- Mon Aug 6 8:40 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois did not report to training with the Premier League side on Monday, casting further doubt over his future after being linked with a move to Real Madrid. The
Royal Blue Mersey
- Mon Aug 6 6:17 PM
Toffees repel advances for England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford Much like Everton , Chelsea enter the season with a lot of uncertainty over a number of positions and a new manager in place. Two of their best players, goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard , have been long-term targets for Real...
- Mon Aug 6 2:29 PM
London (AFP) – Brazilian international Willian has given Chelsea a huge boost by committing his future to the Premier League giants as the futures of Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard
remain in doubt. Willian was
- Mon Aug 6 12:50 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea defender David Luiz
has urged Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard
to stay at Stamford Bridge but the Brazilian believes the Blues can thrive if the pair leave. Courtois, 26, has a
- Mon Aug 6 12:30 PM
London (AFP) – American centre-back Matt Miazga has joined Nantes on a season-long loan from Chelsea with an option to buy, the French side confirmed on Monday. Miazga, 23, has made just two appearances for
Republik Of Mancunia
- Mon Aug 6 11:45 AM
Reports over the past few weeks have claimed that Jose Mourinho was keen to sign Willian, who turns 30 this week, with Anthony Martial going in the opposite direction. Barcelona were also reportedly interested in the player. Thankfully, Willian has today confirmed that no such deal will be taking...
- Mon Aug 6 8:16 AM
Morning Mix: Dry your eyes Gerrard, Leeds off to a flyer, Chelsea defeat exposes big issue - originally posted on Sportslens.com One league game in and new Rangers manager Steven Gerrard
is already sounding like a seasoned moaner. Gerrard claimed that it “seemed the world was against” Rangers aft...
- Sun Aug 5 10:18 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City cruised to an impressive 2-0 win over Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday. Here AFP Sport looks at five things we learned from the annual curtain raiser
- Sun Aug 5 6:49 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is set for crunch talks with Thibaut Courtois on Monday after the Belgium goalkeeper’s agent claimed he wants to join Real Madrid. Courtois missed Chelsea’s 2-0 defeat against
Bitter and Blue
- Sun Aug 5 6:10 PM
Blues Take Home First Silverware Of The Season Manchester City have claimed the first silverware of the season, beating Chelsea 2-0 on a hot and sunny day at Wembley. Sergio Aguero scored both goals to put him on 201 goals for the blues as City picked up from where they left off last season. The...
- Sun Aug 5 5:41 PM
Quote from Frankly, Mr Shankly on Today at 05:29:13 pm Distinctly unimpressive in the Charity Shield today. City not really having to get out of second gear. I agree, similar to our game yesterday in that one te
- Sun Aug 5 5:10 PM
London (AFP) – Sergio Aguero
spoiled Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri’s first taste of English football as the Argentine’s double gave Manchester City a stylish 2-0 victory in the Community Shield on Sunday. Blues boss Sarri,
- Sun Aug 5 10:50 AM
Moment of truth for new Leeds United manager, Chelsea star's mum will brighten your day - originally posted on Sportslens.com The Marcelo Bielsa era gets unerway at Elland Road on Sunday as Leeds United take on Stoke City. The 63-year-old’s appointment has been widely praised by people within the...
- Sat Aug 4 11:00 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City take on Chelsea on Sunday in the Community Shield at Wembley, the traditional season-opener between the Premier League champions and the FA Cup winners. AFP looks at some of the
Bitter and Blue
- Sat Aug 4 10:16 PM
The Blues Fight For Their First Piece of Silverware in the 2018/19 Season Competition/Round: 2018 FA Community Shield – Final Date/Time: Chelsea vs Manchester City – Sunday, 5 August 2018, 15:00 BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 10:00 EST, 07:00 PST (USA); 19:00 IST (India) Venue: Wembley Stadium, London,...
- Sat Aug 4 2:08 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois wants a move back to Spain for family reasons, his agent said, following reports linking him with a move to Real Madrid. The Belgian is due to return
- Fri Aug 3 11:39 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City take on Chelsea in Sunday’s Community Shield — the traditional curtainraiser to the English season — but the Wembley showpiece will offer few clues as to the destination of the
- Fri Aug 3 11:39 PM
London (AFP) – Former Chelsea and England star Frank Lampard
enjoyed a winning start to his managerial career on Friday when Derby County sealed a come-from-behind 2-1 triumph at Reading with a last-minute goal. Tom
- Fri Aug 3 7:00 PM
Tottenham are set to open talks over a new contract with young midfielder Luke Amos after an impressive pre-season, according to Sky Sports. Amos was one of a group of youngsters included in Spurs’ first-team squad during the pre-season tour of the USA, which included victories over AS Roma and A...
- Fri Aug 3 5:44 PM
Mourinho further frustrated as Man Utd suffer latest transfer blow - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea winger Willian has been on the radar of Barcelona and Manchester United target in the summer transfer window. The Brazilian professional footballer wanted to join the club from Spain,...
- Fri Aug 3 5:26 PM
Maurizio Sarri isn’t a typical Roman Abramovich appointment, and it’s not clear what’s going to change at Stamford Bridge. It’s Community Shield time ! And for once, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City will find themselves slightly overshadowed. Yes, they’ll probably be the better side, and yes, they...
- Fri Aug 3 4:30 PM
Rome (AFP) – Gonzalo Higuain said Friday that the only person at Chelsea who wanted to sign him was the Blues’ new coach Maurizio Sarri, after arriving at AC Milan in a three-player swap deal
- Fri Aug 3 3:55 PM
London (AFP) – New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said Friday he is “very confident” Willian will stay at the club but expressed doubt over the future of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois ahead of the Community Shield
- Fri Aug 3 12:00 PM
Reported Tottenham target Wilfried Zaha wants to join Chelsea after telling his teammates he is determined to leave Crystal Palace, according to the Mirror. Zaha has been a long-term target for Spurs with Mauricio Pochettino said to be a huge fan – he has been linked with a switch across London i...
- Fri Aug 3 7:54 AM
Chelsea poised to dismiss "peanuts" offer, international will not be sold - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea are set to tell goalkeeper Thibuat Courtois that he will not be sold to Real Madrid this summer. The Belgium star’s contract runs out at the end of the season and the La Liga cl...
Bitter and Blue
- Thu Aug 2 6:14 PM
Blues girls start the season away at Chelsea Nick Cushing’s side will start the new FA WSL campaign away at the home of the current league and FA Cup holders, who they played four times last season – coming out with a win, two draws and a loss. They will come up against a Chelsea side who lost th...
- Thu Aug 2 7:58 AM
Chelsea urges starlet to grasp opportunity, "Celtic are just there to make up the numbers", Dyche hits out at lack of investment - originally posted on Sportslens.com Frank Lampard knows a thing or two about playing in midfield, so when he says that Mason Mount has a big future ahead of him it’s...
- Thu Aug 2 6:41 AM
Morning all, no doubt everyone is still basking in the glorious penalty shoot-out win over Chelsea in Dublin last night. It was quite a fun night in the end, despite the game being a bit flat in general until the last 20 minutes or so when we had a couple of good chances before that …