Month: July 2019

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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