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Everton FC Blogs - Tue Oct 24 10:30 PM
David Unsworth is urging Everton to be “courageous” and “mentally and physically tough” in their Carabao Cup fourth-round tie with Chelsea. Unsworth will take charge of the Toffees at Stamford Bridge,
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Oct 24 10:18 PM
Everton travel to London to take on Chelsea Everton finally made the long-awaited change on Monday, sacking Ronald Koeman and installing Under-23s manager David Unsworth as the interim in that role. The Blues travel to Chelsea on Wednesday to take on the Londoners in a Round of 16 fixture of the...
Republik Of Mancunia - Tue Oct 24 6:49 PM
Romero, Blind, Lindelof, Smalling, Darmian, Tuanzebe, McTominay, Herrera, Lingard, Rashford, Martial. Subs: Pereira, Jones, Shaw, Matic, Mata, Mkhitaryan, Lukaku.
Soccerlens - Tue Oct 24 6:01 PM
Chelsea and Tottenham hopes of signing Everton star fade after Koeman exit - originally posted on Sportslens.com Ronald Koeman’s sacking by Everton has potentially dashed Chelsea and Tottenham’s hopes of signing Ross Barkley. The midfielder found himself out of favour under Koeman, but caretaker...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Oct 24 5:30 PM
Week of uncertainty creates dissension in the RBM ranks Everything in the Everton world over the past month has revolved around Ronald Koeman , his managerial shortcomings, and his future with the club — with our weekly predictions being no different! Last week, with Everton facing a must-win mat...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Oct 24 4:34 PM
Assessing the Blues’ personnel options ahead of their first match without Ronald Koeman, in the Carabao Cup. The Blues begin the post-Koeman era in a tight spot. Everton reside in the relegation places in the league, and essentially are out of Europe. Besides that, the club have an interim manage...
Everton FC Blogs - Tue Oct 24 2:53 PM
David Unsworth has confirmed that both Morgan Schneiderlin and James McCarthy are in contention for Everton's trip to Chelsea on Wednesday. Frenchman Schneiderlin was withdrawn during the second half
Vital Football - Tue Oct 24 12:02 PM
The Great Who'l Start Up-Front v Everton Poll Resu Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 24/10/2017 11:34:50 On Wednesday evening Chelsea go head-to-head with Everton, in a 4th round tie in the League Cup.
Vital Football - Tue Oct 24 11:25 AM
Spanish Armada (7) - Cesar Azpilicueta Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 24/10/2017 11:06:32 For the latest in our on-going series, we`ve selected Cesar Azpilicueta.
Vital Football - Tue Oct 24 10:20 AM
Happy Birthday Roman Abramovich Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 24/10/2017 09:54:15 Today is something of a special day.
Three and in - Tue Oct 24 9:00 AM
Spanish mews outlet “Don Balon” have reported that Antonio Conte is interested in adding a bit of fire to his attacking front three in the form of the Welsh Dragon Gareth Bale. “Don Balon” suggest Conte wants to reinvest the £58 million Chelsea will receive for the troubled Diego Costa in January...
Vital Football - Tue Oct 24 8:28 AM
Emma Hayes Very Much At Home With Chelsea Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 24/10/2017 07:47:39 Chelsea's Ladies manager extends her contract and is looking to achieve even more
Vital Football - Tue Oct 24 8:28 AM
Former Chelsea Boss Set for Premier League Return? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 24/10/2017 07:56:00 In one of those strange quirks of fate, somebody who was axed in the corridors of Goodison Park could soon return there as their boss!
Vital Football - Tue Oct 24 7:29 AM
Courtois - Players Still Backing Conte Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 24/10/2017 07:18:37 The Belgian has spoken about the infamous 2015-16 season and doesn't want a repeat
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 9:25 PM
2017 Ballon d'Or Shortlist Neymar (PSG) Luka Modric (Real Madrid) Paulo Dybala (Juventus) Marcelo (Real Madrid) N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) Luis Suarez (Barcelona) Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) Dries Mertens (Napoli) Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester Ci...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 7:15 PM
2017 Ballon d'Or Shortlist Neymar (PSG) Luka Modric (Real Madrid) Paulo Dybala (Juventus) Marcelo (Real Madrid) N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) Luis Suarez (Barcelona) Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) Dries Mertens (Napoli) Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester Ci...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 5:31 PM
Chelsea: 8W 2D 1L Spurs: 8W 2D 1L United: 7W 4D 0L Everton: 7W 3D 1L City: 6W 3D 2L Liverlol: 4W 4D 3L Arsenlol: 5W 1D 5L PL form table. Last 11 games. In order. With all the hyperbole over Liverpool's manager this season is the other merseyside main man being overlooked? He's earlier in his proj...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Oct 23 4:32 PM
Scott writes for IBFootball about how United’s youth system still outshines City’s. Scott writes for PickPremierLeague about Nemanja Matic’s start to life at United. The Mirror reports on what Mourinho said to the players after the Huddersfield defeat. The Guardian discusses how United can learn...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Oct 23 3:45 PM
Chelsea's biggest problem at the moment is the amount of goals we are conceding. It's our Achilles heel at the moment and this is the reason I believe we are struggling. Chelsea lack the vocal influence in our back-line which is the reason why we are conceding goals and numerous chances at the m...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Oct 23 3:45 PM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has spoken out on comparisons being made with Nemanja Matic and has re-iterated that he is someone who should be judged on what he has come to Chelsea to do. I have to be honest, I am getting a little tired of the ridiculous comments on social media from so-called Chelsea fans w...
