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Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 8:28 PM
Danny Drinkwater`s Debut Getting Closer Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 20:14:48 Drinkwater heading finally heading for his Chelsea debut
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 4:12 PM
Chelsea See Off Watford And The Doomsayers Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 15:52:40 It was edgy, it was nervy, but in the end confidence is restored as the players step up
Three and in - Sat Oct 21 4:05 PM
Chelsea host Watford in this Saturday’s early kick-off, with both teams having big points to prove following shock results last weekend. Antonio Conte’s Chelsea and Marco Silva’s Watford will both be looking to prove that the results they achieved last week weren’t mere flashes in the pan with Ch...
Three and in - Sat Oct 21 4:05 PM
Buoyed not just by their first goal, but their first win of the campaign – a win over the champions, Chelsea – Crystal Palace will look to have finally pressed lift-off on their season. Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle have defied the expectations bestowed onto them before the campagin, and find themselv...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 21 4:01 PM
Who's a worse partnership? For me it's still Pogba and Fellaini but I really do think Matic and Herrera don't understand each other at all. Maybe the understanding will come with more games? Or is it that they have fundamental weaknesses that don't work together?
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 3:28 PM
'Dave` Comes to Chelsea`s Rescue Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 14:55:07 Against Watford there were times during the game, especially when Watford edged ahead 2-1, we were left pondering just how many we`d get beaten by.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 3:28 PM
Did Batshuayi Prove a point Today? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 15:05:42 Or is the jury still out?
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 3:28 PM
Chelsea 4 Watford 2 - Views from the Benches Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 15:09:53 Following the entertaining but, at times, worrying 4-2 win over Watford, at Stamford Bridge, this lunchtime, both managers spoke to the media.
EPL Talk - Sat Oct 21 3:10 PM
London (AFP) – Michy Batshuayi stepped off the bench to inspire Chelsea’s fightback as Antonio Conte’s side eased the pressure on their manager with a hard-fought 4-2 victory over Watford on Saturday. Conte’s position has come under scrutiny after back-to-back Premier League defeats and claims of...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sat Oct 21 2:02 PM
De Gea, Valencia, Jones, Smalling, Young, Herrera, Matic, Mata, Lingard, Martial, Lukaku. Subs: Romero, Blind, Darmian, Lindelof, McTominay, Mkhitaryan, Rashford.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 12:05 PM
Chelsea Linked to French Striker Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 11:50:28 Transfer tittle-tattle has Chelsea, amongst others, linked with a move for a young French forward.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 11:44 AM
Chelsea v Watford - Team-Sheets Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 11:33:40 This Saturday Chelsea welcome Watford to Stamford Bridge for a Premier League fixture.
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 10:10 AM
Match Day Moments - Watford (h) Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 21/10/2017 09:39:19 Back to league action for Chelsea, Watford are the visitors on what could be a tough afternoon for the Blues
Vital Football - Sat Oct 21 8:53 AM
Chelsea v Watford - Follow On Twitter - 21-10-17 Vitalfootball: Watford: 21/10/2017 08:15:27 Watford go to Stamford Bridge as the visitors to Chelsea today, this will be a 12:30pm kick-off.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 6:53 PM
Why I`m done with CFC if Conte`s fired Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 18:41:09 OK, I was only joking when I suggested the rats on the Chelsea board would be after Antonio Conte next - but it`s true
EPL Talk - Fri Oct 20 6:10 PM
London (AFP) – Watford manager Marco Silva has called for more of the self-belief his high-flying team showed in their win against Arsenal when they face “favourites” Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Hornets climbed to fourth place — one spot ahead of defending champions Chelsea — in t...
EPL Talk - Fri Oct 20 6:06 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on Friday dismissed rumours of discontent over his training methods following successive Premier League defeats for the defending champions. Conte said Chelsea’s training loads are “70 percent less” than during last season’s Premier League-winning camp...
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 4:28 PM
Conte on Training, Losing and Pressure Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 16:13:17 Antonio faces the media ahead of the home game against Watford, this Saturday.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 1:22 PM
Chelsea v Watford - Fascinating Facts Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 12:56:41 Ahead of what is being termed a must-win game, we`ve taken the opportunity to delve into the form and record books to see which way the pendulum might swing on this fixture.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 1:00 PM
Roma Charged By UEFA For Racist Chants Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 12:46:00 Let's hope UEFA actually act positively for once
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 12:08 PM
Chelsea v Watford - Early Team News Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 11:52:11 It`s a lunch-time kick-off for Chelsea this weekend when they face Watford on Saturday.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 10:50 AM
Spanish Armada (4) - Rafael Benitez Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 10:34:20 It`s time to continue our on-going series with a look at a controversial (interim) managerial appointment made by Chelsea, that of Rafa Benitez.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 9:39 AM
Matic Praises Mourinho Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 20/10/2017 09:18:41 To be brutally honest, it came as something of a surprise when Nemanja Matic joined Manchester United from Chelsea.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 9:23 AM
Silva Gives Pre Chelsea Update Vitalfootball: Watford: 20/10/2017 09:07:12 Watford head coach Marco Silva has confirmed that he has the same pool of players available to him for the game against Chelsea this weekend.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 9:07 AM
Former Chelsea Duo set to Exit China? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 08:39:49 News has reached us that two former Chelsea employees are set to say goodbye to the Chinese Super League.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 8:46 AM
Your MOTM v Roma(h) Was? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 08:16:00 For the neutral, the Champions League fixture against Roma, at Stamford Bridge, was a real treat.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 7:56 AM
Conte Coming Under Increasing Pressure at Chelsea Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 07:31:01 They wouldn`t would they?
