Are we witnessing a paradigm shift, speed over talent and skills?

The Vision- Spotting your teammate’s run put that perfect ball in for him…Spot a gap between two defenders enough for you to pass, go for it. Goalkeeper is out of position or not covering a corner, go for that cracker… The vision makes the player…Speed and skills he’s born with, like everyone! Companies like Stats […]

Premier League title race bubbles along nicely with high-flying Chelsea still in pole position

The Premier League title race is bubbling along nicely as far as the neutral observer is concerned with still up to six teams arguably in the hunt for the top flight crown. Chelsea top the pile and face Stoke City next time of asking when they host Mark Hughes’ outfit at Stamford Bridge on New Year’s […]

Mkhitaryan pledges to make the grade under Mourinho at Manchester United

Henrikh Mkhitaryan says talk of a swift return to Borussia Dortmund from Manchester United is wide of the mark. And the Armenia star reckons he is determined to make the grade at Old Trafford despite struggling to break into Jose Mourinho’s first team after aggravating a thigh injury in the defeat to Manchester City in September. […]

Liverpool top of the Premier League pile but Blues, City and Arsenal in pursuit

Liverpool are sitting pretty at the top of the Premier League and will remain in their lofty position for at least another 11 days, thanks to the international break. Jurgen Klopp has the Reds followers whispering the words “title ambitions” after they trounced Watford 6-1 at Anfield last time of asking to go to the […]

Mkhitaryan may get Mourinho nod for Manchester United’s clash with Burnley

Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan is not a forgotten man and is still adapting to life in English football. United manager Mourinho has to contend with concerns over the fitness of Wayne Rooney, Chris Smalling and Anthony Martial ahead of the home Premier League clash with Burnley this weekend. And with Eric Bailly […]

Cahill’s praise for Blues after Manchester United crushed

Gary Cahill has heaped praise on his Chelsea team-mates after the Blues made Jose Mourinho’s homecoming as Manchester United manager one to forget for the self-proclaimed Special One. Antonio Conte’s men trounced an abject United 4-0 in a one-sided Premier League affair at Stamford Bridge, with the victory and points edging Chelsea above Tottenham into […]

Samba ace Luiz lifts lid on title ambition back with Chelsea

David Luiz has spoken of his delight at being back at Chelsea after returning to Stamford Bridge in the summer from Paris St Germain. Brazilian Luiz has settled right back in with the Blues and says he was eager to rekindle his romance with Antonio Conte’s side – and win the top flight crown after two years […]

No More Newbies? No Problem! – CFC Transfer Odds

Following an unforgivable finish of 10th under Jose Mourinho and (later) Guus Hiddink, new Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has wasted no time in making significant additions to an ailing squad. The most prominent of these is arguably the £32m N’Golo Kante, whose power, precision and incomparable workrate ensured that Leicester City wrested the title from […]

What is in store for Man United next season?

Manchester United, arguably one of the greatest Premier League teams, had a challenging 2014/15 season under Louis Van Gaal. It wasn’t a completely wasted season, for the club finished fifth in the face of all those damaging odds, but the writing was on the wall for Van Gaal. Now that Jose Mourinho has taken the […]

Will Jose Mourinho win silverware in his first season at Old Trafford

Manchester United have struggled to inspire confidence in the Premier League since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013. The 13-time winners have finished seventh, fourth and fifth in the last three seasons and the club acted quickly to end Louis van Gaal’s tenure early with one year remaining on his contract. Cue a move for […]

Paris Saint-Germain prove they are more than just pretenders with victory over Chelsea

Paris Saint-Germain dispelled the belief that the perceived lack of competition in Ligue 1 would hinder their chances in the Champions League with a 3-1 victory over Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea at the Parc des Princes this evening, despite giving up a one goal lead inside the first half. Much was made of the attacking qualities […]

Chelsea boss “hates” diving… so what will he do with Ramires?

Chelsea were moments away from deservedly losing to West Brom at home this afternoon, meaning Jose Mourinho would lose his impressive home record with the blues, until Ramires dived deep in to injury time and was awarded a penalty. Just last month, Mourinho was very critical of players who dived. “I have told the players […]

Ibrahimovic: I’d have given my life for Chelsea boss

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has praised his former manager, Jose Mourinho, whilst sticking the knife in another, Pep Guardiola. “Mourinho doesn’t need to take on a role,” said Ibrahimovic. “But the other one wants to be perfect – like Tiger Woods and look what happened to him. Everyone has a dark side. I would have given my […]

The lesson Chelsea fans may learn from Liverpool and Everton example

The inevitable media hype machine surrounding any new Premier League campaign has been suitably fuelled, revved up and is well and truly in motion. As the big kick off imches ever closer, there isn’t a paper you will open, a TV or Radio broadcast you will hear or… um, a blog you will read that […]

Chelsea boss: The Lying One?

Jose Mourinho attended his first press conference in his second stint as Chelsea manager today and dubbed himself the “happy one”, after previously calling himself a “special one” during the first press conference when he first joined the club in 2004. However, maybe he should be known as the “lying one”, after changing his story on […]

Their troubled history – Chelsea boss and former Manchester United star

When Jose Mourinho was manager of Chelsea the first time around he blamed his side’s failure to keep up with Manchester United in 2006-2007 on the referees, particularly in light to a penalty Cristiano Ronaldo won against Middlesbrough. “The whole world knows how Mourinho is,” Ronaldo responded, when asked about Mourinho’s comments. “He always has […]

Have Chelsea captain and manager kissed and made up after JT got Mourinho sacked?

Claude Makelele published an autobiography in 2009, ‘Tout Simplement’, which revealed that the reason behind Jose Mourinho’s dismissal in 2007 was John Terry. After being told that he was going to be dropped, a disgruntled Terry apparently went to complain about the manager to Peter Kenyon and Roman Abramovich. Then he gave the club an […]

Can new Chelsea boss repeat success with new spending restrictions?

When Jose Mourinho took over from Claudio Ranieri Chelsea had just finished 2nd in the league and reached the semi-finals of the Champions league. In his first year of management, the club won the Premier League and the League Cup, and made losses of £140m (with £109m spent on wages). In his second year of management, […]

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