- Thu Mar 8 11:31 PM
Having just enjoyed the 'All the Angles' Utd vid of Matic's goal, it looks like Jesse may be responsible for Matic getting his card for being so close to the fans. Matic and Smalling pause a little way away from the barrier and look like they are coming to a stop when Jesse gives Matic a big shov...
- Thu Mar 8 8:44 PM
JT`s Visit Helps Relieve The Cobham Blues Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 08/03/2018 20:44:00 It's always good to see old friends
- Thu Mar 8 8:05 PM
Madrid (AFP) – Diego Costa helped Atletico Madrid take a big step toward the Europa League quarter-finals by scoring in a 3-0 victory over Lokomotiv Moscow on Thursday. Atletico will carry a commanding lead into the second leg in Russia. Saul Niguez hit the net with a stunning strike at the Wand...
- Thu Mar 8 11:38 AM
Alonso Sings the Praises of Luis Enrique Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 08/03/2018 11:38:53 The subject of whether or not Antonio Conte will hang on to his job at Stamford Bridge remains a hugely debatable topic.
- Thu Mar 8 11:04 AM
Conte Might Stay for a Third Season Claim Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 08/03/2018 11:04:24 Now whether Antonio Conte will be heading out of the Stamford Bridge exit door, come the end of the season, only a select few really know.
- Thu Mar 8 11:00 AM
Those Chelsea Have Let Go………………… Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 08/03/2018 11:00:02 This season we`ve all watched on as two players, who were once on the books of Chelsea Football Club, have thrived in the Premier League.
- Thu Mar 8 8:58 AM
The Nouveau Frugal Russian Won`t Sack Conte Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 08/03/2018 08:58:15 Gone are the days when Roman wants to stick his hand in his pocket to make it all better
- Thu Mar 8 7:55 AM
Name the Starting XI - Crystal Palace (h) Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 08/03/2018 07:55:36 Another weekend, another game!
- Thu Mar 8 6:37 AM
Bournemouth away Swansea Away - FA Cup Chelsea Away Stoke Away City Home These next 5 games will define our season, will we see a Spurs turn up and motivated to win the FA cup make sure we are in the CL next season, or the Spurs who will sulk and stumble over the line whilst he players look to...
- Thu Mar 8 5:01 AM
Shanghai (AFP) – Oscar
said he’s hoping to force his way back into the Brazil squad for this year’s World Cup after the former Chelsea star made it five goals in two games for Shanghai SIPG. The attacking midfielder, who moved to the Chinese Super League (CSL) last year for an Asian-record 60 mil...
- Wed Mar 7 10:55 PM
Former Leeds United Man Slams Redknapp Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 07/03/2018 22:55:27 It's this sites favourite subject, who really is to blame
- Wed Mar 7 10:11 PM
Blues Look To Portuguese Technical Director Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 07/03/2018 22:11:23 It's a role that certainly needs filling
- Wed Mar 7 8:56 PM
Gianfranco Zola Is The Man To Lift The Gloom Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 07/03/2018 20:37:47 Gianfranco is a legend, and it would be great to see him back at the club
- Wed Mar 7 4:57 PM
Chelsea v Crystal Palace - Match Officials Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 07/03/2018 16:57:46 This Saturday evening, Chelsea welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge for a Premier League fixture.
- Wed Mar 7 3:07 PM
Shanghai (AFP) – Brazil’s Oscar
came riding to the rescue on Wednesday as he twice grabbed quickfire equalisers to force a 2-2 draw for Shanghai SIPG against Ulsan Hyundai in the AFC Champions League. Asia’s record signing found his magic touch when it mattered with a goal in each half to preserv...
- Wed Mar 7 11:45 AM
, as expected, has given his opinion of the decision to play with a false-nine formation against Manchester City. Surely now, after Antonio Conte looks back at the game, he will understand that we need to bin this formation for the remainder of the season. Against Huddersfield (no dis...
- Wed Mar 7 11:45 AM
has been speaking to the media since our defeat against Manchester City to re-iterate that the players remain focused on finishing in the top four and are behind the manager. Now I have to say that my last post may have seemed to be way over the top and a complete change of approa...
