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#Chelsea

# chelsea - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Brighton snatch late point at Chelsea as Reece James adds to Blues' injury woes
# Stunned
From The42
# Stunned

Brighton snatch late point at Chelsea as Reece James adds to Blues' injury woes

Dec 29th 2021, 9:46 PM 5,385 Views 4 Comments

The defender suffered a hamstring issue, with Thomas Tuchel’s side held to a 1-1 draw.

# chelsea - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Booing happens – Thomas Tuchel won’t take flak from Chelsea fans personally
# Feeling Blue
From The42
# Feeling Blue

Booing happens – Thomas Tuchel won’t take flak from Chelsea fans personally

Dec 18th 2021, 2:09 PM 5,345 Views 3 Comments

The Blues have slipped four points behind leaders Manchester City in the Premier League table.

# chelsea - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Zenit's stoppage-time thunderbolt sees Chelsea held to draw and denied top spot
# Champions League
From The42
# Champions League

Zenit's stoppage-time thunderbolt sees Chelsea held to draw and denied top spot

Dec 8th 2021, 8:39 PM 3,676 Views 2 Comments

Timo Werner thought he had settled matters in the closing stages, only for Magomed Ozdoev to lash home a half-volley.

# chelsea - Sunday 5 December, 2021

'I saw it coming. We were like a machine today' - Chelsea boss Hayes hails treble champions
# Dominant Force
From The42
# Dominant Force

'I saw it coming. We were like a machine today' - Chelsea boss Hayes hails treble champions

Dec 5th 2021, 7:36 PM 3,703 Views 0 Comments

Chelsea defeated Arsenal 3-0 today to capture the FA Cup.

# chelsea - Friday 26 November, 2021

Are Chelsea a better team without Romelu Lukaku?
# Talking Point
From The42
# Talking Point

Are Chelsea a better team without Romelu Lukaku?

Nov 26th 2021, 1:00 PM 5,829 Views 4 Comments

Cristiano Ronaldo has greatly imbalanced Manchester United, but has Lukaku had a similar effect on the European Champions?

# chelsea - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Chelsea reach Champions League last 16 after Juve rout
# Knockout Stages
From The42
# Knockout Stages

Chelsea reach Champions League last 16 after Juve rout

Nov 23rd 2021, 10:23 PM 5,951 Views 11 Comments

Chelsea will guarantee a first place finish if they win at Zenit Saint Petersburg.

# chelsea - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Leaders Chelsea cruise to impressive victory at Leicester
# Out Foxed
From The42
# Out Foxed

Leaders Chelsea cruise to impressive victory at Leicester

Nov 20th 2021, 2:38 PM 2,591 Views 1 Comment

Antonio Rudiger, N’Golo Kante and Christian Pulisic all scored at the King Power Stadium.

# chelsea - Sunday 14 November, 2021

The rise, fall, and differing redemption of Ireland's two great hopes
# Journeys
From The42
# Journeys

The rise, fall, and differing redemption of Ireland's two great hopes

Nov 14th 2021, 10:00 AM 34,371 Views 1 Comment

Conor Clifford and Robbie Brady joined Chelsea and Manchester United, respectively, when they were the Premier League superpowers and competed in the 2008 Champions League final. So, what happened next?

# chelsea - Monday 8 November, 2021

Manchester clubs part of five given the go-ahead for safe standing trial next year
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

Manchester clubs part of five given the go-ahead for safe standing trial next year

Nov 8th 2021, 5:09 PM 5,255 Views 2 Comments

The trial marks the end of a 25-year blanket ban on standing in the top two tiers of English football.

# chelsea - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Vydra strikes as Burnley punish wasteful Chelsea
# Bridge Of Sighs
From The42
# Bridge Of Sighs

Vydra strikes as Burnley punish wasteful Chelsea

Nov 6th 2021, 5:18 PM 3,754 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, Andrew Omobamidele played the full game as Norwich finally won a game.

# chelsea - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Ziyech strike sees Chelsea edge past Malmo
# Champions League
From The42
# Champions League

Ziyech strike sees Chelsea edge past Malmo

Nov 2nd 2021, 7:59 PM 2,557 Views 0 Comments

The defending champions were made to work hard for the win in Sweden.

# chelsea - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Seventh heaven as leaders Chelsea run riot against hapless 10-man Norwich
# Top V Bottom
From The42
# Top V Bottom

Seventh heaven as leaders Chelsea run riot against hapless 10-man Norwich

Oct 23rd 2021, 2:46 PM 5,145 Views 11 Comments

Mason Mount scored a hat-trick in Stamford Bridge clash.

# chelsea - Thursday 21 October, 2021

No regrets for boss Thomas Tuchel despite injury to star striker Romelu Lukaku
# No Doubts From Thomas
From The42
# No Doubts From Thomas

No regrets for boss Thomas Tuchel despite injury to star striker Romelu Lukaku

Oct 21st 2021, 8:03 AM 4,117 Views 0 Comments

The Belgian was hurt along with Timo Werner as their side won 4-0 against Malmo.

