Italian no 6. Chelsea officially announced former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri as their new head coach today. I could have written plenty of articles over the past two months on the ups and downs of this deal but felt that it would be better just to wait. Finally the day has come. Antonio Conte’s departure was certain as early as December and since May Chelsea … Continue reading Welcome Maurizio Sarri!
Inevitable. Chelsea Football Club officially parted ways with Antonio Conte on Friday. It was something that was in the pipeline since December and was inevitable even though Conte won the FA Cup in May. There was a hope that Conte and Chelsea would patch up and build on their success over two season but the positivity of the 16/17 season was followed by a toxic … Continue reading Conte Leaves Chelsea.
The 17/18 season drew to a close on Saturday with an FA Cup final win against Manchester United. At the start of the season Conte stated that it would be a tough one and that they would need to avoid another season like the 15/16 one. In all accounts and purposes we did, we finished 5th instead of 10th, and we managed to win a … Continue reading Chelsea Season Review
Serial Winner! In the end we did avoid a ‘Mourinho’ season. A Hazard penalty in the first half was enough for Chelsea to clinch our 8th FA Cup trophy. That also completes a treble of FA Cups this season for Chelsea as both the Women’s team and youth team won their tournaments too. Chelsea started in a 3-5-2 formation with Bakayoko coming in place of … Continue reading Chelsea 1 vs. 0 Manchester United FA Cup Final Review
Last game of the season and we need to end it with a win! This season might have been a bummer compared to last season but there is still a chance for Chelsea to end it with a trophy. It is the oldest cup competition in the world and it is the FA Cup. It is the last chance for the Chelsea players to give … Continue reading Chelsea vs. Manchester United FA Cup Final Preview
That is not how the season was supposed to end. Seven days ago Chelsea had beaten Liverpool at Stamford Bridge and all seemed to be on the up as it looked like Chelsea had a glimmer of making the top four. Seven days later Chelsea finish 5th after losing by 3 goals against Newcastle on the final day of the season. Conte selected Christensen instead … Continue reading Newcastle 3 vs. 0 Chelsea Review
Final game of the season! As the league season draws to a close it comes as a relief but the day after the countdown for the new season will start. Newcastle away is always a tough game and this time it comes at perhaps the most important time. A win and a potential loss for Liverpool against Brighton would mean that Chelsea make it into … Continue reading Newcastle vs Chelsea Preview