Republik Of Mancunia
- Wed Mar 7 9:00 AM
Whilst the glow from Nemanja Matic’s stunning half-volley at Selhurst Park on Monday night should last a few more days, at least, there’s the small matter of the visit of Liverpool looming on Manchester United’s horizon. Admittedly, the Serbian’s stoppage time winner against Crystal Palace has ce...
- Wed Mar 7 7:07 AM
Should He Stay! Or Should He Go! Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 07/03/2018 07:07:09 You can't beat a bit of footie chat
- Wed Mar 7 1:16 AM
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard
has heaped praise on Mousa Dembele
ahead of Tottenham’s Champions League last-16 tie with Juventus. Spurs welcome the Serie A champions to Wembley on Wednesday having secured a 2-2 draw in the first leg in Turin thanks to goals from Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen. F...
- Tue Mar 6 6:06 PM
Chelsea set sights on €45 million international, Conte's future holds the key - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea have been linked with a move for AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli. The 23-year-old is considered one of the most talented young defenders in Serie A and was tipped for a...
- Tue Mar 6 12:58 PM
Is Hazard Waiting for Real Madrid to Make a Move? Vitalfootball: Real: 06/03/2018 12:58:32 Over in London, an interesting scenario could be developing.
- Tue Mar 6 11:25 AM
London (AFP) – N’Golo Kante did not feature in Chelsea’s match against Premier League leaders Manchester City at the weekend after fainting at the club’s training ground, reports said on Tuesday. The Daily Telegraph newspaper said shocked team-mates feared the France international had suffered a...
- Tue Mar 6 10:09 AM
Has Hazard Now Had Enough at Chelsea? Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 06/03/2018 10:09:41 On Sunday, against Manchester City, Eden Hazard
cut a very isolated figure.
- Tue Mar 6 8:43 AM
Conte Must Use This Formation At The Nou Camp Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 06/03/2018 08:43:22 It has to be back to basics and an old fashioned back four
- Tue Mar 6 6:52 AM
Antonio Conte has come under fire for Chelsea's defensive approach in a 1-0 loss at Manchester City. Some of the criticism is justified. But n
- Tue Mar 6 3:07 AM
Sydney (AFP) – New Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk named his first squad since taking the job Tuesday, with 38-year-old Tim Cahill included after the Dutchman and his scouts monitored 100 players. Van Marwijk was appointed in late January following the sudden departure of Ange Postecoglou and wi...
- Tue Mar 6 2:21 AM
Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Douglas ‘The Flash’ Costa owes his nickname not only to his thunderbolt haircut but also to his lightning speed and dribbling skills which are driving Juventus’s treble bid. The 27-year-old ex-Bayern Munich winger is coming into his own at his new club as the six-time Italia...
- Mon Mar 5 11:23 PM
Nemanja Matic struck a swerving volley in stoppage time to beat Crystal Palace, and took Manchester United nine points clear of fifth-place Chelsea.
- Mon Mar 5 10:48 PM
London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho admitted Manchester United rode their luck as Nemanja Matic’s late thunderbolt capped a dramatic 3-2 win at Crystal Palace on Monday. Mourinho’s side trailed to Andros Townsend’s early opener and Patrick van Aanholt’s second half effort at Selhurst Park. But Chris Sma...
- Mon Mar 5 10:13 PM
Two Players Speak Out After Shambles Defeat Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/03/2018 22:13:53 This may not play out too well
- Mon Mar 5 10:10 PM
London (AFP) – Nemanja Matic capped Manchester United’s stirring fightback from two goals down as the Serbia midfielder’s stunning strike snatched a dramatic 3-2 win at Crystal Palace on Monday. Jose Mourinho’s side trailed to Andros Townsend’s early opener and Patrick van Aanholt’s second half e...
- Mon Mar 5 9:41 PM
Brazilian Midfielder Hoping To Rejoin Blues Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/03/2018 21:41:30 It's another one of those heart ruling head moments, in his day alongside Kante, wow
- Mon Mar 5 8:43 PM
Kante Back In Training After Scare Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/03/2018 20:43:33 Fortunately N'golo is good to go after fainting
- Mon Mar 5 8:15 PM
Chelsea`s Loanee Most Likely To Succeed Is…. Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/03/2018 20:15:22 It was close up to a point but there was one clear winner
Republik Of Mancunia
- Mon Mar 5 7:01 PM
De Gea, Valencia, Lindelof, Smalling, Young, McTominay, Matic, Pogba, Alexis, Lukaku, Lingard. Subs: Pereira, Bailly, Darmian, Shaw, Carrick, Mata, Rashford.