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 7:56 AM
Abraham Not Coming Back to Rescue Chelsea Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 07:43:45 Down in South Wales, one of our young strikers, Tammy Abraham, is starting to convince people that he can do the business in the Premier League.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 3:39 AM
Name the Starting XI - Watford (h) Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 03:08:56 Three games without a win (Manchester City, Crystal Palace and Roma) have left Antonio Conte under pressure.
Vital Football - Fri Oct 20 2:40 AM
Chelsea v Watford - Match Officials Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 20/10/2017 02:15:58 This Saturday, Chelsea entertain Watford in the lunch-time kick-off.
EPL Talk - Fri Oct 20 1:16 AM
London (AFP) – Manchester City will be aiming to continue their recent scintillating form when the free-scoring Premier League leaders host Burnley on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s side are two points clear of second-placed Manchester United as they chase a first English title since 2014. While City...
Soccerlens - Thu Oct 19 5:54 PM
Blow for Arsenal and Chelsea in pursuit of Inter Milan 24-year-old - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsenal and Chelsea have hit a stumbling block in their pursuit for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, with reports from Italy that his release clause could be raised to ward off interest. Acco...
Vital Football - Thu Oct 19 5:23 PM
Debunked Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 19/10/2017 16:55:49 I think it`s time to dispel another false theory/idea/story that is often being thrown around on this site this season and constantly used as an excuse whenever we perform poorly.
Vital Football - Thu Oct 19 3:41 PM
Matic transfer joke increasingly unfunny Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 19/10/2017 15:21:05 Chelsea were both lucky to hold Roma to a draw last night, and a shade unlucky.
Vital Football - Thu Oct 19 1:03 PM
Chelsea 3 Roma 3 - Conte`s Post-Match Views Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 19/10/2017 12:35:47 Last night, leading 2-0, Chelsea looked as if they were going to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory when Roma showed their class to take a 3-2 lead.
Tottenham Blog - Thu Oct 19 12:00 PM
Gareth Bale would consider joining Tottenham if he leaves Real Madrid next summer, according to reports in Spain. The Welshman left Spurs in the summer of 2013 for a then record fee of around £85 million. He has won the Champions League three times with Madrid, but Bale has been consistently link...
Vital Football - Thu Oct 19 11:00 AM
The Chelsea Injury Table Updated 19/10/2017 Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 19/10/2017 10:37:29 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Chelsea FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
Vital Football - Thu Oct 19 9:27 AM
Officials - Chelsea v Watford (21/10/17) Vitalfootball: Watford: 19/10/2017 09:11:37 The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Chelsea and Watford this Saturday.
Republik Of Mancunia - Thu Oct 19 9:00 AM
John Terry Five years ago, John Terry was found guilty of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand by an independent regulatory commission. The FA’s enquiry took place after Terry had been found not guilty in court, where it couldn’t be proven beyond reasonable doubt that the former England and Chelsea c...
Chelsea Daft - Thu Oct 19 8:47 AM
Chelsea drew 3-3 with Roma in matchday three of our Champions League group on a night of fantastic attacking football that demonstrated the best and worst of Antonio Conte's side at the moment. For the neutrals, this was an immense game of football and another demonstration of how teams in Italy...
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 19 8:44 AM
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 19 8:43 AM
Wenger vs SAF Rafa vs Allardyce Rafa vs SAF Capello vs Sacchi Mourinho vs Guardiola Mourinho vs Wenger Clough vs Revie Cruyff vs Van Gaal SAF vs Kenny Dalglish Mourinho vs Rafa Mourinho vs Frank Rijkaard SAF vs Keegan Which was/is the fiercest managerial rivalry we have ever seen? And of course,...
EPL Talk - Thu Oct 19 1:50 AM
London (AFP) – Antonio Conte took the blame for Chelsea’s failure to protect their lead in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Roma in the Champions League. Blues boss Conte opted to deploy Brazil defender David Luiz in midfield in a bid to solidify his injury-hit team. Luiz gave Chelsea the lead at Sta...
