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  1. Chelsea fully refreshed ahead of trip to Hull

    Phil Lythell

    With the Christmas period producing a football match at every turn, this last week of relative tranquility will have come as a welcome reward for the Chelsea players. The Blues enjoyed a fruitful festive season with ten points taken in the Premier Le...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  2. Mourinho's post-match comments ask questions of Abramovich

    Phil Lythell

    After watching Chelsea fall to an extra-time defeat to Sunderland in the quarterfinal of the Capital One Cup, it was natural to be enveloped in that jarring, unwanted sensation of disappointment. Whatever team you support and whoever the oppositio...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  3. Chelsea head to Sunderland as fate decrees Drogba reunion

    Phil Lythell

    For a couple of days at least, Chelsea can turn their attention away from the craziness of this season's Premier League as they prepare to face Sunderland in the quarterfinals of the Capital One Cup. The Blues' recent outings have become very hard...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  4. Soaring Chelsea aiming to scare off Magpies

    Phil Lythell

    With Chelsea fans still basking in the joy of beating Arsenal on their own patch in the Capital One Cup and reasserting that there is "only one team in London," the club face another testing fixture away from home this weekend when they make the long...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  5. Chelsea win psychological war with Arsenal

    Phil Lythell

    With talk of the potential psychological impact of the result and the comparison of the two team's title-winning potential pervading the build up to this Capital One Cup fourth round tie, Chelsea laid down a marker with their 2-0 victory at Arsenal. ...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  6. Chelsea exit Capital One Cup with a whimper

    Phil Lythell

    It was always going to be a longshot, yet the whimpering exit to Swansea in the Capital One Cup semifinal Wednesday still feels like a major disappointment. The task at hand was difficult for Chelsea but far from insurmountable. Given the club's s...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  7. Chelsea shoot themselves in the foot against Swansea

    Phil Lythell

    The smash and grab. There is little in a football match that is more satisfying or galling -- depending on your perspective. Unfortunately for Chelsea, they were on the receiving end of one from Swansea rather than being the exponents. - Brewin: T...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  8. Chelsea show character and class to dispatch Leeds

    Phil Lythell

    For a team that has suffered the disappointment of being knocked out of the Champions League and then lost in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup, Chelsea's 5-1 win at Leeds United in the Capital One Cup Wednesday was as an emphatic statement of tea...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  9. Character drives Chelsea over the line in League Cup classic

    Phil Lythell

    If you wanted to see a classic English cup tie, the place to be on Wednesday night was Stamford Bridge. High tempo, nine goals and dreadful defending -- the game had pretty much everything you want in a knockout game. In fact there were startling ...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  10. Chelsea hand Wolves six of the best

    Phil Lythell

    There's nothing like a handsome 6-0 win to satisfy the soul. It may have come in a Capital One Cup match against lower league opposition but it is still nothing to be sniffed at, even more so when it is accomplished with style. The defeat of Wolve...

    Blog | September 25, 2012