- Mon Mar 5 6:47 PM
N'Golo Kante was treated on the scene and underwent cardiology tests after fainting. Fortunately, the tests did not reveal any heart problems.
- Mon Mar 5 4:56 PM
So. With Arsenal getting a pasting against City by being Arsenal, Chelsea being totally shut out by parking the bus, Liverpool getting battered 5-0 by gegenpressing, Tottenham swept aside 4-1, it's out turn soon! Chelsea were heavily criticized for parking the bus. All others tried to open up a b...
- Mon Mar 5 1:07 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud
has played down talk of a crisis at the club after the reigning Premier League champions slumped to their fourth defeat in five league matches against Manchester City. Sunday’s 1-0 defeat, courtesy of a Bernardo Silva goal, left Antonio Conte’s side...
- Mon Mar 5 1:05 PM
City 1 Chelsea 0 - Post-Match Fascinating Facts Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/03/2018 13:05:20 Or a few statistics to make you realise just how bad Chelsea were at the Etihad Stadium.
- Mon Mar 5 12:30 PM
Lonzo’s not missing anymore, Jeff Teague tackled Ricky Rubio, and Kobe’s still winning. That’s just the tip of this weekend’s NBA iceberg. The weather’s been trash, but basketball hasn’t. Here is everything you missed in the NBA this entire weekend. You’re welcome in advance. 76ers vs. Bucks was...
Bitter and Blue
- Mon Mar 5 9:46 AM
City made Chelsea look downright pedestrian in an easier win than the score would indicate. Can someone go wake up Ederson? I’m pretty sure he’s still asleep on his goal at the stadium. I’m just being cheeky obviously, but Ederson probably could have dozed off for most of this game and nothing wo...
- Mon Mar 5 9:12 AM
Manchester United have been linked with a move for Chelsea’s Willian for a while now. The Brazilian was part of Jose Mourinho’s side at Stamford Bridge when he was in charge at the club. Reports in January had suggested the… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd target rules out transfer appeared...
- Mon Mar 5 9:00 AM
Chelsea were beaten by Manchester City for the second time this season in one of the worst Chelsea performances I have ever seen. I have not read anyone else’s post-match reports, I have not tuned in to hear what the post-match debate was after the final whistle blew and I have purposely kept my...
- Mon Mar 5 8:57 AM
It’s not an over-reaction as I love the man as much as the next person for what he did for our football club last season. I have backed the Italian 150% ever seen he came to our club, despite the recent defeats of late and the turmoil this club has been through this season, I have stood firm wit...
- Mon Mar 5 8:54 AM
Is Walking Football Really The Way Forward Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/03/2018 08:54:05 Yesterday was a disappointing afternoon, but walking football, really
Cartilage Free Captain
- Mon Mar 5 8:38 AM
Please forgive me. Hi, everyone! Did you all know that Paul Lambert won an Oscar
last night? No, it was not the Paul Lambert that coaches Stoke City, but the Paul Lambert that was part of the visual effects team on Blade Runner 2049 . Anyway, let’s get to the rest of this thing. Ramble of the Day...
- Mon Mar 5 7:48 AM
Conte Defneds His Chelsea Tactics Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 05/03/2018 07:48:20 It`s the morning after the night before and like many others I`m still perplexed about what I saw yesterday, at the Etihad Stadium.
- Mon Mar 5 2:41 AM
Congrats, Kobe! Make sure to say “Oscar
award-winning” when you mention Kobe Bryant these days. His short film Dear Basketball just won the award for “best animated short” at the 2018 Academy Awards. Bryant released the film at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in April, which was based around will...
- Sun Mar 4 10:36 PM
The Ped Report City 1-0 Chelsea Vitalfootball: Man City: 04/03/2018 22:36:23 City Hammer Chelsea 1-0!
- Sun Mar 4 9:25 PM
Former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has a chance to win an Oscar
on Sunday night, with his film nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 90th Academy Awards in Hollywood (8 p.m. ET, ABC, ABC Live ). ‘Dear Basketball’ was an animated film released in 2017 based on a poem written b...
