How Chelsea Nearly Signed Lucas Moura Instead of Eden Hazard

Fresh off the first Champions League triumph in Chelsea's history, there were two highly touted, skillful wingers that Abramovich put bids in for, Eden Hazard and Lucas Moura... When Chelsea won the Champions League on that night in Munich they instantly became the club that all young players looked to as the most attractive option... Continue Reading →

Looking back nine years ago – Chelsea’s first Champions League Trophy

A trophy that few have won, yet many wish to attain is the Champions League trophy. Players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Robert Lewandowski have played in this tournament, however, several clubs have yet to hoist it for the first time. For each club that has achieved this great triumph, there... Continue Reading →

Should Chelsea make a move for Eden Hazard?

In June of 2019, just one month before Frank Lampard took over as Chelsea head coach, Eden Hazard completed his dream transfer to Real Madrid. Hazard was long an admirer of Madrid coach and former player Zinidine Zidane. Hazard also linked up with close friend and former Chelsea teammate Thibaut Courtois, who left Chelsea the... Continue Reading →

Is it time that Olivier Giroud and Chelsea Part Ways?

Frank Lampard enters his second season as manager of Chelsea and comes off an impressive year where he finished in a top four spot in the English Premier League. In doing so, Chelsea qualified for the Champions League for a second straight season and did this with the loss of their star player, Eden Hazard.... Continue Reading →

Chelsea Interview with Mark Worrall

Jerry Mancini spoke to Mark Worrall, author and publisher for Chelsea FC related books. He has written books such as Chelsea Here Chelsea There, ‘Blue Murder: ‘Chelsea Till I Die’ and Chelsea Football Fanzine. How would you rate Frank Lampard’s first season with Chelsea? Additionally, why is Lampard struggling to coach defense? “A very solid... Continue Reading →

Interviewing Alex Goldberg – Lampard, The Academy & Hudson-Odoi!

Jerry Mancini spoke to Alex Goldberg, the host of The Byline podcast and co-host on Calcioland, at the end of April during lockdown. Last summer, we saw Maurizio Sarri and Chelsea FC mutually agree to part ways and terminate Sarri’s contract. The Italian decided to sign with Juventus. In his one season with the club... Continue Reading →

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