Cesc Fabregas, as many other people, also believes that Diego Costa did not deserve the ban that he was handed for his demeanour in the Arsenal game that had taken place earlier this month.

Costa has, however, completed his ban now and is all set to return to take on Porto in the European Cup. According to Fabregas, his countryman is annoyed at the moment and he has every reason to be in that sort of mood. Fabregas said, “You are never happy when you are treated that harshly and Diego is no different. He feels he’s hard done by and he is probably right.”

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Chelsea and the search for Champions League glory

Chelsea picked up a vital point away at Dynamo Kiev last week to provide a much-needed boost to their Champions League aspirations. Although the Blues have struggled in the early stages of the season, Jose Mourinho’s men have two home matches remaining in the group stages and will be quietly confident of securing the victories that they need to book their place in the knockout stages of the competition. The Blues have reached the last-16 or better in 11 of the last 12 seasons, with the 2012-13 campaign as the lone exception.

Mourinho’s men have one of the most talented squads in Europe’s elite club competition but they have failed to reach the same heights of last season. In the 2014-15 campaign, Chelsea won the Premier League title but slipped up against Paris Saint-Germain in the last-16 stage of the tournament. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has made it clear that the Champions League is his favourite competition and, after winning the domestic title last season, it is likely that the Russian will be targeting a third major success on the continent.

Unfortunately for the Blues, they simply aren’t playing well at the moment and may need a drastic change in strategy if they are to climb out of the slump that they currently find themselves in. The likes of Eden Hazard, Cesc Fabregas, Nemanja Matic and John Terry are struggling to inspire confidence and have all been in and out of the team this season. While these four stars were imperative to Chelsea’s title victory last term, they have perhaps been their most disappointing players at the beginning of the new campaign.

However, these are world class players and the likelihood is that all four stars will turn their form around. Every player goes through a bad patch but the truly great footballers come out of their blip stronger and hungrier for success. With the exception of Terry, Chelsea’s world class talents are likely to improve in the near future and will help the club to climb up the Premier League table, as well as challenge for Champions League success. Footballers don’t suddenly become bad players overnight – that’s a fact.

Compared to last season, Chelsea’s home supporters have been starved of goals. According to figures at Fortune Frenzy the average Blues season ticket holder is paying £71 for every goal at Stamford Bridge – an insane statistic. In the Premier League, Mourinho’s side have netted 15 times this term but their defensive displays have cost them dearly. The likes of Gary Cahill, Kurt Zouma and Terry have all been given the opportunity to showcase their talent and make the central defensive position their own but they have all failed to inspire confidence.

Realistically, the domestic title is out of Chelsea’s hands now. It’s a long season but they are just too far behind to mount a serious challenge. The Champions League, however, could be on the cards. While they cannot compete toe-to-toe with Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Barcelona, they can set-up to defend and this is one of their greatest traits. With a bit of luck and vast individual improvements, they stand a great chance of reaching the latter stages of the competition.

José Mourinho has dismissed suggestions that John Terry is no longer the first team choices

Chelsea boss José Mourinho has dismissed suggestions that John Terry is no longer the first team choices that he has been for more than a decade.

Terry was recently dropped to the bench for the Champions League game againstMaccabi Tel Aviv. Chelsea’s disastrous form at the start of the season was thought to be the reason behind this decision from Mourinho. After securing a comfortable 4-0 win with Kurt Zouma and Gary Cahill at the back, Mourinho went on to keep Terry on the bench for the crucial league encounter against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.

