Category Archives: Chelsea

Troubled Chelsea fight to boost flagging morale

Chelsea are beset by injury problems and low morale as the troubled champions look to get their Premier League title defence back on track against Watford on Saturday. Chelsea’s Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard (L) vies with Roma’s Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman during a UEFA Champions league group stage football match between Chelsea and Roma at […]

Conte hits back at Mourinho over injury jibe

Antonio Conte warned Jose Mourinho to stop talking about Chelsea after the Manchester United boss criticised managers who complain about injuries. Conte-Mourinho Defending United’s cautious tactics in last weekend’s draw at Liverpool and Wednesday’s 1-0 win over Benfica, Mourinho made it clear he had opted for a conservative approach because his side are missing key […]

Chelsea blame Nigeria for Moses injury

Chelsea have blamed the senior national team of Nigeria for the hamstring injury picked up by Victor Moses in their 1-2 loss to Crystal Palace last weekend. Moses injured Moses left the pitch five minutes before the half time break and the club confirmed report that he will be out for four to six weeks […]

Conte blames Chelsea’s injury woes on hectic schedule

Antonio Conte says the injury problems that threaten to derail Chelsea’s season have been caused by his side’s increased workload. Chelse’s Conte Conte’s team have lost their last two Premier League matches against Manchester City and Crystal Palace as the injury bug bites ahead of Roma’s visit to Stamford Bridge in the Champions League on […]

Chelsea have no margin for error, says Alonso

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso admitted Tuesday that the Premier League champions cannot afford to lose another match if they want to successfully defend the title. Chelsea’s Spanish defender Marcos Alonso (C) celebrates with teammates scoring the team’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in […]

Zaha torments Chelsea as Palace end horror run

Ivorian winger Wilfried Zaha scored the winner as bottom-of-the-table Crystal Palace stunned champions Chelsea 2-1 in the English Premier League at the weekend. Chelsea’s Spanish defender Marcos Alonso (L) and teammates react to their defeat on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park in south […]

Chelsea congratulate Aina, acknowledge Mikel

Premier League champions Chelsea have finally congratulated one of their own products Ola Aina for making his international debut for the Super Eagles on Saturday, after earlier omitting the defender from their match report. Nigeria’s John Obi Mikel (L) vies for the ball with Zambian midfielder Simon Silwimba during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying […]

Chelsea’s Morata eyes quick return from injury

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has set his sights on a quick return from the hamstring injury that forced him to pull out of Spain’s World Cup qualifiers. Morata was injured in the first half of Chelsea’s 1-0 Premier League defeat against Manchester City last weekend. The 24-year-old, who has scored seven goals in nine appearances […]