LFC Reds - Mon Oct 23 1:16 PM
Right then.. Expected result for Liverpool, Man City, Chelsea Great result for Spurs, Arsenal Horrible result for Man Utd Title Man City only team posting credible title winning results so far in the league. Starting to look highly unlikely that Liver
Chelsea Daft - Mon Oct 23 1:15 PM
Chelsea beat Watford on Saturday lunchtime 4-2 with goals from Pedro, Cesar Azpilicueta and a brace from Michy Batshuayi. It is a result that could prove to be a pivotal moment in our season. Say what you will about the defensive performance (more on that in my next post) but you have to commend...
Vital Football - Mon Oct 23 1:04 PM
Chelsea v Everton (EFL Cup) - Match Officials Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/10/2017 12:42:38 Wednesday evening sees Chelsea take on Everton in the 4th round of the League Cup.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 23 11:44 AM
Conte`s Incredible Relationship with the Chelsea S Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/10/2017 11:29:55 Apart from the ball hitting the back of the Watford net four times, on Saturday, my abiding memory from the game was Antonio Conte crowd-surfing.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 23 9:05 AM
Name the Starting XI - Everton (League Cup) Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/10/2017 08:18:50 After the 4-2 win against Watford, it`s time to focus on the 4th round League Cup fixture against Everton, at Stamford Bridge, on Wednesday evening.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 23 9:05 AM
Spanish Armada (6) - Enrique de Lucas Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/10/2017 08:25:27 In the latest in our on-going series we`ve selected a Spaniard who only stayed at Stamford Bridge for just the one season, Quique de Lucas.
Vital Football - Mon Oct 23 8:15 AM
Who Was Your MOTM v Watford? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 23/10/2017 08:02:25 The victory, against Watford, on Saturday was very welcome.
Red Rants - Mon Oct 23 8:00 AM
Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp heaped praise on Watford’s 20-year-old forward Richarlison following their late 4-2 loss at Chelsea on Saturday. The Brazilian actually missed two sitters in the opening five minutes of the second half, either side of Roberto… Continue Reading →
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 10:13 PM
Chelsea Looking To Capture Madrid Ace Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 21:53:31 And here we go again
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 4:24 PM
Chelsea Quartet make Sky Bet Team of the Day Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 15:59:59 After an epic comeback saw Watford defeated.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 3:50 PM
Spanish Armada (5) - Albert Ferrer Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 15:26:01 Back in June 1998 Chelsea Football Club brought a full-back to the club who was as dependable as they come.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 11:42 AM
Terry Goal Brings Back Memories Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 11:14:54 Yesterday, up at Villa Park, somebody we`re all very familiar with, played a starring role as Aston Villa beat our near-neighbours, from down the Fulham Road, Fulham.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 11:42 AM
Are Chelsea Abusing the Loan System? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 11:31:55 It`s an intriguing question that we`re hoping will spark a debate.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 11:05 AM
Matthew Harding - Gone but NEVER Forgotten Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 10:53:51 They say that as you row older time seems to pass quicker.
Vital Football - Sun Oct 22 8:58 AM
Chelsea 4 Watford 2 - Post-Match Fascinating Facts Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 22/10/2017 08:46:23 For your enjoyment.
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 22 8:23 AM
What will his game plan be against another top 6 team. So how does the nervous one play this. 5 points behind City with Spurs and Chelsea coming up we could be out of the title race after 11 games. Surely he has to go for it, 2 draws will not be enough.
EPL Talk - Sun Oct 22 1:14 AM
London (AFP) – Antonio Conte insists he does not fear the sack after Chelsea eased the mounting pressure on their manager with a gutsy 4-2 win over Watford. Conte’s position has been under growing scrutiny following a dip in the champions’ form in recent week. Back-to-back Premier League defeats...
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
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 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 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...
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