Last weekend’s ‘You what?’ statistic was Chelsea’s possession at St James’ Park. At 81%, it has only been exceeded once in Premier League history. When unbeaten Bournemouth visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday – with Nathan Ake being given a warm welcome home, and Cherries owner Maxim Demin chinking glasses with his Russian counterpart Roman AbramovicREAD MORE
Spotted in the Kingsmeadow stand during Chelsea Women's pre-season friendly against Juventus... the England manager Phil Neville on a reconnaissance mission. "I'm not working," he assured Blues fans who greeted him as he took his seat, although he was certainly absorbed in conversation with Hannah Blundell. For as well as assessing potential Lionesses ahead ofREAD MORE
Emma Hayes at Chelsea v Brighton, August 19 2018 with three-month-old Harry Cradling her little son Harry, who is now three months, Chelsea Women manager Emma Hayes admitted that the 3-1 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion had been every bit as tough as she had anticipated at a sultry Kingsmeadow. Her opposite number,READ MORE
Kovacic and Hazard prepare to come on, Aug 18 2018 There are times when you just get an instinct of how a game is going to turn out, when you can confidently predict the final score because everything is going precisely to plan. Not so at the Bridge at the weekend when Chelsea andREAD MORE
Assistant manager Paul Green and manager Emma Hayes watch opponents warm up at Kingsmeadow Chelsea Women will take on the Bosnian side SFK 2000 Sarajevo in the opening stage of this year's Champions League - the competition that the Blues got to the semi-finals of last season before being defeated by eventual runners-up Wolfsburg.READ MORE
Arsenal Women celebrate winning the Continental Cup in March Photo: Ian Walton Chelsea begin their attempt to wrest the Continental Cup from reigning holders Arsenal with a game against Brighton at Kingsmeadow on Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile Arsenal will beREAD MORE
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