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Vital Football - Tue Oct 17 11:19 PM
Chelsea Look To Ghanaian As Morata Backup Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 17/10/2017 23:00:18 With Morata back in contention for a place in the starting XI, it's time for the Chelsea hierarchy to consider potential second striker options
Soccerlens - Tue Oct 17 10:45 PM
Barcelona and Chelsea battling for £53m-rated defender - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea have competition in their pursuit of Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, with Barcelona reportedly keen on the Senegalese defender, according to The Sun. Antonio Conte’s side tried and failed to...
Soccerlens - Tue Oct 17 8:11 PM
Everton and Chelsea hopes dashed as transfer target signs new deal - originally posted on Sportslens.com Everton and Chelsea target David Brooks has signed a new four-year contract with Sheffield United. The 20-year-old midfielder has been linked with a move to the Premier League after impressing...
Vital Football - Tue Oct 17 5:17 PM
Chelsea v Roma - Early Team News Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 17/10/2017 17:01:01 On Wednesday evening Chelsea will be hoping to further their hopes of making the knockout stages of the Champions League, when they entertain Roma.
Vital Football - Tue Oct 17 5:17 PM
Chelsea v Roma (Champions League) - Fascinating Fa Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 17/10/2017 17:05:05 How does it bode for Chelsea? What do the record books tell us!
EPL Talk - Tue Oct 17 4:46 PM
London (AFP) – Antonio Conte says the injury problems that threaten to derail Chelsea’s season have been caused by his side’s increased workload. Conte’s team have lost their last two Premier League matches against Manchester City and Crystal Palace as the injury bug bites ahead of Roma’s visit t...
EPL Talk - Tue Oct 17 4:15 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso admitted Tuesday that the Premier League champions cannot afford to lose another match if they want to successfully defend the title. Antonio Conte’s side are lagging nine points behind leaders Manchester City after losing their last two league matche...
Chelsea Daft - Tue Oct 17 2:17 PM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that after three days training with the first team that Alvaro Morata is in contention to start tomorrow night against Roma at Stamford Bridge. When asked of Morata and having answered that he was in contention Antonio Conte was asked again if he would start. He respo...
Chelsea Daft - Tue Oct 17 2:16 PM
Antonio Conte has given up on Michy Batshuayi and has identified two Premier League strikers that he would like Chelsea to sign in January as he looks to bolster his attacking options. Now this is according to various press reports after the fallout from the defeat to Crystal Palace, our second...
Chelsea Daft - Tue Oct 17 2:15 PM
According to various press reports, Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde is considering an approach in January to try and sign Chelsea wing back Marcos Alonso just eighteen months after he joined the blues. I have to be honest here, not many eyebrows were raised when he signed for the club after havi...
Soccerlens - Tue Oct 17 1:08 PM
3-4-3 v Roma: Injury blow for Conte, Chelsea without these 3 first team players for vital clash; Team News, Stats & Predictions - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea vs Roma UEFA Champions League 2017/18 18th October, 19:45 pm BST Stamford Bridge, London Live Stream: Watch Chelsea vs Roma...
Vital Football - Tue Oct 17 12:34 PM
Name the Starting XI - Roma (h) Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 17/10/2017 12:24:21 Is it time for Antonio Conte to ring the changes?
Vital Football - Tue Oct 17 11:22 AM
Barcelona Targeting Chelsea Defender Vitalfootball: Barca: 17/10/2017 10:59:34 As we may have stated before, the transfer window is currently closed, however, it doesn`t stop transfer speculation appearing in the media.
Vital Football - Tue Oct 17 11:22 AM
You Believe Conte Will Select Morata v Roma Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 17/10/2017 11:11:00 Ahead of the tantalising Champions` League group game, at Stamford Bridge, against Roma, we used our poll to ask a very pertinent question.
