The smoke clears to reveal a slightly balding tubby goateed ringmaster – his suit, ill fitting, red (naturally) with a rather disgruntled lion trying to escape from his chest. The lion stares at the ringmaster’s awful facial hair with a contemptuous look – facial hair, you’re not wanted here. He waddles forward struggling to deal [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Champions of Europe’
We may potentially be seeing Ashley Cole’s last season at Stamford Bridge this year. With that in mind this is my take on one of the clubs greatest ever players.
Saturday will mark the beginning of a sequence of games that will truly test the title credentials of Roberto Di Matteo’s emerging Chelsea side. Any aspirations of contesting the title this season will be thoroughly examined by a Tottenham team who are sadly finding themselves under ginger beard. A match that usually bristles with animosity [...]
Whisper it very, very quietly. In fact, you might not even want to talk about it. After all, Chelsea is a side currently undergoing that most clichéd of rebuilds: the transitional season. A plethora of new signings, several players leaving for pastures new and a departure from an enmeshed style of play all pointed towards [...]
Turbulent, unpredictable and chaotic, Andre Villas-Boas’ eight-month reign at Stamford Bridge will go down in the history books as anything but uneventful. What started as something so promising, heralded as the beginning of a new era in SW6, ended with the eventual European Champions looking like a shadow of their actual selves; dishevelled, demoralised and [...]