Year: 2019

UEFA Super Cup: Liverpool 2(5) Chelsea 2(4)

15th August 2019

Liverpool held their nerve as they beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties after extra time in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul. A fully packed Vodafone Park hosted the high octane fixture and the teams exhibited the same amount of energy the crowd had when Liverpool started out in the front foot. They looked to breach […]

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Review: Manchester United 4 Chelsea 0

11th August 2019

Manchester United spoiled Frank Lampard’s managerial debut in the Premier League when they ripped Chelsea apart by scoring four goals at Old Trafford. Barkley and Mount who were Chelsea’s standout performers in the pre-season were both given starts with Barkley playing down the left-wing. He was rather ineffective from that position and couldn’t get moving […]

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Pre-season Round-up 2019

5th August 2019

Chelsea had a very eventful pre-season in 2019 and here’s what you might have missed: Kasey Palmer joined Bristol City on a permanent deal Palmer made 17 appearances for the Robins last season and now has moved there on a permanent deal. He joined Chelsea from Charlton in 2013 and played for the youth team […]

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Review: Borussia Monchengladbach 2 Chelsea 2

5th August 2019

Penalties in the second half courtesy of Tammy Abraham and Ross Barkley salvaged a draw for the Blues at Borussia Park. The starting lineup tells us that Frank Lampard is beginning to find his preferred eleven but the defence is far from perfect. Chelsea’s attack is going to win games this season while the defence […]

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Review: RB Salzburg 3 Chelsea 5

1st August 2019

Christian Pulisic bagged a brace and Pedro scored a worldie as Chelsea ran riot over RB Salzburg. Things don’t look good in defence for the London side as well as they conceded 3 goals twice in a span of 3 days. But the attack seems much better as they scored 9 goals in the same […]

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Review: Reading 3 Chelsea 4

28th July 2019

Mason Mount and Ross Barkley were on fire as Chelsea won a seven-goal thriller at the Madejski Stadium. Lampard’s team played their first preseason game on home soil when they visited the Royals on 28 July 2019. The team chosen for the first half consisted more of fringe players than regulars. It took them a […]

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Review: Barcelona 1 Chelsea 2 – Rakuten Cup

23rd July 2019

Chelsea beat FC Barcelona 2-1 to win the Rakuten Cup in Japan. It was a one-off friendly that took place at the Saitama Stadium. Frank Lampard picked a starting eleven with some of his regulars throughout the pre-season and handed a first appearance to Kepa. Pulisic also made his first Chelsea start on the left-wing […]

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Ampadu moves to RB Leipzig on loan

22nd July 2019

The 18-year old Welsh defender joins the Bundesliga outfit on a season-long loan. He is a talented footballer who can play in defence as well as defensive midfield. He has a good passing range and is strong with his tackles. He joined Chelsea having progressed through the academy of Exeter City. He was used sparingly […]

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Review: Kawasaki Frontale 1 Chelsea 0

20th July 2019

Frank Lampard suffered his first defeat as Chelsea manager against J-League Champions Kawasaki Frontale. The third pre-season fixture, branded as the J-League World Challenge was played at the Nissan Stadium in Yokohama. Lampard picked a strong starting lineup in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Chelsea dominated in both possession and play in the first half but had […]

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Away kit for 2019/20 released

18th July 2019

Chelsea FC and Nike have released the away kits for the upcoming season and it looks classy. The club returns to white for away after using yellow for a season. The white kits are complemented by blue and red stripes on the collar and sleeves. The design is set to be inspired by the Mod […]

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Mason Mount renews contract with Chelsea

15th July 2019

Chelsea stalwart Mason Mount who has been with the club since he was 6-years old has extended his contract with the club leading to the 2023-24 season. Mount had a wonderful season last year when he was on loan under Frank Lampard at Derby County. He scored 11 times in 44 appearances and additionally set […]

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Review: St. Patrick’s 0 Chelsea 4

13th July 2019

Frank Lampard won his first game at Chelsea against Irish club St. Patrick’s Athletic at Richmond Park. This was the second pre-season game of the season after having drawn with the Bohemians a couple of days earlier. This game concludes Chelsea’s pre-season preparations in Dublin as they will proceed to Japan soon before a brief […]

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Review: Bohemians 1 Chelsea 1

11th July 2019

Frank Lampard’s first Chelsea game in charge came against the Bohemians at Dalymount Park. Chelsea arrived in Dublin little more than a week ago to start their pre-season as soon as Lampard was appointed and the team looked like one that wasn’t built completely. With many first-team players arriving only on Monday they weren’t selected […]

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Morata leaves for Atletico Madrid

6th July 2019

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata who was on loan at Atletico for the second half of last season has now moved to the club permanently. Chelsea are starting over with Frank Lampard in charge and want to sell players who are no longer needed. Morata hasn’t been convincing enough to be the first choice at Chelsea […]

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Lampard returns to Chelsea

5th July 2019

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard who was a phenomenal success as a player at the club has returned to manage the first team. He is joined by his assistants Jody Morris, former youth academy coach, and Chris Jones. Lampard, the leading goalscorer of all time for the club, has signed a 3-year contract. He will take […]

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Kovacic joins on a permanent basis

1st July 2019

Former Real Madrid player Mateo Kovacic has joined Chelsea on a permanent basis having impressed on loan last season. Chelsea face a transfer ban which may not be lifted until late August and are in need of reinforcements at the club. Having already registered Kovacic as a player last year he can still continue to […]

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Cech returns to Chelsea in an advisory role

21st June 2019

After deciding to retire last season at the end of an illustrious career, Petr Cech has now returned to Chelsea as Technical and Performance Advisor. Having joined the Blues in 2004 from Rennes, Cech became one of the world’s best in a span of 11 years where he won multiple trophies at the Bridge. He […]

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Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea

16th June 2019

Chelsea Football Club has confirmed that Maurizio Sarri has left Stamford Bridge for the Allianz Arena to manage Juventus on a 3-year contract. The 60-year old became the 6th Italian manager of the club last summer when he joined from Napoli, arch-rivals of Juventus. He was bought in a deal along with Jorginho. He had […]

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Hazard completes transfer to Madrid

8th June 2019

The end of one of the most prolonged transfer sagas of all time saw Eden Hazard complete his transfer from Chelsea to Real Madrid. He was a fan of the Madrid outfit right from his young age when his idol Zinedine Zidane used to play for the club. He has expressed his opinions about moving […]

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Chelsea appeal two-window transfer ban

7th June 2019

Chelsea FC has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after being banned for two transfer windows. As of now, the club has been prohibited from making any new signings play for the club for one year by FIFA. The ban was imposed as a result of allegations against the club who ‘broke regulations […]

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