Updated: Chelsea, Real Madrid in fresh Champions League Quarter-final clash, Bayern face Man City

March 18, 2023 Editorial V 0

nglish Premier League giants Chelsea and La Liga pacesetters Real Madrid will again face-off in the quarter-final stage of the UEFA Champions League. This was revealed after official draws of next phase of the competition was conducted on Friday March 17, 2023. Another cracker of sorts in the last eight duel will be between Bayern Munich and Manchester City. Graham Read More

Nigerian takes over as Chelsea coach

March 12, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea Football Club have confirmed Hassan Sulaiman as the new head coach for the Under-18 team. According to the club, “Sulaiman has been a part of the academy set-up at Chelsea since 2008, climbing through the coaching ranks and taking on a number of roles in the process. “His most recent position was as the Under-16 head coach. “Swindon Town Read More

FA set to move Chelsea gate takings to Ukraine for humanitarian causes

March 11, 2023 Editorial V 0

Reports from United Kingdom have indicated that proceeds from Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final gate receipts last season will be channelled to Ukraine as donation for humanitarian causes. Specifically, the donation will come from Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final win over Crystal Palace at Wembley last April, which the governing body have held for almost 12 months as the club were unable Read More

West Ham cage Chelsea in another Premier League plunge

February 11, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea’s hopes of securing a top-four finish were left hanging by a thread as a goal from their former player Emerson Palmieri clinched a 1-1 draw for West Ham at the London Stadium. Graham Potter’s new-look side started strongly and looked like they might subject the hosts to a punishing afternoon when January signings Enzo Fernandez and Joao Felix combined Read More

Chelsea face Lyon in tricky Women’s Champions League quarter-final clash

February 11, 2023 Editorial V 0

Chelsea will face holders and eight-time winners Lyon in the quarter-finals of the Women’s Champions League. Arsenal will play Bayern Munich, with the Women’s Super League sides unable to be drawn against each other after both won their groups. Last year’s runners-up Barcelona play debutants Roma in the last eight while Paris St-Germain take on Wolfsburg. The quarter-final first legs Read More

Breaking: Aubameyang removed from Chelsea UEFA Champions League squad *See full squad list

February 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been axed from Chelsea’s Champions League squad with record-breaking signing Enzo Fernandez, Mykhailo Mudryk and Joao Felix included. Benoit Badiashile is also not listed on Chelsea’s UEFA squad page after joining in a £35m deal last month. Chelsea were only allowed to register a maximum of three new players for the knockout stages of the Champions League, Read More

#DeadlineDay: Chelsea sign Messi’s teammate, break British record deal

February 1, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea have signed midfielder Enzo Fernandez from Benfica for a British-record £106.8m. The deal for the Argentine surpasses the £100m Manchester City paid for Jack Grealish from Aston Villa 18 months ago. The 22-year-old, who only joined Benfica last summer for around £10m, has signed an eight-and-a-half-year deal at Stamford Bridge to keep him at the club until the summer Read More

Chelsea sign another player in fresh huge deal

January 29, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea have signed Lyon right-back Malo Gusto for £26.3m, with the 19-year-old spending the rest of the season back in France on loan. Gusto becomes the latest Chelsea arrival, on a seven-and-a-half-year deal at Stamford Bridge, and will end 2022/23 with his former club, for whom he has made 15 Ligue 1 appearances this season. His signing takes Chelsea’s January spending past the Read More

Noni Madueke : Chelsea sign 6th player in January ahead Liverpool Premier League clash

January 21, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea have completed the £29m signing of PSV Eindhoven winger Noni Madueke, who becomes their sixth January signing and takes their spending to £190.2m. The 20-year-old has signed a seven-and-a-half-year contract, with a club option to extend for a further year. The England youth international, who came through the ranks at Crystal Palace and Tottenham, departs PSV after four-and-a-half-years at Read More

Breaking: Chelsea sacks coach Thomas Tuchel hours after Champions League defeat

September 7, 2022 BBC 0

Chelsea have sacked manager Thomas Tuchel following Tuesday’s night’s Champions League defeat by Dinamo Zagreb. The 49-year-old former Borussia Dortmund and Paris St-Germain boss leaves Stamford Bridge after 20 months.Owner Todd Boehly has placed Tuchel’s coaching staff in temporary charge until a replacement is found. A club statement said the owners believe it is “the right time” to bring in Read More

UEFA Champions League: Haaland fires on as Manchester City subdue Sevilla, Aubameyang succumbs to Chelsea defeat on debut

September 7, 2022 Editor 0

Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland starred on Tuesday as Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City made winning starts in the Champions League group stage, but big-spending Chelsea suffered a shock 1-0 defeat away to Dinamo Zagreb. Real Madrid rode their luck at times before demonstrating their class to kick off their title defence with a 3-0 win at Celtic despite the Read More

Chelsea: Shortlisted bidders get fresh deadline

April 8, 2022 Administrator 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

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

March 29, 2022 Administrator 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

Ukraine invasion: EU slams sanctions on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich

March 16, 2022 Administrator 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 Administrator 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 Administrator 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 Administrator 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 Administrator 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