Vital Football - Tue Oct 17 8:09 AM
Chelsea's Alonso Wanted by Barcelona Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 17/10/2017 07:46:40 Lurking in the media this morning is the suggestion that Marcos Alonso is a wanted man.
EPL Talk - Tue Oct 17 3:21 AM
Paris (AFP) – Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United will be looking to maintain their robust start to their Champions League campaign when they head to Benfica on Wednesday while Antonio Conte’s Chelsea entertain Roma. Barcelona and Lionel Messi meanwhile play their first home match at the Camp Nou s...
EPL Talk - Tue Oct 17 2:05 AM
London (AFP) – Frustrated by his past failures, Chelsea star Eden Hazard has been urged to finally stamp his mark on the Champions League. While Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar have cemented their legendary status with headline-stealing performances in Europe’s elite club competition,...
Vital Football - Mon Oct 16 5:15 PM
Chelsea Ladies Draw Revealed in Champions League Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 16/10/2017 17:01:03 Around lunch-time, UK time, the draw was made for the last 16 of the Women`s Champions League.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 16 5:15 PM
Where is the Beef? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 16/10/2017 16:55:45 The above question was first raised by a US Politician to demand for the details of his opponent's rhetoric`s.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 16 4:44 PM
CFC Board Clownshow Continues Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 16/10/2017 16:27:53 Chelsea went down to hopeless Crystal Palace on Saturday in a defeat that can be laid entirely at the feet of the hapless CFC board.
Chelsea Daft - Mon Oct 16 3:37 PM
Chelsea face Roma on Wednesday night in match-day three of our Champions League group knowing that a win would put us in the perfect position to qualify for the next round. Heading into the game, having suffered three Premier League defeats in eight games so far this season, Chelsea need to build...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Oct 16 3:36 PM
As Chelsea have struggled for goals in the absence of Alvaro Morata, there are now calls for Tammy Abraham to be recalled from his loan at Swansea as early as January. One area that we can all agree needs to have more strength in depth is and has been our options up front. I still personally bel...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Oct 16 3:34 PM
After Chelsea's 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday, one ex-pro - a Champions League winner, has already made a claim that Chelsea are shadow of the side that won the Premier League last season. We all knew it was going to happen after Saturday's defeat to Crystal Palace , we knew the negat...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Oct 16 1:00 PM
Chelsea suffered their third Premier League defeat of the season in just eight games, their second in a row for the first time under the stewardship of Antonio Conte. It was a game we all were more than confident heading into as we travelled across London on Saturday afternoon. Crystal Palace ha...
Vital Football - Mon Oct 16 10:00 AM
Zaha's Dream Chelsea Return Vitalfootball: Crystal Palace: 16/10/2017 09:43:30 Wilfried Zaha made the perfect return to Crystal Palace's first team as he hit the winner against Chelsea this weekend.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 16 9:28 AM
Chelsea - The Truth Hurts Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 16/10/2017 09:17:35 The defeat, on Saturday, away to Crystal Palace, leaves Chelsea nine points behind the current Premier League leaders Manchester City.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 16 8:14 AM
Chelsea Interested in Young Barcelona Striker Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 16/10/2017 07:35:39 Looking towards the future, it is being reported that Chelsea are showing some interest in a 17-year-old striker who is currently on the books of the Catalan giants Barcelona.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 16 8:14 AM
Conte Has Faith in Batshuayi Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 16/10/2017 08:03:16 The performance the team gave against Crystal Palace wasn`t acceptable.
Soccerlens - Mon Oct 16 7:48 AM
Former Liverpool winger says Chelsea title bid is over, too soon to write them off? - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Liverpool winger Steve McManaman believes reigning Premier League champions Chelsea can forget about retaining their title. The Blues lost 2-1 at Crystal Palace on Satu...
