every single minute of Chelsea’s triumphant 2014/15 Premier League winning cam

Aug 1 2015
How Didier Drogba will fit in at Montreal Impact
How Didier Drogba will fit in at Montreal Impact

Didier Drogba’s arrival might complete Impact's attack Major League Soccer has grown dramatically over the past decade or so, but North American football still isn't too accustomed to witnessing the scenes that greeted Didier Drogba upon his arrival in Montreal this week. The former Chelsea striker had barely stepped off his privately chartered flight at the city’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport when he was mobbed by hun

Aug 1 2015
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