- Sun Mar 4 7:40 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte conceded his side were powerless against an “unstoppable” Manchester City who opened up an 18-point Premier League lead with a 1-0 home win on Sunday. Bernardo Silva scored the only goal of the match 35 seconds into the second half...
Bitter and Blue
- Sun Mar 4 7:30 PM
The Premier League leaders made the champions look like a relegation side and took another major step towards the title Manchester City took another major step towards the Premier League title with one of their most dominant performances of the entire season. And how great it is that they did it...
- Sun Mar 4 7:05 PM
Chelsea’s immediate fears were realized on Sunday. Manchester City’s 1-0 victory over the Blues at the Etihad Stadium might not have been as comprehensive as the runaway Premier League leaders’ other big scalps this season, but it was nonetheless a pronouncement of the value of one person and the...
- Sun Mar 4 6:10 PM
Antonio Conte Walking A Fine Line Towards The Exit Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/03/2018 18:10:45 This was not the Chelsea I know
- Sun Mar 4 6:10 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City’s relentless run towards the Premier League title continued as they opened up an 18-point lead by inflicting more damage on Chelsea’s chances of a top-four finish with a 1-0 home win on Sunday. Bernardo Silva scored the only goal of the match 3...
- Sun Mar 4 5:46 PM
Rome (AFP) – A visibly shaken Antonio Conte and World Cup winner Gianluigi Buffon paid emotional tributes to Davide Astori, who died at the age of 31 on Sunday, describing their Italian compatriot as “fantastic” and “a great guy”. Fiorentina and Italy international defender Astori was found dead...
- Sun Mar 4 4:50 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – A visibly shaken Antonio Conte paid an emotional tribute to Davide Astori, describing the 31-year-old who died suddenly on Sunday as “a fantastic guy”. Conte, who coached the Fiorentina defender when he was in charge of the Italian national team, said the playe...
- Sun Mar 4 4:05 PM
Vital Chelsea Fans Predict A CIty Win Just Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/03/2018 15:49:33 An honest assessment from the Vital Chelsea faithful
- Sun Mar 4 3:12 PM
Manchester City v Chelsea - Team-Sheets Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/03/2018 15:12:53 Chelsea are up in the north-west this Sunday afternoon, taking on the Champions-elect Manchester City.
- Sun Mar 4 3:02 PM
Vital Fans Predicted Chelsea Line-Up Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/03/2018 15:02:32 Come on Chelsea
Bitter and Blue
- Sun Mar 4 1:33 PM
Join us as the leaders welcome the champions to the Etihad! Welcome to Premier League Sunday! Manchester City are back home for a Premier League game for the first time in a while, and what a big game it is: they welcome defending champions Chelsea to the Etihad, and while Antonio Conte’s Blues a...
- Sun Mar 4 1:02 PM
Manchester City can take one step closer to the EPL title with a win over Chelsea. Manchester City are on a roll, cruising their way towards the Premier League title, with seemingly no one in any position to stop them any time soon. Chelsea will be hoping to at least slow them down on Sunday, as...
- Sun Mar 4 12:33 PM
Chelsea and Arsenal Vying for Services of Ancelott Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/03/2018 12:33:48 The tenure of Antonio Conte, as the head-coach of Chelsea, continues to generate numerous column inches.
- Sun Mar 4 9:31 AM
Match Day Moments - Manchester City (a) Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 04/03/2018 09:31:29 Chelsea face a tough test at the Etihad Stadium this afternoon when they face the runaway leaders of the Premier League and Champions elect, Manchester City.
Bitter and Blue
- Sun Mar 4 3:34 AM
Pep, Conte, De Bruyne, Hazard. This should be fun. Manchester City (1st, 75pts) vs Chelsea (5th, 53pts) Competition/Round : 2017-18 Premier League, Matchday 29 Man City team news : Benjamin Mendy (out), Fernandinho (out), Fabian Delph (suspended), Raheem Sterling (doubtful), Kyle Walker (doubtful...
- Sun Mar 4 12:24 AM
Our biggest away game coming up Mancheater United at Cold trafford. With Chelsea at home to Crystal Palace it's imperative that we get something out of it. Mourinho picked up Sanchez, good business. We will have to dig deep to keep them out. Sanchez