Vital Football - Sun Oct 15 10:41 PM
Roma Struggling With Injuries As Morata Returns Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 15/10/2017 22:21:24 Some good news in a Premier League weekend of woe, Morata was out training with the first team today
Vital Football - Sun Oct 15 9:55 PM
Chelsea Welcome The EPL Break And Roma Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 15/10/2017 21:39:45 The games keep on coming, Antonio Conte finding out about football in England the hard way, next up a familiar opposition, Roma
Soccerlens - Sun Oct 15 6:56 PM
Former Chelsea player on top of Guardiola's transfer wishlist, Man City want him in January - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants his team to challenge on all front this season and therefore he is looking to add his squad in January. According to report...
Vital Football - Sun Oct 15 3:22 PM
Well We Gauged That One Wrong Didn`t We Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 15/10/2017 14:52:55 Ahead of the Premier League fixture, at Selhurst Park, against Crystal Palace, we ran our usual pre-match poll, on our front-page.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 15 2:20 PM
Chelsea target has a decision to make Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 15/10/2017 14:01:26 One player that Chelsea have been linked to, in recent transfer speculation, is Leon Goretzka.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 15 10:21 AM
Chelsea Target Offered Huge New Deal by Current Cl Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 15/10/2017 10:00:48 Chelsea`s failure to add another top-notch striker to the squad could prove costly in the quest for silverware this season.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 15 10:21 AM
Meanwhile, Down in South Wales Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 15/10/2017 10:01:06 There is a ray of sunshine.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 15 10:02 AM
At Least the Day Ended on a High Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 15/10/2017 09:34:36 Read on to find out how
Vital Football - Sun Oct 15 10:02 AM
Crystal Palace 2 Chelsea 1 - Post Match Horror Fac Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 15/10/2017 09:44:07 Four facts that'll make you weep!
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 15 8:53 AM
For years Chelsea's transfer record was held up as an example of how well run they were. Well here we are years later and I can't remember a bigger club having a worse time of it. Top scorer in the Premier League - Lukaku Best performing player in the Premier League - De Bruyne And that's with pl...
Vital Football - Sun Oct 15 8:33 AM
With Costa Gone Antonio Conte Has Mislaid The Dres Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 15/10/2017 08:07:32 We're not quite at a 2015-16 meltdown yet, there is still hope, but it's moving closer
EPL Talk - Sun Oct 15 12:55 AM
London (AFP) – Antonio Conte admits Chelsea are going through a “difficult moment” after the Premier League champions crashed to a shock 2-1 defeat at lowly Crystal Palace. The loss left Conte’s side nine points adrift of leaders Manchester City and the pain was compounded by a hamstring injury t...
Gooner Talk - Sat Oct 14 8:07 PM
Arsenal lost another away game in the Premier League as they failed to capitalise on Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United dropping points. The Gunners looked like they were about to win again, when Troy Deeney’s penalty and Tom Cleverley’s close range effort took them apart. The manner of con...
Vital Football - Sat Oct 14 6:48 PM
Conte`s Views on Chelsea`s Defeat to Palace Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 14/10/2017 18:26:47 Two consecutive defeats have hit Chelsea`s chances of retaining the Premier League title hard.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 14 6:48 PM
Cahill Admits Chelsea's Performance Wasn't Good En Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 14/10/2017 18:32:13 Reading through the Match Day Moments thread, there were a great number of comments left querying as to whether Antonio Conte had picked the correct back three.
EPL Talk - Sat Oct 14 6:42 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City maintained their blistering start to the season as the Premier League leaders demolished Stoke City 7-2, while champions Chelsea crashed to a shock 2-1 defeat at lowly Crystal Palace on Saturday. With second-placed Manchester United settling for a drab stalemate at...
EPL Talk - Sat Oct 14 6:30 PM
London (AFP) – Wilfried Zaha returned to inspire bottom club Crystal Palace to their first win and first goals of the Premier League campaign with a shock 2-1 defeat of champions Chelsea on Saturday. Hodgson’s side finally broke their seven-game goal drought when Yohan Cabaye’s 11th-minute shot d...
