Chelsea: Shortlisted bidders get fresh deadline

April 8, 2022 Blueprint 0

The four shortlisted bidders who want to buy Chelsea have been given three extra days to submit final offers, with Thursday, 14 April the new deadline. The Ricketts family, which owns the Chicago Cubs, and the consortiums involving ex-Liverpool chairman Sir Martin Broughton, Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly and Boston Celtics and Atalanta co-owner Stephen Pagliuca are the four Read More

At last, Didier Drogba breaks silence over Chelsea takeover saga

April 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

The ongoing ownership saga at Chelsea Football Club has lasted for a couple of months now. Owner Roman Abramovich is still trying to find his preferred suitor for the club. In February, Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK government. He was forced to sell the club, and reports have suggested that the new buyer will be named by the end Read More

Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich, ‘poisoned, goes blind’

March 29, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich was poisoned along with Ukrainian negotiators, it has been claimed. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Vladimir Putin ally and Chelsea FC owner was hit by symptoms after a suspected poisoning at a meeting in Kyiv earlier this month. Abramovich, and two senior Ukrainian officials, are said to have developed peeling skin on Read More

Like Chelsea, UK government may hit Manchester City with sanction

March 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

Chelsea might not be the only team to be sanctioned by the UK government as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Manchester City are now in the spotlight due to a meeting between their owner Sheikh Mansour and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. According to the BBC, the UK government has been extremely critical of City owner Mansour for Read More

Ukraine invasion: EU slams sanctions on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich

March 16, 2022 Blueprint 0

The European Union imposed sanctions Tuesday on Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich as part of a new package of measures targeting Russia and President Vladimir Putin’s close allies. The EU included the Russian oligarch in its updated list of individuals facing assets freeze and travel bans over their role in the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The 55-year-old Abramovich had Read More

Ukraine crisis: Barclays suspend Chelsea’s bank account

March 12, 2022 Blueprint 0

Chelsea’s bank account has been temporarily suspended by Barclays in the wake of Roman Abramovich being sanctioned by the UK government. The club’s credit cards have also temporarily been suspended.The reason behind the suspension is that the bank requires time to assess the licence Chelsea have been given to continue football-related activities, Skysports reports. Chelsea are hopeful the suspension will be lifted Read More

For Sale! Roman Abramovich slams huge price tag on Chelsea

March 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

Roman Abramovich has slapped a £3bn price tag on Chelsea Football Club as the Russian tycoon prepares to end his near-two decade ownership of the winners of the Club World Cup. Sky News reports that Mr Abramovich’s advisers at The Raine Group were expected to issue letters to prospective bidders on Wednesday, with a deadline set for indicative bids in Read More

Liverpool’s Firmino, Jota doubtful for League Cup final vs Chelsea

February 25, 2022 Blueprint 0

Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has not recovered in time for Sunday’s League Cup final against Chelsea but there is a chance Diogo Jota plays a part, assistant manager Pepijn Lijnders said on Friday. Firmino suffered a muscle injury and has not played since Liverpool won at Inter Milan earlier this month. Jota also played only 45 minutes in that game Read More

Chelsea down Lille in UEFA Champions League last 16 clash

February 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

Chelsea might just be allowed to have one eye on the quarter-finals as they recorded a 2-0 win over Lille at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie. Thomas Tuchel’s side never really needed to click into their top gear, but they were good value for their win nonetheless. The Blues Read More

Breaking: Tottenham unveil Conte as new coach

November 2, 2021 BBC 0

Tottenham have appointed former Chelsea and Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte as their new manager until summer 2023. The Premier League club sacked Nuno Espirito Santo on Monday after just 17 games, with Spurs eighth in the table. Tottenham says there is “an option to extend” 52-year-old Conte’s deal with them. “I am extremely happy to return to coaching, and to do Read More

Breaking: Notable World Cup winner is dead

September 28, 2021 Dailymail 0

Roger Hunt, a member of England’s 1966 World Cup winning squad and Liverpool’s second-highest goalscorer ever, has died at the age of 83. Hunt was central figure in Sir Alf Ramsey’s England squad that delivered the nation’s first and only World Cup win in ’66, playing in attack alongside Sir Geoff Hurst. He played in all six games for England in Read More

Breaking: Lukaku fires blank as Manchester City end Chelsea’s unbeaten run at Premier League

September 25, 2021 BBC 0

Manchester City produced an impressive display to end Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the season with a deserved victory at Stamford Bridge. In the meeting between two sides fully expected to fight it out for this season’s Premier League title, the reigning champions dominated against a strangely passive and conservative Chelsea. Gabriel Jesus settled a tight affair when his 53rd-minute effort Read More

(Breaking) Carabao Cup: West ham dump Manchester United out, Iheanacho, Lookman salvage Leicester City *Chelsea, Arsenal match on

September 22, 2021 BBC 0

Premier League surprise package West ham on Wednesday sent out giants Manchester United from this team’s Carabao Cup after the 5th round match ended 0-1 in favour of the former. It was like a revenge for West Ham after Sunday’s Premier League defeat at Manchester United by knocking their hosts out of the Carabao Cup at Old Trafford. Manuel Lanzini’s Read More

Relief as Odegaard fires Arsenal to victory, Manchester City drop Premier League points, Nigeria’s Emmanuel Dennis lifts Watford

September 18, 2021 Supersport 0

Martin Odegaard scored his first goal since his permanent switch to Arsenal on Saturday to further ease the pressure on Mikel Arteta as Sadio Mane helped fire Liverpool to the top of the Premier League. Defending champions Manchester City dropped two points at home to Southampton after a 0-0 stalemate while struggling Wolves lost their fourth match in five against Read More

Breaking: Lukaku’s first UEFA Champions League goal for Chelsea subdues Zenit, Ronaldo fails to rescue Manchester United

September 14, 2021 BBC 0

Chelsea opened their defence of the Champions League with a victory as Romelu Lukaku finally pierced Zenit St Petersburg’s stubborn resistance at Stamford Bridge. Lukaku, a £97.5m summer signing from Inter Milan, has already demonstrated his goal threat in the Premier League and was on the mark again with his first goal for Chelsea in the competition they won for Read More

Breaking: Lukaku fires first goals at Stamford bridge as Chelsea crush Aston Villa in Premier League clash

September 11, 2021 BBC 0

Romelu Lukaku scored his first ever goals at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea beat Aston Villa to maintain their unbeaten start. Lukaku kissed the club badge as he celebrated his opener in front of Blues fans after beating Villa goalkeeper Jed Steer on his 15th appearance at the stadium overall. The Belgian’s clinical finish through Steer’s legs came from a precise Read More

@36, Ronaldo becomes highest paid player in Premier League

August 28, 2021 Editor 0

Cristiano Ronaldo has now emerged the highest-paid player in the Premier League, following his shock return to Manchester United, according to Sky Italia. The 36-year-old has agreed on personal terms with United, which will see him sign a two-year deal worth £480,000 a week. Ronaldo is now ahead of Lukaku, who also moved back to Chelsea this summer. Once image rights and Read More

Breaking: Tough UEFA Champions League draw as Manchester City face PSG, Chelsea confront ‘troubled’ Juventus *See full draw

August 26, 2021 Editor 0

Liverpool have been thrown into group B of the just concluded UEFA Champions League draw for 2021/22 season, to face Atletico Madrid, Porto and AC Milan. Manchester City are in group A alongside PSG, RB Leipzig. While Lionel Messi has completed PSG, his arch rival Cristiano Ronaldo is on his way to Etihad to seal possible Manchester City mega deal. Read More