The Roman Empire 2.0 Concept Football Words by Joe Tweedie The Scene When Roman Abramovich arrived at Stamford Bridge in June 2003, the football landscape changed forever. With significant investment from the owner, Chelsea were catapulted to the top table of European football. Fourteen years later the success has been astronomical: Chelsea have won five... Read More
Andreas Christensen has always been a little bit special. When he arrived at Chelsea in February 2012 there was a tangible intrigue around the centre back who had reportedly turned down offers from Manchester City and Bayern Munich1. Was the boy from Brøndby a genuine prospect or another overhyped wunderkind? Time would ultimately tell, but... Read More
It is difficult to believe that Nathaniel Chalobah is still only 21 years old. After all, he has not been at Chelsea for the better part of four years. Was it really that long ago Chalobah stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Paul Pogba in the FA Youth Cup Final? Much like the ascent of Pogba, could the... Read More
In the second instalment of a three part series Joe Tweedie takes a look at how Chelsea’s squad has transformed since our European Cup win in 2012 and the impact of Chelsea’s dogmatic adherence to Financial Fair Play. Have Chelsea bought and sold well? How do we compare to the rest of the Premier League?