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Chelsea News Review: Champions League, Injuries, and More

Chelsea News Review: Champions League, Injuries, and More

1) Title May have been Decided but Plenty of Developments Elsewhere in the Standings Though Manchester United have already sealed the league title this season, Old Trafford was once again the scene of a rather significant scoreline as Chelsea grabbed a hugely important win over the newly crowned Premier League Champions. Continue reading… 2) Frank [...]

Chelsea News: Frank Lampard Hopeful for Blues Stay

Chelsea News: Frank Lampard Hopeful for Blues Stay

Frank Lampard has become an institution for Chelsea since his transfer from West Ham United in 2001. He’s featured a fantastic 201 times in the Premier League for Chelsea and scored 139 goals for the Blues in the Premier League. The London-born star it reaching a crossroads in his career, however, and his future has [...]

Sir Alex Ferguson By The Numbers

Sir Alex Ferguson By The Numbers

Sir Alex Ferguson announced on Wednesday that he’d be stepping down from his managerial role at Manchester United – a job he has had since 1986. Immediately the question was asked, “who will replace Fergie?” Though no answer has been made official yet, rumblings in the press about David Moyes or Jose Mourinho taking the [...]

Chelsea v Tottenham Highlights: All level in London as Champions League Qualification Takes Shape

Chelsea v Tottenham Highlights: All level in London as Champions League Qualification Takes Shape

Chelsea v Tottenham Highlights All eyes were on London this evening as Chelsea played host to cross-town rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Both sides would’ve been desperate to secure another three points in their fight for Champions League Qualification, but the spoils were shared as the match ended 2-2. Chelsea struck first through Oscar after Gary Cahill [...]

Chelsea v Tottenham Live Match Commentary

Chelsea v Tottenham Live Match Commentary

Chelsea host Tottenham Hotspur this evening at Stamford Bridge in one of the Premier League’s most pivotal matches for Champions League qualification. Arsenal, Chelsea, and Spurs are all looking for the final two Champions League spots, but one London based team will compete in the Europa League next season. Join us below throughout the match [...]

Chelsea vs. Tottenham: Predicted Lineups

Chelsea vs. Tottenham: Predicted Lineups

Chelsea host Tottenham in a massive Premier League fixture this evening at Stamford Bridge in a match that will help decide the fate of next year’s Champions League qualifiers. Both sides are coming off massive wins at the weekend, Chelsea defeating Manchester United at Old Trafford thanks to a late Juan Mata goal, and Tottenham [...]

Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid’s Goalkeeping Situation – A Statistical Look

Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid’s Goalkeeping Situation – A Statistical Look

Jose Mourinho has made headlines this week with some of the more interesting quotes of his career. Not only has he responded to quotes from Barcelona rival Andres Iniesta, he’s also gone as far as calling his own players out. After Portuguese defender Pepe hit back at Mourinho essentially calling his comments about Casillas disrespectful, [...]

Manchester United Target Robert Lewandowski Nearly Signed for Blackburn Rovers

Manchester United Target Robert Lewandowski Nearly Signed for Blackburn Rovers

Polish strike sensation Robert Lewandowski is currently enjoying his time at the pinnacle of world football. With the Champions League Final on the horizon, the Borussia Dortmund hitman has embedded his name in shortlist of Europe’s top strikers this season. As if his season wasn’t already going well before the Champions League semi-finals, the Dortmund [...]

The Verbal War in Spain: A Look at Jose Mourinho’s Recent Comments

The Verbal War in Spain: A Look at Jose Mourinho’s Recent Comments

Jose Mourinho hasn’t done anything recently to suggest that he’ll be staying in Madrid for much longer. His comments right after Real Madrid’s exit to Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League were cut short but left many imagining that the Portuguese tactician should be on his way soon. He’s started verbally sparring with rivals recently [...]

Andre Villas-Boas Responds to Wojciech Szczesny’s Comments

Andre Villas-Boas Responds to Wojciech Szczesny’s Comments

As the race for Champions Leauge football heats up on the pitch, the same can be said off the pitch. If you missed Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny’s comments this week, then you’ll understand why Andre Villas-Boas lashed back at his cross-town rival today. The Arsenal shot-stopper boldly stated that Tottenham “do not have enough quality” [...]

Jose Mourinho’s Latest Comments Cloud His Real Madrid Future

Jose Mourinho’s Latest Comments Cloud His Real Madrid Future

Jose Mourinho’s future at Real Madrid has been discussed throughout the season and has only heated up as the summer nears. The manager of Los Blancos has been looked upon under a microscope throughout his career but has never been afraid to speak his mind. Just last week, the Portuguese tactician revealed that his decision [...]

SWOL Serie A Hangouts: Episode 2

SWOL Serie A Hangouts: Episode 2

Join us tonight May 8th at 7:00pm EST as SWOL hosts our second Serie A based hangout. Host Aaron West will once again be speaking all things calcio and Italian football with an all-star cast. Tune in to listen to the panel discuss upcoming matches, the final weeks of the league, and transfer speculation. Miss [...]

Champions League Qualification: Eden Hazard Available for Chelsea Against Tottenham

Champions League Qualification: Eden Hazard Available for Chelsea Against Tottenham

Despite missing out in Chelsea’s 1-0 victory at Old Trafford this past weekend, Belgian sensation Eden Hazard is back and available for selection as Chelsea face Tottenham in on the of Premier League’s most vital matches this season. Hazard was one of three Chelsea players unable to take part in their win at United, with [...]

Barcelona v Bayern Munich Highlights: Champions League Final Decided

Barcelona v Bayern Munich Highlights: Champions League Final Decided

Barcelona v Bayern Munich Highlights Bayern Munich smashed FC Barcelona for the second straight time to bring the aggregate of the second Champions League semi-final to a whopping 7-0. The German giants first defeated Barcelona last week in Munich 4-0 before delivering the final 3-0 blow to the Spanish giants at Camp Nou. Arjen Robben [...]

Nike Releases Special Edition World Cup ’98 Inspired Ronaldo Boots

Nike Releases Special Edition World Cup ’98 Inspired Ronaldo Boots

During World Cup 1998 in France, Cristiano Ronaldo was just 13 years old. Nobody knew who he was and his future was still very much in the air. The word “Ronaldo” didn’t refer to a speedy winger with styled hair and GQ looks. In fact, the word “Ronaldo” didn’t even refer to a Portuguese player. [...]

Henk Veldmate: Luis Suarez Has the Mentality of a Child

Henk Veldmate: Luis Suarez Has the Mentality of a Child

Luis Suarez has just received his ten match ban from the English FA and is all over newspapers around the world. The prolific Uruguayan and Liverpool striker has been a revelation in Merseyside since the departure of Fernando Torres. Suarez was sold to Liverpool from Ajax in 2011 but before his time at the Dutch [...]