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Tuning in regardless

Stephen Rea, our resident Stateside blogger, kicks off the new season with his first blog of the new campaign. Here are his views on our opening day victory...

16 Aug 2018
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Southern centurions

Our win over Huddersfield saw David Luiz become only the fourth South American to reach 200 appearances for Chelsea, but who are the other five players from that continent who have reached triple figures for the Blues?

15 Aug 2018
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Qatari Blues

Samuel Eto’o has signed for Qatar Sports Club, but the Cameroonian striker is far from the only former Blues star to try his luck in the Arabian Gulf.

15 Aug 2018
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Spot-on Blues

There is clearly no shortage of accomplished penalty-takers in Chelsea’s squad right now.

13 Aug 2018
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Start as you mean to go on

Maurizio Sarri made a winning start to his tenure in the English top flight when the Blues beat Huddersfield Town, following on from some memorable Premier League debuts by a few of his predecessors.

13 Aug 2018
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Sweet 17

Mateo Kovacic becomes the third member of Chelsea’s current squad to wear the No17, but who else has had that number on their back for the Blues?

10 Aug 2018
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William Hill's Huddersfield preview

The Blues kick off the 2018/19 Premier League season this weekend against Hudddersfield and William Hill have provided all the key pre-match betting odds.

10 Aug 2018
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Getting started on the road

You have to go back 20 years to find the last time that Chelsea were beaten in a Premier League opener away from Stamford Bridge.

09 Aug 2018
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National net minders

Former England goalkeeper Rob Green made his first Chelsea outing against Lyon, and he is in good company when it comes to Three Lions shot stoppers to have also represented the Blues.

08 Aug 2018
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Spanish staying power

Pedro’s recent new contract extension will prolong his Chelsea career into a fifth year, but how would that compare with the rest of our longest-serving Spaniards?

07 Aug 2018
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Pre-season at the Bridge

Stamford Bridge will host a pre-season game for just the fifth time in the 21st Century when Chelsea face French side Lyon in the International Champions Cup on Tuesday.

06 Aug 2018
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City starters

Maurizio Sarri begins his Chelsea reign against Manchester City, so we’ve looked back at a few Blues bosses who got off to a winning start against the Citizens and how they fared beyond that.

03 Aug 2018
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Home from home

Our resident American blogger, Stephen Rea, reflects on how he followed the Blues play in his homeland despite being on the other side of the globe recently...

03 Aug 2018
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Community service

Chelsea have crafted a number of fine goals in the Community Shield through the years and will look to add to that tally when we meet Manchester City in the Wembley curtain-raiser this weekend.

03 Aug 2018
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Irish Blues

With Chelsea facing Arsenal in Dublin this evening, we look back at some of the Irishmen who have starred at Stamford Bridge over the years.

01 Aug 2018
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On neutral ground

Pre-season matches against Premier League opponents, like Wednesday’s clash with Arsenal in Dublin, don’t happen too often for the Blues.

31 Jul 2018
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The waiting game

Our resident Stateside blogger, Stephen Rea, explains why plotting a trip to the Bridge isn't as simple as it seems for most...

28 Jul 2018
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Push the tempo

The first-half of our match against Perth Glory provided a tantalising preview of what new signing Jorginho will bring to the team, with some striking statistics backing up the perception of the rapid passing game he and Maurizio Sarri perfected in Italy.

26 Jul 2018
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Italian classics

Chelsea’s second fixture of our pre-season sees us face Inter Milan this weekend, but it’ll have to be pretty special to live up to these classic Blues matches against Italian opposition.

26 Jul 2018
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Yellow is the colour

Chelsea’s new yellow away kit will be worn for the first time this Saturday, when we face Inter Milan in Nice in our first match in this year’s International Champions Cup.

26 Jul 2018