Vital Football - Sat Oct 14 6:26 PM
Crystal Palace 2 Chelsea 1 Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 14/10/2017 18:12:35 Well! Where do we start?
Arsenalist - Sat Oct 14 6:02 PM
Arsene Wenger Pre-Watford Press Conference Schadenfreude: Liverpool and Man Utd drop points as De Gea makse massive save Schadenfreude: Chelsea lose as Zaha scores fantastic goal Lacazette doesn’t like his shoes Ooh..half-chance as Kolasinac cross just behind Welbeck Watford chance after hard cro...
EPL Talk - Sat Oct 14 4:24 PM
London (AFP) – Crystal Palace finally scored their first Premier League goal this season as Cesar Azpilicueta’s own goal put them ahead against champions Chelsea on Saturday. Palace had failed to score a single goal as they lost their first seven league games, but Roy Hodgson’s side gave their fa...
EPL Talk - Sat Oct 14 3:45 PM
London (AFP) – Crystal Palace finally scored their first Premier League goal this season as Yohan Cabaye put them ahead against champions Chelsea on Saturday. Palace had failed to score a single goal as they lost their first seven league games, but Roy Hodgson’s side gave their fans something to...
Chelsea Daft - Sat Oct 14 12:18 PM
Chelsea head to Selhurst Park this afternoon having waited two weeks to put right the wrongs of Manchester City and will inflict our hosts' eighth Premier League defeat in a row. Now I know that sounds borderline obnoxious and arrogant but I do not mean it to be that way. I am just looking at th...
Chelsea Daft - Sat Oct 14 12:02 PM
Eden Hazard has finally returned to full match fitness after three months of hard work after injuring his ankle at the end of the last season. Eden Hazard will start for Chelsea against Crystal Palace this afternoon and it will be his third start in a row for Antonio Conte this season after the...
Chelsea Daft - Sat Oct 14 11:42 AM
Antonio Conte has put to bed any recent speculation of his immediate future as Chelsea's head coach in his press conference ahead of today's game at Crystal Palace. I am so glad that the international break is over for two reasons. Firstly, we do not have to put up with being forced to watch Gar...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sat Oct 14 11:31 AM
De Gea, Valencia, Jones, Smalling, Darmian, Herrera, Matic, Young, Mkhitaryan, Martial and Lukaku. Liverpool: Mignolet, Gomez, Matip, Lovren, Moreno, Can, Wijnaldum, Henderson, Coutinho, Salah, Firmino.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 14 11:26 AM
Loyal Chelsea Servant Grabs Managerial Role Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 14/10/2017 11:08:22 Here at Vital Chelsea we`d like to wish the legend that is Steve Clarke all the best in his appointment as the new manager of Kilmarnock.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 14 11:02 AM
Chelsea`s Bakayoko Dying to Score a Premier League Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 14/10/2017 10:46:57 If you get my drift!
Vital Football - Sat Oct 14 11:02 AM
Chelsea in for Young United Goalkeeper? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 14/10/2017 10:49:44 As he ponders over his future at Old Trafford.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 14 7:31 AM
Crystal Palace v Chelsea - Match Day Moments Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 14/10/2017 07:02:54 Thank heavens, Premier League football is back.
LFC Reds - Sat Oct 14 3:17 AM
Well actually Riba, FIFA rankings mean sh*t. For example, Costa Rica is 20-22 and have been between 15-24 (or something like that) since the last WC, finished the WC 8th and no, Costa Rica was not the 8th bet team in the world as it is not the 22nd now
Vital Football - Fri Oct 13 8:44 PM
Conte Has Spoken With Musonda After Instagram Gaff Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 13/10/2017 20:21:29 Antonio Conte putting the record straight at his Friday presser
Vital Football - Fri Oct 13 8:22 PM
Hodgson On Chelsea & Zaha Return Vitalfootball: Crystal Palace: 13/10/2017 20:01:52 Manager Roy Hodgson held his pre Chelsea press conference earlier this afternoon and Wilfried Zaha is in contention for the game following the international break.
