Archive for the ‘Chelsea’ Category

Neymar May Just Be Worth All That Dough

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

You knew there was a perfectly good reason why Real Madrid and Chelsea are battling it out for Neymar's signature, and why his club Santos is in no rush to sell him. The Brazilian whiz-kid scored a beauty Wednesday night in league action vs. Flamengo. Below is the clip for your ...

The Complete 2009/10 Champions League Group Stage Preview

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Ah, Champions League soccer. The thing that spices up midweek, mid-afternoon days for unemployed sportsbums or just lazy college kids. And it's pretty damn good entertainment - footy fan or no. It's the best in the world doing something very few can. Appreciate it. Last year, Lionel Messi led Barcelona to the ...

Chelsea Gives New Meaning To Addition By Subtraction

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Imagine your a pro sports franchise and you’ve just been told you can’t improve your team over the next 18 months. And no, this isn’t a post about the Pittsburgh Pirates.  English Premier League power Chelsea was banned from adding new players for two transfer windows after FIFA ruled the club illegally ...

A Big Phil Hello From Uzbekistan

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Talk about a quick fall from grace. In 2002, Luiz Felipe Scolari pulled off what might be the ultimate high in world sports when he guided his native Brazil to its fifth World Cup title. He went onto enjoy a six-year stint as Portugal’s boss, taking the Iberians to a World Cup ...

Shut Up, Numpties

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Okay, maybe not everyone, but the title is still apropos (of doors) given the Blues' reaction to losing to Barcelona on a 93rd minute away goal. It's been two days since the match and Chelsea's players are still all in the press talking about how the official didn't give them enough decisions ...

As The World Turns…Across The Pond

Friday, April 24th, 2009

For those unaware, Frank Lampard is an international soccer star. The 30-year old Chelsea star is one of the best English players in the game and has a knack for scoring vital goals for the Blues. Well, Franky split from his girlfriend, the mother of his two daughters, and it has ...

Colonists 3, Foppish English Dandies 0

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

I’m sure you’re all aware everyone is focused on some questionable refereeing in a rather large game on Sunday. And no, I’m not talking about the Super Bowl (so maybe you didn’t know then). I’m talking about the diabolical decision by referee Mike Riley in the Chelsea-Liverpool match, in which Riley ...