# chelsea - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Edouard Mendy heroics deny Brentford as Chelsea cling on for away win
# Number One
From The42
# Number One

Edouard Mendy heroics deny Brentford as Chelsea cling on for away win

Oct 16th 2021, 7:57 PM 4,365 Views 1 Comment

Chelsea had their goalkeeper to thank for their three points.

# chelsea - Monday 11 October, 2021

Mason Mount laughs off suggestion he could win Ballon d’Or following nomination
# Not There Yet
From The42
# Not There Yet

Mason Mount laughs off suggestion he could win Ballon d’Or following nomination

Oct 11th 2021, 6:48 PM 5,291 Views 0 Comments

The Chelsea and England midfielder was named on the 30-man shortlist for the gong.

# chelsea - Thursday 30 September, 2021

'We should have been sharper' – Thomas Tuchel bemoans Chelsea's latest defeat
# Old Lady Sings
From The42
# Old Lady Sings

'We should have been sharper' – Thomas Tuchel bemoans Chelsea's latest defeat

Sep 30th 2021, 9:25 AM 2,538 Views 0 Comments

The Blues fell to a second-straight 1-0 loss in Turin last night.

# chelsea - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Man City lay down a marker by exacting revenge on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
# Report
From The42
# Report

Man City lay down a marker by exacting revenge on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

Sep 25th 2021, 2:33 PM 6,204 Views 14 Comments

Gabriel Jesus’ deflected effort eight minutes into the second-half separated the sides.

# chelsea - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Romelu Lukaku wants social media firms to meet players in fight against racism
# Kick It Out
From The42
# Kick It Out

Romelu Lukaku wants social media firms to meet players in fight against racism

Sep 23rd 2021, 4:17 PM 1,284 Views 0 Comments

Blues defender Marcos Alonso recently explained his decision to stop taking the knee before matches.

# chelsea - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Chelsea's Alonso to stop taking the knee as he says gesture is 'losing a bit of strength'
# Going His Own Way
From The42
# Going His Own Way

Chelsea's Alonso to stop taking the knee as he says gesture is 'losing a bit of strength'

Sep 21st 2021, 12:15 PM 6,217 Views 8 Comments

Alonso will instead stand and point to an anti-racism badge on his shirt before kick-off.

# chelsea - Sunday 19 September, 2021

'If you have N'Golo you have everything you need in midfield - work rate, skill, even a goal'
# N'GOAL Kante
From The42
# N'GOAL Kante

'If you have N'Golo you have everything you need in midfield - work rate, skill, even a goal'

Sep 19th 2021, 8:29 PM 6,292 Views 2 Comments

Kante’s half-time introduction helped turn the match Chelsea’s way as they ran out 3-0 victors over Tottenham.

Roy Keane felt Chelsea against Tottenham was like watching ‘men v boys’
# ROY-al Disapproval
From The42
# ROY-al Disapproval

Roy Keane felt Chelsea against Tottenham was like watching ‘men v boys’

Sep 19th 2021, 7:49 PM 34,601 Views 17 Comments

Roy Keane heavily criticised Spurs after their dismal defeat in today’s London derby.

Tuchel's changes pay second-half dividends as Chelsea go top with Tottenham win
# No Doubting Thomas
From The42
# No Doubting Thomas

Tuchel's changes pay second-half dividends as Chelsea go top with Tottenham win

Sep 19th 2021, 7:20 PM 4,330 Views 11 Comments

Thiago Silva, N’Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger all scored after the break in the 3-0 win.

# chelsea - Saturday 28 August, 2021

West Ham complete signing of Kurt Zouma from Chelsea
# Crossing London
From The42
# Crossing London

West Ham complete signing of Kurt Zouma from Chelsea

Aug 28th 2021, 10:01 PM 6,916 Views 2 Comments

The French defender has reportedly cost the Hammers £25m.

# chelsea - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Romelu Lukaku rejoins Chelsea for club record fee of £97m
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

Romelu Lukaku rejoins Chelsea for club record fee of £97m

Aug 12th 2021, 6:18 PM 9,146 Views 26 Comments

The Belgian has signed a five-year contract.

# chelsea - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Kepa the hero as Chelsea edge out Villarreal to win Super Cup in Belfast
# Spot Kicks
From The42
# Spot Kicks

Kepa the hero as Chelsea edge out Villarreal to win Super Cup in Belfast

Aug 11th 2021, 10:51 PM 11,237 Views 6 Comments

Windsor Park hosted tonight’s game.

# chelsea - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Thomas Tuchel tight-lipped on reports linking Romelu Lukaku with Chelsea return
# Transfer Talk
From The42
# Transfer Talk

Thomas Tuchel tight-lipped on reports linking Romelu Lukaku with Chelsea return

Aug 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,057 Views 3 Comments

The striker had a spell at Stamford Bridge between 2011 and 2014.

# chelsea - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Giroud completes move to AC Milan
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

Giroud completes move to AC Milan

Jul 17th 2021, 12:33 PM 4,063 Views 2 Comments

The French striker has signed a two-year deal.