Red Rants - Thu Oct 19 1:30 AM
Manchester United’s injury list has been building up in recent weeks with Eric Bailly, Marouane Fellaini and Michael Carrick joining Paul Pogba, Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the sidelines. Jose Mourinho admitted he was short of options for our… Continue Reading →
Vital Football - Wed Oct 18 11:10 PM
Luiz In Midfield Didn`t Work For Conte Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 18/10/2017 22:52:11 Nonetheless, he should persevere as it's a role that suits the Brazilian
Tottenham Blog - Wed Oct 18 11:00 PM
Graeme Le Saux has suggested Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda should join Tottenham if he is frustrated with his lack of chances at Stamford Bridge. Musonda, a 21-year-old attacking midfielder, recently criticised his current employers for failing to reward his hard work with a chance in the firs...
EPL Talk - Wed Oct 18 10:45 PM
Paris (AFP) – Chelsea were grateful to Eden Hazard for grabbing a 3-3 draw in a Champions League thriller against Roma on Wednesday, while Manchester United, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus all won. Hazard headed in his second goal of the night from a Pedro Rodriguez cr...
Vital Football - Wed Oct 18 10:36 PM
Battle At The Bridge Ends In Stalemate Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 18/10/2017 22:14:05 It's a while since Stamford Bridge has seen a game like this one
EPL Talk - Wed Oct 18 10:11 PM
London (AFP) – Eden Hazard came to Chelsea’s rescue after his side blew a two-goal lead in a dramatic 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday. Antonio Conte’s team looked on course for a comfortable victory at Stamford Bridge thanks to first half goals from David Luiz and Hazard a...
Vital Football - Wed Oct 18 7:12 PM
Chelsea v Roma - Team-Sheets Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 18/10/2017 18:51:37 With two wins from their first two Group C Group games, a win for Chelsea tonight will put them in prime position to qualify for the knockout stages.
Republik Of Mancunia - Wed Oct 18 7:03 PM
De Gea, Valencia, Lindelof, Smalling, Blind; Herrera, Matic, Mata, Mkhitaryan, Rashford; Lukaku. Subs: Romero, Darmian, Jones, McTominay, Lingard, Young, Martial.
SBNation - Wed Oct 18 4:36 PM
Chelsea want to keep their good Champions League form rolling. Chelsea aren’t quite off to the start to the Premier League season that they want, but the Champions League has been a different story altogether. They’re the only team in Group C with two wins in the first two matches of the group, a...
Republik Of Mancunia - Wed Oct 18 11:00 AM
Nemanja Matic was sold to Benfica from Chelsea when he was 23-years-old. He had only played two games for the west London club before leaving for Portugal to play for Jorge Jesus, who now manages Sporting. Jesus converted Matic from a playmaker in to a defensive midfielder. Ahead of Manchester Un...
EPL Talk - Wed Oct 18 11:00 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Chelsea vs. Roma, you’ve come to the right place. After a shock defeat against Crystal Palace at the weekend, Chelsea will want to bounce back against Roma on Wednesday in their third game in the UEFA Champions League this season. Game: Chelsea vs. R...
Vital Football - Wed Oct 18 9:42 AM
Conte Admits Summer Interest in Nainggolan Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 18/10/2017 09:15:09 Somebody in the opposition side tonight could, if things had of turned out differently, been wearing the colours of Chelsea tonight.
Vital Football - Wed Oct 18 8:22 AM
Your Confidence Shines through in Abundance Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 18/10/2017 07:50:07 Is tonight going to be a good night?
Soccerlens - Wed Oct 18 8:13 AM
Chelsea legend blasts Arsenal, says club has "too many false dawns" - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has backed Watford striker Troy Deeney over his criticism of Arsenal. Deeney infuriated Arsene Wenger by accusing Arsenal of lacking “cojones” after inspiring Wat...
Vital Football - Wed Oct 18 8:00 AM
Match Day Moments - Roma (h) Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 18/10/2017 07:16:20 Chelsea resume their Champions League campaign with a Group 'C` game against the Serie A side, Roma.
Vital Football - Wed Oct 18 12:31 AM
Edin Dzeko Fearing Chelsea`s Anger Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 18/10/2017 00:08:53 Let's hope his fear is well placed
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,...
With Jose, we have clarified the situation, Conte said. There is not a problem between him and I.
Daily Mail - 12:15 PM
It has been a good signing for us, said Conte. As you know, I needed a player with this characteristic, strong physically, to hold the ball up and allow our No 10s to make combinations with him.
Daily Mail - 12:15 PM
After two years, Chelsea know me very well, Conte said.
Daily Express - 8:13 PM
After these two seasons I will always love this colour, these fans, this club, said Conte.
Daily Express - 7:41 AM