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 13 7:23 PM
Proper football is back! Saturday 12:30 Liverpool v Manchester United 15:00 Burnley v West Ham United Crystal Palace v Chelsea Manchester City v Stoke City Swansea City v Huddersfield Town Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Bournemouth 17:30 Watford v Arsenal Sunday 13:30 Brighton v Everton 16:00 Southampto...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Oct 13 6:04 PM
FIFA investigating former Everton talisman The Football Federation of Australia has backed Tim Cahill after the former Everton favourite’s controversial celebration on Tuesday. Cahill is currently being investigated by FIFA following his goal celebration during Australia’s World Cup qualifying wi...
Vital Football - Fri Oct 13 6:01 PM
Blackman - We've Been The Surprise Package Vitalfootball: Sheff Utd: 13/10/2017 17:43:20 Chelsea loanee Jamal Blackman has said he feels Sheffield United have been the surprise package in the Championship this season following last year's promotion.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 13 5:18 PM
Palace v Chelsea - Seriously Fascinating Facts Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 13/10/2017 17:06:48 As we all prepare to get the Chelsea show back on the road again, after a two-week break, we`ve cobbled together some facts that might interest you.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 13 5:05 PM
Crystal Palace v Chelsea - Early Team-News Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 13/10/2017 16:51:50 The injury situation discussed plus a few words from the boss himself.
Tottenham Blog - Fri Oct 13 5:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has suggested Pep Guardiola’s “Harry Kane team” comment was inappropriate. Following Manchester City’s win at Chelsea a fortnight ago, Guardiola was speaking about the title race when he referred to Tottenham as “the Harry Kane team.” Some thought the Spaniard was implying Spu...
Vital Football - Fri Oct 13 4:50 PM
Antonio Conte Quashes Talk Of Exit Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 13/10/2017 16:31:39 Finally some good news and it's straight from the managers mouth, no spin needed on this
EPL Talk - Fri Oct 13 3:51 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says that France midfielder N’Golo Kante will be sidelined for three weeks after suffering a hamstring injury on international duty. Kante was forced off in the first half of France’s World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria last weekend and Conte expects...
EPL Talk - Fri Oct 13 2:05 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says France midfielder N’Golo Kante will be sidelined for three weeks after suffering a hamstring injury on international duty. Kante was forced off in the first half of France’s World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria last weekend and Conte expects him t...
Vital Football - Fri Oct 13 10:50 AM
The Great Who Will We Miss the Most Poll Result Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 13/10/2017 10:23:37 Which way did the pendulum swing on this one?
Vital Football - Fri Oct 13 10:28 AM
Chelsea Interested in Ghanaian Striker Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 13/10/2017 10:17:55 Is he up to the task though?
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 13 2:30 AM
A lot of people might be familiar with Cahill's "box the corner flag" celebration but after his goal against Syria, he did a quick airplane gesture and made a T symbol with his hands instead, apparently to appease his sponsors, Tripadeal. What do people think of this? I'd really fecking hate for...
I don't want to answer this question, said Conte. Not out of a lack of respect for you, but who must ­understand understands. He's very good to play on the left. I don't understand why we have to try again to put him on the right. But sometimes a misunderstanding can happen.
Mirror - 9:22 PM
I don't know [if he has a future at Chelsea], said Conte. He has to work really hard with the others, otherwise they are on the bench or in the stand.
Mirror - 11:30 AM
For sure, to have the possibility to play with the three midfielders, it was very important, Conte said at Stamford Bridge. That was very important for me to recover Kante and to play with Bakayoko and Fabregas, and to have an important substitute on the bench like Drinkwater. This...
Goal.com - 10:06 AM
Tonight Morata had a good game and showed he is strong physically and has good technique, Conte said.
Daily Star - 8:31 AM