# chelsea - Monday 10 May, 2021

Uefa poised to switch Champions League final to Wembley
# Make Way For Wembley
From The42
# Make Way For Wembley

Uefa poised to switch Champions League final to Wembley

May 10th 2021, 11:14 AM 6,366 Views 4 Comments

Turkey was placed on the UK Government’s ‘red list’ on Friday.

# chelsea - Monday 3 May, 2021

Real Madrid suffer another defensive injury ahead of Chelsea return leg
# Depleted
From The42
# Depleted

Real Madrid suffer another defensive injury ahead of Chelsea return leg

May 3rd 2021, 12:38 PM 7,328 Views 1 Comment

Raphael Varane will miss Wednesday’s semi-final at Stamford Bridge.

# chelsea - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Pulisic scores vital away goal as Chelsea hold Real Madrid in Champions League semi-final
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Pulisic scores vital away goal as Chelsea hold Real Madrid in Champions League semi-final

Apr 27th 2021, 10:08 PM 18,249 Views 5 Comments

It finished 1-1 at a rain-drenched Valdebebas.

# chelsea - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Chelsea edged out by Bayern in semi-final first leg and Arsenal maintain winning league run
# Soccer
From The42
# Soccer

Chelsea edged out by Bayern in semi-final first leg and Arsenal maintain winning league run

Apr 25th 2021, 8:17 PM 2,914 Views 0 Comments

Melanie Leupolz scored for Chelsea in a 2-1 defeat.

# chelsea - Saturday 24 April, 2021

David Moyes blasts 'rank, rotten' red card decision in Chelsea defeat
# Video Nasty
From The42
# Video Nasty

David Moyes blasts 'rank, rotten' red card decision in Chelsea defeat

Apr 24th 2021, 9:56 PM 8,459 Views 4 Comments

Fabian Balbuena was shown one of the most ludicrous red cards of the season nine minutes before the end of the game.

Chelsea edge ahead in the race for the top four with win over 10-man West Ham
# Box Seat
From The42
# Box Seat

Chelsea edge ahead in the race for the top four with win over 10-man West Ham

Apr 24th 2021, 7:44 PM 3,849 Views 4 Comments

A rare goal from Timo Werner saw the Blues move three points clear of their fifth-placed hosts.

# chelsea - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

European Super League considering steps 'to reshape project' as six English clubs withdraw
# Options
From The42
# Options

European Super League considering steps 'to reshape project' as six English clubs withdraw

Apr 21st 2021, 8:09 AM 6,228 Views 2 Comments

Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea all withdrew from the project on Tuesday night.

# chelsea - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Thomas Tuchel delighted with Chelsea display as they reach FA Cup final
# No Doubting Thomas
From The42
# No Doubting Thomas

Thomas Tuchel delighted with Chelsea display as they reach FA Cup final

Apr 17th 2021, 9:53 PM 4,953 Views 5 Comments

Just days after both sides progressed to the Champions League semi-finals, the Blues came out on top at an empty Wembley.

# chelsea - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'He has quality, he needs to show it' - Tuchel tells Havertz to build on star turn against Palace
# Flying Kai
From The42
# Flying Kai

'He has quality, he needs to show it' - Tuchel tells Havertz to build on star turn against Palace

Apr 10th 2021, 9:50 PM 4,238 Views 0 Comments

The German delivered a superb performance as Chelsea recorded a 4-1 win at Crystal Palace.

# chelsea - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Chelsea take two-goal lead over Porto as Mason Mount shines in Seville
# Strong Start
From The42
# Strong Start

Chelsea take two-goal lead over Porto as Mason Mount shines in Seville

Apr 7th 2021, 10:12 PM 4,845 Views 8 Comments

Mount and fellow England international Ben Chilwell were on target for the Blues.

# chelsea - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Contrasting fortunes for West Brom's Irish duo as O'Shea injured and Robinson hits two stunners against Chelsea
# Mixed Bag
From The42
# Mixed Bag

Contrasting fortunes for West Brom's Irish duo as O'Shea injured and Robinson hits two stunners against Chelsea

Apr 3rd 2021, 2:09 PM 10,732 Views 11 Comments

It ended 5-2 to West Brom at Stamford Bridge.

# chelsea - Thursday 18 March, 2021

'I’m pretty sure no one wants to play us' - Chelsea a team to be feared in Champions League, says Tuchel
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

'I’m pretty sure no one wants to play us' - Chelsea a team to be feared in Champions League, says Tuchel

Mar 18th 2021, 8:56 AM 2,294 Views 1 Comment

‘They play with a special bond and performances and results like this give you a certain edge and glue to achieve special things.’

# chelsea - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Anthony Barry: The 'top quality' Chelsea coach tasked with replacing Damien Duff
# New Addition
From The42
# New Addition

Anthony Barry: The 'top quality' Chelsea coach tasked with replacing Damien Duff

Mar 13th 2021, 8:00 AM 15,128 Views 4 Comments

From running set pieces, to arguing for a new approach to throw-ins and negotiating a hostage situation – The42 profiles a remarkable coaching rise to the Premier League and now Stephen Kenny’s staff.