His decision to keep Terry on the bench was viewed with surprise at the start of the game, but not many questioned it after the 2-0 win that was achieved with Zouma and Eden Hazard on the scoresheet. Now, many believe that the time of Terry has come to an end, but Mourinho says that it is not the case and that the 34-year-old is still his important player. Terry signed a 12 month extension to his contract only in the summer. He will consider his future in the next few months with speculation that the former England captain made decide to join the MLS for one final hurrah. Continue reading

Eden Hazard says that he has had several arguments with manager José Mourinho

Chelsea star midfielder Eden Hazard says that he has had several arguments with manager José Mourinho, but he has ruled out any issues with the Portuguese. Just like in any other relationship, the manager and the player have had some disagreements that especially cropped up in the 2013-14 season.Hazard was publicly criticised by Mourinho for being responsible for the 3-1 semi-final defeat against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. The failure on the part of the Belgian to track his opponent led to several goals. Since then,Hazard has been a player transformed and the 24-year-old managed to win a clean sweep of all the individual accolades last season.

The newly crowned PFA Player of the Year refused to rule out the lack of disagreements in his relationship with Mourinho, but he thinks that the Portuguese has made him a better player overall. In the 38 league matches last season,Hazard came up with 14 goals and an impressive nine assists. He was one of the players to have played in every match of the league. Mourinho has constantly stated thatHazard will be forgotten if he does not make an impact in every match he plays. After an inconsistent couple of seasons,Hazard says that he is now making an impact in every match. Continue reading


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Chelsea have faced accusations of being ‘boring’ this season, but there is more than a hint of jealousy in the words of those critics who are quick to try and undermine the efforts of a dominant force.

The Blues have been that in 2014/15, leading the Premier League title charge from pillar to post to all-but wrap up a first top-flight crown in five years.

Jose Mourinho’s men may have already done enough to etch their name back onto English football’s most prestigious piece of silverware but, given that Arsenal’s game in hand is not due to be played until the middle of May, the job can be finished in style this weekend against Crystal Palace. Continue reading

Chelsea Football fans erupt into violence after Wembley match

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Thibaut Courtois made his return to Chelsea

In June of 2014, Thibaut Courtois made his return to Chelsea as the Belgian goal-keeper ended his loan deal with Athletic Madrid and sparked a shockwave in Stamford Bridge and the Premier League as the 22 year old player is arguably one of the best players of the top tier league with sublime performances in every match he plays in.

The remarkable season that Courtois is going through is great news for Chelsea as the club has only conceded 26 goals in 30 matches but at the same time this also brings negative consequences for other players who have had to be sidelined for the majority of the season and Petr Cech is the player who has had his spot snatched away from him.

Rumors are now claiming that Chelsea are prepared to sell Petr Cech and have placed a price tag of €10 million for the experienced shot-stopper who is being linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge.

Petr Cech has a contract with Chelsea which extends until the end of the 2015-16 season but if the contract could be terminated depending on the situation of the player and the club. If Mourinho wants to sell Cech, then he could be offloaded and it does seem like Cech will be exiting Stamford in the summer transfer window as the player has already stated on a number of occasions that he wants to join a club where he can have a secured regular starting spot. Continue reading

Chelsea Football Club – Official Museum Tour

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Chelsea 1st League Match is Most Discussed

Even though Chelsea’s 1rst leg Champions League match against PSG was played over one week ago, it’s still one of the main topic’s of discussion of fans, managers and analysts of the sport. It was clear that the French side deserved to secure the victory but had to settle with a final score of 1-1.

There was an incident that occurred even before the match had started which is reaching headlines all over the world even in places where football is not usually a subject of debate and talk. A video which display a group of Chelsea fans blocking the pathway for a black man has been making it’s way everywhere of websites all over the world and now the victim of this incident has spoken up and stated that he blames Chelsea FC for this event that happened in an underground train on the Paris Metro.

SouleymaneSylla was the victim of this incident and he was recently interviewed by BBC as he took the chance to express his thoughts about what occurred to him.  Sylla said: “I felt truly wounded to the bottom of my heart that I really couldn’t believe it. Of course it’s Chelsea’s responsibility. It’s their supporters.”We’re in 2015 aren’t we and we’re in France. We’re in a civilized country and when you are in a civilized country, there are certain things you can’t do. Continue reading